So much of college basketball's preseason centers around the talk of the players and the teams that are expected to have a successful season. Luke Winn has even developed his own formula for determining who will have a breakout year. But rarely do we go back at the end of the year and take a look at who failed to live up to those expectations.
HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to Huffington Post contributor Matt Semino about closing arguments in the Murray trial.
Jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor worked for more than seven hours Friday before telling the judge that they had not reached a verdict and were ready to go home for the weekend.
Anesthesiologist on propofol dosing
Michael Jackson's oldest son disputed Dr. Conrad Murray's claim, given in his police interview, that the doctor comforted him and his siblings in the emergency room after they learned their father was dead, according to a Jackson family member who was with the children that day.
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Being the devout Hoophead that you are, you are no doubt aware that we are currently halfway through the annual July evaluation period, when college coaches crisscross the country attending grassroots tournaments. The summer circuit has become so watered down that it is hard to find a well-run event that is laden with top-flight prospects. Nike's Peach Jam, which takes place over four days at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta, S.C., is arguably the best event of the month.
RIGA, Latvia -- Outside the Arena Riga press room, after the U.S. suffered a stunning 79-74 loss in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 World Championships, one of the Russian-speaking writers stopped me and said while smiling, "This has to be really humbling for you guys, no?"
Joe Jackson talks about trying to move beyond grief on the 2nd anniversary of the death of his son, Michael Jackson.
Two years after his death, music legend and celebrity icon Michael Jackson's legacy remains clouded by the debate over how he died and who, if anyone, is to blame.
Katherine Jackson doesn't celebrate Mother's Day or birthdays for religious reasons.
Janet Jackson would bang her head against a wall because she felt "so unattractive," the pop star told CNN's Piers Morgan.
Janet Jackson talks about her bond with her brother Michael Jackson with CNN's Piers Morgan.
NEW YORK -- What we learned from Tuesday's Jimmy V Classic -- No. 8 Syracuse's 72-58 win over No. 7 Michigan State, and No. 4 Kansas' 81-68 win over No. 13 Memphis -- at Madison Square Garden:
An attorney for the father of the late pop star Michael Jackson filed a wrongful death suit Tuesday against Jackson's doctor and his medical clinics, as well as the pharmacy that sold the doctor the drug that killed Jackson.
In June, Jermaine Jackson said his family believed Michael Jackson was murdered.
A certain college hoops marathon began early Tuesday morning in Memphis, where the AP poll's most freshman-dependent team narrowly avoided being upset by the ACC's worst squad from last season. Of the four headliners from the Tigers' top-ranked recruiting class, one was the leading scorer (highly entertaining point guard Joe Jackson), one was underwhelming (shooting guard Will Barton), one fouled out in 14 minutes (power forward Tarik Black), and one had been kicked off the team three days earlier (small forward Jelan Kendrick).
Michael Jackson's son Prince wants to produce and direct movies, while daughter Paris hopes to be an actress when she grows up, the late pop star's children told Oprah Winfrey in an interview aired Monday.
A California appeals court rejected the challenge by Michael Jackson's father of the two men named by the late pop star to run his estate.
A year after his death, Michael Jackson's estate earns $275 million, making him the top earning dead celebrity.
Michael Jackson's father filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court against Dr. Conrad Murray on Friday, the anniversary of the pop star's death, Joe Jackson's lawyer said.
Dr. Murray's lawyer tells Murray's version of what happened the day Michael Jackson died. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.
Michael Jackson's death instantly changed the lives of his family and friends. The weeks immediately after the pop icon died were chaotic, and many questions are still unanswered for those closest to Jackson.
When the Los Angeles County Coroner ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide, as a result of "acute propofol intoxication" with other sedatives, the coroner's office also cited a lack of recommended equipment for patient monitoring, precision dosing and resuscitation equipment that may have contributed.
Medical records showed that Michael Jackson's heart beat briefly at a hospital emergency room, but he was "long gone" by then, a lawyer for Jackson's father said.
Michael Jackson's father suspects his son was murdered and that Dr. Conrad Murray is "just a fall guy" in a conspiracy.
Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, told Larry King that he thinks Dr. Conrad Murray is a "fall guy" in a conspiracy.
"Katherine and I are the ones that has initiated their participation," he says
Michael Jackson's two eldest children are scheduled to take the stage this weekend to accept the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for their father, Jackson family sources said.
Michael Jackson's father will have to wait until next month before a judge decides whether he'll get a monthly allowance from the pop star's estate.
Michael Jackson's family gathered Tuesday for an early Thanksgiving dinner, determined not to let money and fame pull it apart, the pop icon's older brother said.
Jermaine Jackson says his family will stick together and legal battles will not drive them apart.
Michael Jackson's mother dropped her challenge of the two men named as executors in her son's will, but her sudden reversal caught her husband by surprise Tuesday and led to a bitter fight in court.
The battle for control of Michael Jackson's estate took another turn Monday as the pop singer's father filed a challenge of the men named as executors in Jackson's 2002 will.
Michael Jackson's father wants a judge to order the pop star's estate to pay him a monthly allowance, according to papers filed in court Friday.
Michael Jackson's father and the mayor of Gary, Indiana, want to build a museum, hotel and performing arts center in the Jackson family's hometown, a spokeswoman for the mayor said.
Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Michael's siblings greet the new movie in L.A.
Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Michael's siblings greet the Jackson movie in L.A.
Michael Jackson's mother fired the lawyers helping her fight for control of her son's estate, but her new lawyer missed a key hearing where the judge gave more power to the men she is opposing.
The two men running Michael Jackson's estate gained new powers and an extension of their authority until the end of the year in a court hearing Friday.
Michael Jackson was one of the most famous people in the world. Yet for all his global fame, the man himself was shrouded in mystery.
Michael Jackson's family and about 200 of their closest friends gathered on a hill Thursday evening for their final farewell to the pop singer, who died 10 weeks ago.
CNN's Randi Kaye shows the media gaggle outside the Forest Lawn cemetery where Jackson will be buried.
Speaking for first time since Michael's death was ruled a homicide, his says he was unaware of foul play
Father Joe Jackson and some fans attend the unveiling of a Walk of Fame star
Breaking her silence, the Jackson family matriarch voices suspicions about the cause of Michael's death
Michael Jackson's father told CNN's Larry King Monday night that he never beat his son or made any mistakes in raising him.
Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson talks about his grandkids and alleged abuse of Michael.
The patriarch of the Jackson clan speaks publicly for the first time since his son's death to CNN's Don Lemon.
Michael Jackson's father says he is concerned about the last moments of his son's life and about the personal physician who found the pop icon unconscious at the singer's estate.
The family patriarch won't jeopardize his wife's chances of raising Michael Jackson's kids
PHILADELPHIA -- Four years ago, the maternal grandmother of Joe Jackson, a 5-foot-10 point guard from Memphis, knew little about her grandson's games.
Michael Jackson's upbringing was shaped by two very different parents.
HLN hears your views on Debbie Rowe and the brewing custody battle over Michael Jackson's children.
Promoters say he was ready, but the family patriarch says that wasn't the case
The King of Popâs older sister calls Jacksonâs death a "conspiracyâ to get his money
The 6,000-seat Gary, Ind., show draws childhood memories from a city âbuilt on musicâ
Michael Jackson was the pride of Gary, Indiana, growing up, and on Friday, his hometown paid tribute to the late entertainer with a memorial and celebration in his honor.
"He looked like he was just laying there sleeping," a cousin at the viewing and the private funeral tells PEOPLE
The family of Michael Jackson has been told by state officials that it may be possible to bury the singer at Neverland Ranch -- if the county gives the green light.
Investigative reporter Drew Griffin reports on new developments in the investigation into Michael Jackson's death.
Michael Jackson's three children asked to see their father's body in the UCLA emergency room after they were told he was dead, according to the lawyer for Jackson's personal doctor.
In new legal papers, Michael Jackson's parents claim their son died without a will
Joe Jackson says he and the family are going to take care of his son's kids.
VIDEO: Michael's sister tears up on stage; father says, "I wish he was here to see all this"
Michael's children are said to be distraught as confusion - and anger - grips the family
Detectives want answers about drug use and say this is not a criminal investigation
With an autopsy inconclusive, Michael Jackson's father tells PEOPLE the family "is trying to find out" what happened
On the eve of a comeback tour, the King of Pop is rushed to UCLA Medical Center
Baseball fans -- or maybe just those of us who have too much time on our hands and are too easily amused -- have long embraced the challenging entertainment of concocting theme teams with the names of actual major leaguers. All you need is a copy of The Baseball Encyclopedia or access to Baseball Reference. A common example is the All-Food Team (Darryl Strawberry, Bob Lemon, Jim Rice, Bob Veal, etc.):
After deliberating for about 32 hours, a California jury on Monday found pop superstar Michael Jackson not guilty of all charges in his child-molestation trial.
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