This is the same new beginning for the Cavaliers, even with the coaching change to Mike Brown, which, come to think of it, isn't such a new thing in Cleveland. It's still trying to get back to the playoffs in their post-LeBron James world, still trying to build around rising star Kyrie Irving and still trying to end the waiting to get to the future.
Say what you want about Mike Brown, but the man knows how to coach a defense. A former assistant coach to defensive mastermind Gregg Popovich with the San Antonio Spurs from 2000-2003, Brown has built a reputation as a premier defensive coach in his own right. Show More Summary
Urijah Faber is tired of people complaining about him receiving too many title shots. The former WEC champ is 0-4 in title bouts since losing his featherweight strap to Mike Brown nearly five years ago. Most would assume title shots don't come along often, but it seems like Faber gets an opportunity to compete for a world title at least once a year. Show More Summary
There's a move in Congress to name a science laureate. Astronomer Mike Brown hopes that person would do much more than visit schools to encourage kids to consider careers in science. He'd like to see a laureate reach out to the public in all sorts of ways.
Who could have guessed last October that when we reflected on the 2012-13 season for the Los Angeles Lakers Mike D'Antoni would be at the forefront of the discussion? The Lakers wasted no time in sacking incumbent coach Mike Brown after...Show More Summary
New York City has a new venture capital firm, thanks to one of the folks who brought you AOL Ventures. Dan Primack of Fortune broke the news that Mike Brown Jr., 29, of AOL Ventures, is spinning away from the legacy tech firm to form...Show More Summary
Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni buys in Manhattan Beach, ex-Lakers skipper Mike Brown lists in Anaheim Hills and former UCLA coach Ben Howland lists in Bel-Air. Area basketball coaches are seeing a lot of off-court action these days...
My old boss used to say that a story is something you'd tell someone in a bar or at lunch, so I'm going to tell you guys the story I've been telling people at bars and lunches. Yesterday, Aol Ventures head Mike Brown announced through Dan Primack that he'd be leaving Aol to start his own VC firm, Bowery Capital.
Mike Brown spent the past year traveling all over the country. He made quick trips to rural towns and spent weeks in cities spanning coast to coast. But none of it was for fun. That's just what it takes when you're 29, and you want to launch your first venture capital firm. Show More Summary
Fortune reported earlier today that Mike Brown Jr. and much of the team that ran AOL’s venture funding arm have formed their own VC firm — Bowery Capital — that aims to find and fund enterprise-friendly startups. While it’s somewhatShow More Summary
Bowery Capital has $33 million to spend on B-to-B startups.
Love it, hate it or really hate it, Mike Brown is back at the helm of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His first stint in Cleveland, which lasted five years, will be completely different from this one in terms of roster construction. Working...Show More Summary
Another year, another season that Mike Brown has managed to blow my blood pressure through the roof. Overall, I do think the draft turned out pretty good—though with its fair share of questionable calls. Well, the picks are in, and the Bengals have their new rookies that could work out for better or worse. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers have secured the winningest coach in franchise history. Does this mean the franchise's best player will follow? Mike Brown and LeBron James combined for 272 wins in five seasons together, an average of more than 54 wins per season. Show More Summary
Mike D’Antoni called Kobe Bryant a “fan” last week. Kevin Burke explains why we haven’t heard the last of that story. And didn’t Dan Gilbert fire Mike Brown just 3 years ago? If you often find yourself too busy to watch The Hoop Doctors Podcasts, get them on the go for your iPhone or iPad! Subscribe [...]
LeBron James did not seem to like coach Mike Brown, so the Cavs fired him. Then James shocked the Cavs by leaving anyway, and Brown landed in Los Angeles with the Lakers. But with rumors that Phil Jackson wanted to come back to the Lakers, the Lakers fired Brown, but then hired Mike D'Antoni instead. Show More Summary
As a rule, relighting the flame with one ex extinguishes the hopes of reuniting with another ex. That’s how it goes; you can’t have it all. So when the Cleveland Cavaliers signed Mike Brown Wednesday (per The Associated Press) to become, once again, the team’s “new” head coach, they proved they’re not hanging on to hope of bringing back LeBron James. Show More Summary
With the Cleveland Cavaliers bringing Mike Brown back as coach, hopes are rising for the team to have another reunion — with its former star LeBron James. Brown was the last coach to have success in Cleveland, leading the team to consecutive 60-win seasons and a trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James was the [...]Show More Summary
It's not entirely unique to Cleveland, but the constant revolving door of coaches with the longing for the times when things weren't quite so bad seems to fit the mood of the city and its sports teams quite appropriately. This is a place that doesn't quite know who it is or what it wants. Show More Summary