WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-05-29 20:45

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college

"I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college

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Five-star basketball prospect RJ Hampton announces he'll play professionally in New Zealand RJ Hampton, a five-star prospect, announced his decision to play professional basketball overseas and forgo his NCAA eligibility on Tuesday.        ...
2019-05-28 19:15

Top college basketball prospect RJ Hampton chooses New Zealand pro team over NCAA "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
2019-05-29 14:15

Report: Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. to instead play professionally Vanderbilt basketball signee Kenyon Martin Jr. will play professionally rather than for the Commodores, 247Sports.com reports.        ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Five-star prospect skipping college to train for 2021 NBA draft Five-star prospect MarJon Beauchamp rejected multiple Division I offers to commit to a 12-month training program to prepare for the 2021 NBA draft.       ...
2019-08-01 20:30

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
2019-05-23 00:01

First of 4 ex-college basketball coaches to be sentenced Prosecutors want a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California to serve up to a year in prison for his role in a scandal that steered top high school recruits to favored schools and career professionals   &#...
2019-06-05 07:30

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
2019-05-21 15:45

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
2019-08-13 11:45

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
2019-06-19 17:00

Black coaches once ruled college basketball. Now their numbers are dwindling. While 55% of NCAA Power Five basketball players are black, just 14% of head coaches are. And most of the top jobs go to white colleagues.       ...
2019-10-09 17:30

Opinion: NCAA's message to Bill Self: You're a cheater and we want you out of college basketball Kansas coach Bill Self was sent a Notice of Allegations by NCAA linked to recruiting that sends a message NCAA wants to make an example of Self.       ...
2019-09-24 16:45

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
2019-05-29 17:45

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
2019-05-21 15:45

Tyler Williams says dreadlocks got him booted from college basketball team A college basketball player in Arkansas claims he was kicked off his team because of his dreadlocks, saying he felt “disrespected and devalued” during the first meeting with his new coach. Tyler Williams, a 6-foot guard who was set to be top returnin...
2019-09-06 19:45

College Basketball Player Says Coach Kicked Him Off Team Because Of His Dreadlocks Tyler Williams was a guard on the D-II University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Lions men’s basketball team as recently as last month, and he was set to come back for his senior season as the program’s leading returning scorer until he was abruptly dismisse...
2019-09-06 07:15

Arkansas college basketball player says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
2019-09-05 16:15

College basketball player in Arkansas says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
2019-09-05 22:45

College basketball's biggest winners and losers after the NBA draft deadline The early entry withdrawal deadline for the NBA draft expired this week. While some college basketball teams got star players to return, others are losing big names. USA TODAY Sports examines the winners and losers.       &#...
2019-06-01 20:45

Former college basketball standout Marshall Plumlee joins US Army Rangers Marshall Plumlee was among the standouts who came out of Duke University, but upon his entrance into the NBA, he did not find much success playing for two different teams in two seasons....
2019-09-06 03:45

NBC Sports: Richardson gets prison time in college basketball corruption trial TUCSON – Former University of Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson was sentenced Thursday to three months in prison followed by two years of probations in college basketball corruption case, according to NBC Sports’ Coll...
2019-06-06 22:30

College basketball coach cleared of discrimination claims in dreadlocks dispute An internal review did not substantiate allegations of racial discrimination against an Arkansas college basketball coach by a former player who said he was booted from the team because of his dreadlocks, university officials said. Tyler Williams, a ...
2019-09-12 19:15

Sister suspected in college basketball player Deante Strickland’s murder PORTLAND, Ore. — Police in Oregon have arrested a woman following the shooting death of a Portland State University basketball player. Police in Portland say 30-year-old Tamena Strickland was taken into custody late Friday following the shooting dea...
2019-08-05 20:45

College Basketball Trial Reveals a Shoe Box Full of Cash and Other Recruiting Secrets Still in its first week, the trial has already lifted the veil over the shadowy world of recruiting — offering detail that is rare and, because of video surveillance by the F.B.I., remarkably vivid....
2019-05-21 15:45

A high schooler won a college basketball scholarship. Hours later, he was shot and doctors amputated his leg. Tina Henderson/GoFundMe Late last month, Benson High School senior KeShon Henderson officially accepted a scholarship to play college basketball at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois. Hours later, while walking down the streets of Omaha, Henderson...
2019-10-07 22:00

Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants, but won't start trend RJ Hampton's decision to pass on college basketball and play professionally in Australia won't upset many and is what the NCAA wants to happen.        ...
2019-05-28 19:15

College basketball's three-point shot moving back to international distance An NCAA rules committee approved the move of the three-point line in college basketball back to the international distance of 22 feet, 1 ¾ inches.        ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Body of New Zealand college student found decomposing in dorm room after 8 weeks The body of a 19-year-old New Zealand college student was discovered decomposing in his dorm room eight weeks after he died, a report said. Mason Pendrous was only discovered Monday in his dorm room at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch aft...
2019-09-26 08:30

New Zealand College Student’s Body Discovered in Dorm Room Nearly 2 Months After Death A New Zealand college student’s body was discovered in his dorm room almost two months after he died, officials at the University of Canterbury confirmed. New Zealand news organization Stuff reported that the student’s step-father contact...
2019-09-27 00:15

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally....
2019-05-21 15:00

College football notebook: Fair Pay to Play Act signed into California law California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, which will allow college athletes in the state to profit from endorsements and their likeness in defiance of NCAA rules. The law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2023....
2019-10-01 11:00

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
2019-07-10 21:15

LeBron James explains why he supports college athletes' right to earn from their name and likeness after California passes Fair Pay to Play Act Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports On Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 206, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill that gives student-athletes the ability to earn money from the use of their names, images, and likenesses. Newsom...
2019-10-01 01:30

James and Wade 2.0: Sons of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade set to play high school basketball together The sons of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will reportedly team-up together to play basketball at a Los Angeles-area high school during the next school year....
2019-05-31 01:15

Why I chose to have a 'fertility MOT' An increasing number of women are paying to have their fertility assessed. How much do the tests really reveal about their ability to conceive?I am in a determinedly neutral room on Harley Street, my feet in stirrups, my dignity nearly preserved by a...
2019-07-23 11:45

How Fox chose the duo to take them into next phase of WWE coverage Renee Young and Booker T just seemed right to Fox. The duo stood out as the network auditioned hosts for its new “WWE Backstage” studio show Tuesdays on FS1, starting Nov. 5 at 11 p.m. “We felt like we had something we could build upon with those guy...
2019-10-04 18:15

How Britain's Conservatives will chose their next leader Britain's Conservative Party is holding a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, who stepped down from the party helm last week after failing to deliver Brexit....
2019-06-10 18:45

In Assam, Nearly 1.8 Lakh Voters Chose "NOTA" Altogether 1,78,353 voters exercised the "None of The Above" option in the Assam Lok Sabha polls, which is 31,296 more than the NOTA figure in the last elections....
2019-05-24 21:30

How We Chose the 2019 World’s Greatest Places How does one measure the greatness of a place—in miles covered, dollars spent, or visitors captivated? Such metrics can play a part, but also important is something that many travelers aspire to experience: the sense that one has stumbled upon ...
2019-08-22 20:30

Why Bugatti Thinks It Could've Gone Faster Than That 304-MPH Speed Run, But Chose Not To Just recently, Bugatti took a pre-production, monstrously powerful Chiron out to break the 300-mph barrier that, until now, was said to be elusive only by virtue of the limits of modern tire technology. But while Bugatti hit nearly 305 mph, the compa...
2019-09-05 18:15

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad range of ...
2019-06-19 03:30

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the procedure....
2019-08-21 21:00

Jets chose right Chris Herndon suspension plan The time is now for Chris Herndon, and he knows it. For the Jets second-year tight end — with his four-game suspension looming once the regular season begins (penance for his DUI in the offseason) — Saturday night’s preseason game against the Saints ...
2019-08-25 04:00

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had...
2019-05-22 00:45

Yankees haven’t been burned by prospects they chose to trade CHICAGO — Over here on the home side of Guaranteed Rate Field (worst ballpark name ever), Rick Hahn voiced optimism about Blake Rutherford. “He came in with a goal of wanting to hit for more power this year and unfortunately got off to a slower start...
2019-06-15 16:45

Verstappen chose not to "screw" Hamilton over French GP FP2 incident Max Verstappen said he chose not to 'try to screw' Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton after the two drivers were called to the stewards following Friday's Formula 1 practice sessions...
2019-06-22 18:15

Hamilton chose not to block Bottas's pass for British GP lead Lewis Hamilton says he decided not to block Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas while the pair battled for the lead in the early laps of the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-15 22:45

Amazon reveals the truth on why it nixed New York and chose Virginia for its HQ2 Amazon reveals why the company nixed New York for Northern Virginia for its HQ2. Top on its list was the region's talent pipeline. The tech giant used data analysis, including CNBC's Top States for Business study, to make its decision....
2019-07-10 15:30

Video: Why Mercedes chose Bottas over Ocon for 2020 F1 season The Formula 1 driver market burst back into action on Thursday at the Belgian Grand Prix, beginning with the announcement that Valtteri Bottas will remain at Mercedes for 2020...
2019-08-29 16:45

The surprising reason 492 out of 500 people at one company chose iPhone over Android There are so many exciting new Android smartphones coming in 2019. In fact, several of the best ones have already been released. After two years with the same design, Samsung completely overhauled the Galaxy S10 series and gave it a new all-screen de...
2019-05-31 17:45

Lesson for today: Bush 41 chose friendship over politics in tax fight Long before today's acid relations between Republicans and Democrats, President Trump and "the squad," friendships mattered over daily politics.46193A_med.jpegIn a classic example, a letter going up for auction next week highlights that mood, now som...
2019-07-31 20:30

Video: Why IndyCar chose Red Bull Technologies' aeroscreen for 2020 IndyCar's route to a cockpit protection system has largely played out behind the scenes until it announced it will use an aeroscreen designed by Red Bull Technologies in 2020...
2019-06-02 22:30

A new dream: Danish wrestling star chose UFC over return to Olympics With a guaranteed salary and a likely spot on the 2020 Danish Olympic wrestling team, Mark O. Madsen didn't need to leave the wrestling world, but he found the right reason to do so....
2019-09-25 17:00

Federer bristles at idea he chose US Open time; Djokovic OK Roger Federer played his best match of this US Open so far and then bristled at the suggestion he might have played a role in some favorable scheduling; Djokovic's shoulder fine in win        ...
2019-08-31 09:15

Worried about college debt? Avoid these low-paying jobs for college graduates 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2018 federal wage data to identify low paying jobs that typically require a four-year college education.       ...
2019-09-04 17:45

Tim Tebow on college athletes getting paid: 'We don't want to turn college football into the NFL' Professional baseball player and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow called for a "middle ground" Wednesday on the issue of whether college athletes should be paid. ...
2019-10-09 19:30

This 6-foot-8 teen chose soccer over volleyball as a kid. Finally, he listened to his mother. Francesco Sani, one of four players from the East Coast playing for the United States in the Under-19 world championships, learned the game from his mother, a former pro....
2019-08-21 02:30

Yankees’ Brian Cashman on why he chose Mike Tauchman over Clint Frazier LONDON — According to Brian Cashman, the Yankees’ decision to replace Giancarlo Stanton with Mike Tauchman instead of Clint Frazier had nothing to do with Frazier using all of the 72 hours he was allotted to report to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre when optio...
2019-06-28 15:30

"Why People Chose BJP": Sachin Pilot Calls For Review Of Rajasthan Loss Congress's Rajasthan chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the party's shocking Lok Sabha election loss in the state barely months after an impressive win in assembly......
2019-05-29 21:30

Kim Kardashian on working with Trump on Alice Johnson case: I chose 'her over my reputation' Reality television star Kim Kardashian West told "The View" on Friday that she put aside her own "selfish" concerns about meeting with President Trump in order to help a woman who received a life sentence for a drug-related crime....
2019-09-14 00:00

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his stripes, and a high-spirited falcon travelling to a bird city were all brought to life....
2019-06-04 09:15

MLB Draft: Why Maurice Hampton chose LSU over potential $1.8 million signing bonus Multiple teams came calling for Maurice Hampton Jr. during the first two rounds of the MLB Draft, and the highest offer the prep outfielder received was $1.8 million, his dad said.        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Rally Estonia winner Tanak deliberately chose adverse starting spot Ott Tanak deliberately chose an adverse starting spot on Rally Estonia, in preparation for next month's World Rally Championship event in Finland where he will run first on the road...
2019-07-15 22:45

Report: Dan Le Batard Chose To Stay Off Radio Today After Talks With ESPN President ESPN personality Dan Le Batard is not hosting his daily radio show this morning, a decision that he reportedly made after having spent the weekend talking to ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro about the network’s policy against talking politics. The reasoni...
2019-07-22 18:00

Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it. The post Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to targ...
2019-06-21 15:30

Why Infinity Ward chose a mature path for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare after the zany Black Ops 4 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is taking a very different route toward a mature, gritty, and authentic combat experience with its single-player campaign.Read More...
2019-05-31 00:15

Hawaii woman found alive after missing for 2 weeks says time in forest was 'toughest,' but 'I chose life' The woman who survived for over two weeks in a Hawaii forest before being rescued spoke out from her hospital bed on Saturday on her harrowing ordeal with a message for all who helped search for her: thank you for not stopping....
2019-05-27 04:45

Video games: More women play now than teen boys do, millennials and boomers play, too Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
2019-07-05 18:30

French Open order of play Day 1 - How can I watch, what time does Roger Federer play? "Here is the order of play for the main showcourts on the first day of the French Open (play begins at 1100 GMT). You can watch every ball live on Eurosport."...
2019-05-24 21:45

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
2019-05-23 07:15

Cleveland Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod dies at 67 Cleveland Cavaliers play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod died late Monday night at the age of 67, the Cavaliers announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-09-11 11:00

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With this relationship, the Cumulus Radio family of stations in Tucson will continue to be the local home ...
2019-06-22 15:45

Jeff Daniels to play Comey on TV – and Brendan Gleeson to play Trump Adaptation of former FBI director’s memoir A Higher Loyalty to be turned into CBS miniseries with Daniels and Gleeson on boardJeff Daniels will play James Comey in a TV adaptation of the former FBI director’s memoir A Higher Loyalty, it was announced...
2019-10-08 02:30

Carrie Jones: too young to play for Cardiff but set to play for Wales Women | Suzanne Wrack As a 15-year-old Carrie Jones must wait for her Cardiff City debut but after a senior call-up she could feature in Euro 2021 qualifiers against the Faroes and Northern IrelandIt is a surreal situation. Ineligible to play for her club until her 16th b...
2019-08-29 14:45

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
2019-05-23 23:15

Kevin Burkhardt was the answer to Mets’ play-by-play dilemma The answer to when the TV voice of the Mets, Gary Cohen, has days off in the future is so obvious it hurts. Bring back Kevin Burkhardt to call the games. Burkhardt, who received his big TV break from SNY, was as good a sideline reporter as we have ev...
2019-08-21 20:30

'Tannhäuser' at the Bayreuth Festival Theater: A play within a play, inside and outside What is the nature of love? The central question posed in the story line of Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser" is vividly related in the new production opening this year's Bayreuth opera festival....
2019-07-31 19:30

International prospect day primer Today is one of my favorite days of the baseball season and it has nothing to do with the major league team. July 2nd is International Signing Day because the window to sign players from other countries opens again with an entirely new crop of player...
2019-07-02 19:15

I wanted to pay my $81,000 in student loan debt as quickly and as cheaply as possible, so I chose the 'debt avalanche' strategy to do it Nirat.pix/Getty Images Between my undergrad and my masters program, I borrowed $81,000 in student loans. When I got serious about paying down my student loan debt after graduation, I considered two popular repayment strategies: the debt snowball and...
2019-09-07 18:45

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
2019-06-06 18:15

Oil rises 1.2% on prospect of US interest rate cut Oil prices edged higher on Monday as the prospect of an expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve overshadowed pessimism over U.S.-China trade talks and worries about slower global economic growth....
2019-08-01 02:30

Why Argentina Shuddered at Prospect of Change at Top Nothing was decided in Argentina’s primary election Aug. 11. It was only meant to provide a sign of voter sentiment ahead of the real vote Oct. 27. What, then, explains the economic earthquake caused by the results? The poor showing by Mauricio Macri...
2019-09-02 11:30

Kentucky gets SF Clarke, No. 4 prospect in 2021 Small forward Terrence Clarke has announced he's headed to Kentucky. Clarke, the No. 4 prospect in the Class of 2021, is expected to reclassify into the Class of 2020....
2019-09-14 20:00

Prospect of Tighter Money at the ECB Increases Negotiations for top European Union jobs, including for the leadership of the European Central Bank, point to higher chances of a hawkish tilt in central-bank policy....
2019-05-29 15:15

Prospect Kakko to skip NHL Scouting Combine Kaapo Kakko, who led Finland to the gold medal at the world hockey championships on Sunday, has canceled his appearance at the NHL scouting combine this week....
2019-05-28 21:30

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31, PM Johnson says when asked about prospect of resigning Parliament should honor the 2016 Brexit referendum and leave the European Union on Oct. 31, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday when asked if he would resign if his government lost a vote of no-confidence....
2019-08-09 00:00

Prospect Kakko to pass on scouting combine Kaapo Kakko, who led Finland to the gold medal at the world hockey championships on Sunday, has canceled his appearance at the NHL scouting combine this week....
2019-05-28 23:15

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Call Up: Zac Gallen an immediate must-add? Minor-league breakout Zac Gallen becomes the latest promising arm to get a shot in the Marlins rotation, and he's worth scrambling to pick up on waivers....
2019-06-19 20:30

Heavyweight prospect will get breakout moment he craves Mix the pride and passion of Polish boxing with the heart and attitude of being from Brooklyn, and you get what could be the borough’s latest heavyweight prospect: Adam Kownacki. He’s called “Babyface,” and though his features might be soft, Kownacki...
2019-08-03 10:30

Manchester City’s dominance is a frightening prospect "Manchester City were frighteningly good in the FA Cup final but their dominance of the English game is a frightening prospect for the game as a whole, writes Marcus Foley."...
2019-05-21 14:31

The other Mets pitching prospect quietly moving on up As Anthony Kay took center stage at the MLB Futures Game on Sunday night in Cleveland, the Mets’ other fast-rising pitching prospect was off the radar. By now, Ryley Gilliam is probably used to there being little fanfare for him. The Mets’ 2018 fifth...
2019-07-08 22:45

Murray relishing prospect of playing with Williams "Andy Murray has said he might never get another chance to play with Serena Williams at Wimbledon and is excited about teaming up with the American in the mixed doubles at SW19."...
2019-07-04 11:45

Rangers wrap up prospect tournament on high note The Rangers already had moved on to thinking about the opening of training camp when the prospects tournament in Traverse City, Mich., ended Tuesday. The Baby Blueshirts, who locked up fifth place after a 5-3 win over the Blues, sat Kaapo Kakko, Vita...
2019-09-11 06:30

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home...
2019-06-04 14:45

Top prospect Anthony Kay is moving closer to his Mets debut Anthony Kay is a step closer to his Mets debut. The highly touted 24-year-old lefty continues to blaze through the team’s farm system. Kay and right-handed reliever Ryley Gilliam were both promoted to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, according to MLB.com...
2019-06-11 03:15

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing ...
2019-05-25 06:30

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying the Double-A right-hander had an MRI that was reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Stephen Lemos. The...
2019-06-15 02:45

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was possible....
2019-05-28 16:30

How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of his family, he carries their memory as he's on the verge of stardom....
2019-06-14 17:30

Anthony Kay is joining scary ex-Mets prospect trend Anthony Kay is on his way to becoming a member of the ever-growing club that includes former Mets prospects who might one day come back to haunt the organization. The MLB trade deadline was just three days away when the left-handed pitcher learned on...
2019-08-26 09:00

Rays prospect Honeywell fractures bone, out another year BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Brent Honeywell has fractured a bone in his right elbow throwing a pitch during a bullpen session and will miss another season. The Rays made the announcement Saturday between games of a doubleheader in ...
2019-06-09 04:15

Tigers Prospect Dies After Electric Skateboard Accident Chace Numata, a catcher in the Detroit Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries he sustained in a skateboarding accident early Friday morning. He was 27 years old....
2019-09-03 18:45

UK's Javid set to boost spending as prospect of election grows British finance minister Sajid Javid will announce increases in public spending on Wednesday, preparing the ground for a possible snap election call by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is seeking a way to break resistance to his Brexit plans....
2019-09-04 07:00

All eyes are on Yankees’ stud prospect Deivi Garcia CLEVELAND — It comes with the territory of being a Yankees prospect, and as far as Deivi Garcia is concerned, he’ll pitch in whatever territory will have him. The 20-year-old Dominican right-hander Garcia has enjoyed a breakout 2019, and it took anot...
2019-07-08 05:30

Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever If Anthony Kay receives a promotion to the Mets this season, it likely will be in his natural role as a starting pitcher. A day after the organization’s top pitching prospect was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse, assistant general manager Allard Baird o...
2019-06-12 08:30

Brexit Talks to Intensify as Prospect of Deal Improves EU and U.K. officials will intensify Brexit talks in an attempt to reach an agreement on Britain’s split from the bloc before a leaders’ summit next week....
2019-10-11 20:45

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at ...
2019-07-07 19:45

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia’s value skyrockets with 15-strikeout gem If the Yankees plan on shopping Deivi Garcia, any offer they make just got a lot more attractive. Garcia, the Yankees’ fourth-ranked prospect on MLB.com, struck out 15 batters in all of six innings on Tuesday night, pitching for the Trenton Thu...
2019-06-20 02:30

Passan: How a 19-year-old prospect is turning the MLB draft upside down By agreeing to a deal to play in Japan and shunning the draft, Carter Stewart will make himself millions of dollars and might be changing the way baseball does business....
2019-05-22 12:15

It's Gingergaard time: What to know for Dodgers prospect Dustin May's MLB debut The Dodgers didn't make a deadline splash, but pitching help is still on the way. Here's what you need to know as L.A.'s top pitching prospect with an incredible nickname makes his major league debut....
2019-08-03 01:01

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Ne...
2019-09-19 21:45

Blue Jays add top prospect Bichette for series vs. Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Blue Jays have called up top prospect Bo Bichette about 2 hours before first pitch against the Kansas Royals on Monday night as they continued with sweeping changes to their big league roster....
2019-08-01 00:45

Martin Fehervary is the prospect the Caps can’t stop gushing about “We’re all big fans of his,” director of player development Steve Richmond said of the defenseman in July. “I think he’s got a chance to play in the NHL this year....
2019-09-14 05:30

Video: The 'daunting' prospect of a Mercedes F1 engine upgrade Mercedes remains unbeaten six races into the 2019 Formula 1 season, but is the only engine manufacturer yet to have introduced an upgraded specification...
2019-05-29 20:45

'I chose life': Hiker Amanda Eller survived on wild fruit, water and grit for 17 days in the Hawaiian forest Hundreds of volunteers who aided the grim search and sensational rescue of Amanda Eller will celebrate Monday at a barbecue bash in Maui.        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

Global shares muted as prospect of sharp U.S. rate cut fades Global shares were in a muted mood on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large rate cut, but Deutsche Bank gained nearly 4% as it launched a major restructuring....
2019-07-08 12:15

Yankees’ stud prospect Deivi Garcia promoted to Triple-A Deivi Garcia, who some talent evaluators outside the organization believe is the Yankees’ top prospect, was promoted from Trenton (Double-A) to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. Garcia, a 20-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic...
2019-07-12 08:00

Chicago White Sox prospect's autographed baseball card sells for more than $50G Chicago White Sox prospect Luis Robert has yet to play a single game in the major leagues but a signed baseball card of his recently garnered thousands of dollars at an auction....
2019-08-14 01:45

The Yankees’ Trade Deadline Haul? A 20-Year-Old Pitching Prospect Yankees management stated for weeks that the team was seeking a top starting pitcher, but it whiffed on its efforts to improve the roster on Wednesday....
2019-08-01 02:45

Rays' 2-way prospect McKay to make big league debut Tampa Bay adds 2-way prospect Brendan McKay to taxi squad in preparation for major league debut, a pitching start Saturday against Texas       ...
2019-06-29 01:30

Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
2019-05-21 19:45

Harvard fencing coach fired over sale of home to prospect's dad Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team....
2019-07-10 18:30

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
2019-06-10 16:15

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying there will be no progress until Washington changes its approach to denuclearization talks....
2019-05-24 17:30

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2....
2019-06-29 12:15

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatari-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for their country’s attend...
2019-05-29 12:15

Kaapo Kakko closes out Rangers prospect camp with a flourish Rangers prospect camp came to a conclusion with Friday’s scrimmage at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford, Conn., with Kaapo Kakko helping to put a bow on it by scoring from in front against Igor Shesterkin. It marked the first goal of the week’s t...
2019-06-29 12:15

Padres promote Canadian prospect Naylor, to debut in Toronto TORONTO (AP) — Canadian slugging prospect Josh Naylor has been called up for his major league debut by the San Diego Padres during a rare interleague series at Toronto. Naylor is from Mississauga, Ontario, about an hour away from Toronto. He was prom...
2019-05-25 03:30

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia has gotten Aaron Boone’s attention Before the Yankees’ 4-0 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at the Stadium, Aaron Boone danced around a question asking if there was a scenario in which top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia could reach the big leagues this year. Nevertheless, ...
2019-07-13 11:30

Royals prospect Witt hopes to live up to lofty billing KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. has spent his much of his short life around the major leagues. For the first time Wednesday, he was the star attraction at the ballpark. The son of retired pitcher Bobby Witt was introduced as the highest-profil...
2019-06-13 04:15

Miguel Yajure is next Yankees pitching prospect making waves Yankees pitching prospect Miguel Yajure is quickly gaining attention within the organization. His 97-mph fastball is making him hard to ignore. “And the best pitcher in the organization right now might be Miguel Yajure in Tampa,” a high-ranking Yanke...
2019-08-21 18:00

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
2019-05-29 19:30

Big Political Twist As Ex-Minister P Chidambaram Faces Prospect Of Arrest With a court rejecting his request for protection from arrest, former Union Minister P Chidambaram faces arrest in the INX Media case. Late on Tuesday evening, the Central Bureau of Investigation......
2019-08-21 09:45

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
2019-05-22 01:15

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig loan Chelsea prospect Ethan Ampadu Another young British talent has swapped Premier League for Bundesliga, with Chelsea's Ethan Ampadu joining RB Leipzig on loan. But the Red Bulls are still waiting for an answer from Timo Werner. Keep up to date here....
2019-07-22 15:30

Yankees prospect thrives after escaping the Shohei Ohtani hype The Yankees had dreams of their version of Shohei Ohtani. Dermis Garcia had his own dreams to consider. “All of my life — all of my baseball-playing life — what I wanted to do was hit,” the Yankees’ slugging prospect, who currently is playing for Sin...
2019-05-23 06:15

Where Mets’ top prospect Andres Gimenez fits into shortstop uneasiness Of course Andres Gimenez tuned in from his Binghamton apartment to watch Pete Alonso win the Home Run Derby. “Knew he was going to win it,” the Mets’ top prospect said over the phone Friday through interpreter Ender Chavez who doubles as the Double-A...
2019-07-22 06:45

Iran's Zarif raises the prospect of a new nuclear agreement with Trump Iran's foreign minister has raised the prospect of a new agreement with the United States that would see permanent sanctions relief exchanged for Tehran's permanent denuclearization....
2019-09-24 06:30

On Edge: 2020 Democratic Candidates Face the Prospect of Being Cut from Debates MIAMI (AP) — The largest presidential field in modern Democratic politics could quickly shrink as more than half of the contenders are in real danger of failing to meet tougher requirements to participate in the fall round of debates.Short on s...
2019-07-02 04:45

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
2019-06-19 16:45

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the w...
2019-06-14 05:30

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a deal with the Braves after Atlanta selected him eig...
2019-05-21 17:15

Mariah Carey's daughter could 'pick anywhere in the world' to shop. She chose Target Mariah Carey told her kid she could go anywhere in the world for a shopping spree. Her 8-year-old's choice may surprise you.        ...
2019-09-12 01:30

ESPN analyst dunks on top prospect's conditioning after injury: 'Significantly overweight' New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson was criticized Thursday about his playing weight weeks after he was taken with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft....
2019-07-12 23:45

‘Disturbed’ man jumps into Prospect Park Lake, rescued by NYPD divers Multiple 911 callers told police that the man jumped into the lake near Prospect Park West around 11:20 a.m. and started behaving erratically, then refused to get out of the water, cops said....
2019-08-02 00:30

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare for All were to be implemented....
2019-07-18 15:45

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
2019-05-28 15:15

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worries.       ...
2019-07-12 13:30

Too good to be true? That's what Yankees wondered about prospect Jasson Dominguez On the annual signing day for international amateurs, the New York Yankees struck a deal with prized international 16-year-old star Jasson Dominguez.       ...
2019-07-03 17:45

Yankees expected to sign ‘stud’ international prospect Jasson Dominguez While the Yankees scour the trade market for a starting pitcher to add for the stretch run, they could make an even more significant addition Tuesday. That’s when the Yankees are expected to sign Jasson Dominguez, considered by many to be not just th...
2019-07-02 01:30

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
2019-06-13 00:00

Daniel James joins Manchester United a huge prospect but with work to do Flying forward was devastated when a move to Leeds collapsed but a remarkable FA Cup goal for Swansea changed everythingGraham Potter is not the sort to get carried away but as the questions about Daniel James kept coming, and the realisation that ev...
2019-06-11 15:45

Family Of Rays Prospect Blake Bivens Killed In Triple Homicide ESPN reported this morning that the wife, child, and mother-in-law of Blake Bivens, who pitches for the Tampa Bay Rays’ Double-A affiliate, were murdered in Keeling, Va. on Tuesday. An 18-year-old named Thomas Bernard, who is the brother of Bivens’s ...
2019-08-29 05:45

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
2019-05-29 17:45

Germany and Russia welcome prospect of peace talks with Kyiv over Eastern Ukraine News of a potential breakthrough to end the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine has been greeted as a positive step in Moscow and Berlin. Opposition in Kyiv, however, called it capitulation....
2019-10-03 01:00

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
2019-05-21 23:45

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, forgoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
2019-05-22 03:15

'(Expletive) play!' Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina rips play that injured Jonathan Lucroy In a profanity-laced post, Cardinals star Yadier Molina let his feelings known regarding the play that injured Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
2019-05-21 23:30

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
2019-06-21 12:15

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals’ top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .930 save percentage....
2019-05-21 16:15

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Stocks were on pace to set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
2019-06-20 21:30

Opinion: Tigers prospect who died Monday was the beloved heart and soul of his team Tigers prospect Chace Numata inspired many with his giving spirit and unmistakable enthusiasm. His skateboarding death has shaken the SeaWolves.       ...
2019-09-03 23:45

Spurs’ Gemma Davison thrilled by big crowd prospect in Chelsea derby date Hopes for big Stamford Bridge attendance at Women’s Super League match excites Tottenham winger – a Double winner when with ChelseaGemma Davison perhaps has more invested than most in Tottenham’s Women’s Super League debut at Stamford Bridge on Sunda...
2019-09-08 01:00

Bryce Young, standout 2020 quarterback prospect, flips commitment to Alabama from USC Bryce Young, a standout dual-threat quarterback from California’s Mater Dei, has flipped his commitment from USC to Alabama.       ...
2019-09-23 04:00

John Cena pays off $1 bet after Padres prospect Logan Allen makes MLB debut Actor/wrestler John Cena pays off bet he made with a Padres pitching prospect after Logan Allen made his Major League Baseball debut.       ...
2019-06-20 03:15

Mystery Tour in prospect as rivals set sights on Froome-less Ineos | William Fotheringham Anything could happen at this year’s Tour de France as Astana look to capitalise against Geraint Thomas’s weakened teamThere are few sports events of world status where British success is taken as a given, but in the past 10 years the Tour de France ...
2019-06-30 14:45

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Prospect of Fed cut pushing dividend investors into tech, energy An expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month is pushing yield-oriented U.S. fund managers further afield in search of income at attractive prices....
2019-07-21 22:15

Watch: Elite wide receiver prospect Julian Fleming commits to Ohio State The Ohio State Buckeyes earned a commitment Friday from Julian Fleming, who is considered the top wide receiver prospect by multiple recruiting services,...
2019-06-01 05:45

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a hero to women. A future without her is a chilling prospect | Moira Donegan The 86-year-old justice can’t live forever, and it increasingly looks like women’s freedoms won’t eitherYou can find her face on enamel pins, tote bags, posters, and greetings cards. She stares at you from T-shirts, from stickers, from stationery, fr...
2019-08-28 14:15

Netanyahu appeals to direct rival to form unity government as prospect of third election looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appealed to his direct rival to form a unity government as the country’s two main parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election, with the prospect of a third looming Thursday...
2019-09-19 19:30

Naked man busted for killing Rays prospect Blake Bivens’ family is mentally ill: relative The Virginia man accused of murdering his mother, sister and nephew — the mother-in-law, wife and baby of a Tampa Bay Rays minor league pitcher — had been battling mental health issues and snapped after reaching a “breaking point,” a rela...
2019-08-29 03:15

Suspect in slaying of Tampa Bay Rays prospect Blake Bivens' family is on suicide watch The brother-in-law of a Tampa Bay Rays prospect is under suicide watch after his arrest for allegedly killing the pitcher's wife, son, mother-in-law.       ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
2019-05-23 19:30

18-year-old man allegedly killed the wife and child of a Tampa Bay Rays prospect in triple homicide, reports say An arrest came Tuesday after hours-long manhunt that culminated in officers chasing the naked suspect through the streets of a southern Virginia town....
2019-08-28 18:15

Rays Prospect Blake Bivens After Family Was Killed In Triple Homicide: "My Life As I Knew It Is Destroyed" On Tuesday, the wife, son, and mother-in-law of Rays pitching prospect Blake Bivens was killed in a triple murder: Joan Bernard, 62; her daughter and Bivens’s wife, Emily Bernard Bivens, 25; and Cullen Bivens, 14 months. Charged with three counts of ...
2019-08-31 18:00

From Incarceration to Gentrification: Realtors Drool Over Prospect of Turning Former Harlem Prison into ‘Trophy Real Estate’ If you’re the sort of person who believes we’re currently in—or at the very least, teetering on the brink of—a warped, capitalist dystopia, then go ahead and pull up a seat, because do I have a story for you....
2019-05-29 22:45

With 30-30 season, White Sox prospect Luis Robert wins Minor League Player of the Year award Luis Robert, White Sox prospect, was voted the 2019 USA TODAY Minor League Player of the Year after his brilliant performance this season.       ...
2019-09-05 16:15

Fantasy Baseball: Latest prospect call-up Brendan McKay hindered by role questions, but not talent The Rays are calling up top pitching prospect Brendan McKay, who just so happens to be a two-way player. It's mostly good news, says Scott White, but there are some potential complications....
2019-06-28 08:45

Rebel Conservatives torpedo prospect of replacing Boris Johnson with Jeremy Corbyn to stop Brexit Andy Stenning/Pool via REUTERS Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's hopes of leading a national unity government to block a no-deal Brexit are dealt a blow as two more Conservative rebels speak out against the plan. Former ministers Alistair Burt and Justi...
2019-09-30 13:15

Now That’s What We Like To See: When Jesus And Satan Both Tried To Lure This Toddler Into Their Minivans, The Toddler Chose To Get Into Jesus’s Minivan Get ready to stand up and cheer, because this amazing story is going to have you applauding for the rest of your life: When Jesus and Satan both tried to lure this toddler into their minivans, the toddler chose to get into Jesus’s minivan!...
2019-10-10 23:15

Computers Are the New Basketball Coaches “Today’s players will not argue with a computer.” The latest shot-tracking technology in basketball is the latest sign of a profound shift in the making of professional athletes....
2019-07-19 19:45

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to every game clock in every arena in North America. At least for the last three minutes....
2019-06-04 20:00

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsessed with hockey, has this hard court leisure activity down....
2019-05-31 15:30

Dirk Nowitzki: Life after basketball It has been two months since Dirk Nowitzki walked away from the basketball court after a glittering 20-year NBA career. The 41-year-old is now spending time with his family and doing things he could never do before....
2019-07-04 13:45

Australia beats USA for the first time ever in basketball Australia 98-94 United StatesFirst win for Australia in 26 games between the teamsBoomers fans can dare to dream about a basketball World Cup medal after Australia scored a massive upset win over the United States in Melbourne. Australia had never be...
2019-08-24 14:00

You Won't Believe the Basketball Wives Friendship That May Come to a Shocking End "People who are pretending to be your friend are not your f--king friend." Whenever a cast member on Basketball Wives says those words, there's bound to be some drama......
2019-08-14 14:15

Can Philip Rivers Dunk A Basketball? All the bars that can open their windows have opened them, and the other ones have shut them tight and dialed up the air conditioning. The air is dense and soupy; just walking down the street feels like wading out into a very still body of saltwater....
2019-06-21 01:45

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
2019-07-31 17:45

Gone in 3.9 seconds: Where basketball took JamesOn Curry JamesOn Curry played 3.9 seconds in 2010, never to step foot on an NBA court again. He would rise, he would fall, he would be broke, he would be broken. And then the game would save his life....
2019-08-29 01:15

Fantasy basketball: Ranking the rookies From the big names like Zion Williamson and Ja Morant to lesser-known first-year players, here's a look at the NBA rookies to have on your fantasy radar this season....
2019-10-02 06:45

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonThree-time Olympic gold medalist Carmelo Anthony expressed interest in playing for the under-strength United States team at next ...
2019-08-08 21:00

UFC 243 play-by-play and results MMA Junkie is reporting live from Melbourne, Australia for UFC 243. Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya headline in a middleweight unification bout.       ...
2019-10-06 02:45

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Pa...
2019-08-25 02:30

'What Kaepernick did was patriotic' - USA basketball coach Popovich "USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich has come out in praise of Colin Kaepernick, whose stand against racial injustice in America cost him his NFL career."...
2019-08-16 18:15

Twitch will stream Team USA basketball games USA Basketball has had a hard time getting players to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the organization has managed to lock down one position: its streaming partner. Today, Twitch announced that it will be the exclusive home for live s...
2019-08-06 17:00

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
2019-05-22 19:01

UK Men’s Basketball Conference Opponents Announced for 2019-20 UK Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kentucky’s path to a potential 49th Southeastern Conference regular-season crown is a little clearer with the announcement of the 2019-20 home-and-away designations for the entire league’s schedule. On Wednesday, the S...
2019-05-29 23:45

Ice hockey in China may soon join basketball 'at the top of the charts' "In time, hockey will join basketball at the top of the charts in China," Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment's CEO, Scott O'Neil, said Monday....
2019-07-16 07:30

Deployed coach reunites with basketball team This basketball team promised their deployed coach they'd win the state title. Coach Lacey Kennedy promised her team that she'd come home safely.        ...
2019-09-18 17:15

Basketball Wives Returns: Where Are Your Favorite Former Castmates Now? In the game of reality TV, the Basketball Wives cast always comes out on top. It's hard to believe that it's been nine years since VH1 first introduced fans to a group of women......
2019-06-19 12:15

Nets’ Joe Harris came long way for Team USA basketball nod Joe Harris is going for the gold. The Nets wing — who worked his way from the NBA scrap heap to become the league’s best shooter last season — made Team USA’s final roster Saturday for the FIBA World Cup. Harris iced a place on the roster when Lakers...
2019-08-25 04:00

UA wheelchair basketball player overcomes obstacles TUCSON — Malat Wei knows about adversity. Born in South Sudan, he escaped his country’s civil war as a little boy. At the age of 3, this now 25-year-old was diagnosed with Polio. “I had to crawl to get to places,” Wei said. &#...
2019-07-08 06:01

Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. players....
2019-09-12 23:45

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win The U.S. cruised to a 87-74 win over Poland to finish seventh at the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Saturday, putting the seal on the worst-ever performance for the Americans at the tournament....
2019-09-14 12:30

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to national relevance. No longer will UConn be forgotten once the conference season begins, as it plays the lik...
2019-06-28 08:15

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
2019-06-22 19:45

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
2019-06-22 19:45

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little difficulty keeping his emotions in check....
2019-08-07 05:30

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
2019-08-23 16:45

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that opportunity fell through leaving him without a roof over his head and jobless. He spent weeks living in hi...
2019-08-18 15:30

NBA stars suit up for USA Basketball training camp The best photos from 2019 USA Basketball training camp as Team USA prepares for the FIBA World Cup, which takes place from August 31 to September 15.       ...
2019-08-07 20:30

Stephen Curry Finally Gets Some Rest (but Only From Basketball) In a wide-ranging interview, Curry, the Warriors guard, spoke about the brutal postseason, possibly campaigning in 2020 and what he wants for himself, next season and after the N.B.A....
2019-06-22 02:00

Marc Gasol was once a basketball dinosaur before becoming a Raptor Gasol spent most of his career bruising in the paint with Memphis. Now, he's flashing a versatile long-range game that's helping tip the scales in the Finals....
2019-06-06 15:45

With Villanova and USA Basketball, Jay Wright on double-duty 'This is basketball heaven': Villanova's Jay Wright relishing chance to work with USA Basketball at World Cup       ...
2019-08-19 20:15

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
2019-05-21 14:31

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the...
2019-06-10 19:15

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) arrest....
2019-08-29 01:45

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so e...
2019-09-12 18:15

At FIBA World Cup, U.S.A. Basketball Flirts With Vulnerability A handful of teams feel like the U.S. men aren’t a juggernaut since so many top N.B.A. stars are missing. Said Andrew Bogut of Australia: “They’re still the clear favorites, but they are beatable.”...
2019-08-31 06:15

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by Cli...
2019-06-15 01:15

Why Team USA's World Cup failure was good for basketball The US men’s national basketball team crashed out of the World Cup - but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defe...
2019-09-12 11:00

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves....
2019-06-17 10:15

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
2019-06-08 09:00

Boris Johnson tells Jean-Claude Juncker there is 'no prospect' of a Brexit deal unless the backstop is abolished Boris Johnson has told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker there is "no prospect" of a Brexit deal unless the contentious backstop is scrapped....
2019-08-28 00:15

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 seaso...
2019-05-25 06:30

Emoni Bates is basketball’s next teenage phenom: ‘Better than LeBron’ Some teenage phenoms, such as LeBron James, live up to the insane hype assigned to them, while others end up like Freddy Adu. The world will be watching to see how 15-year-old hoopster Emoni Bates handles the pressure — because he’s alrea...
2019-08-13 19:15

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a man she believes was wrongly convicted....
2019-06-30 12:30

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
2019-08-17 22:00

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

NBA-India can emulate basketball's popularity in China: NBA executive Basketball can become as popular in India as it is in neighboring China and bringing pre-season games to Mumbai can prove a timely catalyst, a top NBA executive has told Reuters....
2019-10-05 12:45

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still – will officially be inducted into the prestigious Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday Night. Th...
2019-06-08 07:30

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. No...
2019-05-25 03:30

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships.The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
2019-06-10 19:00

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A judge says a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California won't be going to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a manager        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

For Gregg Popovich, leading USA Basketball is a true calling For the red, white and blue: An airman once, Gregg Popovich now ready to lead the U.S. into the Basketball World Cup       ...
2019-08-30 00:00

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
2019-09-18 23:15

Luc Longley Mad That Spain Keeps Getting "Kissed On The Dick By The Basketball Gods" Australia just lost a tough game to Spain in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup. The Boomers led most of the way, but lost their lead at the end of regulation, thanks in part to a few dodgy calls that went against them. They eventually lost in doub...
2019-09-13 17:30

Basketball- Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday's basketball World Cup final....
2019-09-13 17:00

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.       ...
2019-07-23 03:30

Five burning questions for USA Basketball as the FIBA World Cup gets underway To claim gold, Coach Gregg Popovich's undermanned team must overcome a shortage of play-makers, a demanding schedule and superstar opponents like Giannis Antetokounmpo....
2019-08-31 21:00

The basketball sessions hoping to lower knife crime The capital's knife-crime epidemic is no secret. Could evening basketball sessions, intended to lure kids away from gangs, be the answer? Amy Sedghi heads courtside to find out...
2019-10-04 05:30

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball games globally through 2020....
2019-08-06 17:30

NCAA hits Georgia Tech men's basketball with postseason ban Georgia Tech is ineligible for the 2020 NCAA men's basketball tournament after the NCAA penalized the school for rules violations.       ...
2019-09-27 03:45

Factbox: Quotes from basketball fans in China on NBA controversy Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of a planned National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, part of an escalating row over a team official who supported protests in Hong Kong....
2019-10-10 15:30

Australia slip up at death against China in basketball's Asia Cup Opals fall to 70-69 defeat after late drama in BangaloreAustralia miss out on direct passage to semi-finalAustralia’s FibaWomen’s Asia Cup hopes have suffered a blow after falling to a shock 70-69 defeat against China in Bangalore. With a place in th...
2019-09-27 10:45

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports ba...
2019-05-31 07:15

Floyd Mayweather Jr crossed up in charity basketball game Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. proved Monday night that his talents are best used in the ring and playing defense against some of the best ball handlers in the sport isn’t easy....
2019-07-09 13:45

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul Geor...
2019-07-08 17:15

Boomers win Basketball World Cup opener against Canada – video The Australian national team opened their Fiba World Cup campaign with a 108-92 win in Dongguan. The win came as the Boomers' star centre, Andrew Bogut, was booed by the home crowd every time he touched the ball. Bogut had previously weighed into th...
2019-09-02 05:00

China’s basketball fans divided over their nation’s NBA backlash SHANGHAI, China — China has gone from basketball-mad to mad over basketball. But is all this anger coming from the common man or the communist government? It’s complicated. “It’s a crazy time,” one 30-something told the Post. “It’s so complicated. Ve...
2019-10-13 12:30

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an "athletic distraction"....
2019-06-01 02:30

India's First-Ever Floating Basketball Court Opens In The Arabian Sea The National Basketball Association brought to India the first-ever Floating Basketball Court in the Arabian Sea near Bandra Worli Sealink on Wednesday....
2019-10-03 06:00

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
2019-07-17 15:30

Arizona basketball: Red-Blue Game tickets go on sale Aug. 3 TUCSON – From high flying dunks to long-range three-pointers, there is no doubt that Arizona men’s basketball is a sight to behold. Luckily for Wildcat fans, the wait is almost over – tickets for the Red-Blue Game go on sale Aug. 3....
2019-07-03 11:00

WVU basketball exhibition to benefit Ohio shooting victims West Virginia will play an exhibition men's basketball game to benefit the victims and families affected by a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio       ...
2019-09-13 22:00

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
2019-08-23 11:15

Team USA basketball is no longer gold medal shoo-in The U.S. men’s basketball team had never lost to Australia. It had gone nearly 13 years without losing a game with an NBA-stocked roster. It was in the midst of the longest winning streak in team history. Until Saturday. The Americans went Down...
2019-08-24 20:45

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
2019-06-06 22:30

Basketball's NBA under fire in China, at home over HK protest tweet The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to run afoul of political issues in China....
2019-10-07 11:00

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94 Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up       ...
2019-08-24 16:30

NBA Draft bust resurfaces with new look in Serbian basketball league Darko Milicic is considered to be one of the biggest NBA Draft busts in the league’s history after the Detroit Pistons selected him with the No. 2 pick in 2003 after LeBron James and before Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade....
2019-10-09 07:30

No excuses for Australia's Boomers as they aim for first Basketball World Cup medal On a high after beating the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the Fiba World Cup hoping to make history“It’s not really about them.” The words of Joe Ingles, mere minutes after his Australian team had overcome international heavyweight...
2019-08-28 14:15

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a...
2019-05-28 09:15

China, NBA Standoff Deepens Over Basketball Executive's Tweet Beijing and the NBA hardened their standoff, as China canceled broadcasts of preseason games and the league’s commissioner said he wouldn’t apologize for a weekend tweet by a team executive that triggered a firestorm of criticism....
2019-10-08 16:30

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
2019-06-07 12:15

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
2019-08-23 12:45

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall has been with the NBA since 2010, most recently as its vice president and managing director for Afric...
2019-05-28 23:30

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
2019-05-21 15:45

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years to Australia For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia....
2019-08-25 19:00

UC Riverside women's basketball coach suspended for 20 days The University of California, Riverside says women's basketball coach John Margaritis has been suspended after an investigation revealed a violation of school policy       ...
2019-08-03 20:45

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish A...
2019-05-21 14:31

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
2019-05-31 07:15

Several Minutes Of Horrendous Basketball Result In Warriors Surviving Game 5 Game 5 was anything but pretty. The first half was defined by Kevin Durant’s triumphant return, and then Kevin Durant’s disastrous re-injury. The second half was defined by one transcendent three-minute stretch from Kawhi Leonard, and then three minu...
2019-06-11 09:45

The Basketball Wives Cast Trip Is About to Turn Up With Shocking Confrontation When it comes to the drama, the Basketball Wives cast is going balls to the wall! Just when you thought the group's trip to San Diego couldn't get more dramatic, tonight's......
2019-07-31 20:15

Alba Berlin basketball team axes cheerleader performances The Berlin basketball team's CEO said cheerleader shows during breaks were "no longer suited to our times." However, critics counter that cheerleading is a serious sport that deserves far greater recognition....
2019-10-01 07:30

Report: 6 men's basketball programs to face NCAA allegations Report: At least six Division I men's basketball programs will be notified by summer of allegations of Level I violations in the wake of the federal government's recent investigation of corruption in the college game    ...
2019-06-13 20:15

'Some days I hate the NBA': Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball 10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and most polarizing – players has spoken about his ambivalent feelings towards the league.The 30-year-old...
2019-09-10 19:30

Wilson! Cast Away basketball washes up on beach after 1,000-mile voyage A basketball launched into the sea from the most remote part of the UK - as a joke inspired by Tom Hanks' film Cast Away - has been found on a beach in Denmark after a 1,000-mile journey....
2019-07-04 17:15

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-02 00:15

Al Attles headed to Basketball Hall of Fame after six decades with Warriors Al Attles has done it all during his 60 years with the Warriors. Now he is among 10 people and two teams that make up the Hall of Fame class of 2019.       ...
2019-09-07 01:15

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
2019-05-21 15:30

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors’ many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
2019-06-13 18:30

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
2019-07-11 17:30

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball coach killed in car crash The University of Wisconsin said Sunday that the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident....
2019-05-27 17:15

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-long tech boom that made it financially feasible, the team's president said on Monday....
2019-07-16 23:45

Catalina Foothills alum earns scholarship with Stanford basketball PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Former Catalina Foothills High School standout Sam Beskind has earned a scholarship on the Stanford basketball team. Here’s more from our Tuesday sportscast: ...
2019-08-28 05:45

Teen calls out LeBron James in epic basketball battle It’s late May, and LeBron James is playoff-less. So this will have to suffice. The King found himself head-to-head with a teenager in an impromptu 3-point competition over the weekend, while watching his oldest son “Bronny” take par...
2019-05-28 01:30

Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie dead by drowning Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie died at 19 by drowning at Buttermilk Falls State Park on Sunday. “There is no blueprint for how to deal with such a painful loss,” Binghamton coach Tommy Dempsey said in a statement. “W...
2019-07-16 05:30

Pro Basketball Player Suspended After Drug Test Revealed He Was Pregnant Former Ohio University standout Donell “D.J.” Cooper was trying to catch on with a team overseas when a drug test revealed that he was pregnant....
2019-08-06 11:15

US men's basketball team shocked by Australia, lose 1st game in nearly 13 years The United States' nearly 13-year dominance in the international men's basketball came to a shocking crash Saturday when Team USA suffering its first defeat since 2006 at the hands of Australia....
2019-08-24 20:15

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
2019-05-22 03:15

Abysmal New York Basketball Team Wins Draft Lottery Here’s something to make a Knicks fan weep: In January, the New York Liberty threw off the yoke of James Dolan. Tuesday evening, for the first time in franchise history, they secured the first pick in the 2020 WNBA draft....
2019-09-18 04:15

AP Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Howard has agreed to a five-year deal to take over as coach of his alma mater. The person spoke on condition of ...
2019-05-23 02:15

Australia hands U.S. men's basketball team first loss in nearly 13 years Australia rallied for a 98-94 win and handed the U.S. its first loss in a major international game since the 2006 world championship semifinals.       ...
2019-08-24 16:30

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim opens up about fatal car crash Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim opened up about the fatal car crash that left a 51-year-old man dead in upstate New York earlier this year....
2019-09-12 20:15

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends ...
2019-07-19 08:00

United States hits new basketball low with World Cup loss to Serbia DONGGUAN, China — The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It’ll go home with the worst tournament showing in program history. Such is the reality for the Americans now, assured of finishing no better than seventh at t...
2019-09-12 19:15

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walter, 38, was fatally shot late Saturday as he left h...
2019-06-06 21:15

Jonah Bolden withdraws from Australia's Basketball World Cup squad Bolden has returned to the US for personal reasonsDeng Adel and Brock Motum in the mix as replacements for the BoomersBoomers teammates have thrown their support behind Jonah Bolden, who has withdrawn from Australia’s Basketball World Cup squad for p...
2019-08-19 15:00

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015. Spokeswoman Emily Guerrant told the...
2019-06-29 18:15

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The winningest boys basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams” has died. Gene Pingatore was 83. Ronald Hoover, principal at St. Joseph...
2019-06-27 23:00

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
2019-06-20 23:45

Kobe Bryant has the most savage breakdown of daughter’s basketball team Kobe Bryant still takes basketball seriously. Appearing with his daughter’s AAU team on Instagram, the Lakers legend commended six girls in the picture for working out with him, then seemingly called out another player for opting to participate...
2019-09-12 19:15

Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State basketball team WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State has dismissed Teddy Allen after he was arrested last week following a disturbance at a woman’s home. Athletic director Darron Boatright said Tuesday he and Coach Gregg Marshall wished Allen well but decided hi...
2019-06-18 21:00

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
2019-09-13 20:00

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Committee of the Red Cross and two pro American players....
2019-08-22 01:45

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerously slippery, dejected b-ballers griped....
2019-08-18 15:30

Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019: Guardian writers' predictions Basketball’s World Cup tips off Saturday in China. Who will stand out? Who will surprise? And can anyone stop Team USA? Our writers weigh in with their predictionsBeau Dure Seeing how far Giannis Antetokounmpo can take Greece. He’s surely the best pl...
2019-08-30 14:45

Why AAC likely won't move quickly to replace UConn in football or basketball With UConn leaving for the Big East in 2020, here's a look at the course of action the AAC is leaning toward and its potential ripple effects.       ...
2019-06-29 11:45

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesd...
2019-08-18 11:00

George Mason basketball is already dealing with injuries before season starts Justin Kier, the team's top returning player, has a stress fracture in his right foot and fellow senior guard Ian Boyd will miss the season with a wrist injury....
2019-10-04 23:15

Americans suffer embarrassing World Cup basketball loss after stars’ exodus The exodus of star basketball players burned the US in the FIBA Basketball World Cup championships. The Americans lost 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals, ending their World Cup run in China prematurely. The top American players like LeBron James a...
2019-09-11 15:30

Whatever happened to Villanova basketball star Shelly Pennefather? 'So I made this deal with God.' She left her family, friends and basketball career to become a cloistered nun. Now, more than two decades later, Sister Rose Marie reaffirms her choice of faith over fortune....
2019-08-04 00:30

A Deep Dive Into the Racism Allegations Against Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada Because the cast members of VH1's Basketball Wives have been essentially commissioned to bicker, it’s hardly news when they’re feuding. To a general audience that doesn’t follow the show (the reunion airs tonight), the granular details of the fig...
2019-10-10 05:00

Portland State basketball player Deante Strickland killed in shooting Deante Strickland, 22, played basketball at Portland State after starring at Casper College in Wyoming. He planned to play football in the fall.       ...
2019-08-03 09:15

USA Basketball falls to Serbia, endures worst major tournament finish The United States lost against Serbia on Thursday, meaning it can finish no higher than seventh at the FIBA World Cup. Previous worst was 6th in 2002.       ...
2019-09-12 17:45

Kendall Jenner Sets the Record Straight on Her History of Basketball Beaus When it comes to dealing with Twitter trolls, Kendall Jenner is a total pro. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star proved this once again by posting an epic response to a social media......
2019-07-16 23:45

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren’t satisfied with USA Basketball’s schedule. So they changed it. The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United States....
2019-08-17 05:15

Jeremy Lin signs contract with Chinese Basketball Association's Beijing Ducks Lin, 31, signs to play with three-time CBA championsNBA veteran won title with Toronto Raptors last yearFormer NBA star Jeremy Lin has signed a contract to play for China’s Beijing Ducks, the team announced in a social media post on Tuesday.It is not...
2019-08-27 19:15

Nike signs basketball star Zion Williamson to its Jordan brand Nike Inc has signed Zion Williamson, the No. 1 NBA draft pick and rising 19-year-old basketball star, to its Jordan brand, the sportswear maker said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 20:30

Nike inks endorsement deal with basketball star Zion Williamson Nike Inc has signed Zion Williamson, the No. 1 NBA draft pick and rising 19-year-old basketball star, to its Jordan brand, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Tuesday....
2019-07-24 02:00

26-year-old man admits to posing as teen basketball player, groping girl DALLAS — A 26-year-old man was sentenced to probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to posing as a 17-year-old student so he could play basketball at a Dallas high school and groping a 14-year-old girl. Under a deal with Dallas County prosecutors, Si...
2019-07-24 14:30

The broken dreams and promises of LaVar Ball’s failed basketball league “Where’s our money?” It was early August 2018 and the Junior Basketball Association (JBA) — the college-alternative pro league that LaVar Ball created — was holding its first-ever playoffs at tiny Eagle’s Nest Arena, the home of Cal...
2019-09-20 16:30

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
2019-06-02 17:00

Move to Chase Center 'a metaphor' for new era of Golden State Warriors basketball The Warriors' move to the Chase Center in San Francisco coincides with their biggest offseason of change in the Steve Kerr era.       ...
2019-10-01 10:30

Ted Leonsis announces sweeping changes to Monumental’s basketball operations, hire of Wizards GM The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
2019-07-22 20:45

James Harden makes big donation to renovate Houston basketball courts Harden is donating more than $240K to the city of Houston to restore outdoor courts in under-served areas that were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.       ...
2019-08-25 09:00

Patty Mills stars as Australia pip France and avoid USA at Basketball World Cup Boomers beat France 100-98 to remain unbeatenMills scores game-high 30 points; Joe Ingles hits 23The Boomers did it again at the death, ousting France 100-98 to remain unbeaten and avoid the United States as they shoot for a historic basketball World...
2019-09-10 10:00

Jim Calhoun, legendary UConn basketball coach, accused of sexual discrimination Legendary college basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination and misogynistic remarks in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday against his current school, the University of St. Joseph. The suit, filed by former associate athle...
2019-10-10 08:30

Venezuela basketball team hopes to send home some good news Venezuela's basketball team hopes to send some good news back to a country suffering though economic sanctions and a political crisis       ...
2019-08-30 15:15

Basketball: Australia snap United States' 13-year winning streak Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States' 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a shock 98-94 win in a World Cup warmup in Melbourne....
2019-08-24 15:30

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum released from hospital following stroke Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum, 82, will continue his recovery in a rehab facility after suffering his second stroke in two years.        ...
2019-05-29 23:30

Near-loss to Turkey forces USA Basketball to confront its mortality earlier than expected A 93-92 win keeps alive a 13-year undefeated streak at major international tournaments, but the U.S. team is accustomed to breezing through opening-round games with huge blowouts....
2019-09-04 04:45

NFL hurdling, basketball ejections and a cyclist's imaginary penalty | Classic YouTube This week’s roundup also features Oval Ashes Test memories, WSL highlights and some spectacular surfing1) The NFL is back, baby, and game of the opening weekend had to be New Orleans Saints’ last-gasp 30-28 victory over Houston Texans. There was an o...
2019-09-12 11:30

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
2019-06-07 05:15

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach Michigan basketball on Wednesday agreed in principle to hire former Fab Five player Juwan Howard as its next head coach. He replaces John Beilein.        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Argentina forfeit Pan-Am basketball game after wearing wrong colour jerseys Argentinians were supposed to wear white but wore blueLoss means team cannot compete in medal roundsArgentina’s women’s basketball team had to forfeit their match against Colombia at the Pan American Games on Wednesday after they wore the wrong colou...
2019-08-08 21:00

Atlantic City mayor resigns over theft from youth basketball club Atlantic City's Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned late on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud, and now faces a 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $87,000 from a youth basketball club, court records showed....
2019-10-04 18:15

Surprise! Basketball Wives' Tami Roman Secretly Got Married in Las Vegas Tami Roman is officially a wife! E! News can confirm the reality star secretly married her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood in Las Vegas last summer. According to court......
2019-06-05 22:30

Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada Addresses Rob Kardashian Romance Rumors Are Evelyn Lozada and Rob Kardashian dating? The Basketball Wives star, 43, and the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 32, recently raised eyebrows over their NSFW Twitter exchange......
2019-06-20 19:15

China basketball fans wave national flags at arena in row over HK tweet Hundreds of Chinese basketball fans waved national flags in a Shanghai arena on Thursday ahead of an NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets amid a huge backlash against a tweet backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong....
2019-10-10 15:30

More than 20 years after beating cancer, former basketball player sees her son drafted in NBA first round Cancer almost took away her ability to have kids, now former college star Kristi Kinne-Hayes can watch her son, No. 8 pick Jaxson Hayes, in the NBA.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

Syracuse women’s basketball star Tiana Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia has been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, she announced in a release on Monday. Mangakahia will begin chemotherapy on Friday and undergo surgery after her treatment. She was diagnosed on June 18. “I know this will...
2019-07-03 00:15

USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises 'patriotic' Colin Kaepernick Coach says exiled quarterback is trying to make US betterTeam USA are preparing for World Cup in ChinaAs Team USA prepare to represent their country at the Fiba World Cup, their coach, Gregg Popovich, has given his thoughts on patriotism and how some...
2019-08-14 17:45

USA Basketball crumbles late in tune-up loss to Australia, snapping win streak Thanks to poor late-game execution on both ends, USA Basketball suffered its first defeat with NBA players since 2006 with a stunning exhibition loss to Australia....
2019-08-24 16:30

Watch: France snaps Team USA basketball's 58-game winning streak France snapped the United States men's basketball team's 58-game winning streak in international competition with an 89-79 win in the 2019 FIBA World Cup quarterfinals Wednesday in Dongguan, China....
2019-09-12 05:00

Shaq and Skechers are taking on a tough-to-crack basketball shoe market The NBA’s famous big man is back to selling affordable kids' shoes, this time with a new partner who has international ties.       ...
2019-08-08 13:45

An ugly basketball game drove Gary Woodland to his golf calling PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This wasn’t Gary Woodland’s initial plan. Attaining greatness in basketball, not golf, was the central focus of Woodland’s dream. When he was leading his Shawnee Heights High hoops team in Topeka, Kan., to two state championshi...
2019-06-17 15:15

‘Basketball Diaries’ coach sexually abused young boys: suit The coach who inspired a character in “The Basketball Diaries” sexually abused young boys from the 1950s through the 1980s, according to a lawsuit filed by 20 alleged victims against the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club. Nicholas Antonu...
2019-09-25 12:15

Rays prospect Blake Bivens' poignant Instagram post: 'My life as I knew it was destroyed' Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer Blake Bivens mourns the loss of his wife, son and mother-in-law in his first public comments since Tuesday's tragedy.       ...
2019-08-30 09:15

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard may have committed minor NCAA violation Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard was asked about Franz Wagner on Jim Rome's radio show Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-04 20:45

Ted Leonsis reveals new structure for Wizards basketball operations, a unique model for an NBA team The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
2019-07-23 02:30

Basketball: Canada's Nurse takes the long road in search of Olympic podium Canada's Kia Nurse wants to step onto an Olympic podium so badly that she plans to take a break from an Australian league title defence next month to return home and compete in a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Games....
2019-10-10 02:30

Hong Kong protest signs confiscated as Chinese basketball team plays in D.C. Hong Kong protest signs were confiscated from fans during an exhibition basketball game between the Washington Wizards and China’s Guangzhou Loong-Lions on Oct. 9....
2019-10-10 09:00

Zion Williamson invited to USA Basketball camp, has chance to make World Cup roster Zion Williamson, projected first pick in 2019 NBA draft, has been invited to compete at August camp and has a chance to make the World Cup roster.       ...
2019-06-08 00:30

That time the Warriors tried to draft girls' basketball star out of high school Denise Long of Union-Whitten had one of the most storied prep careers in Iowa history, but nothing prepared her for being drafted by the NBA in 1969.       ...
2019-06-18 19:15

Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young takes no prisoners during kids basketball camp Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young hosted his basketball camp Saturday in Oklahoma and reminded the young hoopers that there’s no such thing as an easy bucket....
2019-07-15 22:30

Kansas to reportedly receive NCAA notice of major violations within basketball program The news comes less than two weeks after a former Adidas consultant was sentenced to one year of probation for his role in a scheme to steer high school recruits toward schools sponsored by his company....
2019-09-21 18:30

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
2019-06-28 14:15

Australia claim Asia Cup bronze as focus turns to Olympic basketball qualifying Opals beat South Korea 98-62 in BangalorePre-Olympic qualifying tournament in NovemberAustralia claimed the bronze medal at the Fiba Women’s Asia Cup after a comfortable 98-62 win over South Korea. The Opals were a class above their opponents in Bang...
2019-09-30 09:15

Basketball legend Nancy Lieberman leads charge for women to head NBA teams Nancy Lieberman was the first woman to coach a men's professional basketball team. She wants to see more women follow in her footsteps.       ...
2019-06-24 10:45

Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at basketball kickoff event Snoop Dogg show included pole dancers and a money gunLate Night at the Phog is annual basketball kickoff eventThe University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wh...
2019-10-06 04:30

Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions: Tutor took exams for football, basketball players Mississippi State self-reported that 10 football players and one men's basketball player had a tutor take tests and do assignments for them.       ...
2019-08-24 05:45

Lonzo Ball Says His Big Baller Brand Basketball Shoes Were Flimsy Pieces Of Crap In news that will come as no sort of shock to anyone whose admiration of the Ball family does not rise to the level of actual cartoon swirly eyes, the wildly expensive ZO2 shoes that were the foundation of the failed Big Baller Brand apparel line wer...
2019-09-05 05:45

Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 semi-final: Spain v Australia – live! Updates from the Boomers’ final four clash in BeijingAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 9.39am BST Second quarter 7 min - Spain 28-32 AustraliaAlmost a steal from Spain before the shot clock forces Dellavedova to improvise and he pulls up short....
2019-09-13 10:45

Basketball World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch FIBA final online from anywhere The 18th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup was blown wide open after the USA were defeated by France in the round of eight. But that now feels like a distant memory as Spain and Argentina prepare to battle it out for the trophy and the title. ...
2019-09-15 11:00

The NCAA Graciously Allows Kansas' Silvio De Sousa To Return For Another Unpaid Season Of Basketball Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will not have to sit out for a second consecutive season as the NCAA announced Friday that his appeal against the association was approved. The decision came just hours after the Jayhawks officially appealed the NCAA’s ...
2019-05-26 04:30

Jalen Rose: Michigan basketball hiring Juwan Howard squashes any Fab Five beef Jalen Rose and Chris Webber haven't been on the closest of terms in recent years. But that might change now that Juwan Howard is coach of Michigan.        ...
2019-05-23 19:30

Basketball World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every FIBA game online from anywhere Tip-off time is here! Taking place over the course of a fortnight, the 18th edition of the FIBA World Cup takes place this year in China across eight different venues. And you're in the right place to discover how to get a Basketball World Cup l...
2019-08-30 23:15

Opinion: Hiring Juwan Howard as Michigan basketball coach is a major risk Juwan Howard returns to Michigan basketball with no head coaching experience and no track record of recruiting, which is a major cause for concern.        ...
2019-05-23 02:45

Kobe Bryant Finds Outlet For Passive Aggression In Youth Basketball Team Kobe Bryant, when not sloppily cosplaying Michael Jordan, has been sharing occasional updates on his Mambas youth team. Two days ago, the retired Laker congratulated the girls after they beat an opponent by 88 points. Yesterday, he shared an image of...
2019-09-11 23:30

Demo Day! Scott Disick Bulldozes a Basketball Hoop and Leaves His Contractor Speechless Taking matters into his own hands. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Flip It Like Disick, Scott Disick jumps into the driver's seat of a bulldozer in order to take down the Jed......
2019-08-16 19:45

Wisconsin men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore conscious, up and walking Howard Moore has been hospitalized since Saturday after a horrific accident in Michigan that killed his wife and daughter.        ...
2019-05-28 07:30

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard hopes to mend ties between school, Fab Five Juwan Howard was introduced as the next men’s basketball coach for the Michigan Wolverines on Thursday and expressed the desire to mend the ties between the program and the Fab Five....
2019-05-31 21:30

Australia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain Spain reach final with 95-88 win over Australia in BeijingAndrew Bogut delivers foul-mouthed tirade against FibaAndrew Bogut will likely be investigated for a foul-mouthed post-game spray while Boomers assistant coach Luc Longley was also fuming afte...
2019-09-13 17:00

Former Indiana basketball player Joe Hillman linked to alleged sports gambling ring Joe Hillman, part of Indiana's 1987 national championship team, was named as part of an alleged gambling ring that took bets on high school games.       ...
2019-09-11 11:00

Team USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich praises Colin Kaepernick's patriotism Legendary NBA head coach Gregg Popovich expressed his support for Colin Kaepernick at Team USA basketball practice when he was asked about divisiveness in the country and showing patriotism....
2019-08-15 02:45

Basketball is my first love, but the athleticism of beach volleyball is amazing | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The sport has come a long way since it was an excuse to hang out at the beach with a beer. The skills of its athletes are breathtaking Not many people know that my friend and mentor Wilt Chamberlain was not just one of the greatest basketball players...
2019-08-01 05:30

Report: Kansas to receive notice of major violations within basketball program from the NCAA The news comes less than two weeks after a former Adidas consultant was sentenced to one year of probation for his role in a scheme to steer high school recruits toward schools sponsored by his company....
2019-09-21 15:15

Snoop Dogg addresses controversial performance at Kansas Jayhawks men's basketball event Snoop Dogg on Tuesday defended his controversial performance at a Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball event last weekend, which featured pole dancers, a money gun and explicit language....
2019-10-09 19:30

Kobe Bryant tried, failed to write an inspirational post about his youth basketball team It’s pretty impressive watching someone become a legend in their chosen profession, only to achieve an equally astounding level of talent in a completely unrelated field. Take, for instance, Tom Waits’ seamless transitions between music and acting, o...
2019-09-13 06:15

80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
2019-05-23 13:45

NCAA suspends Brigham Young University men's basketball player over mishandled NBA Draft paperwork The NCAA on Friday suspended Brigham Young University men’s basketball player Yoeli Childs for nine games for failing to file the correct paperwork before he hired an agent to explore the possibility of entering the NBA Draft....
2019-08-12 19:45

Black NHL star told to 'stick to basketball' in 'racially motivated' social media comment San Jose Sharks star Evander Kane claims he was subjected to what he called a “racially motivated” comment after he was told on Instagram to “stick to basketball.”...
2019-08-29 21:00

Packers coach Matt LaFleur suffers torn Achilles tendon playing basketball Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur will be confined to a cart for the remaining organized team activity sessions and mandatory minicamp.        ...
2019-05-31 19:45

The Greatest Minor League Basketball Player Of All Time Spent A Career Forgetting His Dream Sitting in front of his locker at the Staples Center that night in January 2007, Renaldo Major hesitated. Earlier that day, the 24-year-old guard had signed a 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors before promptly making his NBA debut in a ro...
2019-09-26 17:30

Kansas AD Jeff Long apologizes for Snoop Dogg performance at Jayhawks basketball event Kansas AD Jeff Long apologized after Snoop Dogg delivered a raunchy performance at the Jayhawks' "Late Night in the Phog" preseason basketball event.       ...
2019-10-06 02:45

USA Basketball denies Carmelo Anthony's request to join FIBA World Cup roster Carmelo Anthony asked to play for Team USA through a representative, according to Jerry Colangelo, but the team moved forward with a new group.       ...
2019-08-09 02:15

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball assistant coach Howard Moore killed in crash The wife and daughter of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore were killed in a head-on collision Saturday. Moore and his son have been hospitalized.        ...
2019-05-26 00:15