Study: racial graduation-rate gap grows for men’s NCAA teams

The men’s and women’s college basketball studies are part of a series of annual reports by TIDES. Those include racial and gender hiring practices in college athletics as well as for professional leagues such as the NFL, NBA, WNBA, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer.

Olympics: Zion on the ‘Dream Team’? Athletes confused over qualifying for Games

“Let’s say a U.S. athlete who qualified in the marathon at the Olympic trials in February… say they don’t run the standard under the new window,” he said. “Potentially they would be out. I would think they would now have the ability to challenge that in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.”

March Madness without fans? NCAA considers empty arenas for basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears as college teams cancel trips to hotspot Seattle and NHL bans work trips overseas for league employees

‘When it comes to that level of detail, leagues will do what they think are appropriate and necessary under the circumstances,’ Bettman said ‘Our clubs at the medical level, the training level and the player level are pretty informed as to what is wise and prudent conduct under the circumstances.’

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

Abdul-Jabbar spent about 15 minutes walking through the exhibit, which opens to the public Friday. Besides the video, there was also a photo of him playing in high school. He quickly pointed out former Knicks’ great Dean Meminger in the picture, as well.

Air Force brings back Joe Scott as men’s basketball coach

“He is the perfect person to re-energize our men’s basketball program,” director of athletics Nathan Pine said in a statement Tuesday. “Joe is a person of strong character and a leader who will continue to represent our core values at Air Force. He is also a championship-caliber coach who understands the Academy, what we stand […]

UNC’s Cunningham to join NCAA basketball selection committee

White had served as chairman this year before the tournament was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kentucky athletics director and committee member Mitch Barnhart will serve as chairman for the 2020-21 season.

Kobe Byrant elected to 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame less than 4 months after death

Mulkey has three NCAA titles as a coach, won two others as a player and had Baylor in position to vie for another championship this season had the global coronavirus pandemic not forced the shutdown of virtually every sport around the globe. Stevens has coached for 43 years and is a five-time Division II coach […]

Hannah Spitzley highlights Division 3 girls All-State team

Jayd Hovey, Hart; Taylor Folkema, Western Michigan Christian; Jenna Harrison, Kent City; Lauren Laures, Pinconning; Alexys Carlstrom, Harrison; Regan Finkbeiner, Hemlock; Regan Rose, Decatur; Kallie Harrison, Bloomingdale; Joanna Larsen, Centreville; Krystina Kasson, Kalamazoo Hackett; Madelyn Koski, Ishpeming Westwood; Emily Nelson, West Iron County; Melanie Moore, Madison Heights Bishop Foley; Sabrina Gottschalk, Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest; […]

Detroit Edison’s Elliott tops AP’s Division 2 All-State team

Abi Tarrant, Bay City John Glenn; Lexi Boyke, Frankenmuth; Kali Heivilin, Three Rivers; Alison Bishop, Allegan; Emaia O’Brien, Harper Woods Chandler Park; Eshawanda Smith, Detroit Denby; McKenna Bent, Comstock Park; Emma Witte, Grand Rapids Christian; Faith Mulder, Holland Christian; Sydney Vis, Grand Rapids South Christian; Katie Tate, Grand Rapids Catholic Central; Stephanie Ainsworth, Wayland; Trayana […]

POY Aaliyah Nye of E. Lansing tops Division 1 All-State team

Jada Garner, Midland Dow; Lauren Gunn, Saginaw Heritage; Precious Fields, Detroit Cass Tech; Alexa Downey, Grosse Pointe South; Alexis McCully, East Kentwood; Jaci Tubergen, Hudsonville; Avery Zeinstra, Byron Center; Kaylee Bakker, Zeeland West; Alyssa Karner, Holland West Ottawa; Sophia Gray, Temperance Bedford; Steffi Bentley, Saline; Caprice Augustine, Ypsilanti; Siena Smith, Ann Arbor Huron; Jolee Houle, […]