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 […]

New York museum honors city’s rich basketball history

The exhibit is divided into different eras of New York basketball starting in the 1900s and going through current time. There’s Kenny Anderson’s high school jersey, as well as that of Sue Bird and Tina Charles. A signed Jeremy Lin Knicks jersey from the height of “Linsanity”.

Durant headlines players in NBA 2K video game tourney

FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562

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.

WNBA postpones start of season due to coronavirus

“While the league continues to use this time to conduct scenario-planning regarding new start dates and innovative formats, our guiding principle will continue to be the health and safety of the players, fans and employees,” WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert said in a news release.

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

American marathoner Des Linden is a two-time Olympian who finished fourth in the U.S. trials in Atlanta in February, narrowly missing out on Tokyo selection. She was adamant that the results should stand even though a redo would give her another shot at a Tokyo ticket.

Detroit Edison’s Elliott adds AP award to growing resume

Joining this dynamic duo on this year’s first team is Kadyn Blanchard from Freeland; Sara Miller from Birch Run; Kenzie Lewis from Williamston; Hadley Miller from Three Rivers; AJ Ediger from Hamilton; Abbey Kimball from Grand Rapids West Catholic; Molly Anderson from Cadillac and Maddie Voelker from Goodrich.

Which players are the Warriors considering for their top-5 NBA draft pick?

No one expects Hampton to be an Antetokounmpo-caliber player, but he possesses a combination of size, athleticism and ball-handling ability that could compel a team to use an early-to-mid lottery selection on him. Hampton averaged 9.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in Australia’s National Basketball League this season in what could have […]

LeBron James, Jack Nicholson, Barack Obama and More Mourn Kobe Bryant

Family. As I scrolled through Kobe’s feed, and Alex and I talk memories and moments we remember about him … this is the truth that rings out the loudest … family is what matters most. We are all feeling sadness from this loss, but all I can think of is that it is a grain […]