Duke basketball star Grayson Allen suspended for third instance of tripping

Allen picked up a technical foul for tripping Elon’s Steven Santa Ana on a drive in the first half of a 72-61 win on Wednesday night. That earned him a seat on the bench for the final 4:15 of the half and the start of the second half, though Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski re-inserted him […]

College basketball’s best available transfers

Holland Woods, Portland State This first-team all-Big Sky performer is highly productive. The 6-foot-1 point guard averaged 30-plus minutes in all three seasons with the Vikings. Woods did plenty when he was on the floor. Averaging 17.7 points and 5.2 assists per game as a junior, Woods is a dynamic threat with the ball in […]

NCAA tournament: Michigan State upend Duke to join Auburn in Final Four

No 5 Auburn 77, No 2 Kentucky 71 Auburn’s romp through college basketball royalty has brought down one of the most successful programs of all. Bryce Brown scored 24 points, Jared Harper and Anfernee McLemore made the plays that mattered in overtime, and the fifth-seeded Tigers rallied from a 10-point hole to beat second-seeded Kentucky […]

North Carolina’s Proposed State Religion Isn’t as Unprecedented as It Sounds

“The Constitution of the United States does not grant the federal government and does not grant the federal courts the power to determine what is or is not constitutional; therefore, by virtue of the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, the power to determine constitutionality and the proper interpretation and proper application […]

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray donates $25G to help provide meals for kids amid coronavirus pandemic

On Thursday, Murray made a $25,000 donation to the COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Fund established by GENYOUthNow, which is a nonprofit organization that helps distribute meals to students who may go without them now that schools are closed.

Former Rice basketball player Breion Allen marries Jameis Winston despite pandemic

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3), right, and Breion Allen pose for a photo on the red carpet at the Planet New Era party, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017,

The Latest: There will be basketball to watch this weekend

He says “the situation is changing dramatically and we need to get moving. It is in the best interests of our clubs, our players, our stakeholders and importantly our fans that the competition resumes as quickly and as safely as possible.”

2020 NBA Mock Draft: Knicks move up in trade with Golden State to select LaMelo Ball at No. 1

The Markelle Fultz reclamation project appears to thus far be successful, but D.J. Augustin’s contract expires this offseason for Orlando. The Magic could hedge their bet on Fultz while giving themselves insurance in the uncertain free agent market with Maledon, a talented combo guard who can handle it and score it when healthy. He seems […]

Clippers working out together — via video — during shutdown

“The last 10 games we were turning into the Clippers,” Rivers said. “We were playing seamlessly through Kawhi and PG, it wasn’t forced anymore. I really thought we were about to make a crazy run down the stretch and unfortunately, bam, it stopped.”

NCAA tournament: Virginia into Final Four for first time since 1984 as Zags crash out

Virginia forced the overtime on a buzzer beater from Mamadi Diakite. With Purdue trailing by one in overtime, Edwards missed a three-pointer with nine seconds remaining and Virginia got the rebound. Virginia’s Kyle Guy made two free throws with five seconds remaining to put the Cavaliers up by three. The Boilermakers turned the ball over […]