Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury will purchase the Beijing franchise of a fledgling American-football arena league, the league announced on Friday. Marbury, who has starred in the Chinese Basketball Association since 2010 for several teams before settling in recent years in Beijing, has already announced that the coming season will be his last on the […]
The college basketball season is right around the corner and now we have confirmation with the Coaches Poll being released for Week 1. Unsurprisingly, the top five is filled out with the teams most people believe are the most talented to start the season.
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino filed a lawsuit against Adidas on Tuesday, one day after the apparel company terminated its personal services contract with him. Pitino was officially fired by Louisville on Monday in the wake of an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball.
NBA All-Star forward Gordon Hayward suffered a horrific-looking broken left ankle on Tuesday, less than six minutes into his first game for the Boston Celtics. Hayward, acquired by the Celtics from the Utah Jazz in the off-season, came down hard after a leaping cut to the basket to try to catch an alley-oop pass from […]
The University of Louisville’s athletic board voted unanimously Monday to fire Rick Pitino as men’s basketball head coach in the wake of an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption in college basketball
Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Markelle Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draft, will open the season as a reserve, coach Brett Brown revealed Sunday. The 76ers open the season Wednesday against the Washington Wizards and the star backcourt combo of John Wall and Bradley Beal and that was one factor in the […]
Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson has reportedly been fired according to Bobby Blanco of MASNsports.com and confirmed by former ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy. This was the initial tweet about his firing and McMurphy’s subsequent confirmation: BREAKING: Kevin Anderson is out as athletic director at Maryland, per sources.
Michael Jordan hasn’t been shy about expressing his opinion that his era of basketball was better than the current era. Jordan appeared on the cover of Cigar Aficionado, and he discussed his distaste for the current “super team era” in the NBA.
North Carolina was originally supposed to receive its punishment last Friday for a years-long investigation into the academic scandal that took place from 2002 to 2011. … due to UNC launching a major fundraising campaign that day and asking for the postponement. Now, the NCAA is officially releasing its punishments for the university and it […]
The FBI’s investigation into numerous college basketball coaches has already resulted in the arrests of four different assistants and the firing of one legendary coach in Rick Pitino. Apparently the initial wave of arrests were just the “tip of the iceberg”.
Hudson Catholic point guard and Arizona commit Jahvon Quinerly has hired a lawyer, he told NJ Advance Advance Media via text. But according to a report from ESPN, he has not been contacted by authorities regarding the FBI’s sweeping probe into college basketball recruiting improprieties, which has focused on Arizona along with several other schools. […]
Five-star power forward Jordan Brown just finished up a weekend at a USA Basketball mini-camp and apparently played well according to Rivals. He also has two visits planned for the coming weekend as he will head to UCLA and then follow that up with a trip to the other side of the country at St. […]