The deal will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation for players will surpass six figures for the first time.
By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press
The NBA confirmed Stern died as the result of a brain hemorrhage he experienced three weeks ago.
By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
The National Basketball Association's difficulty dealing with a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters shows the challenges of having values and expanding into new markets.
By Mary-Hunter McDonnell, The Conversation
In our news wrap Tuesday, Turkey moved troops into position for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, after President Trump ordered U.S. troops out of the area. Also, Hong Kong's chief executive is warning that she might call…
By Rob Gillies, Ian Harrison, Associated Press
Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in the City Hall square packed with tens of thousands of fans. A million or more fans earlier packed downtown Toronto for a parade, raising safety concerns amid problems with overcrowding.
For every big-money, high-profile college sports program you'll see during March Madness, there's a tiny, low-profile program like Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. As they compete in a regional postseason basketball tournament for Christian colleges, they face an uncertain future.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, J’Nai Bridges dreamed of playing professional basketball, but when she chose choir as her senior year elective, her teachers immediately recognized her gift. Now she’s a rising opera star.
By Claudia Escobar and Chloe Veltman, KQED
When J’Nai Bridges’ pro sports ambitions suddenly fell apart, she started focusing intently on developing her voice. Now, at the age of 29, the American mezzo-soprano is performing major roles for some of the world’s most renowned opera companies.
By Dan Cooney
Tim Duncan, a five-time NBA champion and 15-time all-star with the San Antonio Spurs, called it quits Monday after 19 seasons.
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