John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died.
By Associated Press
The Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds reportedly decided not to play as scheduled Wednesday and WNBA players also are not playing three regular season games in Bradenton, Florida.
By Brian Mahoney, Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
In the seminal arcade video game, NBA Jam, a player making two shots in a row would begin "heating up," and after three shots they would go on an unstoppable shooting streak. But do these kinds of streaks exist in…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
The NBA's Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida. The notion passed "overwhelmingly," said a person familiar with the situation.
By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press
Fans across the country are mourning the loss of NBA great Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday in a helicopter crash along with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter. Known on the court for being both fiercely competitive and spectacularly talented,…
By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press
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 Brian Mahoney, Associated Press
The NBA confirmed Stern died as the result of a brain hemorrhage he experienced three weeks ago.
By Mary-Hunter McDonnell, The Conversation
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.
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…
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