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Topics: Sports and Basketball
Yet more confirmation that this season has been the Year of the Freshman: First-year players dominate NBA draft Insider Chad Ford’s Big Board 3.0, holding top billing at each of the five spots on the floor.
JUST HOW DEEP ARE THE NBA’S HOOKS IN THE CONSCIOUSNESS of American sports fans? Consider July 4, when social media and sports talk radio were lit up not by the on-court action at Wimbledon or debate over pennant races in America’s notional national p
How to bond post-Kobe? The Lakers’ backcourt hopes it comes in the form of paint pellets.
Eyeing a talented freshman crop, ESPN Insider Jeff Goodman asked NBA execs to evaluate the best of the 1s. Here’s what they said.
Sean Gregory Hoops was born with peach baskets at a YMCA. But the game has been reared on asphalt. Street courts test a player’s skills, patience—You’ve got next game? Wait your turn—and character. Call your own fouls, son. Gyms make things easy. Tr
Second-seed Duke was knocked out of the men's NCAA basketball tournament on Sunday by No. 7 seed South Carolina, 88-81.
The Cowboys’ resurgence breathes life into a league that values the dull din of parity over the excitement of dynasty.
Mike Krzyzewski has stockpiled giants at every position. How will that play in a program that’s thrived on small ball?
The all-time great catcher, soon to be inducted into the sport’s Hall of Fame, embodies the qualities of his time—for better and for worse.
South Carolina’s Alaina Coates isn’t the best player on her own team. But the 6-foot-4 center could muscle her way into becoming the best pro prospect in the nation.
Most coaches challenge The King at their own peril. But as the Cavs found out in Game 7 of the Finals, Lue is not like most coaches.
MLB’s qualifying offer courts little controversy but speaks volumes about the state of affairs between owners and players.
Sean Gregory BASEBALL HAS ALWAYS played games with time. A pitcher plods in a summer haze; no buzzer ends an inning. We lose ourselves, happily sacrificing hours for the crack of a bat. The annual Midnight Sun game, played since 1906 on or around t
Game recognizes game. So to break down Myles Garrett’s pass rush, we turned to College GameDay analyst and former Georgia three-time All-America defensive end David Pollack. Sneak peek: Pollack says Garrett has the competition beat by, well, a mile.
WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR THE SB 50 CHAMPS? SPORTSCENTER’S BILL POLIAN AND MARK SCHLERETH DISCUSS.
I’VE ALWAYS SAID IT, AND I WILL SAY it again. Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, who passed away on June 10 at 88, was the greatest player of all time. He scored 801 career goals, good for second all-time in the NHL. He holds the record for most NHL games play
The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.
The unparalleled University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is hoping to claim its fifth NCAA Tournament championship in a row—an outcome that seems all but inevitable.
To rule the NBA, James Harden needed to embrace letting go
Karl-Anthony Towns isn’t just rookie of the year. He’s not just the next great center or perennial MVP candidate. He’s the man destined to redefine what it means to dominate.
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