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  • Turgeon: 'The bottom just kind of fell out'

    Turgeon: 'The bottom just kind of fell out'
    Since Maryland has not been known this season for aggressive post play, I think we all anticipated what would happen when you matched the Terps against long, athletic Tyler Zeller and John Henson. Factor in that Zeller was playing his final home game in front of a loud, adoring Senior Night crowd. It didn't take Dr. James Naismith to figure out what would transpire.
  • Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh

    Q&A with fly-fishing expert Lefty Kreh
    Lefty Kreh is to fly-fishing what James Naismith was to basketball and, perhaps, what Elvis was to rock 'n' roll. Not only is the now 87-year-old Kreh credited with helping invent the sport in the late 1940s, he later popularized it by writing more...

    Bulls can't run the pick-and-roll, so why are they running the pick-and-roll?

    Bulls can't run the pick-and-roll, so why are they running the pick-and-roll?
    Derrick Rose would appear to be facing the most important fourth quarter of his career tonight. That’s what happens when your last two fourth quarters have been awful and your team has lost control of the Eastern Conference finals. I mean, get a...

    Sports Legend Revealed: Did the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, also invent the football helmet?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Did the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, also invent the football helmet? STATUS: A Lot of Truth to it, but I Lean False Overall. The world of collegiate sports in the late 19th Century was practically like the...

    Original basketball rules are for sale [Updated]

     
    A physical education instructor named James Naismith invented the game of basketball 119 years ago as a winter activity for a YMCA in Springfield, Mass. He conjured up 13 rules, typed them out and scribbled some handwritten notes on the...