| Jun 9, 2012
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:38 AM
LEXINGTON, KY - The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced its NCAA Division III All-American teams Thursday at the Final Four in Salem, Va., and Transylvania's Ethan Spurlin was on the third team.Earlier in the week, Spurlin, a junior who...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Dec 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
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......
| Jun 1, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Â And so veteran schmoozerÂ LarryÂ King has been granted the first interviewÂ with LeBron James since the King got bounced out of the playoffs. InÂ an interviewÂ scheduled to air Friday on CNN, James saysÂ the Cleveland Cava...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 3:46 PM
One plays the game as it was originally intended. The other does things Dr. James Naismith and his cohorts probably didn't envision.
Chasson Randle is a straight-A student and pass-first shooting guard who will transition to the point at Stanford after...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
The Hokies have a big game with Georgia Tech on Sunday, and they'll need senior point guard Malcolm Delaney to play well.
On Friday, the Baltimore native has made the cut as one of 30 players still remaining for the coveted James Naismith Award....
| Mar 1, 2011
Basketball and art museums aren't usually associated with each other. That will change on March 5. The Nelson Atkins Art Museum will put the original rules of basketball on display, as written by James Naismith. Naismith brought basketball to the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Selection Sunday used to be fascinating but maddening. Fascinating when the NCAA revealed the bracket for its basketball tournament. Maddening when the selection committee refused to detail its deliberations.
“If I told you, I’d have to...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 8:13 AM
From the Kansas Historical Society:
Inventor of basketball: Born: 6 November 1861, Canada. Died: 28 November 1939, Lawrence, Kansas.
James Naismith was born November 6, 1861, in Almonte, Ontario, Canada to John and Margaret (Young) Naismith. Orphaned...
| May 24, 2011
| 7:37 AM
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...