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  • Loyola wins MAAC Tournament; claims first NCAA berth since 1994

    Loyola wins MAAC Tournament; claims first NCAA berth since 1994
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Loyola coach Jimmy Patsos turned and pumped his fists in the direction of the team's cheering section during the second half of Monday night's Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball title game. There was still a long...
  • PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart

    PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart
    Dave Gavitt Coach led organization of Big East Conference Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the Knicks participate in a special lottery where they nearly drafted Bob Cousy?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Knicks participated in a special lottery where they nearly drafted Bob Cousy! STATUS: True. Fans of the NBA are quite familiar with the story of the first NBA draft lottery, which was also one of the greatest......
  • Lakers Moments: Phil Jackson heads west

     
    The beginning of a beautiful relationship: New Lakers head coach Phil Jackson on the bench during an exhibition game against the Golden State Warriors at the Forum on Oct. 21, 1999. It was the 1998-99 season and the Lakers had......
  • Lakers Moments: The first team

     
    The inaugural bunch: From left, Donnie Forman, Herm Schaefer, Don Carlson, Don Smith, Tony Jaros, Johnny Jorgensen, Earl Gardner, Arnie Ferrin, Jack Dwan, Jim Pollard and George Mikan. The Minneapolis Lakers jumped from the National Basketball League to...
  • Highlighting the Twitter reaction regarding Mike Brown being named Lakers' coach

     
    Forget about reading Tweets in 140 characters or less. When it comes to big news, such as, say the Lakers (or Jim Buss) hiring Mike Brown as their head coach, the tweets are going to come out in full rapid fire. It's easy to follow this since I as well as...
  • Celtics great Bill Russell sues NCAA for antitrust violations

     
    Bloomberg is reporting that Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell is suing the NCAA for denying student-athletes (current and former) from receiving compensation for the commercial use of their likeness and image....
  • Teel Time: Sampson's election to Basketball Hall of Fame long overdue

    Teel Time: Sampson's election to Basketball Hall of Fame long overdue
    Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
  • TNT's Stockton 'shocked' by Bulls' low-energy start

    TNT's Stockton 'shocked' by Bulls' low-energy start
    Turner Sports play-by-play man Dick Stockton was like almost everyone else at the United Center on Monday – stunned with what he saw from the Bulls. “I was shocked with how the Bulls came out with no energy coming off that Jim Cornelison...
  • Larry Bird wins NBA executive of the year

    Larry Bird wins NBA executive of the year
    Indiana Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird is the recipient of the 2011-12 NBA Executive of the Year award, the NBA announced Wednesday. Bird totaled 88 points and received 12 first-place votes from a panel of his fellow team...
  • Briefs: OKC has UCI flavor

    As Oklahoma City prepares to face San Antonio in the first game of the NBA Western Conference Finals Sunday (5:30 p.m. PT on TNT), fans may want to look closer at the Thunder bench as three members of their coaching staff have connections to the UC Irvine...
  • Briefs: Coco opens with win

    Newport Beach resident CoCo Vandeweghe won her first-round match at tennis' U.S. Open on Tuesday, defeating Alberta Brianti of Italy, 7-5, 6-3, in Flushing Meadows, New York. It was the first win for Vandeweghe, 19, in the singles main draw of a Grand...