| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS After 13 seasons in the NBA, all with the Indiana Pacers, forward/center Jeff Foster announced his retirement Wednesday due to chronic back problems.
"It's with deep regret that I have to conclude my basketball career," said Foster. "I'...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:44 AM
The New York Post reported Friday that Larry Bird, the president of the Indiana Pacers, will not return next season.
The Post reported a source stated Bird has “definitely decided not to return.”
Bird was hired six seasons ago and was...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Kentucky’s Anthony Davis and Kansas’ Thomas Robinson have graced college basketball throughout this season, and tonight is their parting gift: a rare collision of consensus first-team All-Americans in the national championship game.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Pacers President of Basketball Operations and NBA legend Larry Bird has been able to call Indiana great Reggie Miller both an opponent and player for his team. As of Monday, Larry can just call Miller a fellow peer among the greats of the game.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Last summer and fall, I asked for legislation to be drafted dealing with an array of education related matters. Included in the legislation was a provision that would essentially eliminate class basketball.
The Indiana General Assembly has complete...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Pacers president Larry Bird is on a mission to pack Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Pacers have rolled out a new ad campaign featuring the NBA champion and hall of famer.
The team now has the third best record in the eastern conference. Team officials hope...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The disappointment was acute. Now, the determination is strong.
Ricardo Ratliffe, the former Kecoughtan High star and the 2009-10 national junior college player of the year, led the nation by making 69 percent of his shots as a senior this season at...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Terrence Ross ensured Washington is 3-1 and back among the Pac-12 leaders - heading into four consecutive home games.
Ross scored 14 points and looked as cool as this city's morning snow while making a crucial 3-pointer as the shot clock was expiring,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Believe it or not, we're already at the halfway point of the Peninsula District basketball season. Didn't Phoebus just dust off another football championship a few days ago?
The boys' standings are jumbled with five teams at 6-3 or better. Which means...
| Mar 14, 2012
Former Oregon Ducks coach
Dick Harter, 81, the University of Oregon men's basketball coach whose Ducks team ended UCLA's 98-game home winning streak in 1976, died Monday at a South Carolina hospital, according to Island Funeral Home in...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:50 PM
University of Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self will be awarded the John R. Wooden Award’s “Legends of Coaching” honor in 2013, Coach Wooden’s daughter, Nan Wooden Muehlhausen, announced Wednesday at the annual Los Angeles...
| Apr 30, 2012
A bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...