The defending NCAA women's basketball champions have opted out of playing against Brigham Young University this upcoming season after a recent incident where a fan directed a racial slur toward a Black volleyball player from Duke during a game at BYU.
- MMA Junkie
The year is 2022 and Mickey Mouse is out here catching strays.
- The Root
No one has ever accused women’s college basketball coach Kim Mulkey of being the warm and fuzzy type. That’s never been more apparent than in her response to former player Brittney Griner’s wrongful detainment in Russia.
Mali's Salimatou Kourouma and Kamite Elisabeth Dabou were involved in an altercation after Mali was eliminated from the tournament on Monday.
- Warriors Wire
The Warriors will open training camp with 20 players on the roster.
The Celtics are seeking permission from the Clippers to talk to former assistant coach Jay Larranaga about rejoining the team and serving on Joe Mazzulla’s staff, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
- Nets Wire
Nets coach Steve Nash opens up on his relationship with Kevin Durant.
Kobe Bryant was determined to set the tone for Team USA at the 2008 Olympics, so he blew up his Lakers teammate Pau Gasol's screen in a game against Spain.
- NBC Sports BayArea
James Wiseman is using his first training camp to answer lingering questions about his ability.
- Charlotte Observer
The signing reunites LiAngelo Ball with his younger brother, LaMelo, just in time for training camp, which begins Tuesday at the Novant Health Training Facility.
During the NBA offseason, Kevin Durant was at the top of the conversation when it came to his trade...
- Tar Heels Wire
The UNC basketball program is ranked No. 1 in Andy Katz updated power 36 rankings for the 2022-23 season.
- South Florida Sun Sentinel
Heat’s Jimmy Butler shoots down playing power forward (and shows off new hairstyle); Herro downplays starting role, extension
When it comes to Jimmy Butler potentially playing power forward this season, the Miami Heat’s leading man said Monday that his team had better start considering Plan B. With power forward P.J. Tucker having left in free agency for the Philadelphia 76ers, and with the Heat not signing an outside replacement, Butler was asked at the team’s media day at FTX Arena if he would be willing to play ...
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Jae Crowder didn't attend Monday's media day as he and Phoenix Suns have "mutually agreed" he won't attend training camp that begins Tuesday.
- LA Times
As the Lakers' media day unfolded, an awkward march of a combative Russell Westbrook and a weary Rob Pelinka shows the team is again in trouble.
- NBC Sports BayArea
Following the Warriors' championship run, the 19-year-old explained what he took away from the experience.
- Kansas City Star
It’s an old injury that has resurfaced. The Jayhawks’ 20th-year coach won’t need surgery.
- Associated Press
It's been 28 years since China last won a medal at the World Cup, finishing second in the 1994 games. With a dominant inside presence, led by Han Xu and Li Yueru, plus talented shooters and quick guards, the Chinese team has gotten off to a strong start in Australia and could find its way onto the podium. China is 3-1 in pool play, with the lone loss coming against the U.S. In the three victories, the Chinese team won by an average of 48 points and scored close to 100 points a game.
23-year-old Charlotte Hornets guard LiAngelo Ball and former Love & Hip Hop Hollywood reality star Nikki Mudarris, also known as
- NBC Sports Philadelphia
Ben Simmons is back in the NBA as a real basketball player, but will he actually be a shooter now - or is he still the same old confounding dude he was in Philly? By Adam Hermann
- Dolphins Wire
These players could help out for a week or two, or they could be season-long difference-makers.