| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:04 PM
MIDDLETOWN — NBA star Andre Drummond, a Middletown native, has made a $10,000 donation to the Middlesex YMCA to start a scholarship fund for local teens.
The scholarship program will give YMCA memberships to low-income students, who will be able...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:25 PM
The Sports Xchange
NBA roundup: 76ers acquire Teague from Nets
The Philadelphia 76ers obtained guard Marquis Teague and a 2019 second-round draft pick in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets on Friday for guard Casper Ware.
Reports indicated that the Nets...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Even in a preseason game, the Detroit Pistons' starting frontcourt of Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond can evoke fear in opposing teams. Smith combines speed and power. Monroe possesses an evolving arsenal of low-post moves. And Drummond ranks...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:52 AM
According to ESPN.com, Kobe Bryant is the 40th-best player in the NBA.
The sports website ranks nearly every player in the league annually prior to the season. Last year, Bryant was slotted 25th, with uncertainty surrounding his Achilles injury. The...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
So how do the Heat stack up individually with the wise guys? Put it this way, the greatest fascination is with a certain ex-Heat.
A look at Bovada.lv's latest offshore odds:
Odds to Win 2014-15 NBA Regular Season MVP
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Erik Spoelstra has entered training camp the past two seasons with a mantra of "letting go," that even from NBA championships, you have to move on.
Saturday, when training camp opens at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat will have no other...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Final cut day around the NFL, and Michael Sam was one of them. He's trying to become the first openly gay player in the league, and he said, via Twitter, "the journey continues."
Sam, a seventh-round draft pick, has always been considered a borderline...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Now, the only question becomes whether Derrick Rose reclaims his starting spot.
Rose, the starting point guard when USA Basketball captured gold at the 2010 World Championships in Turkey, was named one of 12 finalists for the FIBA World Cup that...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Prepare for another running of the Bulls in Spain.
With free-agent signee Pau Gasol firmly ensconced in his role for the Spanish national team, USA Basketball named Derrick Rose to the 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup that begins Saturday.
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WATERBURY – Andre Drummond was shaken up, and he was not alone. He saw Paul George go down with a broken right leg, and it was frightening.
"Seeing one of my good friends in the league go down," Drummond said. "I'm still trying to get over it....