| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:54 PM
BLACKSBURG — Virginia will have to manage two particularly challenging stretches of Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball games if it hopes to repeat as conference champions, while Virginia Tech must get used to road life early and late...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Miley Cyrus and other pop music stars are wondering whether they'll walk away with honors from the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, another contender looking to emerge a winner isn't a person at all: the Forum in Inglewood....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:59 PM
After three straight exits in the Northeast Conference tournament quarterfinals, the Central Connecticut men's basketball team is one of the favorites in the NEC. The Blue Devils, who received three first-place votes, were picked to finish second to St....
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — On June 26, Elfrid Payton became a Philadelphia 76er.
That night, the Sixers used the 10th pick of the 2014 NBA Draft to select Payton out of Louisiana-Lafayette. When Payton heard his name called, he walked up to the stage at...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
So how do you speed up NBA games? One of the considerations is shortening them.
The NBA announced Tuesday that Sunday's exhibition between the Nets and Celtics will be played with four 11-minute quarters, instead of the traditional 12-minute quarters....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:52 AM
A weekend preseason date between the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets will be a trial case for an abbreviated game length of 44 minutes.
The game Sunday at Barclays Center will be reduced as the NBA examines "the flow of a shorter game as compared to...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:12 AM
With nine promising newcomers, including transfers Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan, expectations are high for Miami's basketball team, which leaves for a basketball tour of Spain later this month.
Thursday, the school announced its non-conference...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.
As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:13 PM
After months of task force meetings, community outcry and job fairs designed to draw city residents, Allentown officials say their efforts have begun to pay off.
Roughly 300 people have been hired to work at the soon-to-open PPL Center and two-thirds of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:34 AM
Unlike Mark Turgeon's first three years at Maryland, when a lack of early-season road experience and not many tough non-league games left his men’s basketball team a little ill-prepared for what it would face in the ACC, the Terps should be more...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It was just past 2 a.m. on one of those "what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" Saturday nights, and a capacity crowd of more than 3,000 revelers inside the Strip's epically proportioned nightclub Hakkasan Las Vegas were tripping the light fantastic. To...