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  • Cavs' move out of first round fueled by financial cost, ability to add picks

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio In the end, the Cavaliers decided the money it would've cost to select in the first round wasn't worth the talent available. By trading out of the first round of Thursday night's NBA draft, they added two quality second-round picks...
  • Former Hokies coach James Johnson reunites with former boss at Miami

     Former Hokies coach James Johnson reunites with former boss at Miami
    Constant competition and occasional backstabbing aside, coaches are a tight bunch. So when a fraternity member is out of work, invitations abound: attend games; observe practices; participate in staff meetings. James Johnson took full advantage of those...
  • Miles Simelton transfers to Lewis University from Lehigh

    Miles Simelton transfers to Lewis University from Lehigh
    Miles Simelton is coming home. The Oswego graduate, who played basketball the past two seasons for Lehigh University, is looking for an expanded role and has transferred to Lewis. Moving from an NCAA Division I to Division II school, the 6-foot junior...
  • UNC AD: On-field success 'overshadowed' by academic case

    North Carolina earned another high finish among Division I college sports programs after a season of strong tournament showings. The Tar Heels also dealt with another year of off-field issues, including an NCAA investigation into academics. In an...
  • Xavier forward James Farr expects to take on larger role as senior

    Xavier forward James Farr expects to take on larger role as senior
    James Farr, an Evanston native, started 26 games at forward for a Xavier men's basketball team that made the Sweet 16 earlier this year. He averaged 4.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 15.6 minutes as a junior during the 2014-15 season. Pioneer Press freelance...
  • Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor over D'Angelo Russell

    Lakers leaning toward drafting Jahlil Okafor over D'Angelo Russell
    The Lakers are leaning toward selecting Jahlil Okafor in Thursday's NBA draft, The Times has learned, giving the Duke center a late edge over Ohio State point guard D'Angelo Russell. The front office has debated which player to take, liking the...
  • Ira Winderman: How Justise was served to the Heat

    Ira Winderman: How Justise was served to the Heat
    The perception of Pat Riley is locked in, fixated, focused. Amid the mayhem, Riley, during his coaching days, would sit pregame on the bench diagramming one last set of plays, dark-blue pen on light-blue card stock, oblivious to balls ricocheting...
  • Former Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson hospitalized

    Former Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson hospitalized
    Former Illinois and New Mexico State men's basketball coach Lou Henson, who is set to be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame this fall, was in a Houston hospital awaiting tests due to a weakened immune system. The 83-year-old Henson became...
  • Dee Brown joins Illini athletic staff

    Dee Brown joins Illini athletic staff
    Former Illinois basketball star Dee Brown will join the university's athletic staff for the summer as a special assistant to athletic director Mike Thomas. Brown's duties are described like an ambassador for the program, assisting in recruiting in...
  • Duke's Justise Winslow ranks as the 2015 NBA Draft's top wing prospect

    Duke's Justise Winslow ranks as the 2015 NBA Draft's top wing prospect
    When Duke coaches reminisce about Justise Winslow's lone college season, they don't necessarily flash back to their NCAA Tournament championship-game victory over Wisconsin or even how Winslow toughed out the final stretch of the season with rib and...
  • Latvian prospect Kristaps Porzingis will tempt the Magic in the NBA Draft

    Latvian prospect Kristaps Porzingis will tempt the Magic in the NBA Draft
    Kristaps Porzingis might not have realized it at the time, but his dream of traveling to the United States and playing in the NBA started during his early childhood in Latvia. He spent hours in front of his family's TV watching movies and cartoons in...