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  • Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics

    Commentary: ESPN gives the cold shoulder to the Olympics
    ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics. Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
  • American University gets Patriot League berth

    American University gets Patriot League berth
    Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...
  • Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart suspended three games for pushing fan

    Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart suspended three games for pushing fan
    Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State's All-American guard, has been suspended three games by the Big 12 Conference for going into the stands and shoving a Texas Tech fan near the end of the 19th-ranked Cowboys' 65-61 loss Saturday night in Lubbock, Texas, the...
  • Lakers' struggles could lead to strong prospect in NBA draft

    Lakers' struggles could lead to strong prospect in NBA draft
    At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs. On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick. Currently, the Lakers have the...
  • Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery

    Primer for Lakers fans: Understanding the NBA draft lottery
    Lakers fans might not be especially familiar with the NBA draft lottery. With multiple injuries and a 16-28 record, the Lakers have the seventh-worst record in the league. A full 8½ games behind eighth-place Dallas (25-20) -- technically 9½ since...
  • Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick

    Michael Jordan says Bobcats will not tank games to get top draft pick
    On the heels of one NBA general manager telling ESPN The Magazine that his franchise will lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan scoffed at the suggestion Friday. "I don'...
  • With long road trip looming, Lakers plummeting to bottom of standings

    With long road trip looming, Lakers plummeting to bottom of standings
    The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference. With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26).  The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
  • Old Spice Classic: Marcus Smart thriving at Oklahoma State after shunning NBA

    Old Spice Classic: Marcus Smart thriving at Oklahoma State after shunning NBA
    Everybody wants a piece of Marcus Smart. And as accommodating as the Oklahoma State basketball star has been, his coach finally decided enough was enough after Smart's appearance on the ESPN GameDay set prior to the Cowboys' football battle with...
  • Old Spice Classic: No. 5 Oklahoma State fights off physical Purdue 97-87; Butler, Memphiis, LSU also win

    <b>Old Spice Classic:</b> No. 5 Oklahoma State fights off physical Purdue 97-87; Butler, Memphiis, LSU also win
    As Purdue cut a 23-point Oklahoma State lead down to four points Thursday afternoon in the opener of the Old Spice Classic, Cowboys coach Travis Ford told his team it was a good thing. "I was kinda like, 'What are you talking about? They're making a run...
  • Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8

    Lottery prospect Aaron Gordon advances with Arizona to NCAA Elite 8
    The Arizona Wildcats (No. 1 seed) advanced to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday with a hard-fought 70-64 win over the San Diego State Aztecs (No. 4). Arizona freshman Aaron Gordon finished with 15 points on 7-for-9 shooting with six rebounds...
  • Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight

    Julius Randle raises draft stock, helping Kentucky to Elite Eight
    Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight. Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...