| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain.
Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U.S. team at the 2010 World...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:21 AM
USA basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo confirmed the 19-player roster for the national team, headlined by 2012 gold medalists Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kevin Love and Anthony Davis.
The roster for the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected from...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
College athletic coaches continue to dominate the upper ranks of Maryland's public salary structure, with University of Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon, football coach Randy Edsall and women's basketball coach Brenda Frese ranking as the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Kentucky is raising more than the bar in an effort to keep John Calipari in Lexington, announcing a seven-year, $52.5 million contract loaded with annual retention bonuses to reward his loyalty to the program.
Calipari can make an average of $2.33...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Derrick Rose has been taking full contact on his surgically-repaired right torn meniscus since late in the Bulls' first-round playoff loss to the Wizards. He continues to take full contact and, by all accounts, looks strong in his rehabilitation from that...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The last summer of the Bulls inhabiting the Berto Center is the first summer of Derrick Rose's second act.
For weeks now, Rose has been playing five-on-five, taking full contact on his surgically-repaired knees and preparing to attend USA Basketball's...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Derrick Rose not recruiting Carmelo Anthony isn't a surprise. Derrick Rose saying he hasn't fully committed to participating in July's USA Basketball minicamp is.
Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday he remains uncertain if he will participate in the camp,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful that Derrick Rose will participate in USA Basketball’s minicamp at the end of July.
“All indications have been that he would participate," general manager Gar Forman said Monday. "We’ll visit with him...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:14 PM
USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski tried to put a stop to Carmelo Anthony's reputation as a ball-stopper.
"I love Carmelo," Krzyzewski said by phone Monday. "I've been with him from the start when I took over USA Basketball. He's been a great...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Count coach Mike Krzyzewski as one of many Chicagoans hoping to see Derrick Rose return to form.
Rose was named Monday as one of 19 players on the USA World Cup national team training camp roster, which will practice in Las Vegas from July 28 to Aug....