| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Derrick Rose and USA Basketball traveled to New York on Sunday, setting up their base for a week of preparation that includes two more exhibition games in advance of the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
Rose did know and mention that travel itinerary, no...
| 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 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 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Dave Dickerson hasn't checked the resumes and accomplishments of all the college basketball coaches in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, yet the former Maryland assistant coach and player knows something about one who is on the brink of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:35 AM
When Mike Krzyzewski returned to Chicago last week to speak at the centennial celebration of his Catholic elementary school, he had two long talks with Tom Thibodeau.
The Duke Hall of Fame coach and USA Basketball head man heard encouraging news about...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Students remain on break, temps dipped to single digits, and tipoff was after 9 p.m. So even with undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse in town, Cassell Coliseum offered negligible homecourt advantage to Virginia Tech on Tuesday.
But when freshman Ben...
| Jan 14, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Ratings magnet Duke and its iconic arena, Cameron Indoor Stadium, were naturals for the ACC's Big Monday debut. With the league taking over the coveted television window from the Big East, ESPN wanted to showcase two of the...