Daily Archives: February 2, 2024

LeBron James isn’t getting traded, but it’s time for Lakers to think about how his time in L.A. will end

[ad_1] LeBron James has never been traded, but on Thursday, he was subject to some of the loudest rumors of his 21-year NBA career. For the time being, there’s very little reason to believe those rumors are going anywhere. The reporting did not come from one of the seasoned NBA news breakers you’d expect, and it has not been corroborated by …

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Keeping his cool: UConn’s Dan Hurley won’t take Rick Pitino’s bait as No. 1 Huskies and St. John’s meet in MSG showdown

[ad_1] Dan Hurley said he wasn’t going to give out any “clickbait” a day before his top-ranked UConn men’s basketball team makes its fourth trip of the season to Madison Square Garden for a matchup with Rick Pitino and St. John’s. The Huskies’ sixth-year head coach was anticipating the inevitable questions about a budding rivalry between head coaches, given Pitino’s …

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Jennie Baranczyk’s squad taking huge winning streak into Stillwater

[ad_1] In late December, things simply didn’t look good for Jennie Baranczyk’s squad heading into conference play. The Sooners were 6-5 and had lost three-straight games, capped off by an embarrassing 79-70 home loss against Southern in their final non-conference contest. It was reasonable to be pessimistic about the Sooners’ chances to be competitive in Big 12 play. Fast forward …

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Lakers forward Jarred Vanderbilt to be sidelined indefinitely

[ad_1] Forward Jarred Vanderbilt suffered a foot injury during the Lakers’ victory over the Celtics on Thursday night in Boston. He will be sidelined indefinitely as the team evaluates the injury. (Steven Senne / Associated Press) The Lakers are bracing to be without forward Jarred Vanderbilt for a significant time, people familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak …

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Todd Golden’s Gators push to build on upset win at Kentucky

[ad_1] GAINESVILLE — Florida coach Todd Golden’s Gators are ready to make a serious move— into the Top 25 and firmly into the NCAA Tournament conversation. UF’s overtime win Wednesday at Kentucky was a big step toward a return to the national rankings and relevancy, along with program’s first trip to the Big Dance since 2021. Whether Golden’s signature win …

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Northwestern coach Chris Collins fined, reprimanded for actions against Purdue basketball

[ad_1] ROSEMONT, Illinois − Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins has been fined $5,000 and reprimanded by the Big Ten for actions late in Wednesday’s game at Purdue. Collins came onto the court in the final seconds of overtime in Purdue’s 105-96 victory at Mackey Arena. Collins was ejected and Purdue was awarded four free throws for technical fouls against Collins …

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Northwestern coach Collins receives $5,000 fine, public reprimand from Big Ten after ejection

[ad_1] ROSEMONT, Ill. — Northwestern coach Chris Collins was handed a $5,000 fine and public reprimand from the Big Ten on Friday for violating the league’s sportsmanship policy at the end of the Wildcats’ overtime loss to No. 2 Purdue. The Big Ten handed out the punishment while noting the league “expects all contests involving a member institution to be …

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Three-in-four chance Arkansas falls Saturday against LSU

[ad_1] Neither Arkansas’ nor LSU’s basketball resume is the type that will have either team amped and ready for postseason basketball. But one of them is going to have to win when the two teams meet on Saturday in the basketball version of the Battle for the Boot. According to ESPN’s Basketball Power Index, the home-team Tigers are the favorite. …

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Michael Jordan championship sneaker set sells for $8 million at auction

[ad_1] Michael Jordan championship sneaker set sells for $8 million at auction originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago It costs a lot to be like Mike. Sotheby’s New York announced on Friday that a Dynasty Collection of the six Air Jordan sneakers Michael Jordan wore in the series-clinching games of his six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls sold for …

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Central Michigan’s women’s team forfeiting game at Kent State due to lack of available players

[ad_1] CLEVELAND — The Mid-American Conference said that Central Michigan’s women’s team must forfeit its game at Kent State because it “doesn’t have enough available student-athletes.” The game will not be rescheduled. Per conference rules, Kent State will be awarded a win, and Central Michigan gets a loss in the conference standings. The overall records will not be affected, per …

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Shooting star. Florida basketball guard Walter Clayton Jr. finding his stroke

[ad_1] Florida basketball guard Walter Clayton Jr. couldn’t recall hitting a bigger shot in his life then he did in the closing seconds of regulation on Wednesday night at No. 8 Kentucky. With the clock winding down and the Florida Gators down 84-81, Clayton side-stepped lunging Kentucky freshman guard Reed Sheppard, then drained a game-tying 3-point attempt with three seconds …

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The 2024 Eastern Conference NBA All-Stars BEST Moments ⭐

[ad_1] Never miss a moment with the latest news, trending stories and highlights to bring you closer to your favorite players and teams. [ad_2] Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1G6KtsKwHY Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Bracketology: North Carolina edges Kansas for a No. 1 seed in projected NCAA Tournament bracket

[ad_1] USATSI North Carolina remains on the top line of the updated Bracketology NCAA Tournament bracket, still as the fourth overall seed. Kansas has a pretty similar resume, but the quality of the Tar Heels’ wins and losses are still slightly better than those of the Jayhawks. Both will get big tests Saturday as Kansas hosts Houston and North Carolina …

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Newest NCAA Tournament bracketology has Auburn falling

[ad_1] As the last full month of basketball season begins before the postseason gets underway, new editions of bracketology are being released and the people are starting to pay attention. In the latest edition of USA TODAY Sports’ men’s tournament bracketology, the Auburn Tigers have fallen to a No. 6 seed after their win over Vanderbilt on Wednesday night. The …

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