Syracuse Orange coach Jim Boehim has backtracked on his extremely strong backing of assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine who has been accused of sexually abusing minor boys.
Boehim went as far as to call the accuser a liar in his statements last week defending his longtime friend.
Fine was fired by Syracuse this afternoon after the audio [...]
Jay-Z says that the New Jersey Nets will keep the team nickname and will be the Brooklyn Nets starting with the 2012-13 season according to ESPN.
“I can’t wait, for those Knicks, a.k.a. Manhattan Knicks, to step out of the way for what will surely be our NBA champions, the Brooklyn Nets,” he said.
The rap mogul [...]
Former college basketball player Phil Heath, who was a guard at the University of Denver, is bodybuilding’s new Mr. Olympia after beating out Jay Cutler (4-time winner) for the title in Las Vegas.
Heath becomes only the 13th man in history to win the prestigious title.
Read More on Heath’s Transformation HERE
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Today, it was reported that former Tennessee Vols basketball coach Bruce Pearl would be handed a 3-year ’show-cause’ penalty from the NCAA. One of the harshest penalties the NCAA can levy against a (former) head coach.
The University, according to the report, wouldn’t be penalized any further.
The report if true will bring a bit of closure for the [...]
ESPN’s Andy Katz is reporting that the NCAA will announce on Wednesday that former Tennessee Vols men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl will be handed a 3-year ‘Show Cause’ ban for NCAA violations that took place while Pearl was at the University.
A show-cause penalty means a school wanting to hire a coach serving that penalty must [...]
Tennessee Lady Vols head basketball coach Pat Head Summitt has been diagnosed with early onset dementia according to Go Vols Xtra.
Early onset dementia is a type of Alzheimers.
Summitt had noticed symptoms for several months that something was amiss with her:
Months of erratic behavior had left Tennessee women’s basketball coach bewildered, scared and asking herself “What’s [...]
NBC Sports is reporting that a “drug-related assault” took place at Memphis Grizzlies’ PF Zach Randolph’s home in Oregon over the weekend.
At 12:30 a.m. this morning, detectives with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office’s homicide and violent crimes unit served the warrant at Randolph’s home, at 1425 SW Turner Road.
Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. James Rhodes said Randolph [...]
The Georgetown Hoyas, much like the U.S. economy, got owned in China last night when a fight broke out between the Hoyas and Chinese professional team Bayi Rockets.
The game had already been stopped a couple of times when suddenly one of the best basketball brawls of all-time suddenly unfolded. It started in the Hoyas backcourt [...]
LeBron James was spreading his empire to Taiwan this week for a Nike event when he found himself in a game of 5-5 with some vertically challenged local products.
LeBron went all dribble-athon before the Taiwanese player stripped him off the ball, dribbled the length of the court, and dunked on LeBron as King James tried [...]
Kevin Durant was back streetballing last night in New York City. Earlier this week he scored 66 points at NYC’s famed Rucker Park.
This time Durant was displaying his mad skills at Dyckman Park in Washington Heights, and KD brought Timberwolves problem child Michael Beasley with him this time.
Beasley is a time bomb waiting to go [...]