Kevin Durant is at an airhead

Kevin Durant (left)photo: AP That is if reports are to be believed, and it would depend on which side this slithered out from. Smart money is on the Brooklyn side, but then again watching Kevin Durant throughout his career, this is the kind of hijinx he would think shines kindly on him. It’s been pretty … Read more

Legion team from Creighton Prep beats in-state rival for trip to World Series | NE Prep Zone

RAPID CITY, SD — Five Points Bank (Omaha Creighton Prep) overcame a four-run deficit Sunday to punch its ticket to the American Legion World Series. The Junior Jays rallied for a 7-4 victory to capture the Central Plains Regional. Five Points Bank (41-12) will start play Thursday at the eight-team World Series in Shelby, North … Read more

Warriors Sign Summer League Star Mac McClung, Two Others

Getty Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors warms up in front of general manager Bob Myers and head coach Steve Kerr during media day prior to the start of the NBA Finals at Chase Center on June 01, 2022 in San Francisco, California. The Golden State Warriors will play the Boston Celtics in … Read more

Column: NFL lets bad boy owners get off with slap on wrist

After Donald Sterling’s racist ramblings were exposed to the world, the NBA moved quickly to banish him from the league. Sure, the forced sale of the Los Angeles Clippers Sterling made even richer, but it sent a clear signal that such behavior would not be tolerated, even from the guys with the biggest checkbooks. Then … Read more

NCAA hoops leagues grapple with unequal pay for women’s refs

The NCAA earned praise last year when it agreed to pay referees at its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture only cost about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay annually to broadcast March Madness. Now, as the NCAA examines various disparities across men’s and women’s sports, pressure is … Read more

NCAA apologizes to women’s teams for weight room inequities

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — NCAA basketball administrators apologized to the women’s basketball players and coaches after inequities between the men’s and women’s tournament went viral on social media and vowed to do better. NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt vowed to do better during a Zoom call Friday morning, a day after photos … Read more

Does playing video games affect Kyler Murray’s NFL play?

Kyler Murrayphoto: AP Sports fans, especially NBA fans, I’m sure are familiar with the family of viruses the “Miami Flu,” the “LA Flu,” etc. It can be caught in places with a pleasant year-round climate and a plethora of places for young, rich people with lots of energy to party when their teams visit. The … Read more

Trade Value Rankings: The Top 20 Power Forwards in the NBA

POINT GUARDS / SHOOTING GUARDS /SMALL FORWARDS / CENTERS / TOP 100 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee) Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Guaranteed money left: $188,855,520 by 2025-262021/22 stats: 29.9 ppg, 11.6 rpg, 5.8 apg, 55.3 FG%, 29.3 3P%Agent: Alex Saratsis Even if the Bucks window were to close soon and another team offers all their best … Read more

Warriors Trade Proposal Flips Jordan Poole For Hield, Assets

Getty Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers, left, and Warriors head coach Steve Kerr stood on stage during a news conference at the Warriors headquarters. The Golden State Warriors fielded the most expensive roster to ever step onto an NBA court in 2021-22. Next season, the franchise will do it again. The Dubs already … Read more

Quincy Ballard is impact Wichita State basketball transfer

Florida State transfer Quincy Ballard, a 7-foot sophomore center, took an official visit to Wichita State on Saturday. Quincy Ballard Courtesy A fresh start is what Quincy Ballard believes was necessary to jumpstart his career. The Wichita State men’s basketball coaches believe the Shockers could be the beneficiaries if the 7-foot center does fulfill his … Read more