NBA preview: who will win the Championship?

June Park & Yahya Salih, Staff Writers

October 30, 2015

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With 6.9 seconds on the clock, Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith throws a desperation three-pointer from way downtown. The ball sails through the air and bricks off the rim, bouncing into Golden State Warriors guard Stephen... Read more »

Warriors, Rockets, Hawks, Cavaliers in playoffs

Zach Lindsey, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

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The 2014-15 season has been a whirlwind for many teams in the National Basketball Association. Now, with the NBA playoffs having gotten cranked up on April 18, 16 teams are vying for the coveted NBA Championship. Each of the... Read more »

Tranfers threaten D-1 basketball

Ian Penny, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

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The list of college basketball players departing their college basketball programs is extensive. A plethora of Division I players — 420 as of April 25 — are transferring to other basketball programs, including University... Read more »

34-year-old NBA player takes leap of faith, comes out

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

May 10, 2013

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At least 27 athletes from Olympians to Little League players have publically declared being gay or lesbian in the past few years. However, none of those have been a part of a major team sport while they were still playing. Now,... Read more »

NBA “one-and-done” mandate causing controversy

John Kluepfel, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

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Jamal Sampson. Shawne Williams. Rodney White. To those outside of the basketball world, many ask, “Who?” These players are identified as draft busts that never fulfilled their potential upon leaving for the National Basketball... Read more »

Minority coaches remain the minority in all sports

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2013

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Twenty-four white National Football League head coaches. Four minority NFL head coaches. Twenty-four white National Basketball Association coaches. Four minority NBA head coaches. You do the math. “In the NFL, you’ve got... Read more »

2013 Sprite Slam ‘flunk’ Contest

John Kleupfel, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

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Gone are the days when superstars like Air Jordan, Clyde Drexler, Julius Erving and Vince Carter graced the Slam Dunk Contest with their presence. Today’s Slam Dunk Contest needs reform. At first glance, the 2013 Sprite... Read more »