Boston Pride defeat Connecticut Whale in PHF

The Boston Pride beat the Connecticut Whale in the Isobel Cup Final.Screenshot: PHF While NC State and UConn were producing the college basketball game of the year in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament, professional women’s hockey was also having a blinder on its biggest night as well. The Boston Pride beat the Connecticut … Read more

Let’s not put Chet Holmgren in the Hall of Fame just yet

Chet Holmgreen: A solid player? Yes! One of the best ever? No! Certainly not yet, at least! What?Photo: Getty Images One of the favorite pastimes of sports enthusiasts has always been player comparisons. That’s especially true with college players heading into any professional sport. With basketball prospects, these comparisons begin in high school and follow … Read more

The people who wanted Juwan Howard and Penny Hardaway fired a few months ago… where’d they go?

Juwan Howard (l.) and Penny HardawayPhoto: Getty Images What started with a press conference and a “postgame scuffle” has turned into predictable praise. Because when you win, people conveniently forget that just a few weeks earlier they wanted you unemployed. Back in January, Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway said something that every coach has wanted … Read more

What’s next for Emoni Bates, Memphis’ struggling five-star wing

Image: Getty (Getty Images) Jalen Duren and Chet Homgren’s matchup in the Round of 32 provided a preview of two future lottery picks in the upcoming NBA Draft. Holmgren and Duren didn’t exactly light it up, but they gave scouts a glimpse of two future franchise cornerstones. Meanwhile, Memphis forward Emoni Bates was head and … Read more

Ryan Turell wants to be the first Orthodox Jew to play basketball in the NBA

Yeshiva’s Ryan Turell looking to make NBA history.Image: Getty Images It’s not just about him. Yeshiva University’s Ryan Turell clearly gets that, much in the same vein as Brian Flores with his recent lawsuit Against the NFL, trying to put a greater focus on equal treatment of minorities in the league knows it’s not just … Read more

LSU fires Will Wade for multiple NCAA infractions

Will Wade is finally out at LSU.Photo: Getty Images It took way too long to oust Will Wade from his place atop LSU men’s basketball, but the deserved guillotine finally made its swift chop on Saturday afternoon, a major moment in the 4-year-plus NCAA investigation into wrongdoing surrounding his time in Baton Rouge. Wade was … Read more

Will Wade’s LSU benefit scandal resurfaces in NIL era

LSU’s Will Wade is under investigation by the NCAA.Image: Getty Images For 50 years, NCAA Narcs were the equivalent of law enforcement locking up standing citizens for possession. Rather than actively fighting for the rights that they were forced to finally accept last year, their Infractions Committee doggedly pursued victimless crimes like Rick Majeris paying … Read more

Will Wade’s LSU benefit scandal resurfaces in NIL era

LSU’s Will Wade is under investigation by the NCAA.Image: Getty Images For 50 years, NCAA Narcs were the equivalent of law enforcement locking up standing citizens for possession. Rather than actively fighting for the rights that they were forced to finally accept last year, their Infractions Committee doggedly pursued victimless crimes like Rick Majeris paying … Read more