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What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics

What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics

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Five burning questions for USA Basketball as the FIBA World Cup gets underway To claim gold, Coach Gregg Popovich's undermanned team must overcome a shortage of play-makers, a demanding schedule and superstar opponents like Giannis Antetokounmpo....
03:51, 09/01/2019

After Pan Am Games slam dunk, 3x3 basketball looks towards Olympics The front page of FIBA's website offers a little teaser about its latest project: "From the streets to the Olympics" says basketball's world governing body in a pitch for the 3x3 version of the game....
05:51, 07/30/2019

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
22:34, 09/18/2019

Kentucky Derby FAQ: What's next and other burning questions Still have questions about Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby and wonder what happens next on the Triple Crown trail? Here's a handy guide....
03:17, 05/07/2019

Ask TechRadar your burning Back to School questions in our Twitter AMA If you've got questions heading into this year's Back to School season, we want to be here to help. That's why we're running an Ask Me Anything question and answer session on Twitter this week, July 31 (10am ET/7am PT) through August 2 (4pm ET/1pm PT).If you follow us on Twitter ...
03:51, 07/30/2019

MLB's burning second-half questions: The return of the 60-home run season? Christian Yelich might reach the 60-HR plateau, but that is just one of the questions that'll be answered in the second half of MLB season.       ...
20:17, 07/11/2019

Blazin' Saddles: 10 burning questions following the 2019 Tour de France "After Colombia\u0027s first ever Tour de France victory, it\u0027s time to look back at the last three weeks and gauge the achievements of Egan Bernal el al. Our cycling correspondent Felix Lowe answers the questions at the tip of everyone\u0027s tongues following an enthralling, yet ultimately ant...
18:51, 07/31/2019

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minutes after the film ended. The film ripped me apart, and I had plenty of questions for the director, Stefon Bristol. After looking for comfort on Twitter,...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Watch: Tom Hiddleston says 'Loki' series 'will answer' burning fan questions on 'Late Show' Tom Hiddleston said on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" that his upcoming "Loki" series on Disney+ will answer questions fans have about his villainous Marvel character....
21:01, 09/17/2019

Why didn’t Daenerys torch Euron, whose side is Jaime on, and more burning Game Of Thrones questions We learned a lot from Game Of Thrones’ “The Last Of The Starks,” like how coffeehouses are already gentrifying the North, you should never sit near Tormund when he’s drunk, and the guy who makes giant crossbows is now the richest person in Westeros. But the episode raised plenty of questions, too, a...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Argentina forfeit Pan-Am basketball game after wearing wrong colour jerseys Argentinians were supposed to wear white but wore blueLoss means team cannot compete in medal roundsArgentina’s women’s basketball team had to forfeit their match against Colombia at the Pan American Games on Wednesday after they wore the wrong colour uniforms. The penalty means they can no longer a...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
15:17, 07/22/2019

Argentina women's basketball team forced to forfeit game after wearing wrong uniform You'd be hard-pressed to think of a more painful tournament exit than what happened to the Argentina women's basketball team.       ...
05:34, 08/09/2019

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests. The case is said to involve three “whereabouts failures” over 12 months, meaning it can be treated as a positive test...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is meant to showcase Japan's strengths in the field....
17:51, 09/05/2019

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. Russia was reinstated after it turned over data on athlete’s drug use at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and other ...
00:51, 09/22/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Your burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original.        ...
19:34, 05/21/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Four burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original.        ...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Where the heck is Will Smith in 'Men In Black: International' and other burning questions With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
18:34, 06/13/2019

'Toy Story 4': Your burning Forky questions, existential and otherwise, answered In Pixar's "Toy Story 4," new toy Forky comes to life after Bonnie makes him. Here's how you can make him, too, and why he's not called "Sporky."        ...
01:51, 06/26/2019

'Men in Black: International' burning questions: Where the heck is Will Smith? With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

How the heck did Disney make 'The Lion King' feel so real? Your burning questions, answered "The Lion King" is so visually stunning that you're going to ask, 'How did they make it so real?" We answer this and other burning questions.        ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
08:17, 07/24/2019

WeWork's List of Potential Conflicts Adds to Questions Ahead of IPO Losses at WeWork’s parent aren’t the only concern mounting about the shared-office company as it prepares to go public. Some of its practices push the boundaries of traditional corporate governance, analysts and investors say....
01:17, 09/08/2019

Phil Neville questions US ‘etiquette’ ahead of semi-final "England manager Phil Neville said he\u0027s not happy that team officials from the United States scoped out their hotel as they prepare to face each other in the semi-finals of the Women\u0027s World Cup."...
17:17, 07/01/2019

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?        ...
08:17, 08/13/2019

Pelosi refuses questions as Judiciary Committee moves ahead on impeachment A testy Nancy Pelosi ripped reporters Thursday for peppering her with questions about impeachment after the House Judiciary Committee approved rules for its investigation into President Trump. “I’m not answering any more questions on investigations,” Pelosi told reporters at her weekly press confere...
05:19, 09/13/2019

‘Wrong place at the wrong time’: how the US-China trade war is putting the squeeze on Australia Donald Trump’s trade war may force Australia to choose between democracy and profitsWhen Canberra’s finest strategic thinkers released a white paper in 2012 about Australia’s place in the Asia-Pacific region, the country’s choices seemed obvious. There was even a suggestion that everything was writt...
03:00, 09/21/2019

Teen asks wrong girl to prom in now-viral video: 'Johnny, you picked the wrong house' Though many teen dreams are made of surprise promposals involving doughnuts, one high schooler from Nevada probably thought he was hallucinating when the wrong girl opened the door....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
22:51, 08/09/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
01:17, 06/12/2019

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on were being called off, citing the absurd costs, impossibility of staging outdoor events due to clima...
21:00, 08/08/2019

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here....
04:34, 08/16/2019

New England Is Burning Up As Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate endlessly whether or not the threat of climate change is worth potentially losing a few voters, there’s this news out of New England: Boston, Hartford, CT, Portland, ME, and Manchester, NH all just had their warmest month on record....
01:17, 08/01/2019

Why the Amazon Is Burning The number of fires raging in the Amazon rainforest this month is the highest in a decade, putting the environmental policies of Brazil’s president in the global spotlight....
18:51, 08/28/2019

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 06/30/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronics....
14:17, 07/25/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
11:00, 06/11/2019

10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio produced several quality boxers who turned professional in the months and years that followed. Here are 10 of the best The post 10 of the best pros to emerge from the 2016 Olympics appeared first on Boxing News....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games next summer in Tokyo....
15:00, 09/18/2019

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
06:00, 06/18/2019

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What started in 1986 as a small shindig in San Francisco has since escalated into a global phenomenon with tens of thousands of people in attendance. Each year, ...
05:17, 08/29/2019

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here....
06:17, 08/10/2019

Sunday Comics: Why Is Everything Burning? Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
18:51, 09/01/2019

Causes and treatments for a burning chest There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the causes and treatments here....
07:34, 09/07/2019

Causes and treatments for burning legs Muscle soreness, injuries, sunburns, and nerve damage can all cause a burning sensation in the legs. Learn more about the causes and how to treat them here....
03:18, 09/19/2019

Fire burning near Sonoita SONOITA- Officials with the Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department are monitoring a wildfire that promoted evacuation notices Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say the Windmill fire started near Camp Crittenden. The fire is estimated at around 60 acres. Firefighters issued an evacuation request for people livin...
10:17, 06/10/2019

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possible causes and their treatments here....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
15:17, 05/27/2019

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
01:51, 07/25/2019

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
17:17, 07/24/2019

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics PARIS (AP) — Kylian Mbappe is looking forward to a busy summer in 2020. The 20-year-old France forward, who helped his national team win the World Cup last year, wants to play at both the 2020 European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics. Soon after France qualified for the Olympic tournament by rea...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
23:34, 09/18/2019

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer to the world of esports over the last few years. Its latest toe dip into the water comes in the form of a $500,000 gaming tournament hosted with Intel,...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination....
13:34, 08/27/2019

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
07:34, 07/22/2019

USA, Red Bull create pathway to 3-on-3 Olympics teams USA Basketball has partnered with Red Bull for a series of 3-on-3 events to help determine who could represent the U.S. at the 2020 Olympics.        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods: 'Would I like to play in the Olympics? Yes' – video Tiger Woods has said that featuring for the USA in the 2020 Olympics remains firmly on his radar. The Masters champion was speaking to media at Bethpage Black Course ahead of the US PGA Championship, which he has won four times in the past.Tiger Woods says recent rest gives him ‘best chance’ of US P...
22:00, 05/14/2019

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Shirtless Tongan is aiming for his 3rd Olympics in 2020 Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan man who gained immediate fame when he went shirtless during the Parade of Nations in the past two Olympics, is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo....
19:17, 04/29/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,” home to at least 70% of the 10,00...
23:51, 08/31/2019

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area. Pima County Sheriff’s Office says the fire does not appear to be a threat to any homes. Catalina Highway remains open t...
16:34, 08/23/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,” home to at least 70% of the 10,00...
19:51, 08/31/2019

Who's Burning the Amazon? Rampant Capitalism Market forces and the administration of Jair Bolsonaro are supercharging the deforestation that's imperiling the world's biggest tropical rainforest....
14:17, 08/28/2019

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON (AP) — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid says coal hasn’t contributed to the U.K. electricity mix since the afternoon of May 1. The landmark was reached two years after Britain had its fir...
17:34, 05/08/2019

Burning man OK with attendance cap; will fight searches Burning Man organizers say they won’t challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans to cap their attendance at current levels under a new 10-year permit but they will fight any move toward federally-sanctioned screenings for weapons and drugs....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Some of Detroit’s new streetlights dimming, burning out DETROIT (AP) — Officials say some of Detroit’s new LED streetlights are prematurely dimming and burning out in parts of the city and thousands more could fail. The Detroit News reports a letter from the Public Lighting Authority’s law firm says problems were discovered la...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the years b......
18:00, 07/24/2019

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
19:34, 07/05/2019

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
10:34, 07/24/2019

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on track to become the youngest female to compete at...
00:00, 09/15/2019

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released on Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies stat...
19:17, 07/23/2019

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center Lexington (LEX 18) — Former Kentucky national champion and current Charlotte Hornets guard, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, was back in Lexington Sunday helping out with the Special Olympics at the Joe Craft Ce...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Friday morning. Kenny Helm, 19, is a Special Olympic athlete from Bullitt County who is on the Autism spectrum. “I had been getting into the spirit o...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intelligence driven 3D tracking of athletes to augment broadcasts of events during the Games....
11:34, 09/11/2019

| McIlroy wants to golf for Ireland in 2020 Tokyo Olympics Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy said on Tuesday he wants to play for Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, thrilled at the chance to fulfill a boyhood dream....
02:51, 05/15/2019

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
11:34, 09/03/2019

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Tiger Woods eyes a career first: Playing in the Olympics Tiger Woods on Tuesday said he’d “like’’ to play in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies. “I’ve never played in the Olympics, and I’m sure that I won’t have many more opportunities going forward at 43 years old now to play in many Olympics,’’ Woods said. “Yes, that would be a first for......
07:00, 05/15/2019

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  Here’s more from our Monday sportscast:...
07:34, 09/03/2019

Olympics: Tongan Taufatofua looks to be dual threat in Tokyo Tongan Pita Taufatofua, who set social media ablaze when he went shirtless during the opening and closing ceremonies in the past two Olympics, on Wednesday said he is aiming to qualify for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo in two sports....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Olympics: Bach says 'impressed' with Queensland 2032 bid plans International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has praised Southeast Queensland's early planning for a potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games after meeting with the mayor of Brisbane on Monday....
16:17, 05/06/2019

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
10:17, 06/24/2019

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
14:51, 06/24/2019

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who......
20:00, 08/20/2019

Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics The Italian city edged out Stockholm, Sweden to host the games in seven years time. Milan and Stockholm were the two cities left after four others pulled out due to worries over project size and costs....
18:34, 06/24/2019

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Why insider says 2026 Olympics wouldn’t have been good fit for Calgary Rob Livingstone with GamesBids.com said Calgary would have lost to Sweden or Italy because of the way the International Olympic Committee was weighing bids....
03:51, 06/25/2019

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:17, 07/02/2019

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland....
20:34, 06/23/2019

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
13:00, 07/18/2019

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.“That is the plan, for sure,” Curry t...
19:34, 09/18/2019

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Twitter teams up with NBC for live 2020 Olympics coverage NBC is slightly loosening its firm grasp on its Olympic Games broadcast rights. It's teaming up with Twitter to bring limited live coverage and highlights, along with a daily 20-minute Olympics show, to Twitter's website and apps during the Tokyo 202......
22:17, 07/25/2019

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into allegations the opera star sexually harassed women       ...
06:17, 08/30/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 archery venue unveiled The archery venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially unveiled on Sunday, the first completed venue built specifically for the Games....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Get wistful for the OrgyDome with these Burning Man missed connections The crowds of sweaty-pitted, shiny-shirted pyrotechnic enthusiasts who gather in the Nevada desert every year to enjoy Burning Man’s “radical self-expression,” networking opportunities, and awful toilet hygiene need love too. With all the chrome shining in the sun blinding their vision during the da...
23:00, 09/06/2019

The Latest: Dozens killed on Russian burning jet MOSCOW (AP) — The latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Russian officials have given out conflicting numbers on a fiery airline accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, but they indicate at least 40 people died. Elena Markovskaya, a spok...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze, dubbed as the Red Ridge Fire, was ignited by a lightning strike. PCSD said...
03:51, 07/23/2019

DJ Flume breaks silence on sex act video from Burning Man He’s back with a metaphorical booty. After days of silence, DJ Flume has publicly commented on the viral video of him performing an X-rated sex act live on stage at Burning Man 2019. “It was a joke (sorry mum),” the Australian entertainer captioned the selfie he posted to Instagram...
05:00, 09/06/2019

This Crater In Middle Of A Desert Has Been Burning For Nearly 50 Years The Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan has been ominously dubbed the Door to Hell by locals. It has been burning for over 40 years in the middle of a desert....
01:34, 09/13/2019

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heavy smoke and can be seen burning from far away. Mul...
06:17, 07/15/2019

Bavaria honors boy for rescuing sister from burning car Kenan Buyukhan, 10, has become the youngest-ever recipient of Bavaria's St. Christopher Medal. The Nuremberg boy risked his life to pull his younger sister from a burning car....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were spreading quickly, so he said he acted to keep them...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man organizers had proposed raising the current 80,000...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers and novels – fact and fiction – are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have come to find that fiction and non-fiction are simpl...
07:51, 09/19/2019

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.        ...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Green Valley Fire Department, the fire is currently burning eight to 10 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees. Initially, structures were threa...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Nicholasville Woman Rescued From Burning Duplex JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Nicholasville firefighters rushed into a burning duplex to rescue a woman Wednesday morning. Deana Rittenberry told LEX 18 she and her husband awoke to flames in the bedroom of her friend’s apartment. She’s paralyzed after a pair of strokes, and her ...
13:34, 05/16/2019

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pro-business president, who is backed by the country's so-called "beef caucus."...
18:34, 08/23/2019

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old college student and video game enthusiast, created a Facebook page as a joke: Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us. He proposed the raid take place...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Virginia man gets 5 years in prison for burning dog to death RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia man will serve five years in prison without parole for the death of a pit bull that was tied to a fence, covered in accelerant and set on fire. Richmond police announced Wednesday that the sentence was part of 20-year-old Jyahshua A. Hill’s plea agreement. The dog wa...
14:17, 08/29/2019

Missouri man sentenced for killing son, burning body CALIFORNIA, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old central Missouri man who admitted killing his 1-year-old son and burning the body has been sentenced to life in prison. Matthew Hamm, of Fortuna, was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in the boy’s May 2017 death. He ple...
16:00, 06/28/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
01:17, 05/30/2019

| No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned in her party conference speech that a no-deal Brexit would be like "burning your house down" as she pledged to cancel Britain's departure from the EU altogether....
16:03, 09/18/2019

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it Soaring in a plane above the Amazon isn't meant to sting your eyes with smoke and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. Yet the fires conjured what you're never meant to witness: what the end of the world looks like....
09:00, 09/04/2019

Man found dead at Burning Man under suspicious circumstances A New Zealand man attending Burning Man was found dead at the Nevada festival under suspicious circumstances, authorities said. Shane Billingham, 33, was found unresponsive in his vehicle around 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his campsite in the Black Rock Desert, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported. He was br...
00:18, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Refinery fire controlled but still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 5 p.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is controlled and contained but still burning more than 12 hours after it started. Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy says the blaze at Philadelphia...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Olympics: Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic state-sponsored doping program....
10:51, 05/04/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
18:00, 07/05/2019

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November 5 for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!...
17:34, 08/20/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, amid a deepening history and trade feud....
15:34, 09/11/2019

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
20:00, 07/05/2019

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Players will compete in Street Fighter V and Rocket League for a price......
03:34, 09/12/2019

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film athletes in the 100-meter and other sprinting events. Algorithms will then analyze the biomechanics......
03:34, 09/12/2019

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
05:00, 07/23/2019

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
05:51, 07/25/2019

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out.       ...
06:00, 09/06/2019

US women's volleyball team secures Tokyo Olympics bid The U.S. women's volleyball team has secured an Olympic berth for next summer's Tokyo Games, beating Argentina in straight sets at a Tokyo Women's Volleyball Qualification Tournament       ...
23:17, 08/04/2019

Olympics: Two athletes positive for steroids in London 2012 retests - IOC Two athletes who competed in the London 2012 Olympics tested positive for anabolic steroids following retests of their seven-year-old samples, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday....
14:51, 05/10/2019

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
18:34, 08/08/2019

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
12:51, 08/10/2019

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
08:17, 07/23/2019

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
13:51, 08/13/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
05:34, 08/09/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Japan's Olympics chief....
10:00, 06/20/2019

Olympics: As Games suitors dwindle, sport still good business, says LA While another reduced bid process was completed on Monday with Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo winning the 2026 Winter Olympics, the Los Angeles Sport Council (LASC) released a report that said sport, including the Games, is good business....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time       ...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics berth....
17:34, 09/19/2019

Watch: IOC choosing between Italy, Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee will vote Monday on the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games, a competition between Stockholm-Are in Sweden and Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo in Italy....
16:51, 06/24/2019

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone for Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she reduce her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agencies were conducting a widespread investigation into U.S. Olympic sport organizations....
10:17, 09/14/2019

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The veteran player has competed across four decades and was a world champion back in 1983. Continue reading...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
06:17, 07/05/2019

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
00:51, 06/24/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:34, 06/11/2019

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics A mixed-team time-trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year's world championships, the UCI said on Wednesday....
01:00, 09/19/2019

Olympics - Sponsorship rule change will not apply to everyone: Canadian official Changes in Germany to the Olympic rule that restricted sponsorship opportunities for athletes during a Games are not a "one-size-fits-all" decision for all countries, Canadian Olympic Committee President Tricia Smith said on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/26/2019

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
14:34, 07/02/2019

3-year-old dies after found in chained-shut burning car in NY NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 3-year-old girl died after being found in a burning car in Queens that had its doors chained shut from the inside, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4. A gas can sat near the charred vehicle, footage from the scene showed. The girl’s father is i...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed to pay his client $225,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in January 2018 claimed Cleveland police officers used fire extin...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Homeless man charged with killing, burning a Westchester family’s dog A homeless Westchester County man beat and stabbed a family dog to death — and then tried to burn the carcass in a backyard fire pit, prosecutors said. Ian De Los Reyes, 33, was arraigned Monday for last month’s gruesome slaughter of the black Labrador retriever inside a quiet suburban h...
22:17, 08/13/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
01:34, 05/30/2019

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE detects and tracks fires through satellites — in other words, the current blazes are large enough that, collectivel...
21:00, 08/22/2019

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Takes on ‘New Faces With a Hole Burning Through ‘Em’ PAC I’m no Chris Cuomo fan, but he has appropriately embarrassed the creator of the New Faces GOP PAC, Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind that contemptible TV ad depicting a burning photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comparing socialism to the nightmarish Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia....
05:34, 09/15/2019

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires for land-clearing for at least 60 days....
07:17, 08/30/2019

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Small fire still burning at site of oil refinery explosions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a very small fire continues to burn at a Philadelphia refinery following explosions and a pre-dawn blaze that shook homes and caused some minor injuries. Philadelphia Energy Solutions said Saturday that workers are trying to isolate the remaining line, but access is...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Burning Propane Tank in Pickup Explodes in Drive Thru A leaking propane tank in a pickup truck going through the drive thru of a Burger King in Beebe, Arkansas exploded into a massive fireball, and if there’s one thing it teaches us, it’s that a propane tank on fire is surely going to have it its way....
15:00, 05/02/2019

At least 13 dead as burning plane makes emergency landing At least 13 people, including two children, have died after a fire on board a Russian passenger plane forced it to make an emergency landing in Moscow, the country's investigative committee has said....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials and news media reported....
16:36, 08/12/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contained. The fire is up to 46% contained Sunday from 35% Saturday. Fire officials say the blaze has scor...
22:51, 07/28/2019

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
09:17, 06/20/2019

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
09:17, 07/05/2019

Opinion: In going scorched earth, Antonio Brown is only burning himself Antonio Brown says he will no longer play in NFL, goes scorched earth with tweets about Robert Kraft and Ben Roethlisberger, Sports Illustrated.       ...
20:52, 09/22/2019

Lightning-caused fire burning 40 acres near I-10, Dragoon TUCSON – Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is battling a fire burning 40 acres of land near Dragoon after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to officials, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 miles northeast of Benson. Authorities say the fire...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Bourbon warehouse burning at Jim Beam facility in Kentucky A Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 40,000 bourbon barrels in Woodford County remains on fire Wednesday, according to officials.       ...
17:34, 07/03/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning it. But the Food and Drug Administration has not yet decided whether to allow the device, iQOS (EYE-kose), to be advertised as less harmful than cigare...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the are...
14:17, 07/15/2019

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure clouded his judgment after England’s World Cup semi-final against the USA and that he regrets calling the third-place play-off a “nonsense game”.On the e...
06:51, 08/29/2019

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unveiled to the world....
07:51, 07/25/2019

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote       ...
19:51, 06/23/2019

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machines to sprinkle spectators with manmade snow....
08:00, 09/05/2019

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest......
19:51, 07/23/2019

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Championships....
05:34, 09/22/2019

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon D6 for a while now, but nothing concrete. Yet, Nik...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
00:17, 06/28/2019

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
01:51, 06/24/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
12:17, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:51, 07/05/2019

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 857 municipalities in all of Japan’s 47 prefe...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Olympics: Raelene Boyle calls for reassessment of dope-tainted golds Australian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Boyle uses Australian Olympic Committee’s agm to take a stanceAustralian Sports Hall of Fame sprinter Raelene Boyle called on Saturday for a reassessment of Olympic medals won by East German athletes in the decades when the country was operating a systematic s...
12:34, 05/04/2019

| Tiger trims events to stay fresh but eyes Tokyo Olympics Tiger Woods plans to practice smarter and play less to keep his body fresh, but the 43-year-old golf star might change that strategy to reach the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on those who don’t live up to its promisesTeddy Roosevelt referred to the office of presidency as a “bully pulpit”, a perfect platform to preach opinions to...
14:00, 09/03/2019

Olympics: Skateboarders stoked to send sport to greater heights at Games In exactly a year from Friday, skateboarding will make its Olympic bow at the Tokyo 2020 Games with top skaters hoping the global exposure will help take the sport to the next level of popularity....
08:34, 07/26/2019

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:51, 06/07/2019

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
18:00, 06/27/2019

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
20:34, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
10:51, 05/04/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
09:17, 08/10/2019

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
10:51, 08/29/2019

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres on Sunday. Public Affairs Officer Carrie Templin with the Tonto National Forest released a statement saying that the fire is zero percent contained and...
08:34, 08/06/2019

Queens toddler dies after being left inside burning, locked car A toddler girl died in Queens on Sunday after being left inside a locked and burning car, sources said. The 3-year-old child was pried out of the backseat of the flaming Audi A6 Sedan near Baisley Boulevard and 155th Street just before 9 p.m. and rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where she later died, the...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colorless liquid commonly secreted when tires are recycled....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Wladimir Klitschko rescued from burning boat by Spanish coastguard • Chartered boat caught fire between Ibiza and Mallorca• Former boxer, family and friends in early morning rescueThe former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was rescued by the Spanish coastguard after the chartered boat he was on caught fire on Monday morning.Klitschko, who ended his pr...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Death of toddler locked inside burning car ruled a homicide The tragic death of the 3-year-old girl who was locked inside a burning car in Queens has been ruled a homicide, police said Monday. Little Zoey Pereira was left inside the 2008 Audi sedan — which was chained shut — when it went up in flames shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday near Baisley Boul...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Brazil's Burning Ban Takes Effect As Amazon Fires Rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
21:17, 08/29/2019

Hong Kong protesters use burning barricades to block airport Pro-democracy protesters set fire to barricades to block roads to Hong Kong International Airport, as an express train and some bus services to the transport hub were suspended on Sunday....
23:17, 09/01/2019

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and even vitrified food have all been impeccably preser...
15:17, 06/12/2019

"Burning Files Won't Save You": Rahul Gandhi's Jibe At PM Modi After a fire broke out at Delhi's Shashtri Bhawan, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took a shot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter and said, "burning files won't save you."...
14:51, 04/30/2019

Burning Man 2019: Friends remember 33-year-old man who died at his camp A 33-year-old man died Thursday at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, Nevada. His death is being investigated as suspicious.        ...
11:51, 08/31/2019

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
18:00, 06/13/2019

CHEAP: Fat burning festival commence! Get the Xiaomi AMAZEFIT watch for $63 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I used to often avoid any activity because of lack of motivation. However, smartwatches helped me gamify that process, and now I genuinely look forward to completing my daily step goal. Apple Watch (which has $50...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning another man to death during anti-government protests in Caracas two years ago. Related: Venezuela's ru...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Custody Battle Ends With 3-Year-Old Strapped To Seat In A Burning Car Cherone Coleman was worried. In March, she had split from her fiance, Martin Pereira. Now the couple was waging war in a Queens courtroom over the custody of their 3-year-old daughter, Zoey....
17:17, 05/07/2019

Paige Elkington, DJ Flume’s Burning Man video co-star, has gone viral before Who is the woman behind the viral mic cheek? Knoxville, Tenn., native Paige Elkington inflamed the internet this week after posting a video of her rumored boyfriend, DJ Flume, performing live oral sex on her at the 2019 Burning Man festival. “Sorry mom,” the 31-year-old captioned the sho...
19:00, 09/04/2019

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak burning season, leaving critics skeptical of its efficacy....
23:51, 08/29/2019

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his doctor. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Because it’s not that serious, the doctor sent......
03:51, 05/25/2019

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
16:51, 08/30/2019

Burning cigarette may have caused Notre Dame fire: prosecutors A smoldering cigarette or an electrical malfunction could be what sparked the massive Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Paris prosecutors said on Wednesday. There’s no evidence the April 15 blaze that gutted the 850-year-old cathedral was deliberate, prosecutors said, following a two-month prelimina...
00:00, 06/27/2019

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
20:17, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Burning plane lands at Moscow airport; 1 death MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Russian officials say one person died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to flagship carrier Aeroflot made an emergency landing in Moscow with flames and smoke billowing...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
07:51, 06/06/2019

The Amazon is burning. Bolsonaro says his critics are setting the fires, to make him look bad. Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Mom charged after allegedly murdering toddler son, dismembering and burning remains A New Jersey woman who got arrested earlier this year for killing and dismembering her toddler son — after he allegedly refused to listen to her — has finally been indicted on murder charges. Nakira M. Griner, 25, was charged Wednesday in Cumberland County for the death of her 2-year-ol...
02:51, 06/22/2019

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were feeling emboldened to clear land for crop fields a...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands in Moscow, injuries reported A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighboring countries....
13:34, 09/11/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
20:17, 04/28/2019

New Jersey man arrested for burning, suffocating girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter A New Jersey man was arrested for allegedly burning, beating, and suffocating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, a report said. Maison Andres Torres, 25, was taken into custody last week when little Lia Merino-Rodriguez was found not breathing inside her Trenton, N.J. home, according to The...
11:34, 08/26/2019

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
20:51, 09/09/2019

Firefighters gain containment on Verde Fire burning near Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE- The Verde Fire continues to burn in the Tonto National Forest, but as of Thursday morning the fire is now 69 percent contained. The fire has burned 2,735 acres and 104 personnel are working on containment, according to Carrie Templin, a Public Affairs Officer with the Tonto National Fore...
12:00, 08/09/2019

When Reporting an Economics Article at Burning Man, Be Prepared for Things to Get Weird I visited the annual Nevada bacchanalia with Paul Romer, a Nobel-winning economist who has come to see it as a model for urbanization. Everything about the experience was surreal....
05:34, 09/09/2019

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with malicious burning and felony assault on a police ...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Four teens rush into burning home to save 90-year-old neighbor _____ (CNN) – Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor. Last month, Dylan Wick, Seth Byrd, Nick Byrd and Wyatt Hall ...
23:17, 06/09/2019

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government after he cut their funding....
18:34, 08/21/2019

Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government......
07:00, 08/22/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyone’s appetite. “It gets suffocating in the evening...
08:17, 07/08/2019

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
18:34, 08/21/2019

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn in for the night one evening last month when the bl...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
13:17, 06/27/2019

Olympics: Bach boxing comments undervalue International Federations - AIBA chief The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organization to run the sport at next year's Tokyo Games would "not be rocket science"....
16:17, 05/06/2019

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two sports....
09:02, 09/11/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
18:34, 07/05/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of food from Fukushima, media reports said.In additi...
09:34, 08/22/2019

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
00:34, 06/02/2019

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the Fiba World Cup quarter-finals await. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 p...
03:51, 09/10/2019

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
10:17, 07/18/2019

Fox & Friends Crew Performs Olympics-Level Mental Gymnastics Over Trump's Wall Another day, another instance of the Fox News crew covering President Donald Trump’s ass—this time over the diversion of $3.6 billion from military construction projects to fund the latest phase of Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Breakdancing is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport at 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of adding breakdancing as a competitive sport for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
09:17, 06/19/2019

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
07:00, 08/22/2019

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasingly widely understood. Almost three decades after...
19:51, 06/15/2019

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Overworked and unhappy...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 41 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 41 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
06:51, 05/06/2019

A group of teen boys saved their 90-year-old neighbor from her burning home A group of Oklahoma teens have been praised as heroes after they reportedly broke into the burning home of a 90-year-old neighbor to save her.        ...
12:51, 06/10/2019

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
21:51, 05/28/2019

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person ma...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
23:00, 07/05/2019

Burning Man rolls back the 747 with BLM's blessing. Organizers say they have exit plan Like it or not, the 747 is back at Burning Man. Last year, it was stuck while organizers figured out how to remove it without damaging the desert.        ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Four teens rush into a burning home, saving the life of a 90-year-old neighbor Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor....
19:17, 06/07/2019

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love letters from a former lover....
03:17, 09/20/2019

Burning desire: John Wick and the undying appeal of the revenge thriller In the third chapter of the Keanu Reeves action franchise, one man’s violent mission continues to provide us with an uneasy catharsis To justify a murderous massacre filled with infinite fusillades of gun-toting violence, 2014’s John Wick offers the death of a dog. To sever the connection between ma...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Lucifer’s season four finale answers the burning question: “Who's Da New King Of Hell?” The more I think about it, the more I stand by my belief that the majority of season four is among the very best episodes the Lucifer has to offer....
14:00, 05/13/2019

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Jenna Johnson's Weight Loss Secret Has Nothing to Do With Burning (or Counting!) Calories Jenna Johnson is here to remind you that the number on the scale is just that--a number! The Dancing With the Stars pro dished up some serious inspiration on Thursday when she shared a......
03:00, 07/26/2019

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama to Cannes that compels a shiver of aesthetic pleasure and fear. With this new story, she demonstrates a deeply sati...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open the door in the rear of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 dur...
23:00, 05/06/2019

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report....
14:00, 07/15/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we don’t grasp this, there is no way to meet that chal...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Burning issue: how fashion's love of leather is fuelling the fires in the Amazon Beef and soya aren’t the sole culprits – our demand for shoes, belts and handbags is driving rainforest destruction. It’s time for consumers to wake upThe level of destruction is almost impossible to fathom. About 41,000 fires have been recorded by scientists in the Brazilian Amazon since January, w...
13:51, 08/29/2019

Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday, it was reported Wednesday. Ariauna Lillard, 19, was home alone in the apartment at the time of the 4:30 p.m. blaze, The Smoking Gun reported. She ini...
01:00, 09/19/2019

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Forest land, the remainder of the 84 acres burning i...
16:51, 06/11/2019

| WATCH: Greeks celebrate Orthodox Easter by burning effigy of Judas Greeks burn an effigy of Judas as the country celebrates Orthodox Easter. It is the biggest religious festival in the country, where some 90% of the population is Orthodox....
03:00, 04/30/2019

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
15:34, 07/04/2019

Frenchman Admits To Knocking Wife's Face Against Wall, Burning Her Body A Frenchman charged with murdering his wife in a case that gripped France on Monday admitted to partially burning her body after brutally beating her, following a meticulous police reconstruction of......
22:00, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 13 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Mississippi man gets 11 years behind bars for burning cross outside black family’s home A Mississippi man will spend 11 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to burning a cross outside a black family’s home in October 2017, prosecutors announced Tuesday....
00:01, 09/12/2019

Jim Beam bourbon warehouse fire still burning Thursday more than 42 hours after it started The Woodford County Fire Department is waiting to extinguish the Jim Beam warehouse fire "because of the environmental consideration."       ...
02:34, 07/05/2019

Pita Taufatofua, shirtless Tongan at past two Olympics, is aiming for 2020 Tokyo Games Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who went viral for shirtless appearances at past two Olympics, is turning his attention to 2020 - in sprint kayak.        ...
17:51, 04/29/2019

Lamar Odom reveals he used prosthetic penis to pass drug test so he could play at the Olympics An upcoming memoir by two time NBA champion Lamar Odom shed light on some of his past transgressions during his basketball career, with one excerpt saying he cheated a drug test to play for the United States basketball team at the 2004 Olympics in Athens....
23:51, 05/18/2019

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.       ...
19:00, 09/18/2019

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years       ...
20:17, 06/24/2019

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
08:00, 07/05/2019

What you need to know about 3x3 basketball The development of 3x3 basketball reaches the next level with the sport's debut at the Pan American Games a year before it's featured at the Olympics....
17:51, 07/27/2019

Shirtless shooting suspect barricades himself in burning house, throws fireworks: report A California man died in a shootout with cops on Thursday after allegedly firing a weapon in a residential neighborhood and then barricading himself in a home, which was later set ablaze, a local report said. The man, who hasn’t been publicly identified, “fired multiple shots” in S...
10:17, 06/07/2019

Ohio police officer rescues child from burning home in dramatic video A police officer in Ohio who was the first to arrive at a burning home over the weekend helped rescue a child trapped inside in a dramatic moment captured on video....
20:00, 07/11/2019

"True Hero": Surat Man Enters Burning Building To Save Trapped Students Ketan Jorawadia said, "I took the ladder and first helped the children to get out of the place. I managed to save 8-10 students from the back side of the building."...
19:00, 05/25/2019

Burning Cane—One of This Year’s Most Acclaimed Black Films—Joins the Urbanworld Lineup Dubbed “one of the most exciting black films of the year,” festival-circuit darling Burning Cane will be screened at this year’s 23rd Urbanworld Film Festival, which will take place in New York City from Sept. 18-22....
07:17, 09/13/2019

Mother of NYC girl, 3, who died in burning car, says she fought father’s visitation rights: report The mother of a 3-year-old Queens girl who died in a burning car Sunday evening had fought unsuccessfully to deny the father visitation rights and said Monday she “should’ve just kept her and gone to jail,” according to a report.  ...
06:51, 05/07/2019

Polish priest apologizes for burning of ‘Harry Potter’ books The priest has apologized, saying the ritual was not intended to condemn specific authors, religions or social groups.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Disturbing ‘Barbie Death Camp’ exhibit at Burning Man features dolls led into ovens An art exhibit at a festival in Nevada has sparked outrage for featuring hundreds of naked Barbie dolls being led into ovens in a simulated death camp, according to reports. The shocking “Barbie Death Camp and Wine Bistro” exhibit at the Burning Man festival is the brainchild of Jewish artist James ...
19:00, 09/06/2019

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest Bruno Kelly/Reuters The Amazon rainforest has been seized by massive fires as Brazilian farmers cut down trees for farmland. China's desire for more soybeans and agricultural products is helping drive the need for more farmland in Brazil. China's need for more agricultural products form non-US coun...
00:51, 09/08/2019

Injuries reported after burning Aeroflot plane lands at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 10 people were injured after a fire was reported on a Russian airliner that made a landing a Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, according to local media....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power - technology so far......
01:34, 09/19/2019

Lamar Odom Says He Used "A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock" To Pass His Drug Test For The 2004 Olympics Lamar Odom was in a bit of a pickle in 2004. He had accomplished a lifelong dream in getting named to the Team USA Olympic basketball roster set to go to Athens that summer. All he had to do to officially join the team was pass a drug test a few days after he got the call. The problem was that he’d ...
04:51, 05/19/2019

Victoria's Secret Model Lais Ribeiro Reveals She Got Engaged at Her ''Favorite Place'' Burning Man A proposal to remember! Victoria's Secret model Lais Ribeiro revealed the special news that she's engaged to her longtime love and basketball player Joakim Noah. And it turns out......
03:51, 09/08/2019

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the counterculture festival in northern Nevada....
23:51, 05/31/2019

Property millionaire who filmed burning Grenfell Tower effigy cleared after key evidence hidden A property millionaire who filmed a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire has been cleared by a judge after key evidence was hidden from defence lawyers in a string of "appalling" failures....
08:00, 08/23/2019

45,000 barrels of Jim Beam bourbon turned into a burning pile of rubble after a warehouse caught on fire If all the barrels in the Kentucky warehouse held bourbon, that would be a loss of at least 6.75 million bottles of Jim Beam.       ...
13:34, 07/04/2019

34 surreal photos that take you inside Burning Man 2019, the world-famous event in the Nevada desert Theresa Christine Whether you're wandering to theme camps and art installations or exploring the open desert, there's always something to see or do at Burning Man. This year featured new and exciting art, like an enormous inflatable elephant and a giant, climbable upside-down ice-cream cone. Other ...
00:34, 09/12/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Lamar Odom Reveals He Passed Drug Tests for 2004 Olympics with the Help of 'A Giant, Rubber, Black Cock' Lamar Odom apparently needs to sell some books. Fresh off the TMI news that the embattled baller’s memoir reveals he’s bedded over 2,000 women, reports now say the book also details the um, lengths, he went through to pass his drug tests in 2004....
16:51, 05/19/2019

A slain road-tripping couple, mystery corpse, burning car: Missing men named as suspects in Canada Canadian police named two missing men as suspects in the deaths of a vacationing American and her Australian boyfriend, as well as an unidentified man.        ...
22:51, 07/23/2019

Computers Are the New Basketball Coaches “Today’s players will not argue with a computer.” The latest shot-tracking technology in basketball is the latest sign of a profound shift in the making of professional athletes....
16:34, 07/19/2019

Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey, Yours for Just $100,000? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
11:51, 07/30/2019

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to every game clock in every arena in North America. At least for the last three minutes....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Oklahoma woman charged with burning down neighbor’s vacant home after her own security system captures the crime on camera (KFOR) An apparent feud between homeowners led to an alleged arsonist setting fire to her neighbor’s Del City, Oklahoma home, and the alleged crime was caught on cameras that she owned. On Monday, Del City fire officials released images from surveillance video shot with the alleged arsonist...
10:17, 06/19/2019

On Pro Basketball: Draymond Green Has Never Been Better. Or This Quiet. Golden State’s Green is known for his constant stream of chatter, but of late he has redirected it from the referees to the game with results a teammate could only describe as “ridiculous.”...
22:17, 05/19/2019

You Won't Believe the Basketball Wives Friendship That May Come to a Shocking End "People who are pretending to be your friend are not your f--king friend." Whenever a cast member on Basketball Wives says those words, there's bound to be some drama......
17:00, 08/14/2019

Can Philip Rivers Dunk A Basketball? All the bars that can open their windows have opened them, and the other ones have shut them tight and dialed up the air conditioning. The air is dense and soupy; just walking down the street feels like wading out into a very still body of saltwater. The sports schedule, give or take the end of the ...
04:51, 06/21/2019

Australia beats USA for the first time ever in basketball Australia 98-94 United StatesFirst win for Australia in 26 games between the teamsBoomers fans can dare to dream about a basketball World Cup medal after Australia scored a massive upset win over the United States in Melbourne. Australia had never beaten Team USA in 55 years, but shocked the world c...
10:00, 08/24/2019

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonCarmelo Anthony, the only ever three-time Olympic gold medalist in men’s basketball, expressed interest in playing for the under-strength United States team at next month’s Fiba W...
01:00, 08/09/2019

Gone in 3.9 seconds: Where basketball took JamesOn Curry JamesOn Curry played 3.9 seconds in 2010, never to step foot on an NBA court again. He would rise, he would fall, he would be broke, he would be broken. And then the game would save his life....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
21:51, 07/30/2019

Dirk Nowitzki: Life after basketball It has been two months since Dirk Nowitzki walked away from the basketball court after a glittering 20-year NBA career. The 41-year-old is now spending time with his family and doing things he could never do before....
22:51, 07/03/2019

First of 4 ex-college basketball coaches to be sentenced Prosecutors want a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California to serve up to a year in prison for his role in a scandal that steered top high school recruits to favored schools and career professionals        ...
07:34, 06/05/2019

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
23:00, 05/21/2019

On Basketball: Warriors, Rockets should be embarrassed The complaining about officiating has become the story of the Golden State-Houston series, and it needs to stop        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.       ...
22:51, 08/29/2019

Stephen Curry Finally Gets Some Rest (but Only From Basketball) In a wide-ranging interview, Curry, the Warriors guard, spoke about the brutal postseason, possibly campaigning in 2020 and what he wants for himself, next season and after the N.B.A....
06:51, 06/22/2019

Pac-12 tries to boost men’s basketball, loosen transfer rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 presidents voted to standardize nonconference schedules for men’s basketball and allow athletes to transfer within the conference without losing a season of eligibility. The Pac-12 also announced after its spring meeting of presidents and athletic directors a fi...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. players....
00:34, 09/13/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
16:00, 06/22/2019

Five college basketball coaches who should consider following John Beilein to the NBA Here are five coaches who should consider going to the NBA -- just like John Beilein has done in leaving Michigan for the Cavaliers.        ...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Khalil Whitney Signs with Kentucky Men’s Basketball LEXINGTON, Ky. – Longtime Kentucky men’s basketball commitment Khalil Whitney officially joined the Wildcats on Friday after signing a national letter of intent with the university. Whitney, a 6-foot-7 athletic forward, is the sixth addition (five freshmen and one graduate transfer) to the 2019-20 r...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so each one tends to feel like a disaster. To be more ...
16:34, 09/12/2019

On Pro Basketball: Losing the Lottery Might Be the Least of the Knicks’ Problems The promise of Zion Williamson was ejected from Madison Square Garden, a reminder of how difficult it will be for the Knicks to return to the center of the N.B.A. universe....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
04:34, 08/23/2019

NBA stars suit up for USA Basketball training camp The best photos from 2019 USA Basketball training camp as Team USA prepares for the FIBA World Cup, which takes place from August 31 to September 15.       ...
03:00, 08/07/2019

US crowns men’s, women’s 3-on-3 basketball champs in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before 3-on-3 basketball debuts in the Olympics, USA Basketball took it to Las Vegas. The men’s and women’s national championships went full-blown show time in looking for the four best athletes who hope to represent the U.S. in the 2020 Olympics. More than 130 men’...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves....
22:17, 06/16/2019

Why Team USA's World Cup failure was good for basketball The US men’s national basketball team crashed out of the World Cup - but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so each one tends to feel like a disaster. To...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking On Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the W.N.B.A....
14:34, 05/19/2019

As World Cup gets closer, USA Basketball working on bonding USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich doesn't have many rules for his World Cup team. They're more like suggestions, such as the one about limiting phone usage when the team is having breakfast together....
12:34, 08/15/2019

UA wheelchair basketball player overcomes obstacles TUCSON — Malat Wei knows about adversity. Born in South Sudan, he escaped his country’s civil war as a little boy. At the age of 3, this now 25-year-old was diagnosed with Polio. “I had to crawl to get to places,” Wei said. “That’s the life that I lived for 10 yea...
06:51, 07/08/2019

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Malone: Game 6 skirmish just 'playoff basketball' Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn't think much of the minor skirmish between his team and the Trail Blazers in Game 6, calling the incident indicative of playoff basketball....
05:34, 05/12/2019

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little difficulty keeping his emotions in check....
02:34, 08/07/2019

Marc Gasol was once a basketball dinosaur before becoming a Raptor Gasol spent most of his career bruising in the paint with Memphis. Now, he's flashing a versatile long-range game that's helping tip the scales in the Finals....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that opportunity fell through leaving him without a roof over his head and jobless. He spent weeks living in his car. “There were some days that it was too...
10:51, 08/18/2019

Ice hockey in China may soon join basketball 'at the top of the charts' "In time, hockey will join basketball at the top of the charts in China," Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment's CEO, Scott O'Neil, said Monday....
05:34, 07/16/2019

With Villanova and USA Basketball, Jay Wright on double-duty 'This is basketball heaven': Villanova's Jay Wright relishing chance to work with USA Basketball at World Cup       ...
21:51, 08/19/2019

Nets’ Joe Harris came long way for Team USA basketball nod Joe Harris is going for the gold. The Nets wing — who worked his way from the NBA scrap heap to become the league’s best shooter last season — made Team USA’s final roster Saturday for the FIBA World Cup. Harris iced a place on the roster when Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma was ruled out......
00:00, 08/25/2019

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by ClickHole and Onion contributor Rajat Suresh) does ju...
21:34, 06/14/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict Wednesday capped a two-week trial of Christian Dawkins a...
21:17, 05/08/2019

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) arrest....
05:51, 08/29/2019

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win The U.S. cruised to a 87-74 win over Poland to finish seventh at the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Saturday, putting the seal on the worst-ever performance for the Americans at the tournament....
14:00, 09/14/2019

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with school officials in March regarding a leaked FBI wiretap transcript that raised questions about whether he committed recruiting violations. Wade spoke publ...
01:34, 05/29/2019

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the mix for various reasons. The 14 that remain are H...
18:17, 06/10/2019

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

'What Kaepernick did was patriotic' - USA basketball coach Popovich "USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich has come out in praise of Colin Kaepernick, whose stand against racial injustice in America cost him his NFL career."...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
21:00, 05/22/2019

At FIBA World Cup, U.S.A. Basketball Flirts With Vulnerability A handful of teams feel like the U.S. men aren’t a juggernaut since so many top N.B.A. stars are missing. Said Andrew Bogut of Australia: “They’re still the clear favorites, but they are beatable.”...
23:17, 08/30/2019

UK Men’s Basketball Conference Opponents Announced for 2019-20 UK Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kentucky’s path to a potential 49th Southeastern Conference regular-season crown is a little clearer with the announcement of the 2019-20 home-and-away designations for the entire league’s schedule. On Wednesday, the SEC announced designations for all 14-member instit...
01:17, 05/30/2019

On Basketball: Has Kyrie played his last game for Celtics? On Basketball: As Boston's season ends, all eyes now on Kyrie Irving _ and if he'll be with the Celtics again next season        ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to national relevance. No longer will UConn be forgotten once the conference season begins, as it plays the likes of Tulane, Tulsa and East Carolina in the AAC. ...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Twitch will stream Team USA basketball games USA Basketball has had a hard time getting players to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the organization has managed to lock down one position: its streaming partner. Today, Twitch announced that it will be the exclusive home for live s......
15:34, 08/06/2019

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to coaches in exchange for help signing players to their agency....
00:00, 05/09/2019

On Pro Basketball: Warriors Are Rolling and Rockets Are Rocked After Game 2 A series that threatened to devolve into complaints about a referee picked up when Stephen Curry and James Harden fought through injuries to inject some much-needed nobility into the proceedings....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Idaho men's basketball coach put on administrative leave The University of Idaho men's basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following a consultant's report that found potential NCAA violations        ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Basketball- Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday's basketball World Cup final....
15:35, 09/13/2019

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
02:17, 06/11/2019

Luc Longley Mad That Spain Keeps Getting "Kissed On The Dick By The Basketball Gods" Australia just lost a tough game to Spain in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup. The Boomers led most of the way, but lost their lead at the end of regulation, thanks in part to a few dodgy calls that went against them. They eventually lost in double-overtime, 95-88....
18:51, 09/13/2019

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a man she believes was wrongly convicted....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
07:00, 08/23/2019

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. Now 10 seasons into the job, Calipari has delivered ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall has been with the NBA since 2010, most recently as its vice president and managing director for Africa. The NBA announced in February that it was colla...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
19:34, 06/06/2019

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.       ...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers. U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos said actions by Lamo...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a game. Here’s more from Monday’s sport...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Courtney hired as basketball assistant by Miami Hurricanes CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bill Courtney has been hired as assistant basketball coach at the University of Miami, where he’ll be reunited with coach Jim Larranaga. Courtney also worked on Larranaga’s staff at Bowling Green in 1996-97 and at George Mason in 1997-2005. Courtney spent the pa...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Kenny Blakeney to be named basketball coach at Howard Blakeney, a first-time head coach, has five years of experience coaching in the Ivy League and won two national championships as a player at Duke in the 1990s....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Boomers win Basketball World Cup opener against Canada – video The Australian national team opened their Fiba World Cup campaign with a 108-92 win in Dongguan. The win came as the Boomers' star centre, Andrew Bogut, was booed by the home crowd every time he touched the ball. Bogut had previously weighed into the controversy surrounding Chinese swimmer Sun Yang...
04:00, 09/02/2019

UK Men’s Basketball to Stream Live NBA Draft Show on Thursday LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the Kentucky men’s basketball program enjoys another life-changing night for a handful of NBA Draft hopefuls on Thursday, Big Blue Nation will be able enjoy a UK-draft-focused live stream for the inaugural Kentucky Basketball Draft Show, Presented by Bluegrass Hospitality Group. ...
02:34, 06/19/2019

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’s sportscast:...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
04:34, 08/17/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers. The verdict capped the two-week trial of Christian Dawkins and ...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Baylor moving forward with plans for new basketball facility Baylor moving forward with plans to build new basketball facility on banks of Brazos River after $100 million gift from an anonymous donor        ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

On Pro Basketball: Joel Embiid Is Having Fun, Making the Sixers Look Unstoppable A joyous windmill dunk capped a virtuoso performance that has made the Sixers, who lead the Raptors by 2-1 in their series, the most intriguing and entertaining conference contenders....
18:51, 05/03/2019

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George would be joining the Clippers as well as Anthon...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Floyd Mayweather Jr crossed up in charity basketball game Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. proved Monday night that his talents are best used in the ring and playing defense against some of the best ball handlers in the sport isn’t easy....
16:17, 07/09/2019

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
23:00, 05/03/2019

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
13:00, 08/23/2019

St. John’s Hires Mike Anderson as New Men’s Basketball Coach The former Arkansas coach, taking over for Chris Mullin, said he wanted the Red Storm to be a team that opponents “don’t know what we’re going to do.”...
19:51, 04/28/2019

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 25, on Thursday. And the 7-foot-3 co...
00:34, 07/22/2019

No excuses for Australia's Boomers as they aim for first Basketball World Cup medal On a high after beating the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the Fiba World Cup hoping to make history“It’s not really about them.” The words of Joe Ingles, mere minutes after his Australian team had overcome international heavyweights the United States in Melbourne on Saturday, were...
21:34, 08/27/2019

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.       ...
19:51, 07/17/2019

Team USA basketball is no longer gold medal shoo-in The U.S. men’s basketball team had never lost to Australia. It had gone nearly 13 years without losing a game with an NBA-stocked roster. It was in the midst of the longest winning streak in team history. Until Saturday. The Americans went Down Under, and went down. Australia beat the U.S. 98-...
00:00, 08/25/2019

Order restored: US beats Canada in pre-World Cup basketball The United States rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game       ...
17:00, 08/26/2019

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an "athletic distraction"....
02:00, 06/01/2019

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years to Australia For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia....
22:00, 08/25/2019

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball games globally through 2020....
19:34, 08/06/2019

UA guard Alex Barcello leaves basketball team TUCSON – University of Arizona guard Alex Barcello is transferring away from the program. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
11:34, 06/25/2019

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports bar like the torch that lights your path....
22:51, 05/30/2019

Arizona basketball: Red-Blue Game tickets go on sale Aug. 3 TUCSON – From high flying dunks to long-range three-pointers, there is no doubt that Arizona men’s basketball is a sight to behold. Luckily for Wildcat fans, the wait is almost over – tickets for the Red-Blue Game go on sale Aug. 3. The annual tip-off event will kick off Sept. 27 a...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
03:17, 05/02/2019

Yale, ex-basketball player settle lawsuit over expulsion HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University has settled a lawsuit brought by a former Yale basketball team captain who sued the university after being expelled over sexual misconduct allegations he denied. A federal judge in Hartford on Tuesday dismissed Jack Montague’s lawsuit. Details of the agre...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still – will officially be inducted into the prestigious Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday Night. The ceremony will take place in Knoxville, TN. Still...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Upstate NY Basketball Hall of Fame honor for Jim Boeheim Longtime Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim and former Orange player Jim Lee are to be inducted Sunday into the Upstate New York Basketball Hall of Fame        ...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
13:34, 07/05/2019

SKorea asks IOC to ban 'rising sun' flag at Tokyo Olympics South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past       ...
10:00, 09/11/2019

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
10:34, 06/13/2019

When Is It Okay to Tell Someone They're Doing Something Wrong in the Gym? Here’s a topic that generated some spirited discussion in our call for gym etiquette questions: when is it okay to tell someone they’re exercising wrong?...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball coach killed in car crash The University of Wisconsin said Sunday that the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident....
13:17, 05/27/2019

Why AAC likely won't move quickly to replace UConn in football or basketball With UConn leaving for the Big East in 2020, here's a look at the course of action the AAC is leaning toward and its potential ripple effects.       ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walter, 38, was fatally shot late Saturday as he left his truck in front of his Menifee home, with his 13...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends and acquaintances to please pray for her,” w...
09:34, 07/19/2019

Children run for their lives as gunman opens fire at basketball court Police on Thursday released heart-stopping video of a gunman opening fire on a crowded Bronx basketball court, sending terrified kids and adults running for their lives. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the foot and a 47-year-old man was hit in the arm when a male suspect ran up to the gate of the bask...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesday evening at a court in Tribeca, to play full-cou...
23:34, 08/18/2019

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
17:17, 06/19/2019

Kobe Bryant has the most savage breakdown of daughter’s basketball team Kobe Bryant still takes basketball seriously. Appearing with his daughter’s AAU team on Instagram, the Lakers legend commended six girls in the picture for working out with him, then seemingly called out another player for opting to participate in a dance recital rather than the basketball tou...
20:01, 09/12/2019

Natalie Halcro Laughs About Her Basketball-Playing First Boyfriend With the Relatively Nat & Liv Cast Natalie Halcro has a type! The fashion-savvy social media influencer--who E! audiences might remember from her time on WAGS--recounts her earliest dating memories in this hilarious......
15:51, 05/31/2019

The Bachelorette Surprises Jed With a Basketball Dream Date in Sneak Peek Hannah Brown who? In an exclusive sneak peek of Monday's episode of The Bachelorette, Jed the musician gets a one-on-one date that appears to blow his mind just a little bit. Or a......
15:51, 05/31/2019

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Gene Pingatore, the winningest boys’ basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” has died. He was 83. Ronald Hoover, principal at St. Joseph High School in Westchester, says Ping...
03:17, 06/28/2019

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Jonah Bolden withdraws from Australia's Basketball World Cup squad Bolden has returned to the US for personal reasonsDeng Adel and Brock Motum in the mix as replacements for the BoomersBoomers teammates have thrown their support behind Jonah Bolden, who has withdrawn from Australia’s Basketball World Cup squad for personal reasons. After impressing in the two-match...
15:51, 08/19/2019

Pro Basketball Player Suspended After Drug Test Revealed He Was Pregnant Former Ohio University standout Donell “D.J.” Cooper was trying to catch on with a team overseas when a drug test revealed that he was pregnant....
02:00, 08/06/2019

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
23:17, 06/06/2019

Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State basketball team WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State has dismissed Teddy Allen after he was arrested last week following a disturbance at a woman’s home. Athletic director Darron Boatright said Tuesday he and Coach Gregg Marshall wished Allen well but decided his dismissal was best for the basketball program. A...
20:51, 06/18/2019

Basketball: CSKA and Anadolu Efes reach Euroleague final Continental basketball heavyweights CSKA Moscow and first-time finalists Anadolu Efes Istanbul will clash for the Euroleague title on Sunday after beating their respective rivals in contrasting fashion on Friday....
02:00, 05/18/2019

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experiences, as detailed in this article from The Ringer ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
10:51, 08/13/2019