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Week 1: ALL-USA Boys Basketball Performers of The Week

Stadium’s Bobby Moorehead during last Tuesday’s game against Federal Way.<p>We made it through the first week of high school basketball. And now that …

Poll: Who was the top performer on the first Friday of the high school basketball season?

A look at some of the top individual performances on the first Friday of the Oregon high school basketball season:<p><b>BOYS</b><p><b>Jacob Bennett, Tualatin:</b> The …

2014 National HS Hoops Festival Top Seniors

The DMV has long been known as one of high school basketball’s perennial hotbeds and this year wasn’t different. The area has always been known for …

No. 1 Kentucky overwhelms Alabama 70-48 in 2nd SEC blowout

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — No. 1 Kentucky earned a break with another Southeastern Conference blowout marked by relentless defense, rebounding and a couple of sharp-shooting freshmen.<p>The reward: A day off from coach John Calipari.<p>Freshman Devin Booker scored 13 points and remained solid from the …

Basketball

Ray Rice, Ravens reach settlement, report says

Disgraced former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice reached a financial settlement with the NFL team on Thursday, multiple sources told The Baltimore Sun.<p>Rice had filed a grievance against the team in October after his $35 million contract was terminated the month before in the wake of video …

Thon Maker Closing in on Reclass Decision; Kentucky, Indiana in Mix

<b>Thon Maker</b> is closing in on a reclassification decision and could decide by February, which would make him eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft. “We’re …

NBA Trade Rumors: Los Angeles Lakers Exploring Trade With Detroit Pistons For Greg Monroe, Brandon Jennings Before Deadline

The Los Angeles Lakers are just 12-26, and it looks like the team is about to start rebuilding.<p>According to multiple reports, the Lakers have …

Sources: Clippers to sign Dahntay Jones

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Clippers will sign veteran small forward Dahntay Jones to a 10-day contract on Wednesday, according to team …

General Motors

2015 Detroit Auto Show, Day 2: Everything You Need to See

In years past, the second day of the Detroit auto show has been low-key for those of us who focus on brand-new vehicles, with press conferences usually limited to suppliers and ancillary organizations. But this year’s event had a flood of attention-grabbing debuts and concepts that splashed over …

Detroit Auto Show

Jon Jones Only Spends One Night in Rehab, Will Attend Brothers' Football Game

Jon Jones didn't undergo extensive rehabilitation after testing positive for cocaine in December, according to his mother, Camille Jones.<p>The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. After Jones defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, it was …

Football (U.S.)

Which 2015 NBA Draft Targets Are Rising, Falling Most in Early Conference Play?

The projected 2015 NBA draft field seems to be strengthening by the week, with freshmen coming into their own and breakout upperclassmen emerging.<p>Now that conference play is underway, scouts can begin taking each prospect's performance a little more seriously.<p>While it allows them to pinpoint the …

Basketball

Sources: Brooklyn Nets for sale

The Brooklyn Nets are available on the open market.<p>Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, five years into his failed championship pursuit as Nets …

NBA
NBA

The 10 Must-See Debuts of the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Wow, what a rush! The media preview of the 2015 Detroit auto show is all wrapped up, and what an incredible show it was. Among the massive number of debuts were some truly outstanding vehicles ranging from Ford’s amazing and surprising 2017 GT hypercar to a full-size Buick sedan concept, and from …

Detroit Auto Show
NFL

Cardale Jones: 'I'm not ready' for NFL

DALLAS -- One day after leading Ohio State to a national title, quarterback Cardale Jones said he hasn't made a decision about the NFL but added that …

College Football

Jameer Nelson, Nate Robinson traded

The Denver Nuggets and Boston Celtics swapped backup point guards Tuesday in a deal that could eventually affect some contenders.<p>Nate Robinson will …

Basketball

15 Preseason Top 25 high school boys basketball rankings

Social Recluse Graphx/MaxPreps Photographers<p>From left to right, Devearl Ramsey of Sierra Canyon, Terrence Phillips of Oak Hill Academy, Jalen Coleman …

The Times' preseason high school basketball rankings

A look at the top 25 high school boys' basketball teams in the Southland.<p><b>Rank, SCHOOL with Eric Sondheimer's comment</b><p>1. CORONA CENTENNIAL: Point guard Sedrick Barefield leads talented starting five.<p>2. SIERRA CANYON: Cody Riley and Ira Lee combine with point guard Devearl Ramsey.<p>3. MATER DEI: MJ Cage …

Welcome to high school basketball heaven – Reed Conder Gymnasium and the Marshall County Hoopfest

Photo by Randy Sartin<p>Reed Conder Gymnasium in Benton, Ky., hosts the annual Marshall County Hoopfest.<p>In an era of unimaginative, cookie cutter high …

Eighth-grader Tyger Campbell starting for Tennessee high school basketball powerhouse Christ Presbyterian Academy

Drew Maddux has elevated basketball at Christ Presbyterian Academy (Nashville, Tenn.) to national prominence, winning an average of 30 games per …

Eastern Mass. boys’ basketball up for grabs this season

While two-time defending MIAA Division 1 champion Putnam looks poised to contend for a threepeat out west, the state of Eastern Mass. boys’ high …

7'6" High School Basketball Player Tacko Fall Gets Posterized

Lakewood (St. Petersburg, Florida) High School's Anthony Lawrence Jr. isn't going to forget this dunk anytime soon.<p>The 6'7" Lawrence worked his way through the Liberty Christian Prep (Tavares, Florida) defense but found the 7'6" Tacko Fall waiting for him at the rim. He would not be …

High School Basketball

Kentucky learning to take every opponent's best shot

No one said this was going to be easy.<p>OK, yes we did.<p>We all did.<p>As soon as No. 1 Kentucky dispatched of rival Louisville, we all dismissed the …

Duke loss challenges perception of country's most formidable teams

One day after an ACC contender notched an impressive conference road win, another was upset by a less heralded opponent. Behind strong performances …

College Sports

Kentucky, Kansas Ramping Up Efforts to Land Alkins

<b>By CHRIS BARCA</b> <b>NEW YORK</b> — Christ the King head coach Joe Arbitello doesn’t just love junior guard <b>Rawle Alkins</b>‘ quickness, ball handling skills or …

Cauley-Stein 2nd Favorite in POY Betting Line

Willie Cauley-Stein Player of the Year post<p>This hasn’t been udated in a couple of days, but as you might expect, the sports books in Las Vegas lay …