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It's a billion-dollar industry, by any accounting. Fans love it. Websites like Bleacher Report, ESPN, NFL.com and Yahoo give it top billing. New companies offering advice on it emerge seemingly daily.
We all know that fantasy football has exploded.
But what do those in real football think of it? At …NFL
College basketball coaches outside the Power 5 conferences are fearful of a breakup or a disruption of the current NCAA tournament format, an ESPN survey showed.
Some 150 Division I men's basketball coaches responded to the survey last month. The coaches from outside the Power 5 (the ACC, Big Ten, …College & University
WACO, Texas — Watching through a window as Baylor's Shawn Oakman approaches the restaurant door—shirtless and flanked by three unleashed bulldogs—Shorty's Pizza Shack manager Ron Brown feels a lot like the defensive end's opponents on the football field.
And also a little scared.
Tabbed by …Baylor University
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is a monster, but he's not the kind that scares everyone equally.
So if you thought the Heat were going to reward him for his breakout season with more minutes and a bigger role, think again.
Heat assistant Dan Craig said Whiteside—last year's out-of-nowhere …NBA
Point guard play is prevalent in the NBA because players at this position control most of the tempo and offensive decision-making for their teams. To be a solid point guard, you must have fundamental skills such as ball-handling, shooting and court vision.
Which NBA point guard has the best …NBA
Jackson joins elite wing Jayson Tatum in what's shaping up to be another powerful recruiting class for Duke.
A year ago at this time, Frank Jackson seemed determined to wait until the 2018-19 season to make his debut in college basketball. Jackson, then a BYU commit, had gone on record about his …College Sports
The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs, and the list of championship contenders. As we draw closer to opening night, …Kevin Durant
Division I men's basketball coaches want to see one governing body for officials, much like the NBA model, an ESPN survey conducted in August showed.
There were 140 responses from the 351 coaches who received an email asking what they wanted to see changed in college basketball. Making officials …College Sports
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The additional money men's basketball players will receive due to the newly NCAA-allowed cost of attendance will be a recruiting advantage as recruits begin to understand the wide range of money they could receive from different schools, according to more than 70 percent of the Division I men's …Grand Canyon
Still in the thick of his prime, with the NBA's top talent firmly in his shadow, it doesn't seem possible that LeBron James has already won his last MVP award.
James has four Maurice Podoloff trophies to his name, tying him with Wilt Chamberlain for the third most in league history. He has finished …Lebron James
Whenever James Harden gets beat on defense, Dwight Howard has his back.
Apparently the Houston Rockers' 7-footer has the superstar shooting guard’s back in arguments about the all-time greats, too.
Howard took to Twitter on Monday to ask and tackle all types of basketball questions, and one of his …Dwight Howard
Even though Arizona will receive an average annual package of about $3.8 million from its newly extended partnership with Nike, the Wildcats will …March Madness
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ONE DAY IN April, the NFL asked Chris Borland to take a random drug test. The timing of this request was, in a word, bizarre, since Borland, a San Francisco 49ers linebacker, had retired a month earlier after a …Brain Damage
More than a decade after a feud between Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal led to the breakup of one of the NBA's most dynamic duos, the two shared stories about their bickering Lakers days and why it all fell apart.
Bryant, entering his 20th season with the Lakers, and O'Neal, an NBA analyst on TNT, …Podcasting
Apparently the looming 66 games is almost here and pretty much everyone is in a panic mode and have been wide awake at night thinking about it. …NBA
The Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA Finals defeat at the hands of the Golden State Warriors was inseparable from the stars missing from the starting lineup. …Kyrie Irving
Wishing Chocolate Thunder a pleasant journey back to his home world, Planet Lovetron.
Darryl Dawkins died at the age of 58 Thursday in Pennsylvania. There is no official cause of death, but it was sudden: Wednesday he was tweeting about the Little League World Series and sharing pictures of his dog, …Darryl Dawkins
This has been a busy summer for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis.
Not only did he receive a massive contract extension and work to improve his three-point game, but he also put in time working on his body.
According to Jim Eichenhofer of NBA.com, Davis has spent this summer adding bulk to his …Anthony Davis
It’s not clear exactly when Jimmermania began, but we can thank Kevin Durant for ushering in its arrival.
On January 26, 2011, BYU senior Jimmer Fredette scored 43 points against the No. 4 team in the country, then-undefeated San Diego State University.
Kevin Durant, at the time the favorite to win …NBA
The glory the NBA would enjoy in the '80s and '90s wouldn't be possible without players like Dr. J and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar laying the groundwork for the league in the '70s.
The 1970s are not the most fondly remembered decade of pro basketball. They were no strong national rivalries, no dynasties, no …NBA
TMZ published an explosive story Wednesday night, in which an unidentified woman alleges that Derrick Rose drugged and gang-raped her two years …Derrick Rose
Seattle's field general has been groomed since birth to be one thing: the perfect NFL quarterback
Throned and dethroned Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson is working the artificial turf at the University of Southern California. Nearly 300 kids are screaming his name at a session of the Russell …Russell Wilson
Alvin Gentry is planning on bringing some sweeping changes to the Pelicans' offense, which his superstar player, Anthony Davis, strongly backs that idea. Gentry has been heaping praise on Davis every chance he gets and is envisioning the All-Star big man to become a dominant presence inside the …Anthony Davis
During the second quarter of Seattle's NFC title game over the Packers, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson took a vicious hit from Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
After the hit, Wilson looked a little dazed, but it wasn't enough to keep him from playing because the Seahawks quarterback was in the …Russell Wilson
In the 1990s, the NBA showcased some of basketball's all-time greats, including Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal. These players competed to be the best at a pivotal time in NBA history.
But who were the best players at every position in the 1990s? John Stockton or Gary Payton? Reggie Miller or …NBA
Despite occupying a pivotal place in basketball history as the first African-American ever to play in an NBA game, Earl Lloyd's contributions to the …NBA
In 2013, Mark Jackson called his backcourt duo of Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson as the greatest in NBA history.
Thompson, at a recent sneaker promo …Stephen Curry
The $250,000 fine imposed upon the Los Angeles Clippers Tuesday for presenting then-free agent DeAndre Jordan with an impermissible third-party …NBA
CBS Sports college basketball writers Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie spent the July evaluation period at various NCAA-sanctioned events. They asked for honest opinions on players, coaches and issues in the sport. They'll be sharing those opinions, from nearly 100 Division I basketball …Sports Coaching