Alyssa Meendering

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Miami Heat: Will Securing Homecourt Advantage Throughout Playoffs Hurt Miami?

With six games left on their schedule, four of which are against below .500 teams, and a four-game lead on the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in the NBA, the question is whether the Miami Heat should bottom out for the remainder of the regular season.<p>The logic is …

Special moment in spring scrimmage

Jack Hoffman is not on scholarship at Nebraska, but he still led the Huskers in rushing at the team's spring scrimmage Saturday in Lincoln.<p>Clad in …

CONFIRMED: Rutgers Employee Who Exposed Abusive Coach Is Being Investigated For Extortion

The FBI is investigating whether a former Rutgers basketball employee tried to extort the university before he made videos that showed ex-coach Mike Rice shoving and kicking players and berating them with gay slurs.<p>A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday that …

Dwyane Wade might sit until playoffs

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade won't rule out missing the rest of the regular season to recover from a right knee injury, but the Miami Heat star said Sunday …

Rice: There's "No Excuse, I Was Wrong"

Kevin Ware on Louisville teammate that 'touched my heart'

When Louisville forward Luke Hancock saw Kevin Ware lying near the sideline with a shattered right leg, he initially recoiled like his teammates. Some Cardinals were vomiting, others were crying and inconsolable.<p>But then Hancock thought back to last summer, when he suffered a gruesome shoulder …

Old Big East now American Athletic

The American Athletic Conference is the new name for the former Big East Conference.<p>The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university …

Tom Brady, Terrell Owens connect

A day after being spotted with new New England Patriots teammate Danny Amendola working out at USC, Tom Brady was back on the field at the Trojans' …

Kevin Ware Interview: Louisville Player 'Saw the Bone Sticking 6 Inches Out of My Leg'

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The Lakers Are Going To Fix The Embarrassing Mistake They Made On Shaq's Retired Jersey

According to Dan Devine of Yahoo! Sports (via SI.com), the Lakers have acknowledged the error and are working to obtain a replacement. The statement from the Lakers indicated that they are hoping the new jersey will be in place for the Lakers next home game on Friday, but that a replacement could …

JaVale McGee and Mom Pamela Finally Get Reality Series 'Millionaire Mama's Boy'

JaVale McGee and his mother Pamela are getting their very own reality-TV series, as if they hadn't done enough to entertain basketball fans already.<p><i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> reports on a new slate of programming from Oprah Winfrey's OWN Network, including a show that should interest every last NBA fan …

Jim Delany's Pay for Play Threat May Be Empty, but That Doesn't Make Him Wrong

Talk is cheap, but the prospect of paying athletes isn’t.<p>Jim Delany, the verbose commissioner of the Big Ten Conference knows this. He also knows that the outcome of Ed O’Bannon’s class-action lawsuit against the NCAA could completely redefine Division I collegiate athletics as we know them.<p>That is …

Players defend Mike Rice

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Two Rutgers basketball players on Mike Rice's team say the fired coach wasn't the abusive tyrant he appears to be on a widely …

Auburn kept test results confidential

The 2010 national champion Auburn Tigers were gripped by an epidemic of synthetic marijuana use that led to a rash of failed drug tests and a …

Why Bobby Knight Is Still Silent on Mike Rice

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When the Mike Rice controversy exploded this week, the one person everyone immediately thought of …

Report: Auburn bribed players

Auburn's football program changed players' grades to secure eligibility, offered money to potential NFL draft picks so they would return for their …

Is Lance Armstrong's swimming career sunk, too?

Lance Armstrong has been branching out since the doping controversy that got him expelled from competitive cycling, but his tarnished legacy may …

Report: Auburn kept failed tests for synthetic drug secret

At least a dozen members of Auburn's 2010 championship team tested positive for synthetic marijuana, known popularly as "spice," and the university decided to keep the results secret, according to an ESPN report.<p>A six-month investigation conducted by <i>ESPN The Magazine</i> and the ESPN show <i>E:60</i> revealed …

Rutgers assistant on video resigns

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Jimmy Martelli, a Rutgers assistant men's basketball coach under recently departed head coach Mike Rice, has resigned, the …

Josh Hamilton greeted with boos

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Former Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton was greeted with plenty of boos by a sellout crowd at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in …

LeBron, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade out

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Mario Chalmers will start Friday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.<p>However, LeBron James, …

Former Employee, Who Leaked Rutgers Abuse Video, Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit

Eric Murdock, the Rutgers University employee who leaked video of coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players, filed a whistle-blower lawsuit against the university on Friday.<p>In the complaint, filed a New Jersey state court, Murdock alleges he told the school's athletic director Tim …

Rutgers AD Tim Pernetti resigns

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Tim Pernetti announced his resignation as Rutgers' athletic director Friday, and in a letter to the university, he said he wished …