College Basketball

How Lonzo Ball quieted the haters with brilliant bounce-back vs. Suns - CBSSports.com

Lakers rookie got his shot to fall, thanks in part to some of the worst defense you will ever see<p>Now that's more like it.<p>A night after Lonzo Ball's …

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Patrick Beverley shut down Lonzo Ball, so of course LaVar Ball said something ridiculous

Beverley put Lonzo through the ringer in his NBA debut. LaVar Ball already knew what was up.<p>After Patrick Beverley put Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball through a living nightmare in his NBA debut, LaVar Ball had some tough words for the Clippers guard, who called his son a “weak m****** f*****” after the …

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Watch Lonzo Ball throw his famous full-court pass, first of his NBA career

He’s having a bounce back game after a tough debut, too.<p>Lonzo Ball had a horrendous rookie debut guarded by Patrick Beverley, one of the most tenacious defenders in the league. His second game has been a polar opposite, and he even unleashed one of his famed full-court passes. Seriously — this is …

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Dusan Ristic named to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar watch list

BARCELONA, SPAIN - AUGUST 16: Dusan Ristic<p>Allonzo Trier, Rawle Alkins, Deandre Ayton have all been named to college basketball award lists. Add Dusan …

College Sports

38-year-old bus driver makes college basketball team after dropping 50 lbs

Barry Hayes‏/Twitter<p>Dan Stoddard, a 38-year-old bus driver and father of two teenagers, was 380 pounds when he was approached about trying out for …

Sports

Eight NCAA Tournament teams from last season that won't make it back in 2018 - CBSSports.com

These teams went to The Big Dance in March, but could take a step back this season<p>Earlier this week, we provided you an optimistic outlook for the …

Basketball

WATCH: Cincinnati Men's Basketball | The Journey: Jacob Evans III, Turning the Corner

In episode 5 of The Journey, Coach Cronin talks about the high expectations he has for junior Jacob Evans III this year and Jacob shares with us how …

College Sports

The Fan’s Guide to "Positionless" Basketball

Always the innovator, UK Coach John Calipari has introduced Big Blue Nation to everything from “Players-First” Recruiting (One-And-Done) to the …

College Sports

3 takeaways from 2017 college basketball Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Three takeaways from USA Today’s Preseason Coaches Poll in college basketball that was released on Thursday.<p>At first glance, some teams are …

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WATCH: Lonzo Ball puts on passing showcase in second career NBA game - CBSSports.com

This was the Lonzo Ball people were expecting out of college<p>Lonzo Ball had a really rough first outing for his NBA career. Patrick Beverley made it …

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Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari, SEC coaches torn on possible change to NBA one-and-done rule

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — John Calipari is always quick to remind that one-and-done is “not my rule,” rather the NBA’s. It is significant, then, that NBA …

College Sports

Wisconsin Badgers predictions: Game 7 vs. Maryland

Let’s get right to the point: No one is going to pick Wisconsin to lose this week. Or, for that matter next week when the Badgers play …

College Sports

UNC Recruiting: Five-star power forward will visit Duke and North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, NC - JANUARY 16: Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels celebrates after his 800th career victory with a 85-68 win over …

College Sports

Coaches: Trump should invite South Carolina to White House

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Stephanie White says it is a "slap in the face" to the Gamecocks that South Carolina still is waiting for an invitation to the White House as the national women's basketball champions.<p>Texas A&M coach Gary Blair took it a step further: He suggests President …

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Big Ten Preview: Who Are the Biggest Challengers to Michigan State?

<i>Sports Illustrated’s 2017–18 preview is guided by data from our College Basketball Projection System, a collaboration between economist Dan Hanner</i> …

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Sports on TV: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017

AUTO RACING<p>TIME<p>TV<p><b>Xfinity</b>: Qualifying for<p>Kansas Lottery 300<p>Noon<p>NBCSN<p><b>Monster Energy</b>: Practice for<p>Hollywood Casino 400<p>1:30 p.m.<p>NBCSN<p><b>Xfinity</b>: Kansas …

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Dark cloud hangs over college hoops, in part because of mounting pressure

Lindsay Schnell, USA TODAY Sports<p>How did we get here?<p>That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds as college basketball season revs up with a dark cloud hanging over the sport.<p>Since the FBI investigation implicating multiple Power Five schools (and their coaches) in a pay-for-play scheme broke a …

College & University

Previewing 5-star (RS) freshman Omari Spellman

<b>Hometown:</b> North Royalton, Ohio<p><b>High School:</b> St. Thomas More (Conn.)<p><b>Height:</b> 6'9<p><b>Weight:</b> 245<p>If you had told me, a year and a half ago, that’d I’d be …

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ESPN: 5 Major Conference Teams Likely To Pull Off Huge Upset Saturday

There are 12 games between Power Five teams with double-digit point underdogs. Here are the most likely teams to pull off a big upset.<p>Last Friday, we …

College Football

UCLA Basketball: Thomas Welsh, Kris Wilkes named to individual award watch lists

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 5: Thomas Welsh<p>With the college basketball season fast approaching, several preseason award watch lists have been …

College Sports

ASU Volleyball: Devils look to end skid in Corvallis

TEMPE, AZ - OCTOBER 10: Arizona State Sun Devils mascot Sparky performs on the field during the fourth quarter of the college football game against …

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Top 3 rookie debuts from NBA's opening week

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images<p>We all know how Lonzo Ball's first NBA regular-season game went by now, even if his dad brushed off the …

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College Sports: Texas A&M men's hoops to hold closed scrimmage against Gonzaga  | SportsDay

Why the secrecy behind the meeting between the teams? The NCAA allows Division I opponents to scrimmage before the start of the season, but only if …

Sports

Trae Young wants to be Oklahoma's hometown hero

NORMAN, Okla. -- To highlight its new "Sooner Magic" motto, Oklahoma hired illusionist Sonu to entertain the team during its official preseason photo …

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Patrick Ewing's career comes full circle with return to Georgetown, Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK — Chris Mullin raised the microphone to his mouth and paused before answering a question during the coaches panel at Big East Media Day in …

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Lonzo Ball flirts with triple-double as Lakers pick up first win

PHOENIX — In his second NBA game, Lonzo Ball earned his first victory and almost got a triple-double to boot.<p>Ball, the No. 2 overall draft pick who …

Basketball

Kansas football: How to watch or listen against TCU

LAWRENCE, KS - OCTOBER 7: Dorance Armstrong Jr.<p>The Kansas football team gets a prime-time game against TCU Saturday in Fort Worth. Here is how to …

College Sports

A Thorough Preview Of The 2017-2018 Duke Basketball Season

Key Questions:<p>This team is undoubtedly talented – like last year’s team. Unfortunately, injuries to Coach K and nearly every player, a mid-season …

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WATCH: Jim Boeheim Orange vs. White Postgame

<b>PLAYERS:</b> Jim Boeheim <b><br>TEAMS:</b> Syracuse Orange<p>MORE FROM YARDBARKER

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5-Star Combo Guard Ayo Dosunmu Commits To Illinois

Made official on Thursday evening, five-star combo guard <b>Ayo Dosunmu</b> is “staying home” after all. As a result, the Chicago native has formally …

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