Tony Bland

FBI agent in NCAA probe was removed from case due to alleged illegal activity

One of the FBI agents whose undercover work helped lead to the arrests of 10 people in relation to a widespread probe into corruption in college …

Corruption

Despite FBI probe, USC basketball expecting best recruiting class in years

The day before he was arrested by FBI agents in Tampa, Fla., last September, Tony Bland was visiting a nearby town to meet a gifted high school …

College Sports

Closing act: An uncertain future looms for college hoops

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For the past three weeks, it’s been all about buzzer-beaters, bracket-busters and basketball — a much-needed reminder about just …

College Sports

Stock report: Utah’s NIT run, USC’s perfectly legal imperfect hire, and a QB no-show at UCLA

A weekly assessment of Pac-12 news, quasi-news and (occasional) non-news …<p><b>Rising: Utah basketball.</b><p>The retirement of athletic director Chris Hill is …

College Sports

What scandal meant for college basketball coaching cycle

SAN ANTONIO – As college coaches and administrators from around the nation gather here at the Final Four, one school has been the buzz of the …

College Sports

Inside look at the nonsense in the sports media world this week

Exactly where do the deer and the antelope play? Do you have to buy PSLs?<p>And why expel Russian diplomats? Do them worse: Make them pay their parking …

Mike Francesa

USC hires Eric Mobley as assistant basketball coach

USC basketball coach Andy Enfield has hired Eric Mobley as an assistant coach.<p>Mobley, 49, has been coaching in the AAU ranks for the last decade. He played at Portland and Cal Poly Pomona as well as professionally in China, Indonesia, Mexico and Portugal.<p>He also played for Meadowlark Lemon's Harlem …

Basketball

USC falls to Western Kentucky in second round of NIT

LOS ANGELES — USC’s up-and-down season ended Monday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.<p>The Trojans suffered a 79-75 loss …

College Sports

Judge Overseeing College Basketball Corruption Case Would Like Everyone To Stop The Dang Leaks

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos has officially had it with the leaks coming out of the FBI’s ongoing pay-for-play case against various college …

Corruption

Pac-12: End one-and-done, give players more access to agents

A Pac-12 task force on reforming college basketball recommends an end to the NBA's one-and-done rule and allowing players the option to return to school after they're drafted.<p>The Pac-12 announced the recommendations from its task force on Tuesday , and its report has been sent to the NCAA's …

College Sports

Report | DeMarco Murray to visit Lions

Three days after it was announced that he will be released by the Tennessee Titans, running back <b>DeMarco Murray</b> reportedly has a visit lined up. …

Basketball

Bid to lift stay on prosecution of Hillsborough match commander adjourned

An application to lift a stay on the prosecution of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has been adjourned until later this year.<p>Judge Sir …

Nottingham Forest

Hearing to lift stay on Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield's prosecution to be held

An application to lift a stay on the prosecution of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield will be heard in court today.<p>A two-day hearing is …

Hillsborough Disaster

The Starting 5 | Clippers want a big fat ring

<i>The Starting 5: A look at some of the best NBA content around the internet</i><p>Clippers owner Steve Ballmer spoke at Sloan about the Blake Griffin trade, …

Basketball

NBA stats rundown for teams that played February 25

Case of the Mondays? No worries! The Monday NBA stats rundown will see you through.<p>Today’s trip around the league will look at the teams that were in …

Basketball

Report: FBI probe into NCAA corruption identifies possible violations by basketball powers

Schools identified by Yahoo! as having players who possibly violated NCAA rules include? Duke, North Carolina, Texas, Kentucky, Michigan State, …

Corruption

Emails in hoops corruption case show sport's underbelly

The email from Christian Dawkins to his boss, ASM Sports agency founder and president Andy Miller, came at 10:47 p.m. ET on July 25 of 2016. Dawkins, …

Markelle Fultz

Report: FBI probe docs list range of payments to top players

New details of payments to athletes in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport's basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption.<p>Bank records and other expense reports that are part of …

College Sports

The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern):<p>8:47 p.m.<p>Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis …

College Sports

NCAA hoops corruption case docs list players involved, payment amounts

Documents and bank records obtained in discovery during the federal investigation into the underbelly of college basketball detail in meticulous …

Fred VanVleet

NBA players listed in corruption scandal

Bank records and other expense reports that are part of the investigation list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two …

Corruption

List of Schools Implicated in NCAA Basketball Scandal

More than 20 college basketball schools were implicated in federal documents taken from a sports agency college basketball corruption case, which …

Corruption

The Latest: Texas to withhold Davis from competition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern):<p>8:47 p.m.<p>Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition until further notice after his name appeared in documents in a federal investigation into college basketball corruption.<p>Davis was …

College Sports

Report: Documents Connected to Andy Miller Show Payment Methods in FBI Probe

Former NBA agent Andy Miller and his former associate, Christian Dawkins, are reportedly at the center of the FBI's investigation into bribery and corruption in college basketball.<p>Sources close to the investigation told Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde and Pete Thamel that financial records and spreadsheets …

Corruption

Ranking each Basketball Hall of Fame finalist's chances to get in

The Basketball Hall of Fame finalists have been chosen, and now it’s a matter of waiting to find out who gets in. While there are a couple of …

Basketball

Ranking the NBA's top 3-point shooters at the All-Star break

The NBA’s era of the 3-point shot is still moving forward with vigor.<p>Teams are putting up an average of 57.6 3s per game in 2017-18, which tops the …

Basketball

NBA Roundtable | 2018 All-Star weekend recap

2018 All-Star weekend has come and gone, and now we must wait a few days before the NBA starts up again on Thursday. To get through this dead period, …

Basketball

Is there a place for Grayson Allen in the NBA?

<b>Duke’s</b> senior star <b>Grayson Allen</b> is the most recognizable, polarizing and controversial player in college basketball. He’s also one of the most …

Basketball

NBA stats rundown for all 30 teams during All-Star break

Welcome to the home stretch of the 2017-18 NBA season.<p>All-Star weekend is over, playoff contenders are starting to rise above the eventual tankers, …

Basketball

The Starting 5 | James Harden is far from satisfied

<i>The Starting 5: A look at some of the best NBA content around the internet</i><p>James Harden is dominating in the box scores and his Houston Rockets are on …

Basketball