- Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles Updated: Aug-29-15 2:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.
- Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars, 83-69 Updated: Aug-29-15 12:20 am
- Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener Updated: Aug-28-15 11:15 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with injuries.
- Tiffany Hayes scores career-high 28, Dream beat Fever 90-84 Updated: Aug-28-15 10:54 pm
- Balanced attack leads Tulsa Shock past LA Sparks 76-66 Updated: Aug-28-15 10:48 pm
- Prince, Charles lead New York to 81-68 win over Minnesota Updated: Aug-28-15 10:41 pm
NEW YORK - Tina Charles and Epiphanny Prince wanted to come home to New York and make the Liberty relevant again.
- Latta leads Washington Mystics to 71-63 win over Mercury Updated: Aug-28-15 10:15 pm
- Milton-Jones breaks WNBA record for games played Updated: Aug-28-15 8:26 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Atlanta forward DeLisha Milton-Jones broke the WNBA record for games played when she entered the Dream's game against Indiana early in the second quarter Friday night.
- Saints testing potential of ex-basketball player Manhertz Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton couldn't resist trying out another former college basketball player at tight end.
- Jazz sign rookie forward J.J. O'Brien Updated: Aug-28-15 6:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent rookie J.J. O'Brien.
- UW men's basketball game times, TV coverage released Updated: Aug-28-15 5:11 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Game times and television coverage have been released for the 2015-16 Wyoming Cowboys basketball season.
- Vermont court reverses conviction of dad who yelled at coach Updated: Aug-28-15 4:49 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday overturned the disorderly conduct conviction of a New Hampshire man who yelled profanity at a high school basketball coach and hit a parked car with his hand because he was upset his daughter didn't get to play in a junior varsity game.
- Springfield rehires coach who lost job after complaint Updated: Aug-28-15 9:58 am
EUGENE, Oregon - The Springfield School District has rehired Bill Wagner as Springfield High School's girls basketball coach, less than three months after choosing not to renew his contract amid complaints from a parent.
- Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M Updated: Aug-28-15 8:54 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A visit to Texas A&M football practice is musically akin to a trip to a swanky hip-hop club in downtown Houston or a hotspot on Miami's South Beach.
- Mitchell hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Mercury rally past Sun Updated: Aug-27-15 9:43 pm
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut - Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games.
- Crean questions leadership after latest legal problem Updated: Aug-27-15 9:41 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana coach Tom Crean questioned his team's leadership and challenged his players to make better decisions on and off the court Thursday.
- Middle Tennessee adds Jacorey Williams, Aldonis Foote Updated: Aug-27-15 9:09 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Middle Tennessee has added former Arkansas forward Jacorey Williams and Trinity Valley Community College transfer Aldonis Foote to the program.
- Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League Updated: Aug-27-15 6:59 pm
BAKERSFIELD, California - Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns' affiliate in the NBA Development League.
- Stephanie Ready becomes full-time female NBA game analyst Updated: Aug-27-15 6:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - FOX Sports Southeast has promoted Stephanie Ready to NBA game analyst covering the Charlotte Hornets.
- ACC trio looking for championships in SEC with Gamecocks Updated: Aug-27-15 5:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Coach Dawn Staley has built South Carolina to compete for national championships. And some of the very best players in the Atlantic Coast Conference have signed on for the run.
- Gordon, Zeller return home as part of Pacers' preseason Updated: Aug-27-15 5:00 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The return of two former Indiana Mr. Basketball winners highlights the Indiana Pacers' seven-game preseason schedule.
- Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' has died Updated: Aug-27-15 4:49 pm
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.
- Bowl Eligible? South Carolina looking to host 1st bowl game Updated: Aug-27-15 4:18 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Organizers of the annual college all-star game held in South Carolina are confident the contest known as The Medal of Honor Bowl will become the state's first traditional bowl game now that the Confederate flag no longer flies on Statehouse grounds.
- Former University of Vermont basketball player retires Updated: Aug-27-15 4:00 pm
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vermont - A former University of Vermont basketball player is calling it quits.
- Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit Updated: Aug-27-15 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.