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Jonathan Irons, Helped by W.N.B.A. Star Maya Moore, Freed From Jail

July 1, 2020Jonathan Irons, whose bid for freedom from a 50-year prison sentence was embraced and pushed by the W.N.B.A. star Maya Moore, walked out of a Missouri penitentiary on Wednesday, nearly four months after a judge overturned his conviction on charges of burglary and assault.Irons, 40, an African-American man convicted at age 18, was…

UConn Has Actually Returned To The Big East, And They Want Their Employees Back

Today, for the first time in seven years, UConn is officially a member of the Big East. On July 1, 2013, the group of schools known as The Catholic Seven made their break with the football schools in the conference and invited Butler, Creighton, and Xavier to form the 10 team league that you have…

Eurolygos kovas Lietuvoje ir toliau transliuos TV3 Grupė

Nuotr.: BNS Nuotr. BNS Lietuvos žiūrovai ir toliau galės mėgautis geriausio Europos krepšinio – „Turkish Airlines EuroLeague“ ir „7DAYS EuroCup“ tiesioginėmis transliacijomis, nes TV3 Grupė ir „Euroleague Basketball” sutarė dėl ilgalaikio bendradarbiavimo ir užtikrins plačiausią sklaidą Baltijos šalyse artimiausius tris sezonus. „TV3 Sport“ kanalas ir didžiausia vaizdo transliacijų internetu platforma Baltijos šalyse Go3 kasmet tiesiogiai…

Garza, Gonzaga highlight college basketball’s biggest remaining offseason decisions

8:00 PM PHTJeff BorzelloESPN Staff Writer Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.At this point on the college basketball calendar, rosters for the upcoming season are usually settled and we have a fairly complete idea of the landscape. Obviously, this is not a normal calendar -- and the question…

Kenny Smith: I ‘d Put BLM On The Back Of My Jersey If I Were An NBA Player Today

TNT's Kenny Smith is launching a new online basketball academy as he gears up to go back on the air ... [+] with the NBA restarting play in July. Credit: Damairs Carter/MediaPunch/IPX Damairs Carter/MediaPunch/IPx Kenny “The Jet” Smith, a two-time NBA champion as a player for the Houston Rockets and a current analyst on TNT’s…

Three Pelicans test positive for coronavirus

Sixteen NBA players (of 302 tested June 23) were diagnosed with coronavirus. Three are Pelicans. Andrew Lopez of ESPN: These 3 tests were positive when players made it back to the facility last week. They are a part of the 16 positive tests the NBA announced. — Andrew Lopez (@_Andrew_Lopez) June 30, 2020 These 3…

Australian Opals lead new RISE UP campaign with Basketball Australia to support Black Lives Matter movement

Basketball Australia (BA) and the women's national team, the Opals, have launched a campaign to target racism and discrimination.Key points:The Opals announced they would not train until Basketball Australia agreed to commit to eliminating racial injustice within the sportThe RISE UP campaign will begin with a focus on social and digital media before being rolled…

Pacers’ Kevin Pritchard says one player still undecided about returning to team

2:36 PM ETEric WoodyardESPN It's getting closer to the NBA restart in Orlando, but one member of the Indiana Pacers hasn't fully committed to joining the squad, according to Pacers president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard.Out of respect for the player, Pritchard wouldn't disclose his name, but he did say it's "complete no-judgment if he…