Basketball

NBA players go on trial in 2015 Phoenix assault

Sep 19, 2017

NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris went on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a 2015 beating

The Latest: Lawyers for NBA twins question prosecutor's case

Sep 18, 2017

A prosecutor says NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris participated in an "orchestrated attack" against a man in 2015 that left him with a broken nose and other injuries

At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)

Sep 18, 2017

At Harvard, basketball coach Tommy Amaker takes his role as a teacher seriously

Sparks, Lynx to meet in WNBA Finals rematch

Sep 18, 2017

WNBA Playoff Capsules

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket title

Sep 17, 2017

Slovenia has won its first European basketball championship by defeating Serbia 93-85 behind 35 points by Goran Dragic

Tunisia wins Afrobasket beating Nigeria in final

Sep 16, 2017

Tunisia has won its second African basketball championship after dethroning Nigeria 77-65 in the final

Will NFL contracts ever fully guarantee? Players can hope.

Sep 16, 2017

No guarantees: NFL players continue to carry more contractual risk than their pro sport peers

Without Portland's Aminu, others, Nigeria into African final

Sep 16, 2017

Without Portland's Al-Farouq Aminu and other big names, Nigeria still makes African championship final

Lynx, Sparks go 2-0 up in WNBA semifinals, can clinch Sunday

Sep 15, 2017

Newly crowned MVP Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 93-83 victory over the Washington Mystics in Game 2 of the WNBA semifinals

Ex-NBA player sentenced to prison for selling stolen guns

Sep 15, 2017

An eight-year prison sentence has been handed to a former Boston Celtics player found guilty of receiving guns stolen off a freight train in Chicago