Tag archive for ‘basketball’
By Adam Lee On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Outstanding Freshman take the Tournament

As 68 different teams prepare to take the stage in the 2015 NCAA tournament, so too do the individual players. Increasingly, the players who are put on display here are closer to high school seniors than adults. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 23rd, 2015

This Day in History: Bobby Knight loses cool, throws chair

The great coaching career of Bobby Knight was tainted on this day, Feb. 23 thirty years ago when he his temper tantrum resulted in throwing a chair. Just weeks ahead of the NCAA tournament, Knight’s Indiana More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NBA Legend Bill Russell shares birthday with Lorne Greene, Abraham Lincoln

Bill Russell, the legendary center for the Boston Celtics, celebrates a birthday alongside of other greats in their respective fields: US President Abraham Lincoln and actor Lorne Greene. Russell was a dominating More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Charles Barkley: Michael Brown looters are ‘scumbags,’ criticizes media and stereotypes

Charles Barkley voiced support for law enforcement and criticized the media following a grand jury’s decision against indicting then-Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown. He slammed those More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Donald Sterling gets lynched by the NBA, ‘National Bigots Association’ with lifetime ban

When our founders created America as a Representative Republic and NOT a Democracy, this is exactly the type of a crime they wished to avoid: mob rule. By no means, should anyone be defending Donald Sterling’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Joseph Ashby confirms Titus Ashby, 2 year-old basketball trick shot video is real

Titus Ashby, now 2 years old, went viral after a YouTube video of himself titled Unbelievable Little Kid Does a Trick Shot , gained traction on social media and score him an interview on the TODAY show and a shout More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Jack Taylor sets NCAA basketball record with 138 points one game

Jack Taylor, a Division III guard, destroyed the NCAA basketball single game scoring record with 138 points. Jack Taylor Taylor made 27 of 71 3-point attempts, was 52 of 108 overall from the field and added seven More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 30th, 2012

US Men’s Basketball beats France, gets hugs from Michelle Obama

Team USA beat France at the Olympic games 98-71, but the real story was the first Lady. Michelle Obama was front and center to hug all of the NBA stars. As the team broke a postgame huddle, LeBron James led his More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

VIDEO: Maine reporter, Meghan Torjussen, says NBA game ends in a tie

Meghan Torjussen (Photo/WMTV.com) Sunday night news broadcast of Portland, Maine, ABC affiliate WMTW, anchored by News 8’s own Meghan Torjussen, offered an odd sports update on Game 4 on the Eastern Conference More...

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