LeBron James says no excitement or joy in sports without fans

Lakers star LeBron James spoke recently about the challenges facing the NBA amid the coronavirus pandemic. One of them is the prospect of playing games behind closed doors. The NBA, like many sports around the world, has been suspended because of the COVID-19 crisis, which has killed almost 24,000 people globally. It remains to be seen […]


A penguin being named after Zion Williamson is the good news we need

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson is likely to garner a lot of honors in his career, but none will be quite like the one bestowed upon him by the Audubon Nature Institute. The organization, which runs a zoo and aquarium in Louisiana, named a penguin after Williamson following the teenager’s generous vow to cover the salaries […]


2020 college basketball conference tournament schedule

The wait for March Madness is over. The best time of the season has finally arrived for college basketball fans across the country. The stakes for teams are high and the intensity of the players is highest. Teams from smaller leagues will be looking to secure automatic NCAA tournament berths. Others from bigger conferences try to win their way […]


NBA hits Celtics’ Marcus Smart with $35,000 fine for his outburst with refs following loss to Nets

The NBA on Thursday slapped Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart with a hefty $35,000 fine stemming from his confrontation with referees after Tuesday night's 129-120 overtime loss against the Brooklyn Nets. And Smart's history of bad behavior on the court didn't help — the league said in its release that "multiple prior violations of acceptable on-court decorum" played a […]