Long gone basketball league leaves a costly legacy
The old American Basketball Association was a blend of huckersterism and entertainment that survives in scrapbook clippings, barroom debates and a very lucrative arrangement made by the owners of a long forgotten franchise.
VIDEO: Globetrotter escapes serious injury when backboard collapses
William Bullard, a player with the Harlem Globetrotters, narrowly escaped serious injury during a game in Honduras when the entire basketball hoop -- including the backboard and basket support -- came crashing down on him after an acrobatic dunk.
Investigation should shed light on bullying scandal in Miami
It’s difficult to make much sense of the actions in the Miami Dolphins locker room because it’s a culture most of us don’t understand and can’t comprehend.
Crazy sports fan antics caught on camera
Sometimes the most entertaining sights at a sporting event are in the stands. One LSU fan's T-Rex impression sent us searching for other great videos of fan antics. Here are some of our favorites.
Pesticides benched at Doubleday Field
One of the nation's most famous baseball diamonds, Doubleday Field, will no longer use toxic herbicides and pesticides on its grass.
Legends Poll: Oregon stumbles after loss to Stanford
A new team occupies the No. 2 spot in the college football coaches Legends Poll. Oregon's loss to Stanford last week allowed Florida State to climb. After a win against Wake Forest, the Seminoles are now second only to top-ranked Alabama.
Eyes on the ball? 10 of the craziest college basketball courts
Feast your eyes -- or avert them, depending on your taste in unconventional basketball court designs. With college hoops season right around the corner, we take a look at some of the most unusual basketball floors around the country.
Shakeups sure to leave good teams out of BCS title game
There’s plenty of football yet to be played this season, during which things have had a way of going wrong for the front-runners. Nevertheless, more than one good team is going to be left home to soothe its hurt feelings and be relegated to a lesser bowl.
Changes to NCAA foul rules could lead to free-throw marathons
I attended a Big Ten basketball game in Bloomington, Ind., a few years ago where I was seated so close to the floor that I had to keep my feet pinned under my chair so I wouldn’t trip the referee as he raced up and down the court. The view from courtside left me with one shocking reaction: I no longer had any idea what was a foul.
Florida State holds No. 3 in Legends Poll with dominating win over Miami
Florida State's lopsided win over Miami on Saturday was more than enough to keep it at No. 3 - and among the top contenders to vie against No. 1 Alabama - in college football's Legends Poll.
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