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What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics

What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics

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Five burning questions for USA Basketball as the FIBA World Cup gets underway To claim gold, Coach Gregg Popovich's undermanned team must overcome a shortage of play-makers, a demanding schedule and superstar opponents like Gia...
2019-08-31, 17:39

MLB's burning second-half questions: The return of the 60-home run season? Christian Yelich might reach the 60-HR plateau, but that is just one of the questions that'll be answered in the second half of MLB season. ...
2019-07-11, 21:26

Blazin' Saddles: 10 burning questions following the 2019 Tour de France "After Colombia\u0027s first ever Tour de France victory, it\u0027s time to look back at the last three weeks and gauge the achievements of Egan Bern...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minute...
2019-05-24, 17:26

Watch: Tom Hiddleston says 'Loki' series 'will answer' burning fan questions on 'Late Show' Tom Hiddleston said on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" that his upcoming "Loki" series on Disney+ will answer questions fans have about his vill...
2019-09-17, 16:39

Stormi Webster Steals the Show While Kylie Jenner Answers Ellen DeGeneres' Burning Questions Stormi Webster is a natural TV star! Get this kid an agent! Kylie Jenner brought along her and Travis Scott's 1 and 1/2-year-old daughter to her tap...
2019-09-12, 16:52

Argentina forfeit Pan-Am basketball game after wearing wrong colour jerseys Argentinians were supposed to wear white but wore blueLoss means team cannot compete in medal roundsArgentina’s women’s basketball team had to forfei...
2019-08-08, 18:26

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on...
2019-08-10, 06:52

Argentina women's basketball team forced to forfeit game after wearing wrong uniform You'd be hard-pressed to think of a more painful tournament exit than what happened to the Argentina women's basketball team.   ...
2019-08-09, 04:00

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most inno...
2019-07-22, 14:26

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Your burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original. ...
2019-05-21, 20:39

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Four burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original. ...
2019-05-22, 08:39

'Toy Story 4': Your burning Forky questions, existential and otherwise, answered In Pixar's "Toy Story 4," new toy Forky comes to life after Bonnie makes him. Here's how you can make him, too, and why he's not calle...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Where the heck is Will Smith in 'Men In Black: International' and other burning questions With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? ...
2019-06-13, 20:52

'Men in Black: International' burning questions: Where the heck is Will Smith? With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones? ...
2019-06-15, 05:26

Japan will let driverless cars roam freely ahead of 2020 Olympics As many as 100 self-driving cars will ferry up to 7,000 passengers in the week starting July 6, with Toyota and Nissan participating. The trial is me...
2019-09-05, 14:52

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects could be in jeopar...
2019-08-22, 18:26

Russian anti-doping agency in hot water ahead of Tokyo Olympics Russia’s anti-doping agency may get another suspension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, after a report found it messed with testing data it handed ...
2019-09-21, 19:00

How the heck did Disney make 'The Lion King' feel so real? Your burning questions, answered "The Lion King" is so visually stunning that you're going to ask, 'How did they make it so real?" We answer this and other burning question...
2019-07-19, 06:52

Months Ahead Of Olympics, World Body Suspends India's Dope Testing Lab The World Anti-Doping Agency or WADA has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) for six months in what could be a...
2019-08-23, 06:00

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until t...
2019-07-24, 12:26

WeWork's List of Potential Conflicts Adds to Questions Ahead of IPO Losses at WeWork’s parent aren’t the only concern mounting about the shared-office company as it prepares to go public. Some of its practices push th...
2019-09-07, 01:13

Phil Neville questions US ‘etiquette’ ahead of semi-final "England manager Phil Neville said he\u0027s not happy that team officials from the United States scoped out their hotel as they prepare to face each...
2019-07-01, 10:39

Pelosi refuses questions as Judiciary Committee moves ahead on impeachment A testy Nancy Pelosi ripped reporters Thursday for peppering her with questions about impeachment after the House Judiciary Committee approved rules ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?    ...
2019-08-13, 07:00

‘Wrong place at the wrong time’: how the US-China trade war is putting the squeeze on Australia Donald Trump’s trade war may force Australia to choose between democracy and profitsWhen Canberra’s finest strategic thinkers released a white paper ...
2019-09-21, 08:13

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retai...
2019-08-11, 16:13

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retai...
2019-08-10, 05:39

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he&...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments o...
2019-08-16, 12:39

Why the Amazon Is Burning The number of fires raging in the Amazon rainforest this month is the highest in a decade, putting the environmental policies of Brazil’s president i...
2019-08-28, 21:13

New England Is Burning Up As Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate endlessly whether or not the threat of climate change is worth potentially losing a few vote...
2019-08-01, 01:39

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 202...
2019-08-09, 02:52

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What start...
2019-08-29, 10:00

Sunday Comics: Why Is Everything Burning? Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-09-01, 21:26

Fire burning near Sonoita SONOITA- Officials with the Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department are monitoring a wildfire that promoted evacuation notices Sunday afternoon. Firefighters s...
2019-06-10, 04:39

Causes and treatments for burning legs Muscle soreness, injuries, sunburns, and nerve damage can all cause a burning sensation in the legs. Learn more about the causes and how to treat the...
2019-09-19, 11:26

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. ...
2019-08-10, 10:26

Burning throat: 7 causes and how to treat them Many issues can cause a burning throat, including tonsillitis, strep throat, a cold, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. Learn more about the possibl...
2019-09-20, 10:13

Causes and treatments for a burning chest There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the cause...
2019-09-07, 10:52

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I ...
2019-07-01, 02:00

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan nex...
2019-06-18, 09:00

Federer still not committed to 2020 Olympics Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the U.S. Open that eligibility, his health a...
2019-09-02, 01:39

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?  ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

Curry commits to Olympics: 'That is the plan' In an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols, Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he's committed to playing for Team USA in his first Olympic Games, next...
2019-09-18, 12:13

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tok...
2019-07-24, 14:52

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
2019-06-11, 11:39

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images s...
2019-09-01, 03:39

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fi...
2019-08-23, 16:26

Burning man OK with attendance cap; will fight searches Burning Man organizers say they won’t challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans to cap their attendance at current levels under a new 10-y...
2019-06-29, 19:52

Who's Burning the Amazon? Rampant Capitalism Market forces and the administration of Jair Bolsonaro are supercharging the deforestation that's imperiling the world's biggest tropical rainforest....
2019-08-28, 18:52

More people arrested than ever before at Burning Man festival Authorities arrested at least 58 people, 14 more than last year, and most of the arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at le...
2019-09-04, 22:00

Video Games Get One Step Closer To Being In The Olympics Although the Olympics are known more physical competitive pursuits like gymnastics and swimming, the organization has been inching closer and closer ...
2019-09-11, 20:52

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for d...
2019-05-27, 17:39

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
2019-07-22, 11:52

Jailed former governor says he bought votes for Rio Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state has told a judge he paid about $2 million for the votes of International Olympic Committee members t...
2019-07-05, 00:13

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event...
2019-09-18, 19:26

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Ou...
2019-07-24, 18:26

ESPN extends rights with Special Olympics For almost 35 years, The Walt Disney Company and ESPN have built a strong relationship with Special Olympics -- and it will continue with this eight-...
2019-09-19, 15:52

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned...
2019-08-27, 03:39

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing....
2019-07-24, 18:26

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting ...
2019-07-24, 17:52

Bavaria honors boy for rescuing sister from burning car 10-year-old Kenan Buyukhan has become the youngest-ever recipient of Bavaria's St. Christopher Medal. The Nuremberg boy risked his life to pull his y...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is suc...
2019-08-22, 02:00

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Th...
2019-06-14, 13:52

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pr...
2019-08-23, 18:26

| No-deal Brexit like 'burning your house down': UK Lib Dem leader Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has warned in her party conference speech that a no-deal Brexit would be like "burning your house down" as she ple...
2019-09-18, 02:13

Get wistful for the OrgyDome with these Burning Man missed connections The crowds of sweaty-pitted, shiny-shirted pyrotechnic enthusiasts who gather in the Nevada desert every year to enjoy Burning Man’s “radical self-ex...
2019-09-06, 23:39

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.    ...
2019-08-21, 15:39

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate ...
2019-08-21, 14:26

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monda...
2019-07-23, 03:01

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt...
2019-06-07, 06:52

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of...
2019-07-15, 08:26

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-cu...
2019-06-14, 23:39

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing hi...
2019-06-14, 15:39

Missouri man sentenced for killing son, burning body CALIFORNIA, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old central Missouri man who admitted killing his 1-year-old son and burning the body has been sentenced to life in ...
2019-06-28, 17:52

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it Soaring in a plane above the Amazon isn't meant to sting your eyes with smoke and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. ...
2019-09-04, 11:39

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According t...
2019-06-20, 02:26

Man found dead at Burning Man under suspicious circumstances A New Zealand man attending Burning Man was found dead at the Nevada festival under suspicious circumstances, authorities said. Shane Billingham, 33,...
2019-09-01, 19:26

Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers...
2019-09-19, 00:13

DJ Flume breaks silence on sex act video from Burning Man He’s back with a metaphorical booty. After days of silence, DJ Flume has publicly commented on the viral video of him performing an X-rated sex...
2019-09-05, 18:26

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old ...
2019-08-22, 00:52

This Crater In Middle Of A Desert Has Been Burning For Nearly 50 Years The Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan has been ominously dubbed the Door to Hell by locals. It has been burning for over 40 years in the middle of a...
2019-09-12, 13:39

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment...
2019-05-29, 23:39

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Rea...
2019-08-20, 04:26

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th i...
2019-09-15, 00:39

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ'd from London Olympics for doping A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping with an anabolic steroi...
2019-05-27, 16:39

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legac...
2019-07-18, 17:00

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the icon...
2019-08-21, 05:39

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the ...
2019-08-08, 10:26

Intel to use Tokyo Olympics to show off 3D tracking, other new tech Tech giant Intel Corp said on Wednesday it will use the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to show off a portfolio of new technology including artificial intel...
2019-09-11, 10:52

America's Cup winners back in groove for Olympics tilt Winning the Tokyo Olympics test event in Enoshima may have appeared a cakewalk for Rio gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke, but the duo said ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center Lexington (LEX 18) — Former Kentucky national champ...
2019-07-01, 00:26

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories b...
2019-08-07, 04:52

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped ...
2019-05-22, 22:39

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the Uni...
2019-07-23, 22:26

Wiggins: Cavendish 'covering bases' between Olympics and Tour "Bradley Wiggins and Adam Blythe assess what Mark Cavendish will do in 2020 when he is tipped to aim at both the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympic...
2019-09-03, 16:26

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said o...
2019-07-24, 17:52

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular d...
2019-06-17, 12:00

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star St...
2019-09-18, 22:39

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organiz...
2019-05-29, 12:13

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang f...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Special Olympics Kentucky Kicks Off Summer Games FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Summer Special Olympics kicked off with a ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Capitol on Frid...
2019-06-01, 03:13

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into ...
2019-08-30, 07:13

UA softball pitchers to play in Olympics w/ Team Mexico TUCSON – U of A All American pitchers Taylor McQuillin and Danielle O’Toole have helped Team Mexico to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.  He...
2019-09-03, 08:00

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table  ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020. ...
2019-08-12, 21:52

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan...
2019-07-05, 23:00

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to ...
2019-08-12, 09:00

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveile...
2019-07-18, 14:13

IOC to choose Italy or Sweden for 2026 Winter Olympics The International Olympic Committee is scheduled to choose between two European bidders to host the 2026 Winter Olympics when members convene Monday ...
2019-06-23, 21:13

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and poss...
2019-07-02, 17:52

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according ...
2019-08-23, 04:00

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sun...
2019-08-12, 10:39

Lightning-caused fire burning 40 acres near I-10, Dragoon TUCSON – Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is battling a fire burning 40 acres of land near Dragoon after the fire ignited som...
2019-08-22, 08:52

Texas man kills family members, then himself in burning home A Texas man murdered his mother, grandmother and uncle — and then took his own life — inside a home that was set ablaze this week, accord...
2019-08-07, 19:13

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a sp...
2019-08-22, 02:52

Homeless man charged with killing, burning a Westchester family’s dog A homeless Westchester County man beat and stabbed a family dog to death — and then tried to burn the carcass in a backyard fire pit, prosecuto...
2019-08-13, 19:52

Small fire still burning at site of oil refinery explosions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a very small fire continues to burn at a Philadelphia refinery following explosions and a pre-dawn blaze that shook...
2019-06-22, 18:00

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges ...
2019-05-29, 17:13

Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed t...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate ...
2019-08-21, 14:26

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plasti...
2019-06-20, 08:26

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires fo...
2019-08-29, 16:52

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National In...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Bourbon warehouse burning at Jim Beam facility in Kentucky A Jim Beam warehouse filled with about 40,000 bourbon barrels in Woodford County remains on fire Wednesday, according to officials.   ...
2019-07-03, 18:39

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsemen...
2019-06-16, 09:39

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Takes on ‘New Faces With a Hole Burning Through ‘Em’ PAC I’m no Chris Cuomo fan, but he has appropriately embarrassed the creator of the New Faces GOP PAC, Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind that contemptible...
2019-09-15, 01:26

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.     ...
2019-07-05, 09:00

Are Olympics or escrow worth fighting about? NHL players must decide whether to reopen CBA Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, who went through 2012-13 lockout, says he has "a very optimistic outlook" before players decide on early opt-out. ...
2019-09-06, 09:39

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe Surrounded by reporters in March, Tsunekazu Takeda, teary-eyed and blinking as cameras flashed around him, explained his decision to step down as Jap...
2019-06-20, 04:52

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone bef...
2019-08-10, 16:26

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhaustin...
2019-08-01, 13:13

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be...
2019-08-19, 16:52

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her ...
2019-06-27, 20:52

| Cape fearless: SA surfer rides emotional rollercoaster to Olympics Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely "overw...
2019-09-18, 08:13

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's pr...
2019-07-23, 07:39

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, tha...
2019-07-23, 07:39

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee mem...
2019-07-05, 21:13

Intel is hosting an Olympics-sanctioned esports tournament in 2020 Gamers will go for the gold next summer in Tokyo, but not in the Olympics. Intel has announced it will host an esports tournament in Tokyo during the...
2019-09-11, 22:52

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry...
2019-09-11, 20:52

Olympics: U.S. groups investigated on handling of sex-abuse claims - report The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Friday it was cooperating with government inquires after it was reported U.S. agen...
2019-09-14, 04:52

Swedish regions show support for 2026 Winter Olympics All three regions proposing to stage events at the 2026 Winter Olympics in Sweden have committed their backing for the bid for the first time  ...
2019-06-12, 12:52

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worke...
2019-08-09, 04:52

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh s...
2019-08-01, 18:39

From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions. ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and ...
2019-07-05, 06:39

Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete tracking in the 2020 Olympics Intel plans to bring 3D athlete tracking (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. Today, the company announced that its 3DAT system will use four cameras to film...
2019-09-11, 20:26

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by cr...
2019-07-18, 17:00

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Resurgent Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medal table  &...
2019-07-24, 12:13

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s ...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the Internation...
2019-07-23, 14:00

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more...
2019-06-24, 02:13

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on pat...
2019-08-13, 21:26

UCI keen on mixed team time trial for Paris Olympics "A mixed team time trial relay could be part of the Paris 2024 Olympic road cycling programme if the event proves popular at this year\u0027s world c...
2019-09-19, 01:00

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court ...
2019-05-27, 17:39

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York...
2019-06-14, 03:52

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics t...
2019-07-24, 18:39

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact ca...
2019-08-13, 12:39

Reeve, Hughes, Rizzotti named assistant coaches for Olympics NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s national basketball team is keeping its coaching staff intact for the Olympics. World Cup assistants Dan Hughe...
2019-06-20, 21:00

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to ...
2019-07-05, 20:39

Kohli Congratulates Phogat For Winning Bronze And Qualifying For Olympics Virat Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Vinesh Phogat on her fine achievement as she became the first Indian wrestler to seal a 2020 Olympics ber...
2019-09-19, 15:00

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese ...
2019-08-08, 16:26

The New Mario & Sonic Olympics Game Lets You Play As 2D Characters Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest installment of the all-star mascot competition, due out Novemb...
2019-08-20, 21:39

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Gam...
2019-07-02, 13:26

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents ...
2019-07-08, 04:13

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earl...
2019-05-31, 07:26

Four teens rush into burning home to save 90-year-old neighbor _____ (CNN) – Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end,...
2019-06-09, 23:52

Hong Kong protesters use burning barricades to block airport Pro-democracy protesters set fire to barricades to block roads to Hong Kong International Airport, as an express train and some bus services to the t...
2019-09-02, 02:52

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INP...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local m...
2019-08-29, 12:26

Burning Man 2019: Friends remember 33-year-old man who died at his camp A 33-year-old man died Thursday at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, Nevada. His death is being investigated as suspicious.  ...
2019-08-31, 08:52

Firefighters gain containment on Verde Fire burning near Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE- The Verde Fire continues to burn in the Tonto National Forest, but as of Thursday morning the fire is now 69 percent contained. The fire ...
2019-08-09, 08:00

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes...
2019-08-29, 22:26

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's...
2019-06-27, 20:13

When Reporting an Economics Article at Burning Man, Be Prepared for Things to Get Weird I visited the annual Nevada bacchanalia with Paul Romer, a Nobel-winning economist who has come to see it as a model for urbanization. Everything abo...
2019-09-08, 02:52

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new...
2019-06-07, 22:00

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak...
2019-08-30, 11:39

Burning Man: 58 people arrested at festival in sharp increase from last year Authorities arrested 14 more people than in 2018, and most arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this ...
2019-09-05, 02:52

Paige Elkington, DJ Flume’s Burning Man video co-star, has gone viral before Who is the woman behind the viral mic cheek? Knoxville, Tenn., native Paige Elkington inflamed the internet this week after posting a video of her ru...
2019-09-05, 18:26

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon e...
2019-06-13, 17:26

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
2019-09-09, 20:52

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment...
2019-05-30, 09:39

Brazil's Burning Ban Takes Effect As Amazon Fires Rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes...
2019-08-30, 08:52

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the w...
2019-06-05, 19:13

Mom charged after allegedly murdering toddler son, dismembering and burning remains A New Jersey woman who got arrested earlier this year for killing and dismembering her toddler son — after he allegedly refused to listen to h...
2019-06-22, 07:00

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thic...
2019-09-11, 18:52

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start o...
2019-07-05, 04:26

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his doctor. At first, he was told t...
2019-05-25, 04:26

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made int...
2019-06-12, 15:00

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres ...
2019-08-06, 05:13

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National In...
2019-08-23, 03:39

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the ex...
2019-07-12, 02:26

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendm...
2019-06-15, 20:52

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wedn...
2019-07-24, 09:39

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games....
2019-07-05, 04:52

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domesti...
2019-07-05, 13:52

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under const...
2019-06-07, 12:00

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, includ...
2019-06-01, 06:39

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 medal designer basks in sudden fame Designer Junichi Kawanishi was still coming to terms with his sudden fame on Thursday, a day after his design for the medals to be awarded at the Tok...
2019-07-25, 09:52

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test. ...
2019-07-23, 22:26

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major ...
2019-07-15, 17:00

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him. ...
2019-08-01, 04:26

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The head of Sweden’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday’s...
2019-06-23, 20:39

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortin...
2019-05-24, 14:39

Tokyo to test snow machines for sweltering 2020 summer Olympics In a bid to keep visitors cool in blistering temperatures expected during next year's Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, organizers may deploy machi...
2019-09-06, 02:52

Phil Neville turns focus to Olympics and regrets dismissing third-place tie • England manager says drive for Tokyo places will motivate team• Neville’s side face Belgium in friendly on ThursdayPhil Neville has said failure cl...
2019-08-29, 08:52

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games     ...
2019-07-24, 03:52

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off d...
2019-07-24, 17:52

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with ...
2019-08-09, 06:00

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Cana...
2019-06-24, 07:26

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a p...
2019-07-04, 04:26

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that...
2019-06-28, 01:52

Intel rolling out facial recognition tech at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Intel is set to roll out a large-scale facial recognition technology system at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.The tech giant has unveiled ...
2019-09-11, 17:13

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ...
2019-07-23, 17:52

Deepak Punia Becomes 4th Indian Wrestler To Bag Tokyo 2020 Olympics Quota Deepak Punia became the fourth Indian wrestler to book a place in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after storming into the semi-final of World Wrestling Champ...
2019-09-21, 17:26

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect t...
2019-07-24, 18:39

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the...
2019-06-27, 23:26

Should athletes at the 2020 Olympics take political stances? | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar What love-it-or-leave-it ‘patriots’ angry with athletes who protest don’t understand is we aren’t insulting the country, but focusing attention on th...
2019-09-03, 12:26

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the w...
2019-08-23, 16:52

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're findi...
2019-07-04, 16:26

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone sayi...
2019-06-20, 04:00

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Burning issue: how fashion's love of leather is fuelling the fires in the Amazon Beef and soya aren’t the sole culprits – our demand for shoes, belts and handbags is driving rainforest destruction. It’s time for consumers to wake ...
2019-08-29, 13:39

How Will Crop Burning Be Tackled, Green Tribunal Asks Punjab, Haryana, UP The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh how they intend to tackle the problem of crop burning, a major contribu...
2019-07-09, 10:39

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
2019-08-22, 06:00

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service re...
2019-06-11, 03:26

Burning Man rolls back the 747 with BLM's blessing. Organizers say they have exit plan Like it or not, the 747 is back at Burning Man. Last year, it was stuck while organizers figured out how to remove it without damaging the desert. &...
2019-08-07, 15:39

Frenchman Admits To Knocking Wife's Face Against Wall, Burning Her Body A Frenchman charged with murdering his wife in a case that gripped France on Monday admitted to partially burning her body after brutally beating her...
2019-06-17, 21:52

Woman burning love letters from ex accidentally starts apartment fire Authorities in Nebraska said firefighters responded to the third floor of an apartment building to put out a blaze caused by a woman burning love let...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Russian fire teams save 300 cats from burning animal shelter ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian emergency workers have rescued hundreds of cats and several dogs from a fire that engulfed an animal shelter. T...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Jim Beam bourbon warehouse fire still burning Thursday more than 42 hours after it started The Woodford County Fire Department is waiting to extinguish the Jim Beam warehouse fire "because of the environmental consideration."   &...
2019-07-05, 01:26

Burning desire: John Wick and the undying appeal of the revenge thriller In the third chapter of the Keanu Reeves action franchise, one man’s violent mission continues to provide us with an uneasy catharsis To justify a mu...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Nebraska teen starts apartment fire burning ex’s love letters Maybe they met on Tinder. A Nebraska teen used a butane torch to burn love letters from her ex inside her bedroom – sparking an apartment fire Monday...
2019-09-19, 00:39

A group of teen boys saved their 90-year-old neighbor from her burning home A group of Oklahoma teens have been praised as heroes after they reportedly broke into the burning home of a 90-year-old neighbor to save her.  ...
2019-06-10, 16:13

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INP...
2019-08-21, 16:52

Crews search river for mother of kids found in burning home TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Crews searched North Carolina’s Catawba River for the body of a woman whose children were found dead in a burning mob...
2019-06-19, 17:00

Mississippi man gets 11 years behind bars for burning cross outside black family’s home A Mississippi man will spend 11 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to burning a cross outside a black family’s home in October 2017, prose...
2019-09-12, 00:52

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual har...
2019-06-16, 18:26

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the ...
2019-06-19, 04:39

Four teens rush into a burning home, saving the life of a 90-year-old neighbor Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be runni...
2019-06-07, 15:39

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-...
2019-07-06, 01:26

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US ...
2019-05-29, 01:52

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country'...
2019-05-29, 01:52

New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to ...
2019-07-15, 08:26

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to ...
2019-06-15, 16:00

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilia...
2019-07-05, 19:39

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport make...
2019-07-18, 09:26

Seven-time Olympian, pioneer woman lawmaker Hashimoto appointed Olympics minister Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by tak...
2019-09-11, 08:00

Fox & Friends Crew Performs Olympics-Level Mental Gymnastics Over Trump's Wall Another day, another instance of the Fox News crew covering President Donald Trump’s ass—this time over the diversion of $3.6 billion from military c...
2019-09-05, 16:26

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.    ...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Olympics: Climbers hoping to boost Japan's medal count at 2020 Games Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan's hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and s...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the...
2019-08-09, 14:00

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympic...
2019-07-23, 17:52

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football c...
2019-06-11, 13:26

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is c...
2019-09-09, 22:26

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Taked...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Disturbing ‘Barbie Death Camp’ exhibit at Burning Man features dolls led into ovens An art exhibit at a festival in Nevada has sparked outrage for featuring hundreds of naked Barbie dolls being led into ovens in a simulated death cam...
2019-09-06, 19:13

Shirtless shooting suspect barricades himself in burning house, throws fireworks: report A California man died in a shootout with cops on Thursday after allegedly firing a weapon in a residential neighborhood and then barricading himself ...
2019-06-07, 07:26

Burning Cane—One of This Year’s Most Acclaimed Black Films—Joins the UrbanWorld Lineup Dubbed “one of the most exciting black films of the year,” festival-circuit darling Burning Cane will be screened at this year’s 23rd UrbanWorld Film...
2019-09-12, 22:00

Ohio police officer rescues child from burning home in dramatic video A police officer in Ohio who was the first to arrive at a burning home over the weekend helped rescue a child trapped inside in a dramatic moment cap...
2019-07-12, 00:26

Sudan protesters block roads in Khartoum with stones, burning tyres: witness Sudanese protesters blocked roads in several parts of the capital Khartoum with stones and burning tyres, a witness said, after troops tried to dispe...
2019-06-03, 11:13

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest Bruno Kelly/Reuters The Amazon rainforest has been seized by massive fires as Brazilian farmers cut down trees for farmland. China's desire for more...
2019-09-07, 22:26

Mississippi man pleads guilty to cross burning, sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Louie Revette pleaded guilty in April for his part in burning a cross outside the home of a black family in Seminary, Mississippi.    ...
2019-09-11, 08:00

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to ever...
2019-06-04, 20:52

Computers Are the New Basketball Coaches “Today’s players will not argue with a computer.” The latest shot-tracking technology in basketball is the latest sign of a profound shift in the mak...
2019-07-19, 16:00

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsess...
2019-05-31, 15:13

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazili...
2019-07-05, 07:13

Warriors' Steph Curry wants to play in 2020 Olympics, opens up about Kevin Durant's departure Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he "definitely" wants to play in the 2020 Olympics. He also discussed Kevin Durant's departure.  ...
2019-09-18, 21:26

Property millionaire who filmed burning Grenfell Tower effigy cleared after key evidence hidden A property millionaire who filmed a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire has been cleared by a judge after key evidence was hidden from de...
2019-08-22, 22:26

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the countercultur...
2019-06-01, 02:39

34 surreal photos that take you inside Burning Man 2019, the world-famous event in the Nevada desert Theresa Christine Whether you're wandering to theme camps and art installations or exploring the open desert, there's always something to see or do ...
2019-09-12, 07:39

45,000 barrels of Jim Beam bourbon turned into a burning pile of rubble after a warehouse caught on fire If all the barrels in the Kentucky warehouse held bourbon, that would be a loss of at least 6.75 million bottles of Jim Beam.    ...
2019-07-04, 13:26

Victoria's Secret Model Lais Ribeiro Reveals She Got Engaged at Her ''Favorite Place'' Burning Man A proposal to remember! Victoria's Secret model Lais Ribeiro revealed the special news that she's engaged to her longtime love and basketball player...
2019-09-08, 05:13

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time...
2019-08-14, 19:00

Toyota To Roll Out 100 Fuel Cell Buses To Shuttle Visitors During Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, they will represent Toyota Motor Corp's best bet for wider...
2019-09-18, 17:00

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much ...
2019-07-31, 23:13

First of 4 ex-college basketball coaches to be sentenced NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California to serve up to a year in prison for hi...
2019-06-05, 07:39

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonThree-time Olympic gold meda...
2019-08-08, 20:26

Gone in 3.9 seconds: Where basketball took JamesOn Curry JamesOn Curry played 3.9 seconds in 2010, never to step foot on an NBA court again. He would rise, he would fall, he would be broke, he would be brok...
2019-08-28, 21:13

Australia beats USA for the first time ever in basketball Australia 98-94 United StatesFirst win for Australia in 26 games between the teamsBoomers fans can dare to dream about a basketball World Cup medal a...
2019-08-24, 10:26

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits...
2019-05-21, 23:00

Dirk Nowitzki: Life after basketball It has been two months since Dirk Nowitzki walked away from the basketball court after a glittering 20-year NBA career. The 41-year-old is now spendi...
2019-07-03, 21:00

Can Philip Rivers Dunk A Basketball? All the bars that can open their windows have opened them, and the other ones have shut them tight and dialed up the air conditioning. The air is den...
2019-06-20, 21:39

A slain road-tripping couple, mystery corpse, burning car: Missing men named as suspects in Canada Canadian police named two missing men as suspects in the deaths of a vacationing American and her Australian boyfriend, as well as an unidentified ma...
2019-07-24, 05:39

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide. &...
2019-06-11, 16:13

Ice hockey in China may soon join basketball 'at the top of the charts' "In time, hockey will join basketball at the top of the charts in China," Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment's CEO, Scott O'Neil, said M...
2019-07-16, 06:39

Nets’ Joe Harris came long way for Team USA basketball nod Joe Harris is going for the gold. The Nets wing — who worked his way from the NBA scrap heap to become the league’s best shooter last season — made T...
2019-08-25, 02:13

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Sets Exhibition Slate (Kentucky Today/Keith Taylor) LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team has finalized its exhibition slate for the 2019-20 season with the ...
2019-06-06, 22:39

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 20...
2019-05-21, 15:52

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb ...
2019-06-22, 18:52

Marc Gasol was once a basketball dinosaur before becoming a Raptor Gasol spent most of his career bruising in the paint with Memphis. Now, he's flashing a versatile long-range game that's helping tip the scales in th...
2019-06-06, 18:52

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb ...
2019-06-22, 18:52

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afterno...
2019-08-23, 23:13

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI...
2019-08-29, 00:26

China tries to gain traction in its basketball World Cup China has lost all 10 of its games in the last two Olympic basketball tournaments with five losses each in Rio de Janeiro and London   ...
2019-08-31, 19:13

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that oppor...
2019-08-18, 10:26

At FIBA World Cup, U.S.A. Basketball Flirts With Vulnerability A handful of teams feel like the U.S. men aren’t a juggernaut since so many top N.B.A. stars are missing. Said Andrew Bogut of Australia: “They’re st...
2019-08-30, 21:39

'What Kaepernick did was patriotic' - USA basketball coach Popovich "USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich has come out in praise of Colin Kaepernick, whose stand against racial injustice in America cost him his NFL car...
2019-08-16, 13:26

Stephen Curry Finally Gets Some Rest (but Only From Basketball) In a wide-ranging interview, Curry, the Warriors guard, spoke about the brutal postseason, possibly campaigning in 2020 and what he wants for himself...
2019-06-22, 05:13

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was h...
2019-08-06, 13:13

Why Team USA's World Cup failure was good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the ...
2019-09-12, 14:26

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how muc...
2019-06-14, 23:26

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the...
2019-06-10, 19:26

NBA stars suit up for USA Basketball training camp The best photos from 2019 USA Basketball training camp as Team USA prepares for the FIBA World Cup, which takes place from August 31 to September 15....
2019-08-07, 02:26

EKU Men’s Basketball Adds 6-10 Forward Tariq Balogun EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Tariq Balogun – a 6-10 forward from London, England – has signed to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, hea...
2019-06-10, 22:13

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to nationa...
2019-06-28, 08:13

Canada beats New Zealand 103-100 in in exhibition basketball Phil Scrubb scored 24 points to lead Canada to a 103-100 overtime win over New Zealand in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game   ...
2019-08-21, 19:13

Idaho men’s basketball coach put on administrative leave MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — The University of Idaho men’s basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following a consultant’s repo...
2019-05-29, 18:39

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like t...
2019-06-08, 07:26

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with scho...
2019-05-29, 01:01

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging i...
2019-05-22, 18:00

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the ...
2019-09-12, 21:13

Twitch will stream Team USA basketball games USA Basketball has had a hard time getting players to participate in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the organization has managed to lock down one p...
2019-08-06, 15:39

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win The U.S. cruised to a 87-74 win over Poland to finish seventh at the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Saturday, putting the seal on the worst-ever perfor...
2019-09-14, 21:00

Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. ...
2019-09-13, 04:00

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do w...
2019-06-16, 16:39

UK Men’s Basketball Conference Opponents Announced for 2019-20 UK Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Kentucky’s path to a potential 49th Southeastern Conference regular-season crown is a little clearer with the announc...
2019-05-29, 23:52

UA wheelchair basketball player overcomes obstacles TUCSON — Malat Wei knows about adversity. Born in South Sudan, he escaped his country’s civil war as a little boy. At the age of 3, this ...
2019-07-08, 06:00

Oklahoma woman charged with burning down neighbor’s vacant home after her own security system captures the crime on camera (KFOR) An apparent feud between homeowners led to an alleged arsonist setting fire to her neighbor’s Del City, Oklahoma home, and the alleged c...
2019-06-19, 09:39

Idaho men's basketball coach put on administrative leave The University of Idaho men's basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following a consultant's report that found potential...
2019-05-29, 19:52

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even...
2019-07-21, 23:52

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years to Australia For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA los...
2019-08-25, 15:00

Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina was sentenced to three months in prison Fr...
2019-06-07, 22:26

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipa...
2019-05-25, 02:52

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation ...
2019-06-07, 08:26

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head ...
2019-05-28, 12:39

BYU guard Nick Emery announces retirement from basketball BYU guard Nick Emery says he is retiring from basketball following a college career that began with high expectations but that ended with him at the ...
2019-07-23, 22:26

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94 Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up      ...
2019-08-24, 14:13

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits...
2019-05-21, 16:13

No excuses for Australia's Boomers as they aim for first Basketball World Cup medal On a high after beating the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the Fiba World Cup hoping to make history“It’s not really about them.” T...
2019-08-27, 22:52

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools...
2019-07-18, 00:26

Luc Longley Mad That Spain Keeps Getting "Kissed On The Dick By The Basketball Gods" Australia just lost a tough game to Spain in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup. The Boomers led most of the way, but lost their lead at the end of...
2019-09-13, 16:26

Basketball- Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and...
2019-09-13, 14:00

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.    ...
2019-07-23, 04:13

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall ...
2019-05-28, 23:26

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday t...
2019-07-08, 20:13

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still ...
2019-06-08, 07:00

Boomers win Basketball World Cup opener against Canada – video The Australian national team opened their Fiba World Cup campaign with a 108-92 win in Dongguan. The win came as the Boomers' star centre, Andrew Bo...
2019-09-02, 12:00

Arizona basketball: Red-Blue Game tickets go on sale Aug. 3 TUCSON – From high flying dunks to long-range three-pointers, there is no doubt that Arizona men’s basketball is a sight to behold. Lucki...
2019-07-03, 00:39

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French nati...
2019-06-10, 20:26

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and...
2019-05-24, 22:26

UK Men’s Basketball to Stream Live NBA Draft Show on Thursday LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the Kentucky men’s basketball program enjoys another life-changing night for a handful of NBA Draft hopefuls on Thursday, Big Blu...
2019-06-19, 02:39

Floyd Mayweather Jr crossed up in charity basketball game Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. proved Monday night that his talents are best used in the ring and playing defense against some of the best ball ha...
2019-07-09, 17:00

EKU Women’s Basketball Announces Additions To 2019-20 Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – New EKU women’s basketball head coach Samantha Williams announced the addition of five new players to the team fo...
2019-05-31, 01:39

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful ...
2019-05-31, 03:39

NCAA punishes DePaul for basketball recruiting violation NCAA suspends men's basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season for recruiting violations by his staff  &...
2019-07-23, 21:52

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homelan...
2019-06-01, 05:39

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a co...
2019-06-06, 19:26

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball ...
2019-08-06, 15:13

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood ac...
2019-08-23, 16:52

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a ma...
2019-06-30, 10:52

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the ...
2019-08-17, 06:13

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA...
2019-07-17, 09:39

Emoni Bates is basketball’s next teenage phenom: ‘Better than LeBron’ Some teenage phenoms, such as LeBron James, live up to the insane hype assigned to them, while others end up like Freddy Adu. The world will be watch...
2019-08-13, 19:26

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia ...
2019-08-23, 09:13

Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez won silver medal as speed skater at 2014 Olympics. Now he's close to majors Miami Marlins minor leaguer Eddy Alvarez, who has spent the year at Class AAA New Orleans, won a speedskating silver medal at the Sochi Olympics. &#...
2019-08-29, 19:39

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.      ...
2019-05-22, 03:00

Sports legends honor basketball great John Havlicek BOSTON (AP) — Sports legends were in Boston to honor one basketball great own John Havlicek. Former Celtics and Bruins stars gathered at Trinity Chur...
2019-05-24, 20:13

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball coach killed in car crash The University of Wisconsin said Sunday that the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automob...
2019-05-27, 07:39

Wilson! Cast Away basketball washes up on beach after 1,000-mile voyage A basketball launched into the sea from the most remote part of the UK - as a joke inspired by Tom Hanks' film Cast Away - has been found on a beach ...
2019-07-04, 19:13

Former BC women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese dies at 60 Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese died Wednesday, a week after sustaining a brain injury in a fall    ...
2019-07-25, 06:52

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players...
2019-06-19, 18:13

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury du...
2019-07-19, 08:00

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, thes...
2019-06-13, 14:39

Pro Basketball Player Suspended After Drug Test Revealed He Was Pregnant Former Ohio University standout Donell “D.J.” Cooper was trying to catch on with a team overseas when a drug test revealed that he was pregnant....
2019-08-06, 07:52

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Comm...
2019-08-21, 23:13

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at...
2019-05-21, 14:33

US men's basketball team shocked by Australia, lose 1st game in nearly 13 years The United States' nearly 13-year dominance in the international men's basketball came to a shocking crash Saturday when Team USA suffering its first...
2019-08-24, 17:26

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim opens up about fatal car crash Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim opened up about the fatal car crash that left a 51-year-old man dead in upstate New York earlier this yea...
2019-09-13, 02:00

Australia hands U.S. men's basketball team first loss in nearly 13 years Australia rallied for a 98-94 win and handed the U.S. its first loss in a major international game since the 2006 world championship semifinals. ...
2019-08-24, 14:13

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The winningest boys basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 document...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticke...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and h...
2019-06-21, 01:39

Al Attles headed to Basketball Hall of Fame after six decades with Warriors Al Attles has done it all during his 60 years with the Warriors. Now he is among 10 people and two teams that make up the Hall of Fame class of 2019....
2019-09-06, 18:52

Abysmal New York Basketball Team Wins Draft Lottery Here’s something to make a Knicks fan weep: In January, the New York Liberty threw off the yoke of James Dolan. Tuesday evening, for the first time i...
2019-09-18, 08:39

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Tor...
2019-06-02, 02:26

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerou...
2019-08-18, 18:00

College basketball player in Arkansas says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is...
2019-09-06, 01:39

Catalina Foothills alum earns scholarship with Stanford basketball PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Former Catalina Foothills High School standout Sam Beskind has earned a scholarship on the Stanford basketball team. Here&...
2019-08-29, 17:13

Natalie Halcro Laughs About Her Basketball-Playing First Boyfriend With the Relatively Nat & Liv Cast Natalie Halcro has a type! The fashion-savvy social media influencer--who E! audiences might remember from her time on WAGS--recounts her earliest d...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020...
2019-05-29, 23:26

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert suppo...
2019-06-08, 01:13

College Basketball Player Says Coach Kicked Him Off Team Because Of His Dreadlocks Tyler Williams was a guard on the D-II University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Lions men’s basketball team as recently as last month, and he was set to com...
2019-09-05, 21:39

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection w...
2019-06-29, 18:26

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is...
2019-08-18, 02:39

Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019: Guardian writers' predictions Basketball’s World Cup tips off Saturday in China. Who will stand out? Who will surprise? And can anyone stop Team USA? Our writers weigh in with the...
2019-08-30, 11:39

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-lon...
2019-07-16, 11:52

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surpri...
2019-05-29, 14:39

Tyler Williams says dreadlocks got him booted from college basketball team A college basketball player in Arkansas claims he was kicked off his team because of his dreadlocks, saying he felt “disrespected and devalued” durin...
2019-09-06, 20:00

The Bachelorette Surprises Jed With a Basketball Dream Date in Sneak Peek Hannah Brown who? In an exclusive sneak peek of Monday's episode of The Bachelorette, Jed the musician gets a one-on-one date that appears to blow ...
2019-05-31, 17:52

'Some days I hate the NBA': Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball 10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and ...
2019-09-10, 20:52

Teen calls out LeBron James in epic basketball battle It’s late May, and LeBron James is playoff-less. So this will have to suffice. The King found himself head-to-head with a teenager in an improm...
2019-05-28, 03:26

Several Minutes Of Horrendous Basketball Result In Warriors Surviving Game 5 Game 5 was anything but pretty. The first half was defined by Kevin Durant’s triumphant return, and then Kevin Durant’s disastrous re-injury. The sec...
2019-06-11, 08:26

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the f...
2019-07-11, 18:52