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2:20pm - Mon 31 Aug

Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. dies at age 78

Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., known simply as "Big John" throughout college basketball, has died at age 78. Thompson, who led Georgetown to the 1984 national championship, built the program into a juggernaut, taking the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980s while also winning seven Big East titles and leading the 1988 United States national team to a bronze medal in the Olympics. "We are heartbroken to share the news of the passing of our father, John Thompson, Jr," the Thompson family said in a statement released by Georgetown. "Our father was an inspiration to many and devoted his life to developing young people not simply on, but most importantly, off the basketball court. He is revered as a historic shepherd of the s…
2:51pm - Wed 19 Aug
Gregg Popovich and the Spurs will miss the playoffs for the first time in 22 years
2:42pm - Wed 19 Aug

Yale’s rapid COVID-19 saliva test receives FDA emergency use authorization

The YSPH-developed test, called SalivaDirect, has been used as part of an NBA testing program and will now be available to more diagnostic laboratories.
8:16pm - Thu 06 Aug
Kobe Bryant's daughter selling Girl Scout Cookies to Obama
10:22pm - Thu 30 Jul

Nuggets talk to Michael Porter Jr. about his coronavirus 'population control' comments

Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly spoke to Michael Porter Jr. about his coronavirus 'population control' comments.
8:06pm - Thu 30 Jul

The NBA wants to talk about race. Is the US ready?

Basketball is perhaps the sport best placed to challenge racial inequality. Is the NBA doing it right?