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Mar 19, 2015

Boeheim to retire in three years

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will retire in three years and the university’s athletic director has resigned, the school announced Wednesday following a scathing NCAA report that imposed sanctions for violations that lasted more than a decade. Chancellor Kent Syverud said Wednesday that Boeheim, ...

Warriors blow away Hawks

Mar 19, 2015

Warriors blow away Hawks

The Golden State Warriors whipped perfect passes through the lane that led to pretty shots and plenty of high-flying dunks. Once unselfish Golden State got it going on both ends, the Hawks had a hard time keeping up in a matchup of the NBA’s ...

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

Mar 18, 2015

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

The poor passing and sloppy shooting in overtime hurt, though the effort was more disappointing than the execution to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. “We didn’t respect the game,” he said. “We didn’t respect our opponent. It was a pathetic performance, and I hope every ...

Mar 18, 2015

Watanabe, GW reach next round

The George Washington University men’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the 32-team Postseason NIT by beating host Pittsburgh 60-54 on Tuesday. Starting forward Yuta Watanabe, a freshman from Kagawa Prefecture, had six points, three rebounds and an assist for GW, which ...

Mar 17, 2015

GWU to face Pitt in Postseason NIT

Freshman forward Yuta Watanabe and the George Washington University men’s basketball team is scheduled to take on host Pittsburgh in the Postseason NIT on Tuesday night. GWU enters the tournament as a No. 5 seed. If the Colonials (21-12) win against Pitt, they would ...

Wall drives Wizards past Blazers, to fourth straight victory

Mar 17, 2015

Wall drives Wizards past Blazers, to fourth straight victory

There was less than a minute left on the clock, the Washington Wizards appeared set to hold on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers after letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, and yet there went John Wall, launching himself into the stands, tumbling ...

Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

Mar 17, 2015

Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

The Big 12 again has seven teams in the NCAA Tournament. Regular-season champion Kansas is a No. 2 seed, and the No. 3 seeds in three of the four regions are from the Big 12 — tournament champion Iowa State, Oklahoma and Baylor. The ...

Rockets sink Clips on road

Mar 16, 2015

Rockets sink Clips on road

James Harden and the Houston Rockets got back on track after a pair of frustrating road losses, overcoming Blake Griffin’s return for the Los Angeles Clippers. Harden scored 34 points, Terrence Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Rockets beat Los Angeles ...

Kentucky on top of bracket

Mar 16, 2015

Kentucky on top of bracket

The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: Seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the NCAA Tournament bracket came out, too. Big-conference UCLA and Texas made ...

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Mar 15, 2015

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Birthday boy Stephen Curry received a postgame locker room visit from Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who gifted Golden State’s All-Star point guard from Charlotte with a football jersey sporting his No. 30. What a way to celebrate turning 27. He had a snazzy ...