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Jun 10, 2017

Ohio State hires Holtmann as new basketball coach

Butler basketball coach Chris Holtmann will replace Thad Matta as the head coach at Ohio State, the school announced Friday morning. Ohio State said Holtmann, the reigning Big East coach of the year, will be paid about $3 million a year under an eight-year ...

Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Jun 6, 2017

Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Japan flamed out in the East Asia Basketball Association Championship semifinals on Tuesday, falling 78-73 to Taiwan as turnovers and an anemic offensive performance left the hosts looking for somewhere to hide in Nagano. Taiwan’s Quincy Davis III proved too much for Japan’s frontline ...

Jun 6, 2017

Longtime coach Matta, Ohio State part ways

Thad Matta is out as Ohio State men’s basketball coach after 13 seasons, with the Buckeyes having missed the NCAA Tournament for two straight years. He said at a news conference Monday it was a “mutually agreed” decision. Matta coached the Buckeyes from 2005 ...

Warriors living up to 'super team' label

/ Jun 6, 2017

Warriors living up to 'super team' label

Two wins from completing the first unbeaten playoff championship run in NBA history, the Golden State Warriors are realizing the “super team” expectations they shouldered since signing Kevin Durant last July. The Warriors ripped defending champion Cleveland 132-113 Sunday to seize a 2-0 lead ...

Warriors cruise to victory in Game 2

/ Jun 5, 2017

Warriors cruise to victory in Game 2

Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and beat LeBron James to the rim in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic as the Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by downing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 Sunday night in ...