Players more confident in comeback for NBA this season

NBA May 22, 2020

Players more confident in comeback for NBA this season

Something is finally clear in the uncertain NBA: Players believe they’re going to play games again this season. The obvious questions — How? Where? When? — remain unanswered. Testing, part of the new normal of this coronavirus era, will be a major component to any ...

Olympic basketball qualifying for Tokyo Games rescheduled

Basketball May 15, 2020

Olympic basketball qualifying for Tokyo Games rescheduled

The final four men’s basketball spots in the 12-nation field for the Tokyo Olympics will be decided next summer, the sport’s global organizing body said Thursday. It remains unclear, however, if those spots will be earned while an NBA season is happening or if NBA ...

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

General Apr 6, 2020

Coronavirus may take spit, sweaty towels, handshakes out of sports

As the coronavirus brings the international sports calendar to a grinding halt, there are some long-standing habits which could change forever once competition resumes. Saliva to take the shine off swing bowling has been a reliable friend to fast bowlers throughout the history of cricket. But ...