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Former NBA Player-Turned-Western Kentucky Coach Quits After Embarrassing Incident on the Road

Drinking and driving can come with other consequences besides possible jail time and fines. A former NBA player turned college basketball coach found that out the hard way. Ben Hansbrough, who had just been promoted to a full-time assistant coach’s role at Western Kentucky University this summer, resigned his position…

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Report: Pitino Received 98 Percent of Louisville’s Adidas Money

Suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino received 98 percent of the money from the university’s current contract with Adidas, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Thursday. According to the newspaper, Pitino got $1.5 million of the money as part of his personal services agreement with the shoe and apparel firm, with the…

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Referee Files Lawsuit Against Kentucky Radio Station After Harassment He Endured for Elite Eight Officiating

It’s not often that you see a referee fight back fans or radio stations in a court of law. Those people are allowed to have their opinions of how you officiated a game after all. However, referee John Higgins is filing a federal lawsuit against Kentucky Sports Radio citing intentional…

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NBA Commissioner: Rules Require Standing for Anthem

Citing a league regulation, NBA commissioner Adam Silver anticipates no protests or demonstrations during the national anthem before games in his league. Speaking Thursday after the NBA’s Board of Governors meetings in New York, Silver said, “We have a rule that requires our players to stand for the anthem. It’s…

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President Trump Withdraws NBA’s Warriors Invitation to White House

President Donald Trump said Saturday he was withdrawing a White House invitation extended to the Golden State Warriors after several players on the NBA championship-winning side voiced misgivings about attending a reception. Writing on Twitter, Trump singled out Warriors star Stephen Curry, who on Friday had signalled that he would…

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Hubbs, Williams pace Tennessee past Mississippi St.

Robert Hubbs III and Grant Williams combined for 36 points in Tennessee’s 91-74 win over Mississippi State on Saturday at Knoxville, Tenn. Hubbs connected on 8 of 11 shots from the field, including his only 3-point attempt and finished with 19 points. Williams added 17 points. The Volunteers also received…

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