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NBA’s Iman Shumpert Arrested at Texas Airport for Pot Possession

Reality TV star and former NBA player Iman Shumpert was arrested at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport last weekend for allegedly trying to bring six ounces of cannabis through security. The police report from the DFW Airport Department of Public Safety shows police were called to a TSA checkpoint at about 3:40 p.m. Saturday, […]

Bill Russell, Boston Celtics Legend and the NBA’s Ultimate Winner, Dies at 88

Off the court, he was a champion for civil rights: "He represented things that were right while he had something to lose."

Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors Win NBA Title for Fourth Time in Eight Years

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh championship overall. And this one completed a journey like none other, […]

Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah in Netflix’s ‘Hustle’: Film Review

NBA player Juancho Hernangómez also stars in Jeremiah Zagar’s inspirational drama about a struggling Philly pro basketball scout betting everything on an unknown talent.

How to Watch NBA Playoffs Online Without Cable

Basketball fans who want to cut the cord have plenty of options for catching every game of the tournament.

Meadowlark Media Launching Content Studio With NBA Stars Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner (Exclusive)

Meadowlark Media, the content company founded by former ESPN president John Skipper and radio host Dan Le Batard, is getting into business with athletes looking to form their own content ventures. The company says that it is launching a content banner called New Amendment as a joint venture with Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala […]

LeBron James’ Team Wins NBA All-Star Game as Stephen Curry Sets 3-Point Record

Stephen Curry got another 3-point record. LeBron James got another All-Star win. Not a bad night in Ohio for the two All-Stars from Akron. Curry turned boos to oohs and aahs with the greatest long-distance shooting performance in All-Star Game history, then James made a turnaround jumper that gave Team LeBron a 163-160 victory over […]

NBA All-Star Game to Get Multicast Treatment on TNT, TBS

Turner Sports is embracing the multicast for its coverage of the NBA All-Star Game. Sunday’s game will feature two separate feeds — the traditional telecast on TNT, and an alternate one on TBS that Turner is calling “Inside the All-Star Game,” anchored by its Inside the NBA crew of Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley […]

NBA Star Draymond Green Inks Turner Sports Deal

Sports media is filled with former players and coaches offering their takes on events. An active player doing the same thing, however, is a rarity. So much so that the deal Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has signed with Turner Sports is unique in the current landscape. Green has inked a multiyear deal to […]

TV Ratings: NFL Dominates Christmas Weekend

The NFL racked up big audiences on Christmas Day, with an afternoon game on Fox and NFL Network drawing the league’s second biggest viewership of the season. A primetime contest exclusive to NFL Network scored the second largest audience in its history. The big numbers for football helped push down the NBA’s Christmas showcase, but […]

NFL, Baseball Dominate 3-Day Ratings

The top of the three-day Nielsen ratings for the week of Oct. 18-24 is heavier on sports than usual, at least among adults 18-49. Eight of the top 10 shows in the key ad demographic for the week were live sports telecasts, led by the three primetime NFL games. Four games from baseball’s league championship […]

Boston Celtics Games Pulled in China After Enes Kanter Calls Xi Jinping a “Brutal Dictator”

Boston Celtics games were yanked from the Chinese internet Thursday after the team’s center, Enes Kanter, criticized the country’s oppression of Tibet, calling Chinese President Xi Jinping a “brutal dictator.” Kanter wore sneakers with the message “Free Tibet” painted on them to the Celtics’ 138-134 double-overtime loss to the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, […]