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Nebraska's basketball coach flew in a Blue Angel

Nebraska's basketball coach flew in a Blue Angel and somehow avoided throwing up        

Mr. Main Event

Diesel’s presence on and off the court make him the most dominant big we've ever seen. The post Mr. Main Event appeared first on SLAMonline.

Auburn players Shamsid-Deen, Reed won't return next season

Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen and center Trayvon Reed won't return next season        

Ex-Omaha standout Tyler Bullock returning as assistant coach

Former Omaha guard Tyler Bullock is returning to the Mavericks as an assistant coach        

JR Smith: Taking Open Shots ‘Is Kind of Boring’

JR Smith has been on fire during the Playoffs, averaging 4.7 threes on a blistering 52.8 shooting from outside. Known as one of the streakiest shooters in the game, Smith The post JR Smith: Taking Open Shots ‘Is Kind of Boring’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Curry Ruled Out of Game 3,' Slight Chance' for Game 4

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been ruled out of Saturday's Game Three against the Trail Blazers in Portland and has "maybe a slight chance" of playing in Monday's Game Four, the NBA champions said on Friday.

Report: Lakers To Chase Festus Ezeli in Free Agency

The Lakers have interest in signing restricted free-agent Festus Ezeli this summer, according to a Sporting News report. The 26-year-old center says he wants to remain with the Warriors, but The post Report: Lakers To Chase Festus Ezeli in Free Agency appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Playoffs 2016: Updated Bracket Results, Odds and Championship Predictions

The NBA playoffs have certainly been eventful, but the best teams are still on track to contend for a championship. Even with the drama, the latest bracket shows the projections for the top contenders haven't changed much. The only series upset in the first round was the No. Show More Summary

Inside SLAM Presents KOBE (VIDEO)

By now, you’ve seen our full issue dedicated to the legendary Kobe Bryant. So here’s a quick look inside the special issue. Get your copy today on newsstands everywhere or ordering The post Inside SLAM Presents KOBE (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jazz extend contract of coach Snyder

The Utah Jazz have extended the contract of coach Quin Snyder. The team announced a "long-term" extension Friday morning, but did not release other details of the deal.

Oklahoma center suspended indefinitely following fight with football player

Oklahoma’s Akolda Manyang has been suspended indefinitely from the team following a fight with a football player that resulted in two broken teeth and a bloodied lip. The school announced the suspension on Thursday. According to the AP, Manyang has been charged with aggravated assault after an incident on Campus Corner in Norman. Court documents state that […]

Goran Dragic Gets 8 Stitches After Elbow From DeMar DeRozan (VIDEO)

Heat guard Goran Dragic was called for a blocking foul while taking an elbow to the face from DeMar DeRozan in the second quarter of Game 2. Dragic fouls DeRozan's elbow. The post Goran Dragic Gets 8 Stitches After Elbow From DeMar DeRozan (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Having overcome obstacles, Finney-Smith ready to tackle NBA

Less than 30 seconds remained in Florida's Southeastern Conference game at Alabama in late January 2015, and with the score tied at 50 then-Gator coach Billy Donovan knew he had a weapon at his disposal as he drew up a potential winning play.

Quin Snyder, Jazz Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Utah Jazz and head coach Quin Snyder have agreed to a long-term contract extension less than two years after he was first appointed to lead the franchise, the team announced Friday. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. "With...Show More Summary

College Basketball Coaches Who Are Changing the Face of Their Programs

College basketball is one of the few sports in which a coach can dramatically change the image of a program in two or three seasons. Sometimes the mere hiring of a coach can alter the way a program is perceived if the new coach's reputation...Show More Summary

Looking Forward: Here’s what the Atlantic 10 has in store for the 2016-17 season

The A-10 stands to benefit from an influx of transfers, and they've got a couple Top 25-caliber teams too.

NBA playoffs 2016, Cavaliers vs. Hawks live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch Game 3 online

The Cavaliers have easily dominated this matchup and will look to get a commanding lead with a win in Game 3. Two losses in Cleveland have left the Hawks in a precarious position. If they drop Game 3 at home, the Cavaliers will take a commanding lead that almost guarantees a defeat in the series. Show More Summary

Oklahoma indefinitely suspends Akolda Manyang

Oklahoma has suspended Akolda Manyang from the basketball team indefinitely        

Big 12 Morning Five: 05.06.16 Edition

The coaching carousel is essentially finished for the offseason, but it may not be long before we see movement of a bigger variety with expansion “likely” coming to the Big 12, per ESPN’s Matt Rittenberg. While the potential move would...Show More Summary

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