Phil Jackson apparently doesn’t want to coach the Knicks, but it’s possible he can be convinced to join their front office in some capacity.
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NEW YORK — Let the bidding binges begin.
The incident was shocking, even given all the ugly behavior at college basketball arenas this season: a fan brazenly storming onto the court to confront Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during a game.
Colt Brennan has brain injury
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Harvard became the first team to reach the NCAA tournament, and the Crimson did it on rival Yale’s court.
SOCHI, Russia — With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country’s military action in Crimea.
LARNACA, Cyprus — Ukraine’s national football team gave its troubled country something to cheer about on Wednesday when it beat the United States 2-0 in an international friendly.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Nicolas Batum had 14 points and a career-high 18 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers routed Atlanta 102-78, a loss that marked the end of Hawks guard Kyle Korver’s NBA-record streak of 127 games with a 3-pointer.
DORAL, Fla. — Rory McIlroy was teeing off on the ninth hole during a practice round for the Cadillac Championship when someone approached and asked him to stop play for a few minutes, because of a pressing matter in the area.
Overshadowed by the international crisis over Ukraine, Russia welcomes the sporting world back to Sochi this week for Winter Paralympics that will be snubbed by some politicians and will struggle to match the successful Winter Olympics that ended less than two weeks ago in the Black Sea resort.
Vikings will cut TE John Carlson
HOUSTON — Dwight Howard had 22 points and 16 rebounds, James Harden added 21 points and the Houston Rockets held LeBron James in check Tuesday night in a 106-103 win over the Miami Heat.
NEW YORK — NHL trade deadline day was widely expected to be busy. The day before might prove to be even wilder.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It’s been 10 years since a driver last attempted running both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 on the same day, a feat so grueling that only Tony Stewart has successfully completed all 1,100 miles.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Michigan doesn’t share nicely.