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June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...

June 25, 2015

Wisconsin adopting 18-minute halves for prep basketball

Wisconsin high school basketball teams will play 18-minute halves during the upcoming season, the state athletic association announced Thursday. [caption id="attachment_13172" align="alignright" width="316"] Wisconsin high school basketball games...

June 18, 2015

Basketball: The 12 attributes of elite point guards

Great point guard play is easy to recognize but can be difficult to define. You could bring up the names John Stockton, Magic Johnson and Chris Paul, and everyone would agree they’re all great point guards. However, if you asked coaches what they w...

coaching advice
June 17, 2015

The best Warriors quotes on coaching, teamwork

The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Championship on Tuesday, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in game six of the Finals. Coach Steve Kerr and his team had a lot to say following their victory, and we compiled some of the best quotes that spok...

June 12, 2015

Division I basketball’s last independent program joining ASC

The last independent NCAA Division I basketball program will reportedly have a home next season. The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which made headlines last season by beating No. 20 Michigan in Ann Arbor, is expected to announced today it's ...

June 4, 2015

Teacher: Steph Curry’s message hurts young athletes

Off the court, NBA MVP Steph Curry has been an inspirational figure to young athletes. But a California English teacher fears his message might be doing more harm than good. [caption id="attachment_11517" align="alignright" width="252"] Photo: Kei...

May 20, 2015

Excessive contact rule in HS hoops now includes all ball handlers

The National Federation of State High School Associations Basketball Rules Committee has expanded a provision on contact with ball handlers that was put in place last year. The rule created in 2014 prohibited excessive contact on ball handlers ...

May 14, 2015

N.J. parents face stalking charges after allegedly harassing coach

A New Jersey couple is facing stalking charges after allegedly sending anonymous emails over a two-year span in an attempt to get a basketball coach fired from his school. From Cresskill (N.J.) police said in the stalking complai...

May 5, 2015

Indiana approves ‘past-link’ rule on transferring athletes

The Indiana High School Athletic Association's Board of Directors on Monday unanimously approved a new rule aimed at student-athlete transfers. The "past-link" proposal, which originated with the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association, was designe...

transgender athletes
May 4, 2015

88 percent of NFL draft picks played multiple sports

This year's NFL Draft provided more proof that young athletes are better off participating in more than one sport. [caption id="attachment_11978" align="alignright" width="254"] Sixty-three percent of NFL draft picks were track and field athletes...