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basketball

November 11, 2019

LeBron James: AAU coaches don’t give a damn about kids

LeBron James is a vocal critic of the NCAA's treatment of student-athletes, and it appears he's also no fan of how young athletes are treated on the club circuit. [caption id="attachment_26389" align="alignright" width="222"] Photo: Keith Allison[...


August 12, 2019

Renowned NBA trainer Mike Procopio joins BSN Sports

From BSN Sports BSN SPORTS, the nation’s largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting goods to the school and league markets and a division of Varsity Brands, last week announced that Mike Procopio has joined the company as a Brand Ambassad...


Dr. Jack Ramsay
June 10, 2019

Dr. Jack Ramsay’s dozen ‘absolutes’ in coaching

Throughout the year, Coach & Athletic Director will go back 25 years to share some of our best articles from 1994. The publication, formerly Scholastic Coach magazine, is closing in on 89 years of production. What better way to celebrate our long...


April 8, 2019

Coach accused of attacking referee at basketball tournament

A Michigan basketball coach is facing charges after allegedly attacking a referee Saturday during a basketball tournament in western Kentucky. The coach, Keyon Menifield, has been charged with assault of a sports official, according to the McCrack...


September 27, 2017

Reports: Rick Pitino, AD out at Louisville

UPDATE: Louisville interim president Greg Postel said during a press conference on Wednesday that coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich were placed on "administrative leave" and their employment "would be reviewed at a different date." P...


July 25, 2017

Mass. HS basketball coach returns after resigning over parents

A popular Massachusetts high school girls basketball coach is returning to the court, just months after stepping down over pressure from disgruntled parents. [caption id="attachment_24460" align="alignright" width="277"] Photo via Twitter, @Braint...


June 23, 2017

Wisconsin bringing shot clock to high school basketball

High school basketball in Wisconsin will implement a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2019-20 school year. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control approved the rule on Thursday, its second major change t...


May 16, 2017

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in high school basketball

Last month, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot clock for high school boys basketball, and the issue has been debated for years in...