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basketball

nil
April 5, 2021

NCAA Athletic Directors Weigh In on Student-Athlete NIL

In a recent survey from the Associated Press, NCAA Division I athletic directors are concerned about complying with Title IX rules if schools were to compensate student-athletes in the biggest money-making sports. In fact, 94 percent of responding...


referees
April 1, 2021

Seattle-Area Referees Make Recruitment Push After 38 Percent Drop

High school basketball officials are teaming up to help recruit new referees after the COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the amount available to work in the area. According to a recent story on ScorebookLive.com, the number of referees in the greate...


michigan
March 29, 2021

1-Win Michigan Basketball Team Claims District Title

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. We've all heard this cliche before, but perhaps no team has epitomized the phrase more than the Mason Country Central (MI) boys basketball team. According to a rec...


announcer
March 15, 2021

Announcer Caught Using Racial Slur Toward OK Girls’ Basketball Team for Kneeling

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on tape using racial slurs toward a girls basketball team that kneeled for the national anthem late last week. According to a report in AL.com, the incident took place before a game between N...


creighton
March 8, 2021

Creighton Basketball Coach Suspended for Racially Insensitive Comments

Creighton University men's basketball head coach has been suspended for making a racially offensive analogy to his players last week. Greg McDermott faces disciplinary action after telling his players to "stay on the plantation" after losing to Xa...


alpha
March 3, 2021

Generation Alpha Prefers Soccer, Basketball, Football over Baseball

U.S. professional football and basketball have a future, baseball needs help and global soccer, including Major League Soccer, is quickly rising among a new generation, according to a new survey. According to a recent report from the Morning Consu...


masks
March 2, 2021

VA Girls’ Basketball Team Disqualified for Not Wearing Masks

A Virginia high school girls basketball team is they had a championship opportunity 'stolen' away from them after the team was disqualified from a tournament for not wearing personal protective masks. According to a report from WUSA-9, the Word of...


lagrange
March 1, 2021

LaGrange High School’s Barn’ Raising

It’s never easy saying goodbye to an old love, but the blow can be softened when you welcome a brand-new flame. Just ask Michael Pauley and the student-athletes at LaGrange (GA) High School.  For nearly 70 years the gymnasium at LaGrange, affec...