Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Two Metropolitan Transportation Authority employees were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.
A northern New Jersey city may require bars and liquor stores to install security cameras and operate them continuously as a way to curb crime.
Rutgers cornerback Logan Ryan will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. The junior made the announcement on Monday at a campus news conference.
The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is dominated by superstars. However, the most important player on the team may be the Knicks’ big man.
There were two notable holes in the first round of the NBA Draft, both of our beloved basketball teams.
CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.
Terrence Jones looked like a sure-fire top five pick after the first few games of his freshman season at Kentucky. Not any more.
Let’s face it, Anthony Davis is the obvious No. 1. But who should go next?
College basketball’s Player of the Year and the consensus choice for the number one pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, Anthony Davis joined Boomer and Craig via the hotline.
Villanova got tremendous news this week when the NCAA cleared Wake Forest transfer Tony Chennault to play next season thanks to a waiver.
Andre Drummond is a 7-foot mystery. Look at him once quickly and he’ll physically resemble Dwight Howard. Watch him play in a full court game for 30 minutes and you’ll wonder why he doesn’t allow himself to be more consistent.
David Stern’s recent appearance on Jim Rome’s radio show made headlines because the commissioner didn’t like the fact that Rome had the nerve to ask him about the draft lottery.
Talk about a big winner. In addition to landing the top overall selection that will wind up being Kentucky big man Anthony Davis, the Hornets also have the tenth overall pick.