Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

Jaylon Ferguson, who set an FBS record for career sacks while at Louisiana Tech and then played the past three seasons in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, has died. He was 26. Police said Wednesday the cause of death was still to be determined. “On June 21, 2022, at approximately 11:25 pm, Northern District … Read more

Bulls might follow NBA trend by drafting smaller, mobile center

The Bulls might be in an ideal position to land their center of the future at Thursday’s NBA Draft. The two starting centers in the NBA Finals were Boston’s Robert Williams, chosen with the 27th pick in 2018, and Golden State’s Kevon Looney, who went 30th in 2015. Back up to the conference finals and … Read more

Quin Snyder’s exit may not help Knicks’ Donovan Mitchell pursuit

Something’s going on in Utah, and it may not be beneficial to the Knicks’ cause. Quin Snyder, one of the league’s most successful and esteemed coaches, stepped down after an eight-year run and 372-264 record with the Jazz. Sentiment around the league is combo guard Donovan Mitchell is somehow involved in the shake-up, though ESPN … Read more

NBA superstar LeBron James is officially a billionaire

LeBron James will not be playing in the NBA Finals this year, but he has still captured a new title: billionaire. The 37-year-old Los Angeles Lakers star has officially joined the three-comma club, according to Forbes, after earning another $ 121.2 million over the past year. He is the first-ever active NBA player to reach … Read more

Justyn Mutts returning to Virginia Tech | Virginia Tech

Justyn Mutts is returning to the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team. The power forward has decided to withdraw from the NBA Draft and return to Tech for a sixth year of college and for a third season playing for the Hokies. Mutts announced his decision Wednesday with a “Run It back” tweet. He had declared … Read more

Former Tech player Kevin McCullar will play for KU Jayhawks

Texas Tech’s Kevin McCullar (15) shoots the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma State, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson) Brad Tollefson AP Former Texas Tech shooting guard Kevin McCullar has decided to remove his name from the 2022 NBA Draft pool and continue … Read more

Charles Barkley’s feud with Warriors fans escalates after Game 5

The feud between Warriors fans and Charles Barkley appeared to reach a new level Thursday night. Once Golden State knocked off the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the postgame coverage commenced on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” – with Warriors fans seemingly tossing yellow T-shirts in Barkley’s direction. Barkley, who originally … Read more

Western Conference Finals: Golden State Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead over the Dallas Mavericks

CNN – The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead and edged closer to a spot in the NBA Finals thanks to a 109-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. History is now on the Warriors’ side, as no team has ever come back from a 3-0 series deficit in the NBA playoffs … Read more

Where Top 14 picks will go

The Magic are on the clock. For the fourth time in franchise history, Orlando has the No. 1 pick, and the team may need all the time between now and June 23 to decide on its selection. There is no clear-cut No. 1. There are three high-level prospects who can all make a case for … Read more

2022 NBA Draft Lottery results: Magic land first pick

The NBA playoffs are in full swing, but for 13 teams, draft season starts now. Tuesday’s lottery saw the Orlando Magic win the top pick, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets to round out the top three for the June 23 draft. For the Magic – who finished an Eastern Conference-worst 22-60 … Read more