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IU Coach Bob Knight

IU Coach Bob Knight

Bob Knight, former Indiana Hoosier basketball coach, is a featured speaker at the 108th Annual Dinner of the Indiana Society of Chicago on Dec. 7.

November 30, 2013 12:00 am
Tina Thompson ready to retire after 17 seasons

Tina Thompson ready to retire after 17 seasons

Tina Thompson has a simple reason for deciding to retire from the WNBA after this season: she's just looking to slow things down.

July 06, 2013 5:00 pm
Tina Thompson ready to retire after 17th season

Tina Thompson ready to retire after 17th season

Seattle Storm forward Tina Thompson has a simple reason for deciding to retire from the WNBA after this season: she's just looking to slow things down.

July 06, 2013 2:39 am
U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

Saba Khubezhyty, second from right, of Russia shakes hands with Jordan Burroughs of Lincoln, Neb., right, after their 74 kilogram class weigh-in during a news conference Tuesday at U.N. headquarters, announcing the "Rumble on the Rails" wrestling exhibition between the teams from Iran, Russi…

May 14, 2013 3:21 pm
U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

UNITED NATIONS | In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.

May 14, 2013 3:21 pm
UCLA hires Steve Alford as new basketball coach

UCLA hires Steve Alford as new basketball coach

LOS ANGELES | Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach on Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called "the premier basketball program in the country."

March 30, 2013 3:03 pm
UCLA hires Steve Alford as new basketball coach

UCLA hires Steve Alford as new basketball coach

New Mexico coach Steve Alford directs his team against Colorado State in February. UCLA has hired New Mexico's Alford as its new head basketball coach.

March 30, 2013 3:03 pm
Penn State women appear built to last in Big Ten

Penn State women appear built to last in Big Ten

It looks like coach Coquese Washington is building her Penn State program to last.

October 30, 2012 4:20 pm
Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

NEW YORK | David Stern spent nearly 30 years growing the NBA, turning a league that couldn't even get its championship series on live prime-time TV into a projected $5 billion a year industry.

October 25, 2012 5:07 pm
Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

Stern to retire as NBA Commissioner in 2014

NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, left, listens as Commissioner David Stern speaks during a basketball news conference following Board of Governors meetings in New York on Thursday. Stern announced he will retire on Feb. 1, 2014, 30 years after he took charge of the league. He will be rep…

October 25, 2012 5:07 pm
Fever look to close out WNBA Finals in Game 4

Fever look to close out WNBA Finals in Game 4

Fever forward Tamika Catchings, left, looks to pass around Minnesota Lynx guard Monica Wright in the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals on Friday. The Fever won 76-59.

October 20, 2012 4:58 pm
Fever look to close out WNBA Finals in Game 4

Fever look to close out WNBA Finals in Game 4

INDIANAPOLIS | Tamika Catchings hasn't forgotten how close she came to clearing the biggest hurdle of her basketball career.

October 20, 2012 4:58 pm
Bob Knight selling rings, medal at auction

Bob Knight selling rings, medal at auction

Hall of Famer Bob Knight is selling his championship basketball rings and Olympic gold medal. A collection of the former coach's memorabilia will be auctioned through Dec. 5, by Steiner Sports Memorabilia.

October 15, 2012 7:48 pm
Michael vs. LeBron? It's a match made for video

Michael vs. LeBron? It's a match made for video

Michael and Magic versus Kobe and LeBron?

August 16, 2012 10:00 am Photos

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Michael vs. LeBron? It's a match made for video

CHICAGO | Michael and Magic versus Kobe and LeBron?

August 15, 2012 5:12 pm
Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.

August 11, 2012 7:25 pm
U.S. women win 5th straight basketball gold, rout France

U.S. women win 5th straight basketball gold, rout France

LONDON | The names change, not the results. Just call the U.S. women's basketball team Olympic champion.

August 11, 2012 6:20 pm
U.S. men beat Argentina in Olympic basketball semifinal

U.S. men beat Argentina in Olympic basketball semifinal

LONDON | LeBron James turned away from his teammates gathered in the center circle and waved to the fans as if to say: "See you Sunday."

August 10, 2012 6:30 pm
U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

It will be an All-American party at beach volleyball when Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor take on April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in Wednesday night's final.

August 07, 2012 5:33 pm
Team USA routs China in women's hoops

Team USA routs China in women's hoops

LONDON | Diana Taurasi scored 22 points, and the U.S. women's basketball matched its Olympic scoring record in a 114-66 rout of China on Sunday.

August 05, 2012 3:04 pm
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