Smith, Holmgren and Banchero lead the list of forwards in the NBA Draft

The forwards are expected to dominate Thursday’s NBA draft, starting with the trio of Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga, Jabari Smith of Auburn and Paolo Banchero of Duke. They are the standouts of the position and have been widely rated top prospects overall with their size and open floor potential. Check out the main strikers of … Read more

CRAWFORD | An Open Letter on the eve of the Louisville NCAA Hearing | sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — An open letter on the eve of the Louisville NCAA hearing. TO: NCAA, NCAA Complex Cases Unit, Independent Accountability Resolution Panel WHERE: Secret Underground Lair, Los Angeles, California RE: University of Louisville secret hearing On the eve of this weekend’s opening of the NCAA’s independent liability resolution process, the hearing of … Read more

Illini women’s athletics starts to take off in the 1980s

story links By Mike PearsonFightingIllini.com After taking “baby steps” during its first six years of existence, Fighting Illini’s female teams and athletes began growing wings during the 1980s. This decade is primarily recognized as the time when the University of Illinois female athletes were officially lined up with championship competition, both with … Read more

Curry, Green and Thompson looking for a win to add another title | Ncaa basketball

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – When Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and emotional teammate Draymond Green started climbing Golden State nearly a decade ago, they were still relatively young and each settling into their careers. At very different stages of their respective basketball journeys and lives now all these years later, they are once again approaching another … Read more