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UCLA's star big men had a massive impact on the history of the AP Top 25 men's basketball poll

Jan. 16, 2024 12:29 PM EST

UCLA's domination of college basketball hit its title-hogging peak with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton in the middle. The two big men helped drive the Bruins' unprecedented run of seven straight NCAA championships (1967-73) along with impacting the history of the Associated...

Column: Pac-12 has that rare chance in sports to go out on top

Jan. 05, 2024 17:49 PM EST

In sports, going out on top is a rarity indeed. John Elway walked away after two straight Super Bowl titles. Bill Russell called it a career on the heels of his 11th NBA championship in 13 seasons. Heavyweight champ Rocky Marciano escaped the ring without a loss on his resume. ...

Jaylen Brown's big 4th quarter carries Celtics to 114-97 win over Magic for 14-0 start at home

Dec. 17, 2023 18:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis has a message for teams coming into TD Garden. “For a visiting team to come into this building and beat us, its got to be a special night for them and we totally believe that,” he said after the Celtics beat the Orlando...

Celtics beat Magic 128-111, remain unbeaten in Boston for the season

Dec. 15, 2023 23:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics keep winning at home. And this time they did it without their top three big men. Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Payton Pritchard added 21 off the bench and the Celtics remained unbeaten in Boston this season with a 128-111 victory...