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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver unveils the NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant MVP Award during a news conference Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

NBA says virus hiatus will likely last "at least" a month

Mar. 12, 2020 11:07 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday night that the league’s hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic will likely last at least a month, or roughly what would have been the remainder of an uninterrupted regular season. “What we determined today is that this hiatus will...

FILE - In this March 17, 2019, file photo, Yale players pose for a photograph with the championship trophy after defeating Harvard in an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.  The Ivy League on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The four-team tournaments were scheduled to be played Friday through Sunday at Lavietes Pavilion in Cambridge. The Ivy League instead will award its automatic NCAA Tournament bids to the regular-season champions, the Princeton women and Yale men. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Ivy League cancels tournaments; 2 other conferences bar fans

Mar. 10, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

The Ivy League on Tuesday canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments and two other Division I conferences announced they will restrict fan access to their postseason games because of concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Ivy League's four-team tournaments were scheduled to be played...

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon talks with a player during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

New Angels manager Maddon sees Cubs for 1st time since exit

Mar. 2, 2020 6:56 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Maddon hugged Anthony Rizzo, shared an in-game microphone with Kris Bryant, slapped hands with the Cubs' mascot and drew a warm reception from the Chicago fans at Sloan Park. As if he'd never been away at all. The manager who guided the Cubs to an elusive World Series championship in...

Chris Bosh expresses disappointment over Hall of Fame snub

Feb. 18, 2020 5:14 PM EST

Chris Bosh is not hiding his frustration about not being a finalist for this year’s enshrinement class for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The former Miami and Toronto forward released a video statement on social media Tuesday, using some version of the word disappoint — be it...

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2007, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, top, goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Paul Pierce, left, and Al Jefferson during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. Bryant was one of eight finalists announced Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, as candidates for enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame later this year, a decision that came as absolutely no surprise in his first year of eligibility. (AP Photo/Branimir Kvartuc, File)

Kobe Bryant among 8 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

Feb. 14, 2020 6:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The list of finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame is considerably shorter than usual. The voters really didn’t need more this year. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett — 48 All-Star nods between them — headlined the class of eight finalists announced Friday by...

Former Indiana basketball head coach Bobby Knight, left, yells

Return of the Hoosier: Knight back at Indiana after 20 years

Feb. 8, 2020 6:39 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight's short stroll from the practice gym to Assembly Hall ended a 20-year journey home. It seemed as if he never left. When the former Indiana Hoosiers coach walked through the tunnel Saturday and onto his old court for the first time since his firing in September 2000, the...

Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) celebrates with teammate Marcus Smart (36) after scoring as Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris (12) walks upcourt during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Brown scores 32, leads Celtics to 116-95 win over 76ers

Feb. 2, 2020 12:17 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — When he didn't make the All-Star Game, Jaylen Brown decided he'll use the break to rest up for what he hopes will be a long postseason run. “Ain't no reason to cry over spilled milk,” he said Saturday night after scoring 32 points in a 116-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers....