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WVU gives peek inside new College of Business and Economics

May. 29, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers and community leaders visited the new Chambers College of Business and Economics, Reynolds Hall, the old location of Stansbury Hall, at West Virginia University. Stansbury Hall was the location of WVU’s Basketball clubhouse, where WVU legend...

Today in History: May 28, Dionne quintuplets are born

May. 28, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 28, the 148th day of 2022. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28, 1863, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, made up of freed Blacks, left Boston to fight...

Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Kleiman named NBA executive of year

May. 12, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies general manager Zach Kleiman has been named the NBA basketball executive of the year, the youngest ever to win the award. Kleiman, 33, is the second executive with the Grizzlies to receive the honor. Jerry West won the award for the 2003-04...

Playoff time: 10 things to know about the NBA's postseason

Apr. 16, 2022 02:56 AM EDT

Zach LaVine has an Olympic gold medal. What he doesn’t have is NBA playoff experience. At last, that part is about to change. No active NBA player has been in more regular-season games without making his playoff debut than LaVine, who has appeared in 478 games with...

Powell returns, Clippers beat Suns for 3rd straight win

Apr. 07, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers got way too comfortable against the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns and it nearly cost them. Leading by 39 points in the third quarter, the Clippers survived an offensive onslaught by Phoenix's bench in the fourth and hung on for a 113-109...

‘Winning Time’ shows authentic human side of Laker legends

Apr. 06, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John C. Reilly remembered being enthralled watching “Showtime” basketball with Magic Johnson’s no-look passes and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s patented skyhook, but the actor never really knew the backstory behind the Los Angeles Lakers dynasty. Reilly quickly...