Resuming the NBA season with the start of the playoffs is one option for the league. Most teams had about 15 games left to play in their regular-season schedules — although not everyone had played the same amount of games — when action was halted March 11.
Providence graduate Mike McBride guided Holy Cross College to its best season, which included the program’s first-ever berth in the NAIA national tournament. Now, he’s reaping the rewards — and awards.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey’s trademark phrase “Alright, alright, alright,” commanded drivers to start their, uh, simulators.
Forty years ago this week, Wiley Brown was a 19-year-old kid from Sylvester, Ga. celebrating a national championship with the University of Louisville.
Former New Albany standout Sean East, who recently completed his freshman season at the University of Massachusetts, has announced that he is transferring.
The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed until August because of the coronavirus pandemic and won’t run on Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1946.
Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus. After weeks of hedging, the IOC took the unprecedented step of postponing the world’s biggest sporting event, a global extravaganza that’s been cemented into the calendar for more than a century.
Jeff Sheppard works as a financial planner now, more than two decades removed from the time he helped Kentucky win the NCAA Tournament.
University of Louisville junior forward Jordan Nwora has been named a third-team selection to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) 2020 All-America men’s team.
Some are running stairs inside their house. Others are doing as many push-ups and sit-ups as they can. More are hitting off of tees — the baseball and softball variety, as well as the golf variety.
When the Indianapolis Colts officially announced the signing of free agent quarterback Philip Rivers on Saturday, the 2020 season’s biggest question was answered.
LOUISVILLE — Add the Kentucky Derby to the long list of sporting events affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Big Ten was unquestionably the best conference in men’s college basketball in 2019-20, with 10 teams projected to make the NCAA Tournament field before the event was canceled last Thursday.
As it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held during their usual three-week window because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage the postseason in one long weekend.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari was looking forward to the NCAA Tournament and admitted that he was surprised by the decision to cancel the tourney because of coronavirus concerns.
NEW YORK — The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus.
CLARKSVILLE — As the Providence boys’ basketball team prepared for a “breakdown” at the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, the Pioneers gathered together and raised their hands and arms in unison.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — On Friday, Augusta National postponed the Masters, another massive hit to the spring sports calendar from the new coronavirus that already is responsible for the loss of March Madness and the delay of opening day baseball.
NEW YORK — Baltimore slugger Chris Davis was driving down Florida's west coast on Interstate 75 from Sarasota to Fort Myers for an exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins when he got the call.
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All services are private for Marjorie Natalie Baker at the Market Street Chapel of Naville & Seabrook Funeral Homes, New Albany. Please see full obituary at www.nsfuneralhomes.com
Jerry S. Curry passed away on April 1 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. He was born at the same hospital on November 15, 1943 to Bernard and Vivian (Sanders) Curry. He is survived by his wife, Sara (Denie) Curry and her children, daughter Catherine (Phil) Anderson and children, son …
Timothy "Job" Leadingham, 37, went Home to be with the Lord April 4, 2020 after a long, hard fought battle that ended in victory with him going to his Eternal Home in Glory. Job was born to Tim and Ann Leadingham in Chickasha, OK, the oldest of four siblings. Job was more than a son, he was …
The coronavirus outbreak is raging globally, with cases topping 721,000 and over 30,000 deaths, CNN reported Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 122,653 positive cases in the U.S. as of Sunday at 4 p.m., with 2,112 deaths. In one week’s time, March 21-28, Indiana saw an 863% rise in coronavirus cases, 128 to 1,233, according to Johns Hopkins. It was the third-highest growth rate in the nation. Trustworthiness is always important, but in a pandemic, it's crucial.
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