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MBB: ACC coaches exploring expanded tourney

MBB: ACC coaches exploring expanded tourney
September 17, 2020

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of hearing the teams for March Madness every year. The teams somehow seem to leak a few hours before and many fan bases are left outraged at their exclusion from...

Tigers trounce Deacs 37-13 in opener

Tigers trounce Deacs 37-13 in opener
September 17, 2020

There are reasons Clemson’s quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, will probably be drafted number one overall in the 2021 NFL draft. There are reasons Clemson’s running back, Travis Etienne, was named the...

NBA: Celtics handle Raptors, Heat look dominant

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks exits the game after an injury during the second quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Sept. 6, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images/TNS)
September 10, 2020

 As of Monday, Sept. 7, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves in a heap of trouble down 3-1 to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. After staring down the barrel of a humiliating 4-0 sweep,...

Nets pick Steve Nash as new head coach

Dallas Mavericks' Jason Kidd (left) and Phoenix Suns' Steve Nash (right) greet each other before tip-off on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Ron Jenkins/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
September 10, 2020

Steve Nash, former professional basketball player and most recently former player development coach for the Golden State Warriors, was recently hired as the Brooklyn Nets head coach.  Nash is widely...

Things are heating up in the NBA bubble

Luka Doncic (77) of the Dallas Mavericks celebrates a game-winning three-point basket with teammates against the Los Angeles Clippers during overtime in game four of the Western Conference First Round on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)
August 27, 2020

Time Running Out for Embiid, 76ers Just 24 hours after being swept by the Boston Celtics, the 76ers relieved head coach Brett Brown of his duties. This marks the end of a frustrating season for a team...

Head Basketball Coach Steve Forbes Has Accepted the Challenge

Head Basketball Coach Steve Forbes Has Accepted the Challenge
May 19, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_f3I7xDrQ0 Earlier this week, Sports Editors Ben Conroy and Will Zimmerman sat down with Head Basketball Coach Steve Forbes. During their conversation, which took...

A Conversation with AD John Currie on the Future of Wake Forest Men’s Basketball

A Conversation with AD John Currie on the Future of Wake Forest Men’s Basketball
May 8, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6fZZvvN19s&t=1s Earlier this week, Sports Editors Ben Conroy and Will Zimmerman sat down with Athletic Director John Currie for a Zoom conversation surrounding...

Head Basketball Coach Danny Manning Ousted

Mar 1, 2016; Durham, NC, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach Danny Manning gives instructions to his players in their game against the Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Dolejs-USA TODAY Sports
April 28, 2020

Danny Manning’s six years as head coach of the Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team came to an end on Saturday, 45 days after Wake Forest lost to Pittsburgh in the opening round of the ACC tournament.  "After...

Top Recruits Choose G-League, Opting to Forgo College Eligibility

Top Recruits Choose G-League, Opting to Forgo College Eligibility
April 22, 2020

In recent years, young basketball players have had levels of hype and excitement around them that have surpassed any expectations. Zion Williamson’s time at Duke only added to the attention that he garnered...

Jordan Documentary Captivates Sporting World

Jordan Documentary Captivates Sporting World
April 22, 2020

It comes as no surprise that just about a month after government-imposed quarantine regulations were put in place that us sports fans have started hopelessly looking for a new source of entertainment....

Deacons Acquire Hokie Reserve Wing Isaiah Wilkins

Virginia Tech Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina A&T at Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Virginia
April 18, 2020

Former Virginia Tech wing Isaiah Wilkins becomes the second transfer Danny Manning’s squad has acquired since the season’s end. The Winston-Salem native appeared in all 32 games and started five this...

Around the Leagues: NBA HOF Inductees Dazzle, NFL Free Agency Turns Heads

Around the Leagues: NBA HOF Inductees Dazzle, NFL Free Agency Turns Heads
April 18, 2020

NBA HOF Inductees Announced The NBA provided fans a brief respite from the chaos caused by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak with its recent announcement of the 2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame (HOF)...

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