Defense lawyer: White officer targeted black player

NEW YORK - A white police officer singled out a black professional basketball player as he filed out of a trendy nightclub this year, sparking a confrontation that resulted in the player's arrest and a season-ending...
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America's got talent, and it came from Juneau team," Lumbab said, boasting of his son's natural physical abilities, which helped him succeed as a basketball player and a hip-hop dancer. Lumbab's older son, Reuben, danced alongside his younger brother in Juneau as part of...
Fenumiai comes off the bench, orchestrates WOU comeback

...extra point gave the Wolves a 24-16 lead.Avgi, who is 6-foot-6 and 270-pounds, is an all-conference basketball player for the Wolves and has just three football games under his belt in the last five years."When you have an outstanding...
Today in Sports History: Oct. 4

...entire 114-game preseason schedule because a new collective bargaining agreement was not reached with the National Basketball Players Association.2012 - The NHL cancels the first two weeks of the regular season, the second time games had been...
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals.The 9th...
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Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...supporting other people. It is reminding me that if they can make it, I can make it."Juneau-Douglas High School basketball players Cassie Dzinich, Georgia Robinson, Cristina Arehart and Erica Hurtte wore their matching Cancer Connection event...
Today In Sports History for August 6

...Woods is the seventh member of the PGA Tour's 50-win club.2008 - Sammy Villegas, a former University of Toledo basketball player, is charged with point shaving. Villegas, who played basketball for four years at Toledo, is accused of shaving...
NFL's first full-time female official low-key as debut nears the clock operator and told one of her mentors that she didn't even know where the clock was. Thomas was a basketball player in high school and college and never worried about finding the clock."So he said, 'Well, we can train monkeys...
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims the best in Alaska high school sports - Colton Lauwers was the 2009 Class 4A basketball player of the year, Leif Karlberg was the 2009 Class 3A basketball player of the year and Kayla Sims was the 2014 Gatorade volleyball player of the year...
Autopsy: College student died from head injuries

...largest men's collegiate bike race, until Sunday, citing heavy thunderstorms and showers expected Saturday.IU basketball player Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell also postponed his planned Saturday night announcement of whether he'll enter the NBA draft...
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