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NBA bans Jontay Porter after gambling probe shows he shared information, bet on games

NBA bans Jontay Porter after gambling probe shows he shared information, bet on games

The NBA has partnerships and other relationships with more than two dozen gaming companies. Commissioner Adam Silver has been a longtime proponent of legal sports wagering, but the league has very strict rules for players and employees regarding betting.

Embiid included in USA Olympic basketball roster

Embiid included in USA Olympic basketball roster

USA Basketball announced the Olympic men's team on Wednesday.

KU's Furphy declares for NBA Draft

KU's Furphy declares for NBA Draft

Kansas freshman guard Johnny Furphy has announced that he has declared for the 2024 NBA Draft.

Michigan gets 3 years of probation for football recruiting violations; case vs. Jim Harbaugh pending

Michigan gets 3 years of probation for football recruiting violations; case vs. Jim Harbaugh pending

The recruiting case is separate from the NCAA’s investigation into impermissible in-person scouting and sign stealing that roiled Michigan’s national championship season in 2023.

Travis Kelce named host of ‘Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?’

Travis Kelce named host of ‘Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?’

The Super Bowl LVIII-winning tight end is the host of a new game show called “Are You Smarter than a Celebrity?”

Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame manager, dies at 92

Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame manager, dies at 92

Herzog managed the Kansas City Royals from 1975 to 1979, where he lead the team to 3 straight AL West titles. He then managed the St. Louis Cardinals from 1980 to 1990, leading them to a World Series victory in 1982.

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

Clark has helped bring millions of fans to the women’s game with her signature shots from the midcourt logo and passing ability.

Rashee Rice, facing charges from Texas car crash, will participate in offseason work

Rashee Rice, facing charges from Texas car crash, will participate in offseason work

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes also said Monday on Zoom that he has worked with Rice throughout the offseason.

Shockers fend off Owls in series finale

Shockers fend off Owls in series finale

The Shockers (21-16, 7-5) only scored in three innings but made them count, getting three runs in the third, four in the fifth and three more in the seventh.

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese headline one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in years

Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese headline one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in years

Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese, Cameron Brink and others make this one of the most anticipated WNBA drafts in recent years.

League 42 moves upward and onward

League 42 moves upward and onward

The Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KansasCOM) partnered with the league for this event.  Student doctors offered sports physicals, CPR classes, proper ways to stretch and more. 

Salvador Perez homers, Bobby Witt Jr. scores 4 times as Royals beat Mets 11-7

Salvador Perez homers, Bobby Witt Jr. scores 4 times as Royals beat Mets 11-7

The four-run game was the second of the week for Witt, who scored four times in Thursday’s 13-3 win over the Houston Astros.

Wong’s grand slam lifts Shockers to series-opening win at USF

Wong’s grand slam lifts Shockers to series-opening win at USF

Wichita State (19-15, 10-6) finished with just five hits on the night, none bigger than CC Wong’s grand slam.

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on bond in federal bank fraud case

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on bond in federal bank fraud case

Ippei Mizuhara was charged with bank fraud for allegedly stealing more than $16 million from Ohtani to "finance his voracious appetite for illegal sports betting."

BYU's Pope hired as Kentucky basketball coach

BYU's Pope hired as Kentucky basketball coach

Kentucky has hired BYU's Mark Pope as men's basketball coach

Kansas City Chiefs' Rashee Rice surrenders to police on assault charge after high-speed crash

Kansas City Chiefs' Rashee Rice surrenders to police on assault charge after high-speed crash

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice has surrendered to police on charges including aggravated assault after he and another driver of a speeding sports car allegedly caused a crash on a Dallas highway last month.

Kansas City Chiefs' Rashee Rice facing aggravated assault charge after high-speed crash in Dallas

Kansas City Chiefs' Rashee Rice facing aggravated assault charge after high-speed crash in Dallas

Police said that arrest warrants have been issued for the 23-year-old for one count of aggravated assault, one count of collision involving serious bodily injury and six counts of collision involving injury.

Wind Surge game rained out, rescheduled

Wind Surge game rained out, rescheduled

Wednesday night's scheduled game between the Wichita Wind Surge and the Springfield Cardinals has been canceled.

Arkansas hires John Calipari to coach the Razorbacks, a day after stepping down from Kentucky

Arkansas hires John Calipari to coach the Razorbacks, a day after stepping down from Kentucky

Calipari replaces Eric Musselman, who left for the job at Southern California. He inherits a program that went 16-17 last season after three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including the Sweet 16 a year ago.

Rape charges against former KU basketball player Arterio Morris dropped

Rape charges against former KU basketball player Arterio Morris dropped

The state of Kansas and the Douglas County Deputy District Attorney asked the court to dismiss all charges in Morris’ case due to "insufficient evidence" on Tuesday, according to court documents.

KU 19th in final AP basketball poll

KU 19th in final AP basketball poll

UConn is the unanimous number 1

UConn concludes a dominant run to its 2nd straight NCAA title, beating Zach Edey and Purdue 75-60

UConn concludes a dominant run to its 2nd straight NCAA title, beating Zach Edey and Purdue 75-60

Tristen Newton scored 20 points for the Huskies, who won their 12th straight March Madness game — not a single one of them decided by fewer than 13 points.

18.7 million: Early figures from NCAA women’s title game make it most-watched hoops game in 5 years

18.7 million: Early figures from NCAA women’s title game make it most-watched hoops game in 5 years

The only sporting events in the United States to draw a bigger TV audience since 2019 have been football, the World Cup and the Olympics.

Caitlin Clark’s college career is over but her impact on the game is not. The numbers back that up

Caitlin Clark’s college career is over but her impact on the game is not. The numbers back that up

Clark set records for most points, highest scoring average, most 3-pointers in a season, most 3-pointers in a career, and most national scoring titles during her time with the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Reports: Calipari to take over Arkansas basketball program

Reports: Calipari to take over Arkansas basketball program

The 65-year-old Hall of Fame coach has spent the last 15 seasons at Kentucky.