NBA announces National television schedule on TNT and ESPN

NEW YORK – The NBA’s national television schedule on TNT and ESPN for the opening week of the 2017-18 season as well as its lineup of five Christmas Day games, will include a record three games on ABC on Dec. 25th, 2017. The first four days of the season (Oct. 17th-20th) will feature 14 different…

Upton’s two-run homer lifts Tigers to 6-1 victory over Dodgers

DETROIT – Kenta Maeda earned Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers a 6-1 win over the Dodgers on Sunday at Comerica Park snapping their six game win streak. Maeda retired the first 15 batters he faced following a Justin Verlander no-hit sixth inning – earning Verlander (9-8) his fourth win in his last five starts. He…

Chris Taylor lifts Dodgers over Tigers 8-5

DETROIT – The Los Angeles Dodgers Chris Taylor hit two of their six doubles, both for RBIs, in a four-hit game to help defeat the Detroit Tigers 8-5 on Friday night at Comerica Park. The win improved the Dodgers 52 games over .500 (86-34) with their 20th win in their last 23 games. The Detroit…

Westbrook named MVP, Kawhi named Best Defender by Players Association

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Players Association announced their third annual Players Voice Awards on Friday, with Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook being named MVP. The awards, listed below, were voted on solely by NBA players. 2017 Players Voice Awards Winners: Best Rookie-Malcolm Brogdon Comeback Player of the Year-Joel Embiid Best Off the…

Hawks and Sharecare Announce Partnership, Reveal Jerseys

ATLANTA – On Thursday, the Atlanta Hawks announced their new partnership with Sharecare along with their new jerseys that include the Sharecare patch. Featured speakers included Dr. Oz, Vice Chair of the Board Grant Hill and Sharecare CEO Jeff Arnold. #ICYMI, we've partnered with @SharecareInc on an innovative health movement. Details: https://t.co/U24rAJbAqh#TrueToAtlanta — Atlanta Hawks…

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson to moderate pregame panel at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK – Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will moderate the pregame panel at #UnityGame this Sunday 8/20 at The Garden to fight against injustice. The Unity Game celebrates community leaders, Liberty players and fans, and youth groups to build on the foundation created a year ago, and serve as a focal point for demonstrating how…

Detroit Pistons announce 2017-18 Schedule

DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons announced their schedule set for the upcoming 2017 season. Highlights include two appearances by LeBron James and the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers (November 20 and January 30) and two visits from Isaiah Thomas and the Eastern Conference finalists, the Boston Celtics (December 10 and February 23). The NBA Champion Golden…

LeBron, Melo and KD play pick up in NYC

NEW YORK – NBA superstars Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) and Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors got together for what appears to be some elite level pick up games at Life Time Athletic at Sky in New York. "Positive Energy Always Create Elevation" M7 @academy.basketball BLACK OPS Session PT.1…

Maccabi Fox Tel Aviv signs Norris Cole

ISRAEL – Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv announced the signing of two-time NBA champion guard Norris Cole (Cleveland State) on Tuesday. The 28 year – old Cole played last season with Shandong of the Chinese League and Oklahoma City of the NBA, for 13 games. האלוף עם מיאמי נוחת בהיכל: @pg30_Cole מצטרף לצהובים! כל הפרטים בפנים…

Marvin Bagley III Commits to Duke

DURHAM, N.C. – Marvin Bagley III, the consensus No. 1 player in the high school class of 2018 before reclassifying to the class of 2017 and assuming the same position atop the player rankings, signed a financial aid agreement with Duke University on Tuesday. Bagley III plans to enroll in classes at Duke and join…