Jalen Rose weighs in on Kevin Durant injury

OAKLAND, California — Former NBA player and current analyst, Jalen Rose weighs in on Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant’s injury during their Game 5 win over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. “Everybody’s fake acting like they care about KD’s best interest when they don’t. It’s phony to me.” –Jalen Rose about Kevin Durant on…

Trevor Huffman named head coach at Okapi Aalstar

PETOSKEY, Michigan — Former Kent State all-time leading scorer, Trevor Huffmann, will be the new head coach of Okapi Aalstar in Belgium. The 39-year-old Huffman a former player for Okapi from 2006-2009 succeeds Tony Van den Bosch. It will be his first job as a head coach. Huffman spent nearly a decade playing professonial basket…

Warriors take Game 5, Durant injured again in win

TORONTO, Canada — Championship teams know that the hardest thing to do in a finals series is closing it out! The defending champion Golden State Warriors escaped with a Game 5 win at Scotia Arena on Monday night. “We understand the moment and I think we can rally, considering how the second half went tonight,”…

Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 seasons in NBA

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Former San Antonio Spurs legend, Finals MVP winner and Big Three member with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker announced his retirement after 18 seasons. In an interview with Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Parker made his announcement in San Antonio. Tony Parker was selected 28th overall by the…

Howard Eisley, Martelli and Washington round out Wolverines staff

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Newly hired Michigan men’s basketball head coach Juwan Howard has finalized his coaching staff for the Wolverines. Michigan announced Friday that former Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli, Howard Eisley and Saddi Washington will be assistant coaches for Howard. Howard was hired to replace John Beilein who left the program to become…

Watch: JaCoby Jones hits two homers,Tigers beat Twins 9-3

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Tigers JaCoby Jones hit a three-run home run in the second inning in front of 26,818 fans — to help lift them to a 9-3 over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday at Comerica Park. Jones is hitting .420 with four homers and 13 RBI in his last 14 games, raising…

Maryland basketball expected to hire former Michigan assistant DeAndre Haynes

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — Former Michigan Wolverines assistant men’s basketball coach DeAndre Haynes is expected to fill the vacant position with the Maryland Terrapins. Haynes, a Detroit native and former point guard at Kent State, will join Coach Mark Turgeon in College Park after two seasons with the Wolverines. Michigan lost in the national championship…

Kawhi Leonard lifts Raptors closer to first franchise title

OAKLAND, California — Kawhi Leonard finished with 36 points and 12 rebounds lifting the Toronto Raptors within a victory of the franchise’s first championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors 105-92 on Friday night for a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals. “It’s awesome,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse said. “Our fans travel really well in…

Eagles, QB Carson Wentz agree to terms on four-year extension

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — The Philadelphia Eagles and QB Carson Wentz have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. It has been reported that the deal is for $128 million and includes $107.9 million guaranteed, including $66 million due at signing. His new deal will keep him with the Eagles until…