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2014 NBA Draft: Another Air Ball for Michael Jordan's Hornets

Dan Karpuc | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Don't worry Charlotte fans... there's always next year. At least Bron Bron got what he wanted.

Heat Make LeBron Happy With Draft Trade

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

Help is on the way. The Miami Heat seemed to make LeBron James happy on Thursday night by trading up with the Charlotte Hornets to snag point guard Sh...

Heat Trade For LeBron's 'Favorite Player'

Miami Herald | Barry Jackson | Posted 06.27.2014 | Miami

For the first time during the LeBron James Era, the Heat generated a groundswell of excitement with a draft pick. And the Heat did it by procuring ...

NCAA: Let Them Eat Unlimited Snacks

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports

With calls for revolutionary change to the financial structure of college sports growing louder, the NCAA made an announcement: Let them eat unlimited...

Yes, College Athletes Deserve Better

Aaron Miller | Posted 06.11.2014 | Teen
Aaron Miller

So instead of simply denouncing unionization, the NCAA should address the underlying concerns and present a plan for compensating athletes with more than just sweat-suits and athletic shoes.

Defiant UConn Star Taunts NCAA Over Academic Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Shabazz Napier has America's attention. Thanks to his impressive on-court performance and his inflammatory postgame declaration, the University of ...

Shabazz Napier Is The M.O.P.

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut's Shabazz Napier has been selected the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after getting 22 points and six...

UConn Upperclassmen Too Much For Kentucky Freshmen To Handle

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky. Poised and experienced, UConn won its sec...

UConn Player Speaks Of 'Hungry Nights,' Going To Bed 'Starving'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

His on-court skills have generated a lot of money, but University of Connecticut basketball player Shabazz Napier says there are nights he can't affor...

Jordan Schultz

Shabazz Napier, The Senior, And Julius Randle, The Freshman

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

Monday night's national championship game in Dallas between Kentucky and Connecticut represents the highest combined seeds in NCAA title history. Thes...

5 Things You Should Know About The Title Game Nobody Saw Coming

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All those Kentucky freshmen against a Connecticut team already with a few championship rings. After yet another game-winn...

UConn Pulls Off Final Four Upset

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut's 2011 national championship has been characterized as a one-man effort by Kemba Walker. Good as he was, he stil...

Jordan Schultz

Key Final Four Matchups: Shabazz Napier Vs. Scottie Wilbekin, John Calipari Vs. Bo Ryan

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

Year after year, one thing remains true about the Final Four: It's as much a spectacle as it is a pair of basketball games fueled by teenagers and 20-...

Can Shabazz To Kemba?

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 06.04.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier can shoot, drive and dish, hit big shots, pick off passes, carry a team down the stretch of a game and a seas...

UConn Stuns Michigan State To Reach Final Four

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Shabazz Napier owed UConn. He could have transferred when academic sanctions barred the Huskies from the NCAA tournament his junior...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Sweet 16 Preview: Tom Izzo's Final Four Mission And The All-Kentucky Tilt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

The Sweet 16 is some of the best basketball we will see throughout the entire NCAA Tournament. With a trip to the regional finals on the line, we take...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Early Takeaways: The Likely Stars Of The Sweet 16

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

The first weekend of March Madness provided three 12-5 upsets, a 1-seed losing its first game of the season and the fall of powerhouses Duke and Kansa...

No. 2 Seed Shocked

AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 03.23.2014 | Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In a span of three days, Shabazz Napier and Connecticut knocked out both Philadelphia schools in the NCAA tournament. Now, the...

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Day 1 Preview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

This year's NCAA Tournament field may not have a team like last year's Louisville, which ranked in the top five for efficiency on both offense and def...

Jordan Schultz

Who To Watch During March Madness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports

The NCAA Tournament is about buzzer-beating upsets, the 14-seed that steals our hearts (and ruins our brackets), and great college basketball players ...

6 Impact Players In College Basketball So Far

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 12.18.2013 | Sports

Much of the hype headed into the 2013-14 college basketball season was on the incoming freshmen class. And for good reason. This as is ...

UConn Tops Florida On Wild Buzzer Beater

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Shabazz Napier hit a jumper from the free throw line as time expired to keep No. 12 Connecticut undefeated with a 65-64 victory...

Jordan Schultz

These College Point Guards Can Carry Their Teams To Greatness

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

In basketball you can't win without great guard play. And without a good point guard, things can get ugly, especially in college hoops, with its 35-se...

No. 23 UConn Downs Vermont, 67-49

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. -- Vermont's Luke Apfeld believes his team's offense will come around, and shots will eventually fall. They just haven't in the Catamou...

UConn Stuns Villanova In OT With 29-Footer

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 04.21.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shabazz Napier swished a 29-footer with 0.6 seconds left in overtime, and Jeremy Lamb scored a career-high 32 points to help Con...