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WATCH: Charles Barkley To Mitt: 'You're Going Down, Bro'

Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Former basketball star Charles Barkley weighed in on the presidential race during an NBA broadcast on Sunday night, saying that Democrats would "beat"...

NBA Playoffs 2012: Injuries to Rose and Shumpert Shake Up the East

Carl Berman | Posted 06.29.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

It remains to be seen how James will fare should the Heat make it to the Finals, but if his regular season is any indication he may fare much differently than last season.

Top 10 NBA Prospects at the Portsmouth Invitational

Carl Berman | Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Our top college scout, Dave Maron, came up with this list of our ten best NBA prospects who participated at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. The players are listed based on their NBA potential.

Mets' Defense Is a Problem

Steven Hirsch | Posted 06.16.2012 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

Despite an impressive 6-3 record to start the season, the New York Mets' defense will not keep them above .500 for much longer.

Women's Boxing American Continental Championships -- Day 2

Sarah Deming | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

The next bout was the fight of the night and had the sparse crowd screaming. U.S. Olympic candidate Queen Underwood faced Canada's Sandra Bizier. It took me a while to realize that I'd actually fought Sandra 10 years ago in Quebec City.

NetScouts Basketball Men's All-American Teams

Carl Berman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

First Team Anthony Davis (Kentucky) 6'10, Fr., forward, 14.2 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 4.6 bpg Draymond Green (Michigan State) 6'7, Sr., forward, 16.2 ppg, 10....

Borat 'National Anthem' Played For Kazakstan Athletes

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

Wo-wo-wee-wah! Kazakh athletes were left enraged after a parody of their national anthem from the spoof film "Borat" was played for a gold medallist a...

The Strange Request Allen Iverson's Ex-Wife Made

Posted 03.20.2012 | Divorce

Allen Iverson's estranged wife Tawanna has filed court docs asking the former NBA star to hand over the names of every woman he slept with during thei...

My Dream to Swim From Cuba to Florida Is Back On!

Diana Nyad | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

2012-03-07-Screenshot20120307at10.31.06AM.jpgThis summer, I will make the swim from Cuba to Florida, where I will finally crawl up on that shore.

Police Ban 'Piggyback Bandit'

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 02.16.2012 | Weird News

HELENA, Mont. -- High School sports teams in several states have been keeping an eye out for a man known as the Piggyback Bandit. Twenty-eight-year-o...

Live Updates: AC Milan-Arsenal In Champions League

The Huffington Post | Randy Kim | Posted 02.15.2012 | Sports

UEFA Champions League AC Milan vs. Arsenal San Siro, Milan 2:45 P.M. EST They're two of soccer's most popular clubs, but they're wrestling wit...

Withey, Griner, Suero NetScouts Basketball Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Withey, a 7'0 junior center, was vital in the Jayhawks' victories against #8-ranked Baylor and Oklahoma State. Against Baylor, Withey scored 25 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked three shots.

Pitt's Woodall Heads NetScouts Basketball's Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Woodall, a 5-11 junior from Brooklyn, N.Y., led the Panthers in scoring in victories at West Virginia and against Villanova.

Big Ten Stars Highlight NetScouts Basketball Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

NetScouts Basketball has selected Purdue guard Brittany Rayburn as its Women's National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 15.

NetScouts Basketball's NCAA Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 03.16.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

NetScouts Basketball has selected Delaware forward Elena Delle Donne as its Women's National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, J...

Reporters Can Do Better: New Report on Media Coverage of Sandusky

Larry_Cohen | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media

Sandusky's arrest last November triggered a wave of news coverage. But what is the media coverage saying, and how might it affect the public conversation as Sandusky's trial moves forward?

Rodgers, Kidd-Gilchrist, Melo NetScouts Basketball Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

NetScouts Basketball has named Georgetown guard Sugar Rodgers as its Women's National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 1. ...

NetScouts Basketball's NCAA Players of the Week

Carl Berman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Creighton forward Doug McDermott is our Men's National Player of the Week. McDermott, a 6-7 sophomore from Ames, Iowa, averaged 31.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two wins.

14-Year-Old Shot In Basketball Class Loses Kidney

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Home

McALLEN, Texas -- A 14-year-old Texas boy shot while trying out for his school basketball team lost a kidney but should recover to live a normal life,...

Ron Dicker

Do Sports Teams And Casinos Mix? | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

The New England Patriots and Florida Panthers are seeking financial victories where many states do these days -- in casino construction. Both sports f...

Which Conference Is Stronger? The Atlantic 10 or the Pac-12?

Carl Berman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

Last year I wrote an article that supported the view that the Atlantic-10 conference was stronger than the Pac-12. This year the case is stronger.

Best Athlete Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.06.2011 | Sports

This week, much talk in the athlete Twittersphere focused on the last weekend of the college football regular season. While Mark Ingram relished in ha...

President Obama, It's Time to (Live Up to Your Word to) Fix College Football

Brian Frederick | Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Shortly after he was elected, President Obama said of a college football playoff, "I'm going to throw my weight around a little bit. I think it's the right thing to do." Well, what better time than now?

Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Stopping Sexual Abuse in Sports and Every Institution

Larry_Cohen | Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports

It's not just colleges, or sports, or the Catholic Church. To make sure that parents and children are not afraid, we need to reconsider and reconfigure the norms in every institution that they participate in.

A Wonderful Night at the New Garden

Carl Berman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports
Carl Berman

The new Madison Square Garden has been getting some much needed renovations recently and it's nice to see the Garden try to recapture its history as the mecca of college basketball.