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Kobe Bryant Retires From Legendary NBA Career

By Nathan James Kobe Bryant, an NBA legend whose 20-year career has seen the Los Angeles Laker guard earn two Olympic gold medals, five championship...

Meet Jay Mulucha Uganda transgender basketball player

Life as a transgender athlete in Uganda is a dangerous proposition: the heavily Christian country is one of the world’s most homophobic. For Jay...

Earl Lloyd, NBA’s First African-American Player, Dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, who broke U.S. professional basketball's color barrier when he became the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association, died at...

‘March Madness’ and Injury Prevention for the Weekend Warrior

Get a evaluation, hydrate, warm up and stretch to help prevent cramping and injuries The 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is in full swing and...

March Madness Bracket Racket Rivets Americans, Scores Big Bucks

The basketball tournament known as March Madness has grabbed millions of Americans by the collective throat and won’t let go until the last shot....

Coach Dean Smith Dies

American college basketball coaching legend Dean Smith, who won two national championships at the University of North Carolina, an Olympic gold medal, and was...

NGBA Returns to San Diego

San Diego will host the National Gay Basketball Association’s Hillcrest Classic Tournament on January 17-18. The tournament is an annual affair for the NGBA...

Wilt Chamberlain USPS stamps issued

PHILADELPHIA — The icon whose dominance literally changed the rules of basketball returns to center court Friday to receive a stamping ovation when he...

Jason Collins, first openly gay player, retires

Jason Collins, who made history as the first openly gay active player in the four major US sports leagues, officially retired on Wednesday. He...
UMas' Derrick Gordon

UMass’ Derrick Gordon nets 17 in first game since he came out as gay

With his closest family members watching and a supportive crowd cheering his name, Derrick Gordon on Friday night became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player to compete in a college game.