The parents of a Georgia high school basketball player who collapsed while practicing outdoors in sweltering heat and later died announced that they have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the school district.
Breanna Stewart and the United States used a dominant defensive effort to beat Canada and reach the gold-medal game of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive tournament.
The Seattle Storm lost its semifinal game on Tuesday, bringing a bittersweet end to what the 41-year-old had said would be her final season. She retires as the winningest WNBA player of all time.
The Chicago Sky are attempting to become the first team in 20 years to win back-to-back championships. And Seattle Storm star Sue Bird will be retiring after a 19-year career in the league.
Krzyzewski had announced he would retire at the end of the season. His players were beaten by UNC, while Kansas beat Villanova to reach the final of the men's NCAA basketball tournament.
Media coverage of Griner's arrest on alleged drug charges in Russia has remained somewhat muted. Some say it's because of her skin color, but others say it's part of a bigger strategy to get her home.
The first round of the NCAA tournament kicked off this week, and Gonzaga University's Bulldogs sit at the top of the rankings. Here's what's behind the school's name.
March Madness officially begins this week with the First Four rounds in the men's and women's tournaments. The final selections for both the men's and women's tournament will be made Sunday evening.
Many WNBA players head overseas to play during the off-season, where they can be paid much more than they earn in the U.S. Griner, who was arrested for allegedly transporting drugs, is one of them.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders about the money collectors paid for ticket stubs: one for the 1st game Jackie Robinson played as a Dodger, the other for the 1st game Michael Jordan played as a Chicago Bull.
Harris scored the first points in Olympic women's basketball history and was the first Black woman inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, among other accolades. She turned the NBA down in 1977.
The Chicago Sky rallied from behind to beat the Phoenix Mercury and bring home the city's first-ever WNBA title. They're being celebrated by their hometown, including former President Barack Obama.
Brooklyn's All-Star guard has made a "personal choice" that makes him ineligible to play, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday.
About 90% of NBA players are reportedly vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who aren't run the risk of being isolated from teammates, and not being allowed to play in some cities with strict rules.
Earlier this year, the basketball guard was preparing for the NBA draft after completing his freshman year at the University of Kentucky. He had signed to an agency associated with LeBron James.