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Court rules college athletes could be employees

A U.S. appeals court, in the latest challenge to the NCAA's long-held notion of amateurism, said a test should be developed to differentiate between students who play college sports for fun and those whose effort "crosses the legal line into work." ... Continue Reading

NIT, D-2, D-3 finals join 2026 Indy Final Four

Indianapolis, the host of the 2026 Final Four, will also host the Division II and Division III national title games that year along with the semifinals and finals of the NIT. ... Continue Reading

Way-Too-Early Top 25: Texas, Kentucky get invited to the party

The bottom half of the rankings saw movement from Texas, Kentucky and Arkansas after key additions. Kansas stays put at No. 1 after a late commitment. ... Continue Reading

We're all waiting on Arthur Kaluma

Where (nearly) every transfer in the top 100 -- and next-in-line -- has committed for the 2024-25 season. ... Continue Reading

Dickie V's early Sweet 16, baby!

It's early, but Dickie V has locked in his favorite teams to make the Sweet 16 in March 2025. ... Continue Reading

Back to ball: Hurley happy to have deal done

UConn coach Dan Hurley expressed relief Tuesday that he can focus fully on "the basketball part" again. ... Continue Reading

2025 NBA mock draft: Cooper Flagg at No. 1, but who else makes the cut?

Next year's class is lining up to be loaded with star power. Let's project the order. ... Continue Reading

July recruiting storylines to watch: Dybantsa, Arkansas, Kentucky, more

Is the No. 1 prospect in 2025 set? Are Arkansas, Kentucky rethinking their recruiting under new coaches? A busy July recruiting period could give us some answers. ... Continue Reading

Ranking the top 25 players regardless of class

Paul Biancardi breaks down the Top 25 men's basketball recruits regardless of class. ... Continue Reading

Flagg's 'no fear' approach draws Team USA raves

The story of practice for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team on Monday was incoming Duke freshman Cooper Flagg, who hasn't even played his first college game yet. ... Continue Reading

Hurley, UConn agree to 6-year, $50M contract

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has agreed to a six-year, $50 million contract through the 2029-30 season, the school announced Monday. ... Continue Reading

Few, Gonzaga land No. 38 overall recruit Fogle

Top-50 guard Davis Fogle announced his commitment to Gonzaga on Thursday, giving Mark Few his first recruit in the 2025 class. ... Continue Reading

The best, worst and most surprising of the NBA draft: Favorite picks, classes and rookie year predictions

Were Rob Dillingham and Zach Edey among the best selections? Which teams nailed their class picks? Our experts share their post-draft superlatives. ... Continue Reading

2024-25 transfer rankings: We're all waiting on Arthur Kaluma

Where (nearly) every transfer in the top 100 -- and next-in-line -- has committed for the 2024-25 season. ... Continue Reading

Chalmers, ex-players sue over Madness promos

A group of former college basketball players has sued the NCAA, multiple conferences and Turner Sports for the unauthorized use of NIL in March Madness highlights. ... Continue Reading

ESPN analyst Vitale announces cancer diagnosis

Hall of Famer Dick Vitale announced he will have surgery Tuesday to remove cancer in his neck. The 85-year-old has been an ESPN broadcaster since 1979. ... Continue Reading

Knecht's fall, Edey's rise: College coaches react to the NBA draft

College coaches saw a deep pool of talented players from Reed Sheppard to Cam Christie get selected -- and had something to say about it. ... Continue Reading

Draft grades for all 30 NBA teams: Why the Blazers, Pacers get high marks

Who won the NBA draft? Which picks and trades stood out? Kevin Pelton grades every team's moves. ... Continue Reading

Duke freshman Flagg headlines USA Select team

USA Basketball has invited 17-year-old incoming Duke freshman Cooper Flagg to practice against Team USA as one of 15 players named to the USA Select team ahead of the Paris Olympics. ... Continue Reading

Early 2025 NBA mock draft: Meet the contenders for the No. 1 pick, top returning players

Next year's draft class is lining up to be loaded with star power, including Dylan Harper, Cooper Flagg and Airious Bailey. Let's project the order. ... Continue Reading