Posts Tagged Basketball

Astros, Rockets games to have wider TV audience

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston judge has approved a bankruptcy reorganization plan allowing AT&T and DirecTV to buy Comcast SportsNet Houston and convert it to Root Sports Houston, allowing Houston Astros and Rockets games to be seen by a much wider television audience.

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Warriors exercise options on Barnes, Ezeli

Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli, right, of Nigeria, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday Oct. 29 2014.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have picked up the fourth-year options on the contracts of forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli for next season.

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Vols have undergone major makeover since Sweet 16

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just seven months after playing in the NCAA regional semifinals, Tennessee is being picked to finish near the bottom of the Southeastern Conference.

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Beilein says Michigan still has plenty of leaders

Michigan guard Caris Levert (23), Derrick Walton Jr., (10) and Zak Irvin (21) pose during the men's NCAA college basketball media day in Ann Arbor, Mich., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When John Beilein first took over at Michigan, he envisioned a roster with plenty of continuity from year to year.

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LeBron brings Cleveland together in new commercial

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James shoots during practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Cleveland. It will be a night unlike any in Cleveland sports history as LeBron James returns to play his first NBA regular-season game for the Cavaliers in four years. Any bitterness toward James has been replaced with forgiveness by a city thirsting for a championship. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together.

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