Posts Tagged Basketball

‘NBA 2K15′ drafts 3D face mapping for latest game

In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 2K Sports Vice President Sports Development, Jeffrey Thomas, poses for a photo with his company's NBA 2K15 video game technology featuring NBA Oklahoma City Thunder Kevin Durant, during a demonstration at the Associated Press's office in Los Angeles. The NBA 2k15 upcoming basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports  releases Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “NBA 2K15″ is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game.

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Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta.   Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

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World basketball body eases headgear ban

MIES, Switzerland (AP) — Basketball’s governing body has relaxed rules banning players wearing headgear after criticism it discriminated on religious grounds.

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FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings

International basketball’s governing body says players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis.

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Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement

In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, then Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik yells at a player to get into position during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State at the Wooden Legacy tournament in Fullerton, Calif. The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week.  Wojcik was fired last month amid allegations of verbal abuse. As part of settlement, Wojcik agreed not to sue the college. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik had been paid $400,000 to settle potential claims against the school.

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