• Gordon, Zeller return home as part of Pacers’ preseason

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The return of two former Indiana Mr. Basketball winners highlights the Indiana Pacers’ seven-game preseason schedule.

  • Stephanie Ready becomes full-time female NBA game analyst

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — FOX Sports Southeast has promoted Stephanie Ready to NBA game analyst covering the Charlotte Hornets.

  • Liberty and Lynx prepare for matchup of WNBA leaders

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Bill Laimbeer and Cheryl Reeve are downplaying the significance of Friday night’s game between the WNBA’s conference leaders.

  • Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League — the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.

  • University police: Buffalo forward Moss accused of stealing

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Justin Moss was one of three Buffalo men’s basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before the Mid-American Conference player of the year was dropped from the team.

  • Dabovic, Parker lead Sparks to 3rd straight road win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ana Dabovic scored nine of her 18 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead basket with 6.1 seconds left, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat Indiana 81-79 on Wednesday night, snapping the Fever’s six-game winning streak.

  • In this Jan. 16, 1954, file photo, Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp talks to players, from left, Cliff Hagan, Lou Tsioropoulos and Frank Ramsey (30) in Lexington, Ky. Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night, Aug. 26, 2015, that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville, Ky., of natural causes. A memorial service was held there Wednesday. He would have turned 85 on Monday. (AP Photo/John Wyatt, File)

    Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

  • Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Fred Glass, talks about the upcoming football season during a press conference in Bloomington, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.   (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Indiana administration expects athletes to behave better

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University President Michael McRobbie sent a tough message to the athletic department this week: It’s time for Hoosiers athletes to shape up or they may be on their way out.

  • Pacers, St. Vincent join forces on new training facility

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Cleveland State to play some games in Cavaliers’ arena

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State has partnered with Quicken Loans Arena and will have its basketball teams play some home games on the Cavaliers’ court next season.