• City board backs deal for $50M Pacers practice center

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A city board voted Monday to support a proposal from the Indiana Pacers for construction of a new $50 million practice facility in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Buffalo star forward Moss dropped by men’s basketball team

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — University at Buffalo star forward and last season’s Mid-American Conference player of the year Justin Moss has been dropped by the men’s basketball team.

  • Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis dismisses 2 players

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis has dismissed Justin Coleman and Jalen Perry from the Blue Raiders for violating athletic department policy.

  • Illinois honors Henson, names court for longtime coach

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois said Monday that it will name the new court at the State Farm Center after longtime Illini coach Lou Henson, honoring the school’s winningest basketball coach.

  • Oklahoma State announces new assistant basketball coach

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State basketball coach Travis Ford has announced the hiring of former University of San Diego head coach Bill Grier as an assistant coach on the Cowboys’ staff.

  • Sioux Falls Skyforce to keep affiliation with Miami Heat

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The NBA’s Miami Heat has extended the team’s partnership with the NBA Development League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce through the 2016-17 season.

  • Suns to induct 2-time MVP Nash into team’s Ring of Honor

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns will induct Steve Nash into the franchise’s Ring of Honor at halftime of their game against Portland on Oct. 30.

  • Charleston Southern promotes McKie

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston Southern has promoted assistant BJ McKie to associate head coach.

  • Former NBA star Kirilenko hopes to rescue Russian basketball

    MOSCOW (AP) — After spending more than a decade in the NBA, former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko is taking on what may be his biggest challenge yet — rescuing basketball in his native Russia.

  • Today in History

    Today is Monday, August 24, the 236th day of 2015. There are 129 days left in the year.