WNBA players and coaches admit playing without fans will be tough, vow competition will remain fierce

Connecticut Sun guard Jasmine Thomas knows what it’s like to play professional basketball in near-empty arenas. Months after helping the Sun make the Finals for the first time since 2005, she landed in Gorzow Wielkopolski, a city in western Poland, to play in the country’s top league, Basket Liga Kobiet. Read more

Did Steve Kerr really use ‘Austin Powers’ as his hotel alias while playing for Bulls with Michael Jordan?

“Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” was one of the more popular movies of the late 1990s. So much so that Steve Kerr apparently decided to use “Austin Powers” as his alias when he was on the road with the Chicago Bulls during the 1997-98 season. NBC Sports Chicago’s Rob Read more

Notre Dame AD: ‘Significant chance’ 2020 season begins without conferences playing simultaneously

There is a “significant chance” the 2020 season begins without all FBS conferences prepared to start playing at the same time, Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick said Tuesday. During a Zoom conference call with the media, Swarbrick praised the cooperation between conference commissioners who have been developing an “overarching Read more

Premier League playing under 45-minute halves is reportedly off the table when the season resumes

Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor is suggesting that the Premier League should consider having shorter games in order to finish up the 2019-20 season. Taylor, in an interview with BBC Radio 4’s “Today,” said that under 45-minute halves should be an option to get in all of the Read more