The NBA is headed for more labor woes in the summer of 2017 but newly elected National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts doesn’t expect a “barnyard fight.” She shares her vision with Bill Littlefield.
Michele Roberts is the first female union head for a major North American male pro sports league, but that’s not the only reason her selection to lead the NBPA is intriguing. Sam Amick of USA Today joins Bill Littlefield to explain.
Washington Generals founder and owner Red Klotz passed away last week, leaving behind a legacy as an integral part of the Harlem Globetrotters’ success, and a true love of basketball. Bill Littlefield spoke with Richard Goldstein of the New York Times.
The return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers has grabbed most of the NBA free agency headlines, but Carmelo Anthony’s decision to stay with the New York Knicks is also intriguing. Bill Littlefield speaks with SI.com’s Ben Golliver.
We look back at the best-selling basketball sneakers of all time and Hall of Famer who gave them their name. No, not Michael Jordan. We’re talking about Chuck Taylor.
Early in its history, the WNBA took steps to avoid becoming known as a “lesbian league.” But this summer, the WNBA held its first nationally televised Pride game, acknowledging those fans who’ve been there from the beginning. Karen Given has the story.
This week, former NBA star Penny Hardaway was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame. Hardaway spoke with Karen Given about his playing days and his new job: coaching at his former middle school in Memphis, Tenn.
When young athletes come out of the inner city and try to go pro, the road is rarely traveled alone. Only A Game’s Karen Given introduces us to David Lovett and his mentor.
It’s the NBA offseason, but teams are still competing. Superstars LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony could potentially be on the move, and the 2014 NBA draft was held on Thursday. USA Today’s Sam Amick joins Bill Littlefield with an update.
Decisions, decisions. The Associated Press is reporting that LeBron James has told the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract and test the free agency market.