Cooper invited the Courage to the mansion to celebrate the team winning the National Women’s Soccer League Shield, awarded to the regular-season champions of the league, for the second year in a row and to recognize its recent Women’s International Champions Cup victory.
The package of NCAA basketball reforms announced this week as a result of the Rice Commission’s investigation into the sport was lacking something everyone knows is coming: the end of one-and-done and the ability of elite 18-year-old players -- like Barrett -- to go straight into the NBA draft. This is likely to be one of Duke’s last teams like that.
Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday morning that freshmen Tre Jones and Cameron Reddish will not be on the court when the Blue Devils play three exhibition basketball games during a foreign trip to Canada next week.
A Wake Forest assistant basketball coach turned himself into the New York City police Thursday to face an assault charge in connection with an altercation that resulted in the death of a Florida man, according to multiple New York media reports.
Duke’s Zion Williamson is the kid from South Carolina with all those dunk videos online. Check out YouTube, where highlight packages of the 6-7, 285-pound Williamson’s dunks are approaching 2 million page views. He talked to The News & Observer on Tuesday.