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Raptors lose in Utah despite DeMar DeRozan's highlight-reel dunk

SALT LAKE CITY — Rodney Hood scored 16 points and the Utah Jazz used a big fourth quarter to beat the Toronto Raptors 93-89 on Wednesday night. 92 more words


New app will find the shortest concession lines at sports venues

Tired of waiting in long lines for concessions or restrooms at sports venues?

A new app will tell you where the shortest lines are.

The Detroit Pistons tweeted a picture from the Palace of Auburn Hills Tuesday of the screens designed by WaitTime ( 63 more words


Pistons-Raptors roundup: Toronto 4-0 for first time in franchise history

DALLAS (AP) Kyle Lowry scored 27 points, and the Toronto Raptors spoiled the home opener in Dallas, beating the Mavericks 102-91 on Tuesday night for the first 4-0 start in franchise history. 334 more words


PODCAST: Brother Kirk's Corner, Episode 4

From our society to yours, Brother Kirk is back talking the Louisville men’s basketball allegations, giving his preview of the Eastern Conference this NBA season, and more.


NBA's Wiggins, Joseph honour past

Such are the rigours of NBA stardom: dozens of teenage boys chanting your name from the balcony, swarming round your departing car in the underground parking lot, uttering such breathtaking challenges as: “I’ll play you for your shoes.” 675 more words


James urges deal for Thompson

LeBron James was done talking about Tristan Thompson’s contract situation. Then he saw his teammate at a wedding Saturday and changed his mind. In his most candid comments yet, James called Thompson’s stalemate with the Cavaliers “a distraction” Sunday. 20 more words


Rose has surgery on eye socket

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose had surgery to repair his left eye socket Wednesday, a day after being elbowed in the face.

Coach Fred Hoiberg says the operation to repair a left orbital fracture “went as expected.” He would not put a timetable on Rose’s return or rule him out for the opener Oct. 9 more words