With just a few minutes remaining in the Knicks' 90-80 win over the Indiana Pacers Sunday, the overmatched Pacers cut what had been as much as a 20-point lead in the second quarter down to nine at one point in the fourth quarter, ten at another point.
Considering Rutgers' knack for generating college-sports horror stories—from spending a ton of money on college football only to run a huge deficit, to employing a basketball coach who treats his players unconscionably without, you know, winning—it isn't a surprise that the university is botching the cleanup from the Mike Rice scandal, too.(1)
The New York Knicks, winners of 13 straight, entered Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls with a minimal amount to play for.
A day after Carmelo Anthony demolished the (short-handed) Miami Heat with a 50-point performance, the Atlanta Hawks came in with a game plan designed to help them avoid the same fate.
The Big East tournament, which will begin Tuesday night, is most closely associated with Madison Square Garden, historically.
College football's decision to allow a four-team playoff to decide the sport's championship is a good start, because any move toward the 68-team NCAA tournament that decides college basketball's champion is an absolute positive.