Scorchers secure first win of the season while Flyers and Riders protect home court

BBL ChampionshipBristol Flyers 89-79 Caledonia Gladiators (23-10, 46-26, 70-55)(Flyers – Mahan 19, Olison 18, King 16; Gladiators – Sloan 37, Onwas 15, Tape 11) BBL ChampionshipNewcastle Eagles 74-79 Surrey Scorchers (16-18, 31-38, 51-50)(Eagles – Hamlet 18, Johnson 16, Everett 13; Scorchers – Martin 20, Wang 19, Taylor 15) BBL ChampionshipLeicester Riders 89-85 Cheshire Phoenix (17-17, … Read more

Louisville basketball, former coaches avoid major sanctions

An independent panel has placed Louisville men’s basketball on two years’ probation and fined the program $5,000, but spared the school — and former coaches Rick Pitino and Chris Mack — major penalties from NCAA allegations leveled in the aftermath of a federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. The Independent Resolution Panel (IRP) announced … Read more