Kevin McCullar Jr. returning to Kansas for final season: What it means for the Jayhawks

Kevin McCullar Jr. will return to Kansas for the 2023-24 season, the program announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know: McCullar declared for the NBA Draft and entered the NBA Combine after the 2022-23 season, but opted to return to Kansas for his final year of eligibility. He was a redshirt senior at Kansas … Read more

Carmelo Anthony Retiring After 19 NBA Seasons: His Legacy On and Off the Court

By David Aldridge, Nick Kosmider and Joe Vardon Carmelo Anthony retired from basketball on Monday, wrapping up a career that spanned 19 NBA seasons and included 10 All-Star Game appearances. Anthony announced his retirement in a video posted on social media. Here’s what you need to know: Anthony is ninth in the NBA all the … Read more

Former Utah Valley center Aziz Bandaogo traded to Cincinnati: What he brings to Bearcats

Former Utah Valley center Aziz Bandaogo will move to Cincinnati, he announced on social media on Saturday.. Here’s what you need to know: Bandaogo averaged 11.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game for the Wolverines last season. The 7ft junior from Senegal finished fifth in the country in blocks per game. Bandaogo was … Read more

USC athletic director Mike Bohn steps down

University of Southern California athletic director Mike Bohn resigned Friday afternoon, effective immediately, the school announced. Bohn mentioned the “ongoing health issues” in a statement to the Los Angeles Times and told the paper it was “a good time to step away” from his position. However, the Los Angeles Times reported that the resignation comes … Read more

National Labor Relations Board files lawsuit against NCAA, Pac-12 and USC

The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday filed a formal complaint against the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference and USC for unfair labor practices, an expected but formal step toward the possibility of some varsity athletes being considered employees. A hearing on Nov. 7 will put attorneys for all three parties and the NLRB before an … Read more

Mike Krzyzewski and Tyler Hansbrough headline College Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2023

Mike Krzyzewski and Tyler Hansbrough are the headliners for the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023, which was announced on Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know: Johnny Dawkins, Tom Konchalski and Herb Magee round out the full list of inductees. Coach K spent 42 seasons at Duke and retired in 2022 … Read more

ACC realignment rumbles: 7 schools are reviewing entitlements. But can they leave?

The ACC’s annual spring meetings are underway in Amelia Island, Fla., and are scheduled to end Wednesday at noon. It’s the first time the league’s top administrators will meet in person since Florida State athletic director Michael Alford publicly lambasted the ACC’s current equal revenue-sharing model and said that “something has to change” because FSU … Read more

Jeremy Roach pulls out of NBA draft: What his return means for Duke

Duke guard Jeremy Roach is retiring from the NBA draft and returning to the Blue Devils, he announced via Instagram on Monday. Here’s what you need to know: Roach declared for the draft in April but maintained his college eligibility. He averaged a career-high 13.6 points per game, as well as 3.1 assists and 2.5 … Read more

West Virginia suspends Bob Huggins for 3 games and cuts his salary by $1 million for anti-gay slurs

West Virginia University coach Bob Huggins will return to the program next season with a three-game suspension, a $1 million pay cut and a contract changed from a multi-year deal to a annual agreement, the university announced Wednesday. The decision comes two days after the coach twice used an anti-gay slur during a live radio … Read more

Bronny James stays home, another Kentucky Derby surprise and NBA blowouts

This is the digital version of The Pulse. If you want it earlier, start each morning with The Pulse delivered to your inbox. register here. Good morning! You too should carpool to work with your dad today. while you were sleeping A weekend of blows The Lakers and Warriors have completed their embarrassing trade. Los … Read more