Syracuse women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman has resigned amid investigation into alleged conduct

Syracuse.com

Syracuse University women’s basketball coach Quentin Hillsman has resigned, according to a statement published on the school’s website.

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Each MLB team’s biggest post-Deadline question

MLB.com

Whew. That was an incredible Trade Deadline season. Now that the dust has settled following the blockbuster deals that went down last week, the question arises for each of the 30 clubs: "What now?"

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5-Star SF Dariq Whitehead Commits to Duke over Kansas, FSU, G League

Bleacher Report

Highly touted wing Dariq Whitehead committed to the Duke Blue Devils, according to ESPN's Paul Biancardi.

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The top eight World Series contenders in the wake of the trade deadline

USA Today

Kudos to the many presidents of baseball operations, general managers, assistant general managers, special assistants to the general manager, analysts, quants and support staff who orchestrated an active and generally entertaining trade deadline. Your efforts are appreciated.

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Trevor Story ‘confused’ after Rockies fail to trade him at deadline

The Score

Major League Baseball's trade deadline has come and gone, and Trevor Story is still a member of the Colorado Rockies.

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Kyle Filipowski Commits to Duke

SI

Syracuse basketball target Kyle Filipowski has committed to Duke over the Orange and several other programs. He had recently been offered by Kentucky as well, but elected to pick the Blue Devils. 

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UCLA Bruins, Gonzaga Bulldogs to play in rematch of epic Final Four game Nov. 23 in Las Vegas

ESPN

Jalen Suggs might be off to the NBA, but preseason top-five teams Gonzaga and UCLA are set to square off in November in a rematch of their epic Final Four game from early April that ended on Suggs' buzzer-beater from just inside half court.

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How Drew Valentine has ‘handled it all,’ from becoming Loyola’s head coach to being there for his new family

The Athletic

 Drew Valentine can’t find his car keys. He has just finished polishing off breakfast at a Marriott buffet and needs to skedaddle. It’s a little past 8:30 in the morning, LakePoint Champions Center is a 25-minute ride without factoring in the notorious Atlanta-area traffic and Valentine has a recruit to watch in a 9:15 game. He unzips the pocket on top of his backpack, slaps his pants pockets and rechecks the backpack yet again before pausing. “Oh right,’’ he says. “I valeted.’’

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Former Notre Dame B-Ball Star Cam Biedscheid Killed In Shooting

Total Pro Sports

Just absolutely gutwrenching news for the basketball communtiy this weekend. Former small forward Cam Biedscheid has tragically lost his life at the young age of 27.

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Emoni Bates Announces Final 8 Including G League, Overtime Elite, MSU, More

Bleacher Report

Emoni Bates has narrowed his list of finalists to eight choices. 

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High School Basketball Star Mikey Williams Signs NIL Contract with Excel Sports

Bleacher Report

Mikey Williams, one of the top prospects in the 2023 college basketball recruiting class, has signed a contract with Excel Sports Management to handle his name, image and likeness (NIL) rights.

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Jaden Shackelford announces return to Alabama

Sportsnaut

Alabama leading scorer Jaden Shackelford announced Tuesday night that he would withdraw from the transfer portal and return to Alabama for his junior year.

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To trade or not to trade? For these five MLB teams, it’s not an easy decision

ESPN

As much as fans of all teams in the playoff chase expect their clubs to make a big splash at the trade deadline, that isn't really the way things work. Most of the big trades in recent seasons come from strong teams looking to get stronger — think Yu Darvish going to the Dodgers and Justin Verlander (in August) to the Astros in 2017, Manny Machado going to the Dodgers and Nathan Eovaldi to the Red Sox in 2018, or Zack Greinke to the Astros in 2019.

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Jalen Duren, 2022’s No. 1 prospect, mulls reclassifying to 2021

CBS Sports

Among the more widely discussed topics at this year's Nike EYBL showcase: the looming decision for No. 1 2022 prospect Jalen Duren. 

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UCLA Hoops Star Johnny Juzang Gunning For Sponsorships

TMZ

"Cars, clothing, shoes" — that's the type of sponsorships UCLA hoops star Johnny Juzang wants after the new NCAA rule change … telling TMZ Sports, he's excited to make some deals!

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Kofi Cockburn Returning to Illinois After Considering Kentucky, FSU Transfers

Bleacher Report

Kofi Cockburn announced Friday he's returning to Illinois after entering the transfer portal ahead of the 2021-22 season.

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NCAA tourney star Kevin Obanor picks Texas Tech as transfer destination

The Score

Rising senior forward Kevin Obanor is transferring to Texas Tech, he announced Friday.

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Former Seton Hall SG Myles Powell Sues School for Allegedly Misleading Him on Injury

Bleacher Report

Former Seton Hall basketball player Myles Powell is suing the school, his former head coach Kevin Willard and team physician Tony Testa for allegedly misleading him about the severity of a knee injury and allowing him to play with the injury, per Nicholas Katzban of NorthJersey.com.

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Isaiah Mobley Returns to USC after NBA Draft Withdrawal

SI

USC forward Isaiah Mobley is back in Southern California.

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Oklahoma State lands Memphis transfer Moussa Cisse

Cowboys Ride For Free

Mike Boynton and the Oklahoma State Cowboys landed a second former five-star recruit through the transfer portal this offseason.

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Kofi Cockburn is considering return to Illinois or Florida State with Kentucky out of the picture

The Athletic

Despite a deep connection with Kentucky’s two new assistant coaches and a great deal of recent buzz that the Wildcats would top off their talent-gobbling binge by pulling Illinois star Kofi Cockburn from the transfer portal, multiple sources now say the 7-foot All-American is not coming to Lexington after all.

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MLB extends Trevor Bauer’s admin leave through July 27

The Score

Major League Baseball and the players' association agreed to extend Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Trevor Bauer's administrative leave by two weeks, through July 27, a source told MLB Network's Jon Heyman.

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Could MLB move events from Texas due to controversial election laws?

Yardbarker

MLB relocated the 2021 All-Star Game and draft from Atlanta after Georgia controversially approved an overhaul of election laws that critics said disproportionately targeted minority and left-leaning voters. 

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Ron Bell Convicted of Organizing Fake Sexual Assault Accusations Against Josh Pastner

Bleacher Report

Ron Bell was convicted Monday in an Arizona court on misdemeanor charges of solicitation of influencing a witness (two counts), attempted tampering with a witness (two counts), false information and facilitation of fraud, scheme and practice after organizing a plan to falsely accuse Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault, per Mark Schlabach of ESPN.

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5-Star Center Jalen Washington Commits to UNC over MSU, Indiana, More

Bleacher Report

Power forward Jalen Washington committed to the University of North Carolina on Friday. 

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