Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dead at 84

Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84. Sutton’s family said in a statement he died of natural causes at home in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area, surrounded by his […]

Texas hires Schaefer from Mississippi State

Texas moved quickly to hire a new women’s basketball coach, luring Vic Schaefer away from powerhouse Mississippi State on Sunday. Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte announced the move by tweeting a picture of himself with Schaefer and his family holding up the “Hook’em Horns” hand signal. Del Conte did not immediately return a message […]

David Stern, former NBA commissioner, undergoes emergency surgery after brain hemorrhage

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, who guided the league through a remarkable period of growth in popularity, suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday in New York City and underwent emergency surgery. “Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his family,” the league said in a statement Thursday night. There was no immediate word on […]