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JET Beauty of the Week’s Top 5 B-Ballers

By// Mariah Craddick This week’s Beauty, Aisha Johnson, revealed to JET her true love in life: basketball. She even hooped a bit herself while studying ...

D Rose reveals Adidas apparel line

By //Kyra Kyles It’s got a rose on the tongue, adidas stripes on the sole etching up the heel, and a black exterior with a ...

Reggie Miller to join NBA Hall of Fame

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — She was the first person he called after he got the call. And Cheryl Miller will be on stage to present her brother, Reggie, when ...

WNBA receives top marks for diversity hires

NEW YORK — The WNBA has reaffirmed its distinction as the top professional sports league in hiring women and minorities to management positions. The league ...

Playing ball, supporting charities

Recording artist Ludacris hosted the  Seventh Annual LudaDay weekend, a fund-raiser highlighting work from local charities, over the Labor Day holidays in Atlanta. According to ...

Ex-basketball player’s sentencing delayed

STILLWATER, Okla. — A judge on Friday delayed sentencing for a former Oklahoma State basketball player convicted of sexual assaulting two women at an off-campus ...

Olympic highlights: The best of the best

America led the medal count with 104 medals, including 104 gold, at 2012 London Olympics. Here’s a look at some of those who did us ...

Rose: Finding out ACL torn was like death

CHICAGO — Derrick Rose says finding out he had a torn ACL was like death. The Chicago Bulls’ superstar told CSNChicago.com he spent “the whole time ...

Melo: low blow ‘uncalled for’ in U.S. win

LONDON — Hard fouls are fine. Carmelo Anthony has a problem with cheap shots. The forward for the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team took one ...

James helps U.S. basketball team win after bad start

The NBA star, who scored 14 points in the final period, said it was 'humbling' and 'overwhelming' to play in front of the president

Exclusive: Jalen Rose responds to ‘Fab Five’ controversy

By// Jerry Bembry Last week’s airing of ESPN’s documentary, “The Fab Five” attracted 2.7 million viewers, the biggest audience for a documentary in the network’s ...

Derrick Rose’s rise to NBA’s MVP

By// Jerry Bembry Way back in training camp, even before the Chicago Bulls had played a preseason game, a member of the Chicago media asked ...