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  1. Ball boy for USA men's basketball team at Olympics gives up Micha...

    Darren Rovell

    A man who was a ballboy for the 1984 USA men's basketball team at the Olympics in 1984 is giving up his prize possession: Michael Jordan's sneakers.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  2. Vin Baker's basketball gold medal from 2000 Games sells for $67K

    Darren Rovell

    Vin Baker's gold medal from the 2000 Olympics in Sydney sold for $67,642 on Thursday morning.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  3. Carmelo Anthony begins venture capital firm M7 Tech Partners

    Darren Rovell

    Carmelo Anthony announced the creation of M7 Tech Partners, a venture capital firm whose only partners are Anthony and Stuart Goldfarb, the former CEO of Bertelsmann, the world's largest direct marketer of music, video and books.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  4. Fan salutes Jim Boeheim with tattoo

    Darren Rovell

    Fans with tattoos commonly get their favorite team's logo or maybe its mascot, but rarely do they tattoo an image of the head coach on their body. But that's exactly what 28-year-old Richard Miner asked for Wednesday when he walked into Tymeless T...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  5. Dayton cashes in on Flyers' success

    Darren Rovell

    Dayton's surprise run to the Elite Eight of this past season's NCAA tournament was worth nearly $73 million to the city. A report issued by Dayton's city commissioners this month concluded that the Flyers garnered the equivalent of $36.7 million f...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  6. Men's basketball - Dayton's run to Elite Eight worth $73 million ...

    Darren Rovell

    Dayton's surprise run to the Elite Eight of this past season's NCAA tournament was worth nearly $73 million to the city.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  7. Connecticut basketball fans win with local burrito promotion

    Darren Rovell

    A group of burrito franchisees gave away close to $500,000 in business as part of a promotion that rewarded fans of the University of Connecticut Huskies basketball teams.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  8. NBA commissioner Adam Silver says subsidizing NCAA athletes a pos...

    Darren Rovell

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver is so intent on keeping basketball players in college for another year that he said the NBA might consider subsidizing athletes to make them feel better about staying.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  9. Big Ten leads all conferences in NCAA tourney earnings

    Darren Rovell

    The Big Ten will make the most money of any conference from this year's men's NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  10. Dollars and sense for Wichita State

    Darren Rovell

    Ask Russell Wilkins, who runs ticket operations at Wichita State, why he didn't raise ticket prices after the Shockers made the Final Four last season and you'll get an answer you won't believe. "Because we didn't need to," Wilkins will tell you....

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  11. Atlanta Hawks commission 700-pound 3D billboard of Paul Millsap

    Darren Rovell

    The Atlanta Hawks have commissioned a work of art that is going to be hard to avoid: A 700-pound 3-D billboard of power forward Paul Millsap dunking a basketball.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  12. Kentucky Wildcats fan shows faith with 2014 national title tattoo...

    Darren Rovell

    Odds aren't great the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team will win the national title. But don't tell that to Tyler Austin Black, whose tattoo declares them 2014 champs.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  13. Duke Blue Devils-North Carolina Tar Heels tickets cheapest in las...

    Darren Rovell

    Getting a ticket to a Duke Blue Devils-North Carolina Tar Heels basketball game usually requires a sizable bank account withdrawal, but tickets to this year's game are the cheapest in at least five years.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  14. Adam Silver says NBA teams have made 'basketball decision' on Jas...

    Darren Rovell

    NBA journeyman Jason Collins hasn't found a team since announcing last April he was gay. NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the reason has nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  15. New NBA basketballs bear Adam Silver's signature

    Darren Rovell

    There will be a new signature on the NBA ball when teams play Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  16. Christian Laettner game-worn jersey from 1992 Duke-Kentucky game ...

    Darren Rovell

    A jersey believed to have been worn by Christian Laettner when he took what is arguably the most famous shot in college basketball history is hitting the auction block.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013