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  1. NAIA school to barnstorm Nebraska

    Eamonn Brennan

    Barnstorming is a lost American art. It began in the 1920s with stunt pilot flying circus exhibitions, and it was adopted in the middle of the 20th century by Negro League baseball teams, the Harlem Globetrotters and the early precursors of the NFL. ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  2. Former Philadelphia 76ers standout Maurice Cheeks fails to make N...

    Ric Bucher

    Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks said Friday night that he has been informed he did not receive the necessary votes for induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  3. YouTube dunk sensation Jacob Tucker signs with Harlem Globetrotte...

    An Illinois college student who won the national slam-dunking championship has been signed by the Harlem Globetrotters.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2011
  4. Globetrotters select Andrew Goudelock

    Diamond Leung

    Andrew Goudelock, the Southern Conference player of the year from Charleston, has hopes of going from mid-major school to the NBA. He was the nation's fifth-leading scorer as a senior, showing the offensive firepower it took to possibly make it at th...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  5. Harlem Globetrotters draft college slam dunk champion Jacob Tucke...

    Scott Powers

    Illinois College guard and 2011 college slam dunk champion Jacob Tucker was drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  6. Globetrotters draft Mark Titus, future author?

    Diamond Leung

    Ohio State walk-on and blogger extraordinaire Mark Titus was "drafted" by the Harlem Globetrotters today, prompting this reaction from him: "Dreams do come true," Titus tweeted. Getting drafted by the Globetrotters amounts to receiving an invi...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  7. Butler helps Washington Generals lose by 19

    Diamond Leung

    Butler seniors Avery Jukes, Willie Veasley and Nick Rodgers signed one-game contracts to help the Washington Generals of all teams take on the Harlem Globetrotters. Not surprisingly, the Globetrotters won again 70-51, with the players making their...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  8. Butler seniors sign with Washington Generals

    Diamond Leung

    If America thought Butler's Willie Veasley, Avery Jukes and Nick Rodgers were facing long odds to win the NCAA tournament, they've found an even greater challenge in trying to take on the Harlem Globetrotters. The three seniors have signed one-gam...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  9. Utah to honor player's stepfather

    Diamond Leung

    The NCAA will allow Utah players to wear No. 24 patches on their jerseys in honor of John Smith, the late stepfather of forward Jay Watkins, reports Lya Wodraska of the Salt Lake Tribune. Smith, a former Harlem Globetrotter, passed away earlier th...

    Blog | January 13, 2010
  10. Ex-Fresno State player Sandy, 27, dies in car accident

    Chris Sandy, a former Fresno State and Harlem Globetrotters players, died Thursday in a car accident in southeastern Finland, police said. He was 27.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2006
  11. Ex-Texas Western coach to receive award

    Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Haskins will receive the Harlem Globetrotters' 2006 Saperstine Award.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  12. Globetrotters cancel college tour after ruling

    The Harlem Globetrotters canceled their fall college tour following an NCAA decision barring schools from scheduling exhibition games against non-collegiate opponents.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2004
  13. Johnson joins Globetrotters to defeat former team

    The Harlem Globetrotters, with help from Magic Johnson, beat Michigan State 97-83 in an exhibition Sunday in East Lansing, Mich., and stretched their winning streak to 283 games.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2003
  14. "The Glide" Austin allegedly part of scheme

    Former Wolfpack star charged in link text

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2003
  15. Okafor's double double paces Huskies

    Emeka Okafor had 10 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocked shots to lead Connecticut (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) to an 80-65 exhibition victory Saturday night over the Harlem Globetrotters.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2002
  16. Nicholas scores 32 as Terps topple Globetrotters

    No joke, the defending NCAA champions are still talented enough to beat the Harlem Globetrotters.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2002