Basketball

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Associated Press
September 07, 2019 - 11:09 am
A "thorough and objective" probe led by investigators outside the athletic department found "no evidence to support any allegation"
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Poland's head coach Mike Taylor
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Associated Press
September 01, 2019 - 11:30 am
Taylor's, who grew up in western Pennsylvania, father, Richard Taylor, coached basketball at Clarion University.
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel speaks to the media during the 2018 ACC Operation Basketball held at Spectrum Center.
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Josh Rowntree
August 16, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Jeff Capel returned to Pittsburgh seemingly with the satisfaction that ten days of Italian food could provide. Well, Italian food and basketball. Capel and the rest of Pitt’s men’s basketball team spent ten days traveling to three different Italian cities, playing a game against foreign opponents...
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Amy Dash
August 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
The NCAA says it did not have Lebron James’s agent Rich Paul in mind when it announced its controversial new rule last week, requiring agents to have bachelor’s degrees to advise elite basketball prospects on whether to enter the NBA Draft. But to James, the new agent certification rule was a...
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Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr
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August 12, 2019 - 3:28 pm
The NBA schedule is a little bit easier on players.
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Pittsburgh Panthers head coach Jeff Capel (center) diagrams a play in the huddle during a time-out against the Clemson Tigers during the first half at the Petersen Events Center. Clemson won 62-48.
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Josh Rowntree
August 01, 2019 - 6:43 pm
There is plenty to be excited about for the Pitt basketball team as it heads to Italy. “The history, the food, the wine,” joked Panthers coach Jeff Capel, who enters his second year at Pittsburgh. The main focus, however, will be basketball. Pitt will leave for a ten day trip through Italy on...
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Jeff Hathhorn
July 30, 2019 - 4:37 pm
An immediate challenge for Pitt basketball this year as the Panthers open in ACC play, hosting Florida State for the season opener, Wednesday, November 6.
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July 10, 2019 - 3:48 am
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the hat game fixed. Mindful that it was awkward for draft picks this year who were selected by one team and had already been traded to another — but because of league rules, were unable to be introduced by...
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Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (AP Photo/Nicole Sweet, left, and Tyler Kaufman)
July 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade, who recently retired, will cover the legend edition.
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New Orleans Pelicans first-round NBA draft pick Zion Williamson smiles at his introductory news conference at the team's practice facility in Metairie, La., Friday, June 21, 2019.
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June 30, 2019 - 12:31 pm
There's ballyhooed 18-year-olds like Williamson, journeyman 30-year-olds like Fredette and a whole lot of everything else set to be on display over 95 games through July 15.
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