• Doug Collins' nerves nearly had him in tears during the final minutes of son Chris' game at Northwestern (Video)
    The Dagger

    Doug Collins' nerves nearly had him in tears during the final minutes of son Chris' game at Northwestern (Video)

    You probably know Doug Collins first and foremost as some sort of basketball person. Doug Collins is, however, first and foremost, a dad. Collins’ son, Northwestern coach Chris Collins, was locked in a tight battle against Big Ten cellar-dweller Rutgers.

  • Sixers Nearly Traded Jahlil Okafor to Portland Trail Blazers
    Liberty Ballers

    Sixers Nearly Traded Jahlil Okafor to Portland Trail Blazers

    The All-Star Break couldn’t come at a better time for the Sixers front office. The past two weeks have been a metaphorical minefield of bad publicity with every misstep. Along with the mishandling of Joel Embiid’s injury and the misinformation of Ben Simmons’ injury garnering a lot of ire, the Jahlil Okafor trade/non-trade made up a piece of the media storm the Sixers have generated in the month of February. To add a little more clarity to the Okafor non-trade, David Aldridge tweeted this out earlier today. Amid swirling trade rumors, Okafor was held out of the Sixers’ match-up against the Heat one week ago by Coach Brett Brown. Okafor also did not travel with the team to Charlotte, giving the

  • Seattle arena developer expects NHL team before NBA
    Puck Daddy

    Seattle arena developer expects NHL team before NBA

    Chris Hansen – the Seattle arena developer, not the Dateline NBC reporter asking about those wine coolers and that rope – spoke with the media on Thursday to update them on his efforts to construct a state-of-the-art building in the SoDo district. A building he expects would house an NHL team before it sees the return of the NBA to Seattle.