Joel Embiid was back in the gym on Wednesday afternoon after enjoying his All-Star break down in New Orleans and appears like he's ready to get back out on the court this weekend. “I hope that they’re going let me play,” Embiid said after practice on Wednesday. “I feel great. I want to play. If it was my decision, I’d be playing.” The team doctor's aren't so sure. Joel is currently listed as doubtful for both of the Sixers' games this weekend. But that didn't stop JoJo from talking some smack with one of his favorite teammates, Dario Saric, while battling in a little one-on-one after practice. Embiid was seen by reporters using some colorful language directed in Saric's direction, screaming "you
Louisville’s Rick Pitino and UNC fans got into a heated exchange as the coach walked off the court during the No. 7 Cardinals game against the Tar Heels on Wednesday night. Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones captured some of the interaction on video.
Here comes that Big 12 expansion talk again! Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports Big 12 expansion talk is back! After nearly folding when it lost Texas A&M, Missouri, Nebraska, and Colorado at the turn of the decade, the Big 12 has been in limbo as the only power conference with 10 teams. Since then, the Big 12 has gone in every direction possible. Oklahoma president David Boren said that the league is “psychologically disadvantaged” and needed to expand. Then the league did some fancy (fake) math and decided it needed to expand. They announced 17 candidates and kicked them off Bachelor-style, then held a press conference adding no one. Was that the end of it? Of course not! The Big 12 still has no