When Mikey Williams, one of the nation's top high school basketball players, announced that he was thinking about going to a historically black college, the college basketball world paid attention.
The hyper-competitiveness of Michael Jordan may work on the basketball court, but the win-at-all-cost American culture that Jordan represents is not what's needed to end the coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies, universities and even the NBA to break contracts. What does the law say about liability in a situation like this, and does the money have to be returned?
As the new coronavirus has spread around the world, sporting matches and events have been staged behind closed doors, postponed and increasingly cancelled outright.
A social psychologist explains how you can be so deeply affected by the death of someone you've never met.
Unlike when Kobe Bryant went straight from high school to the NBA, future superstars must now spend at least one year in college or overseas. A sports scholar explains how that could soon change.
A data scholar explains why playing at home doesn't provide the boost that it once did.
Protest, or the lack of it, can reveal one's priorities and values. In failing to stand up to China, LeBron James and the NBA told us something about theirs.
China's attempts to bully the NBA over political expression might prove to be a lesson in how much the new superpower can throw its weight around.
Achilles tendon pain is surprisingly common in people over the age of 50. Strength training can help you recover and protect against future injury.
Because professional athletes are thought to be paragons of physical and mental toughness, their psychological health has long been a taboo topic. That's starting to change.
For many professional athletes, leaving their troubled neighborhoods for better resourced prep schools paved the way for success.
Just as Kawhi Leonard did, each of us can apply load management in our lives to help promote our own resilience and success.
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions. The team's success has propelled basketball’s lore to a level never before reached among Canadians. Will it surpass hockey as Canada's favourite game?
The Raptors' success in reaching the NBA final for the first time in the franchise's history is an opportunity to reflect on the diversity of the team.
Hockey is often considered Canada's national sport, but with the changing demographics of the country and the rising success of the Toronto Raptors, basketball is also seen as a national sport.
It probably sounds bad or uncomfortable to you. But stiffness is part of what gives elite athletes the spring in their muscles.
A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
The Toronto Raptors have the money to attract the NBA's top players. Here's why the league's salary caps makes that so difficult.
A new study looks at decades of NCAA free throws, finding that women shoot at 3 percent higher consistency than men.