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5 NBA Rookies on Fire so Far in 2018-19

Key stats: 11.3 points, 1.9 assists, 47.0 percent FG, 39.1 percent 3PT Coming out of the draft, the excitement in New York focused on Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson. And then Allonzo Trier emerged during preseason. He’s a now a top-10 rookie scorer with a higher field-goal percentage than Doncic

Raptors begin West Coast trip at Clippers

The top team in the NBA will take the court in Los Angeles on Tuesday with a fresh videotape on how to slow down one of the highest-scoring teams in the west. The Toronto Raptors will gladly take it as their matchup against the Clippers will come foll…

No. 17 Villanova aim for Big 5 sweep at Penn

Villanova will be attempting to secure its 26th consecutive Big 5 victory when it battles Penn Tuesday night at the Palestra. The No. 17-ranked Wildcats (8-2, 3-0 Big 5) have already defeated La Salle, Temple and Saint Joseph’s and have a chance to complete a Big 5 sweep for the sixth straight season

Welcome to e-sports, the next big thing in sports

Mentioned on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and recognized by strangers on Manhattan avenues, Brandon Caicedo is basketball’s latest one-and-done who left college in search of fame and fortune. Virtually … Timberwolves brethren Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns went before him, but not