Basketball
  • Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, of Italy, is wheeled off the court after being injured in the second quarter against the Dallas Mavericks in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Thursday, April 4, 2013.

    The Denver Nuggets will be without versatile forward Danilo Gallinari for the rest of the season after tests showed he tore his left ACL.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 05, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT
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  • In this May 6, 2010, file photo, Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti, right, presents Mike Rice with a jersey after Rice was introduced as the school's men's basketball coach during a news conference in Piscataway, N.J. The airing Tuesday, April 2, 2013, of a videotape of Rice using gay slurs, shoving and grabbing his players and throwing balls at them in practice over the past three seasons has Pernetti reconsidering his decision not to fire the coach.

    Pernetti dismissed basketball coach Mike Rice Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 05, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT
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  • In this four-image combo taken from an ESPN video, Rutgers men's basketball coach Mike Rice kicks, shoves, and throws balls at his players during NCAA college basketball practices in Piscataway, N.J. Fueled by outrage from even the governor when the video went public, Rutgers fired Rice on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, after deciding it didn't go far enough by suspending and fining him for shoving, kicking and throwing balls at players along with spewing gay slurs.

    A growing number of faculty at Rutgers University are calling for additional firings after a video surfaced of the men's basketball coach shoving and berating players with gay slurs.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 04, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT
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  • In this May 6, 2010, file photo, Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti, right, presents Mike Rice with a jersey after Rice was introduced as the school's men's basketball coach during a news conference in Piscataway, N.J. The airing Tuesday, April 2, 2013, of a videotape of Rice using gay slurs, shoving and grabbing his players and throwing balls at them in practice over the past three seasons has Pernetti reconsidering his decision not to fire the coach. Pernetti was given a copy of the video in late Nove

    Rutgers has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT
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  • New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith (8) and forward Carmelo Anthony (7) congratulate each other after the Knicks defeated the Miami Heat 102-90 in an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Miami. Anthony tied his career high with 50 points.

    Carmelo Anthony netted 50 points and the Knicks won their ninth straight game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2013, 10:32 AM EDT
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  • Florida's Jacob Kurtz, left and Casey Prather react after a regional final game against Michigan in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. Michigan won 79-59 to advance to the Final Four.

    Pete Tiernan's formula measures the unpredictability of each NCAA tournament since the field expanded to 64 teams.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 02, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT
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