Archive for August, 2008

Knicks add assistant Atkinson to staff

Friday, August 8th, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks added assistant coach Kenny Atkinson to Mike D’Antoni’s staff W…

Deveney: Eight can’t-miss NBA games for 2008-09

Friday, August 8th, 2008

There are few days in the NBA offseason as satisfying as schedule day. It’s time to mark down eight can’t-miss showdowns.

Deveney: Class aims to help NBA players avoid financial pitfalls

Monday, August 4th, 2008

At Northwestern’s prestigious Kellogg School of Management, NBA players are taking an intensive course on entrepreneurship — and one of the prime lessons is how to avoid crooked advisers and harebrained schemes.

Knicks waive Green, Jones a day after trade

Monday, August 4th, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks waived Taurean Green and Bobby Jones on Tuesday, one day after …

O’Neil replaces Mills as MSG Sports president

Monday, August 4th, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott O’Neil was hired Tuesday as president of Madison Square Garden Sports, replac…

Florio: Leagues, NCAA must study the book on Donaghy

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Tim Donaghy has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. But instead of trying to forget about the situation, all leagues — and especially the NCAA — must learn from this ugly chapter. One suggestion: institute polygraphs.