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Ime Udoka during one of the NBA basketball games.

Opinion: Did Udoka’s personal life have to be unraveled so harshly?

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 29, 2022

Stories break every week in the NBA, and last week was no different. Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, was suspended from the team for a year for having a consensual relationship with a female...

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a staple of All-Star Weekend.

Opinion: Dunking on the dunk contest

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch February 28, 2022

When people think of the Dunk Contest, they think of Michael Jordan jumping from the free-throw line, Vince Carter’s 360 Windmill and the battle between Aaron Gordon and Zach Lavine in 2016. This...

Damian Lillard knocks down the game-winning 3-pointer to lift the Portland Trail Blazers past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 118–115, in game five of their first-round playoff series on April 23, 2019 at Moda Center. The Blazers won the series 4–1. Photo credit: MCT

Opinion: Wildcat Legend’s six most memorable moments

Miles Shaw March 17, 2021

Tyler Haslam also contributed to this story. Damian Lillard is the most accomplished athlete to ever put on a purple and white uniform in Ogden. He’s one of three Wildcat basketball players whose...

Los Angeles, California; Apr. 13, 2016 -- Lakers Kobe Bryant celebrating during the playoffs in 2008 at the Staples Center. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Favorite Moments from the Mamba

Miles Shaw January 25, 2021

Raymond Lucas, Tyler Haslam, Emily Miller, Alec Cipollini and Jace Cook all contributed to this story.A year ago, legendary player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter Gianna....

Lightning center Blake Coleman skates by the Stanley Cup as  players gather at center ice before the game starts.

New season brings changes and challenges to the NHL for 2021

Alec Cipollini January 15, 2021

The highly anticipated 2021 season for the National Hockey League has just kicked off this week with uncertainty and doubt. Last year, the NHL season was unlike any other since league play was suspended...

Northwesterns Bryant McIntosh (30) hugs teammate Isiah Brown (12) in the final seconds of a 79-73 against Gonzaga in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 18, 2017. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Is Isiah Brown a hidden gem from the emerald city?

Raymond Lucas November 23, 2020

Weber State University senior point guard Isiah Brown has not had the traditional college experience. He transferred from Northwestern to Grand Canyon and now finds himself in Ogden with the chance to...

Miami Heats LeBron James gets tangled with Los Angles Lakerss Kobe Bryant in the second quarter at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida, January 19, 2012. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

The king has returned

Alec Cipollini October 26, 2020

As we continue awaiting the return of Weber State University sports, I am going to take a look at each post-season that comes and goes and give a breakdown of how things went. I’ll be starting with...

Live from Disneyworld, it’s the NBA

Raymond Lucas September 14, 2020

To anyone reading this in the future, we're living in 2020. The year of empty stadiums and arenas due to the coronavirus. There has been minimal good news on a national scale. But now, sports are slowly...

Damian Lillard does not allow the silence of the arena to get the best of him, and continues to play as if all was normal. Photo credit: MCT

Nobody can tame Dame

Miles Shaw August 22, 2020

For the first time ever, NBA playoff basketball has been played outside of spring due to COVID-19, but the games have not disappointed. The playoffs have been as exciting, if not more so, than past years’...

Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says his franchise will not lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position.

Look out Mickey Mouse; basketball’s coming to your house

Miles Shaw June 18, 2020

Hope is finally on the horizon for sports fans. Late spring and early summer have always been dominated by the NBA playoffs; fans have been accustomed to seeing thrilling finishes and great games throughout...

Photo credit: Monika Clarke

College athletes eye lucrative image, likeness deals

Ian Syme April 20, 2020

The NCAA has made monumental changes that will shape the college sports landscape for years to come. New rules allow student athletes to receive financial benefits from commercial likeness and image deals....

The morning of March 12, the CenturyLink arena was empty expect for staff and the Eastern Washington Cheerleaders. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

The sports world goes silent

Brandon May March 13, 2020

It’s no secret the recent spread of the coronavirus has taken over the communities, and collegiate function and the professional sports world. As most universities headed to their conference championships...

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