By BOBBY BANCROFTWASHINGTON - Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing said Friday he will try to carry on the legacy of his former coach and lifelong mentor John Thompson, who died Sunday at age 78.Ewing, who won the 1984 national championship at Georgetown as ...
Sep 5, 2020
WASHINGTON - John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a "Hoya Paranoia" powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men's basketball championship, has died. He was 78.His death was announced ...
Aug 31, 2020
NBA
GEORGETOWN basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The 57-year-old Hall of Famer, who played for the ...
May 26, 2020
NBA
WASHINGTON - Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital."This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly," the Hall of Famer as a player for the Hoyas in college and the ...
May 23, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - The first big stop for James Dolan's plane will be to pick up Patrick Ewing, if the Hall of Famer wants a lift to Chicago to represent the Knicks at the draft lottery.Maybe later it could fly ...
Apr 18, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - In his biography entitled American Caesar, five-star general Douglas MacArthur wished that "God would let me live to see the day that young Arthur MacArthur is sworn in on The Plain as a plebe at West Point."But Arthur, who ...
Aug 1, 2018
WASHINGTON - Patrick Ewing led Georgetown to the pinnacle of college basketball, then had a Hall of Fame career in the NBA. His first game back at his alma mater as coach, though, provided him an entirely new experience."As a player, I ...
Nov 13, 2017
NBA
THE Sacramento Kings added another veteran to guide the young squad after reaching an agreement with Vince Carter for a one-year, $8 million deal on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The report was confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski by Carter's ...
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Jul 7, 2017
MMA
CONOR McGregor looks to make history on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) when the featherweight king guns for the lightweight belt of Eddie Alvarez to become the first fighter to hold two championships simultaneously in the UFC's monumental debut at New York' ...
Nov 9, 2016
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Grizzlies have hired another first-time head coach, and general manager Chris Wallace thinks David Fizdale's resume working with the Miami Heat has him primed to continue Memphis' recent successMemphis announced Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that ...
May 30, 2016
NBA
THE Memphis Grizzlies have their new coach: David Fizdale.The Miami Heat assistant has accepted the Grizzlies' offer to be their next coach, a person familiar with the negotiations said. Fizdale has accepted the offer after he met with Memphis controlling ...
May 27, 2016
NBA
CLEVELAND - Cavaliers star LeBron James has moved into 20th place on the NBA's career scoring list, passing Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.James scored on a hook shot in the lane with 7:22 left in the first quarter Thursday ...
Apr 3, 2015
WASHINGTON - Hall of Fame center Patrick Ewing and sports agent David Falk are donating $3.3 million to Georgetown's new athletics center.The school said Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) the amount of the gift reflects the uniform No. 33 that ...
Aug 26, 2014
NBA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte Bobcats say head coach Steve Clifford will coach Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) against the Atlanta Hawks after having two stents placed in his heart Friday.The Bobcats' first-year head coach checked himself into a ...
Nov 11, 2013
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