The 26-year-old husband, father, farmer who set Indiana’s college basketball scoring record

INDIANAPOLIS — When the rooster finally crowed, Steve Platt was already dressed in overalls out among the livestock, hauling feed to the cattle and hogs on his 500-acre farm. On his way to take corn to the storage elevator, he picked up a basketball and shot it toward the side of the barn. Swish. Another shot. Swish. … Read more

LeBron James drops 20 points against Spurs while approaching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record

is getting closer. James entered Wednesday night’s game against the needing just 178 points to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. While he didn’t put up the performance he did on Tuesday night, James still chipped away at that number in a solid win over the San Antonio Spurs. James finished with … Read more

LeBron James drops 20 against Spurs while approaching Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring record

is getting closer. James entered Wednesday night’s game against the needing just 178 points to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. While he didn’t put up the performance he did on Tuesday night, James still chipped away at that number in a solid win over the San Antonio Spurs. James finished with … Read more

LeBron James scoring tracker: The race to eclipse Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s NBA points record

star started the 2022-23 season with 37,062 points, just 1,325 shy of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time scoring record. Averaging 29.7 points this season, James is closing in on Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 points, and he has made a furious push in the past five weeks – despite missing three games since Dec. 18 – with 14 games of … Read more

LeBron James career points tracker: When will he pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the NBA scoring record?

superstar is chasing the regular season all-time scoring record held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 career points and has held the record since April 1984, eight months before James was born. James is 224 points from claiming the record. His career scoring average is 27.2 ppg with his 2022-23 season average at 29.8 ppg. … Read more

Women’s college basketball winners and losers: Big Ten is cooking; Maddy Siegrist sets Villanova scoring record

It’s Big Monday in the Big Ten. There is no shortage of high-stakes games this week (we recommend doing all of your errands on Tuesday night), and it begins on Monday with two top-15 matchups. No. 10 Iowa (15-4, 7-1) will face off against No. 2 Ohio State (19-0, 8-0) in Columbus, Ohio, on ESPN … Read more

This Kansas woman goes to 32 NFL games in 73 days — scoring 561,700 TikTok followers

It was Week 5 of the NFL season, at home in a single-point win over the : 26-year-old Lacey Jane Brown — a onetime Kansas “farm girl,” quickly emerging as a TikTok influencer — stood in deafening Arrowhead Stadium, her nails lacquered black, her crop top white, hair silver blond, as popcorn rained from the … Read more

Ben Simmons’ lack of scoring, ejection not what Kevin Durant-less Nets need

The needed a big contribution from with on the sideline due to an MCL sprain in his right knee. Unfortunately for Brooklyn, Simmons’ contribution has remained insufficient as the Thursday night at the Phoenix Suns. And his latest contribution was most insufficient as the 26-year-old guard was ejected under four minutes into the second half … Read more

Fantasy Hockey Trade Analyzer: Should you move a top winger from one of the NHL’s highest-scoring teams?

By , Special to Iheart Sports We’ve got a bit of everything in this week’s fantasy hockey trade analyzer, from players to trade away on teams with scary second-half schedules to players to trade for due to a potential move to a better team. While trading for a player suspected to be on the move … Read more