High School Basketball

How Amber Whiting became the next head coach for BYU women’s basketball

When the BYU women’s head coaching job opened for the first time in two decades with the retirement of Jeff Judkins last month, Amber Whiting started thinking about the possibilities. “It kept coming back in my head,” she recalled. During that time, she attended a tournament and talked...
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Will Kentucky basketball add any more players to its 2022-23 roster?

With the late addition of guard, Adou Thiero, the Kentucky Wildcats now have 10 scholarship players for next season's 2022-23 roster. Thiero, a late-blooming 2022 high school prospect, went from unranked just a month ago, and is now considered a 4-star recruit, according to the latest 247 Sports rankings. With...

Michael Jordan’s Legacy Still Fuels Jordan Brand Growth

Click here to read the full article. Walking into the Michael Jordan Building at Nike, Inc.’s corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Ore., it’s hard to miss the quote that is etched into glass in a wall at the entrance. It reads: “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games, 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that’s why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan.More from WWDBack to School VirtuallyNike Debuts 2020 Sneaker Styles at NYFWSee All the Looks from the...

Derrick Echols II Is Trailblazing A New Path For High School Sports

This story was reported on and written for the Journalism 298: Special Topics course. It’s crazy when you take in where life can take you. Originally, your dream was to become a doctor but suddenly, you’re training to become a firefighter. You thought your dream school was a big-time university but suddenly you realize you prefer the community college lifestyle. You never really know where life is going to take you. However, that is one of the most exciting aspects of the journey of life.