Another step for Bitcoin entering mainstream commerce and consciousness. The Sacramento Kings basketball team has started to let fans pay for tickets and merchandise using the cryptocurrency — becoming the first professional sports team to hop on the Bitcoin bandwagon. People who visit the Kings’ physical retail store in Sacramento can already go in and pay for goods in Bitcoin in person; online sales are due to start March 1.
The NBA faces a big challenge now that it offers all its player statistics to the public — how does it generate stats that hold the interest of basketball fans? The league’s solution is a multi-year agreement to use Stats LLC’s SportVU motion tr…
The news that Mookie Blaylock, a former N.B.A. point guard, was involved in a car accident near Atlanta hit the members of Pearl Jam like a tragedy in the family.
12 year NBA Center Jason Collins has come out of the closet on the cover of Sports Illustrated, making him the first openly gay active professional player from one of the “big four” American sports.
After leading the United States to two Olympic gold medals, Mike
Krzyzewski is ending his tenure with US national team.
The NBA isn’t known for offering much in the way of free apps, or tailoring its efforts around a special event. For the All-Star Game and surrounding events, however, the league is trying both in one shot. Its All-Star 2013 app for Android, iPads and…