Yahoo Sports teams with NBA on live games, AR and more

Verizon isn't just obsessed with football. The carrier has unveiled an expanded partnership with the NBA that will make basketball games and related content available across Yahoo and "other Verizon media platforms." To start, it's making much ado o…

Dallas Mavericks are the latest pro team to accept cryptocurrency

You don't just have to attend Sacramento Kings games if you're itching to spend some digital money on a pro sports event. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has confirmed (both to Bloomberg and on Twitter) that his basketball team will start acceptin…

Basketball World Cup to be hosted by 3 Asian nations in 2023

MIES, Switzerland (AP) The Basketball World Cup in 2023 will be hosted by the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.

LeBron James is making a high school basketball series for YouTube

YouTube has already lined up a few big names for original shows on its Red subscription service, and now that includes sports superstars. LeBron James is executive producing Best Shot, an eight-episode documentary covering a high school basketball t…

Facebook adds live college basketball games to its Watch tab

Facebook has been getting more and more interesting content in efforts to build out its Watch tab, and now it's added college basketball to the mix. The social network has partnered with Stadium, a multiplatform network for sports, to exclusively sho…

BBC to stream 1,000 extra hours of live sport each year

The BBC continues to reduce the amount of public money it spends, it's led to some notable sporting events being cut from its programming. It's already been forced to drop the rights to big-name British golfing tournaments, Formula 1 and perhaps the…

All 30 NBA teams will have their own Alexa skill this season

Amazon's Alexa is already helpful for broadcasting sports scores upon request. For the upcoming NBA season though, the virtual assistant will serve up more detailed information on every team in the league. All 30 teams will have their own Alexa Skill…

Nike’s NFC-powered NBA jerseys are a door to exclusive goods

When the National Basketball Association's 2017-2018 season tips off on October 17th, it will mark the beginning of a new era for the league. For the first time in more than a decade, all 30 teams are going to wear Nike uniforms on the court. The com…