Basketball

Landmark Stadium, Host to World’s Biggest Sporting Events, Demolished

The site will be turned into a hotel and parking accommodations

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption ATLANTA, Ga — The Georgia Dome, host to some of the world’s biggest sporting events has finally been demolished. The dome was home to the Atlanta Falcons for more than…

NDSU Runs Away with Exhibition Opener against Concordia

The Bison won 95-46

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team opened the 2017-18 season with a convincing 95-46 exhibition victory over Concordia-Moorhead on Wednesday evening at the Scheels Center. Sophomore Tyson Ward and freshman Tyree Eady (Middleton, Wis.) both scored 16 points to lead the Bison. Eady did not miss a shot, making 3-of-3 from the field, 2-of-2…

How Athletes Can Reduce the Risk of an ACL Injury

A Stregnth and Conditioning Specialist From Sanford POWER Gives Workout Tips to Help Reduce the Risk of an ACL Injury

FARGO, ND — Fall sports are in full swing and with a new season comes the possibility of getting injured. One of the most common sports injuries are ACL related. ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament, which travels from the medial part of your lower leg to the lateral part of your upper thigh bone. You can never fully prevent…

Moorhead Kids Hit the Basketball Court with the Timberwolves

People in the community had the chance to vote for Woodlawn, Lamb or Northeast Park to receive the basketball court

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kids from the community got a chance to head out on the basketball court with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Center Cole Aldrich and others with the Timberwolves unveiled a new court at Woodlawn Park as part of their “New Era, New Courts” program. In a partnership with U.S. Bank, the team selected three basketball courts to refurbish including…

#drivebydunkchallenge Sweeping the Internet

You don't have to be a basketball player from Duke to participate

NATIONAL — Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge? Celebrities, politicians and ordinary people threw buckets of ice over themselves to raise money for charity. But the latest challenge sweeping the internet is a little more active…and you don’t have to be a basketball player from Duke to participate. The #drivebydunkchallenge has people driving around their neighborhoods and slam dunking a ball…

Harlem Globetrotters Attempt Basketball Shot from Top of Bismarck Capitol Building

A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck--VIDEO COURTESY OF THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS YOUTUBE

BISMARCK, N.D. — On Tuesday night, we told you about Governor Burgum’s attempts to shoot and make a basket from the top of the capitol building in Bismarck. A couple of the Globetrotters joined the governor and were actually filming a segment for their upcoming appearance in Bismarck. Actually, they are here in Fargo as we speak at Scheels Arena….

Am Fam HS Play of the Winter Nominees: March 31

Vote for either Red River's hustle play and Moton's block

FARGO, N.D. — With high school hockey and basketball seasons over, it’s time to recognize the top plays from the winter. For the next two weeks, vote for the top play, and then the winners will square off on April 14 to see which play is the best play of the winter season. This week you can vote for either West Fargo’s…

KVRR Superlative Awards: UND Athletics

KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein cover the "Best-Of" for the 2016-17 UND Athletics' season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota athletics are in the middle of a tremendous season. The Fighting Hawks claimed conference titles in volleyball, football and men’s and women’s basketball in 2016-17. KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein discuss the “Best Of” Fighting Hawks’ athletics, including Best Coach, Best Program, Biggest Achievement as well as the…

MSUM Men’s and Women’s Basketball Going to NCAA Tournament

MSUM's men's and women's basketball teams are heading to the NCAA tournament

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s a great time to be an MSUM basketball fan. Both Men’s and Women’s basketball teams have made it to the Division 2 NCAA basketball tournament. This is the first time the women’s team is playing in the tournament since the 2008-09 season. The Dragons earned the No. 3 seed in the Central Region and the women’s…

Health Matters: How Athletics Helps Your Child Flourish On and Off the Field

Many of the positive effects from athletics have nothing to do with the physical component

HEALTH MATTERS — Whether it’s playing kickball in gym class or joining a little league team, most of us were active as children. Experts say athletics can build lifelong skills. Most of us have that favorite chair or couch to sit to watch our hometown team. Athletic trainers are challenging parents to get their kids off the couch and onto…