7ft 6in Tacko Fall has scorched college basketball but is he too tall for NBA?

The University of Central Florida player is so tall he can pretty much place the ball in the basket. But many professional teams will see him as one-dimensional You could be forgiven for thinking this years NCAA Tournament, the culmination of the college basketball season, is all about Zion Williamson and his Duke teammates. Williamson is the most gifted player to step on a collegiate court in years the sure-fire No1 overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft but he maynot be the most effective player in college basketball. That would be Tacko Fall, a 7ft 6in center from the University of Central Florida. And, yes, you read his height correctly. Falls size and skills have scrambled basketball: hes in …

Mikaela Shiffrin makes history with fourth straight slalom gold

(CNN)Mikaela Shiffrin proved she really is in a league of her own in the slalom, becoming the first skier in history to win four consecutive world titles in the same event. Mikaela Shiffrin: Why I won’t be objectified She admitted that the possibility of making history was the extra motivation she needed to power through. “Today was something else,” she said of the occasion. “There’s been a lot going on these Championships since the Super-G win. I certainly had a lot of doubt today but in the most important moments it was okay. “Like I said, my team was just spectacular this whole time to get me to toughen up and do the job. I’m really, really happy.” The packed …