Wendell Carter Jnr  of the Duke Blue Devils. His  mother  is named in a  federal case because she received a free meal worth $106.36 from an agent who was interested in her son. Photograph: Getty Image

In a couple of weeks America will get into its annual tizzy about March Madness. College basketball will dominate water-cooler conversations, and bill(...)

Stan Van Gundy, head coach, Detroit Pistons: “We just elected an open, brazen, racist, misogynist leader.” Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Early on Wednesday morning, Stan van Gundy, the head coach of the Detroit Pistons sat down for his pregame media briefing in Phoenix, Arizona, but he (...)