Pope Francis hosts NBA players at the Vatican to discuss ending racism

Pope Francis reportedly requested the meeting with the players himself.

NBA will stop pushing BLM message on the court after ratings plummet

The NBA, amid suffering from record lows in their ratings, has agreed to leave all the recent social justice messages "off the floor" starting with the next season.

Tucker Carlson crushes the NBA in ratings as Americans turn away from social justice messaging

Tucker Carlson’s ratings continue to soar, deepening a current trend of Carlson being more popular than the NBA these days. His current ratings are almost twice those of the NBA as of yesterday.

Canadian Steve Nash to be Brooklyn Nets next head coach

Canadian NBA Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash has signed a four-year contract to become the Brooklyn Nets next head coach.

NBA ratings continue to drop as fans abandon the league that's abandoned them

The NBA is facing continuing drops to their ratings, probably as a result of the polarizing political stances they have been taking recently.

WATCH: Former Houston Rockets star walks out of TV panel in solidarity with NBA players

Former Houston Rockets basketball star Kenny Smith got up and abruptly walked off the set of TNT's "inside the NBA" last night in the middle of a panel discussion.

Fox News outshines the NBA in viewership

Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban was not happy to find that Fox News host Tucker Carlson had outperformed the NBA in viewership.

ESPN host mocks Christian NBA player for getting injured after not taking a knee

ESPN radio host Dan Le Batard decided to put a poll up on Monday to get people to vote on whether Jonathan Isaac's ACL injury was “funny” or not.

Orlando Magic's Jonathan Isaac the only player to stand for National Anthem

He refused to fall in line and take a knee. Just prior to the game between Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets last Friday night, Jonathan Isaac was the only player who stood for the national anthem.

REVEALED: China's NBA academies are hotspots of human rights violations, ESPN investigation finds

An investigation conducted by ESPN found that employees of the NBA complained over humans rights violations inside a Chinese youth-development program.

Ted Cruz shreds Mark Cuban by pointing out he has no balls on the issue Communist China

Republican senator and Dallas Mavericks continued their Twitter throwdown over China, player protests, and who has the balls to call out human rights abuses.

James Harden wears pro-police face mask in pictures promoted by NBA, Houston Rockets

Photographs promoted on Thursday by the Houston Rockets and the NBA show James Harden sporting a pro-police face covering.

NBA will not allow 'FREEHONGKONG'official custom jerseys, but 'Mao Zedong' is fine

When users attempt to make a jersey with the slogan, a message appears stating: "We are unable to customize this item with the text you have entered. Please try a different entry."

ESPN suspends Adrian Wojnarowski for saying 'f**k you' to Senator Josh Hawley in email

Reporter Adrian Wojnarowski has been suspended by ESPN for responding with 'F**k you' in an email from Senator Josh Hawley about China and the NBA.

Basketball fans removed game in America for waving pro-Hong Kong signs

Two pro-Hong Kong, 76ers fans say they were kicked out of a basketball game on Tuesday for waving signs and shouting support for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.