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Condoleezza Rice's Useless Commission On College Basketball Gives Useless Recommendations Condoleezza Rice's Useless Commission On College Basketball Gives Useless Recommendations

Condoleezza Rice and her fellow members of the Commission on College Basketball stood on stage in Indianapolis Wednesday morning and announced to the world their plan to fix college basketball—aside from a few bright spots, it was a largely disappointing, half-hearted attempt at pushing back the inevitable decay of…

College Athletes Are Doomed For As Long As These Clowns Keep Running The Show College Athletes Are Doomed For As Long As These Clowns Keep Running The Show

A new report states that just one out of every four athletic directors are in favor of giving athletes the ability to make money off their name based off their athletic abilities.

Arike Ogunbowale's Appearance On Dancing With The Stars Will Be A "Personal Growth Experience" To Fit Dumb NCAA Rules Arike Ogunbowale's Appearance On Dancing With The Stars Will Be A "Personal Growth Experience" To Fit Dumb NCAA Rules

College basketball legend and Notre Dame rising senior Arike Ogunbowale is set to appear on the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars beginning in just under two weeks. But because Ogunbowale still plays for Notre Dame and is thus considered an NCAA athlete even on summer break, there are at least a dozen…

Watch: Terry Larrier Is Walking by Faith, Not Sight

It takes more than a dream to get to the NBA. Former University of Connecticut small forward Terry Larrier learned that lesson early in life. “Some kids come to college with a career goal. Some want to be a doctor or a lawyer. I want to be a professional basketball player,” Larrier told The Root. “So that’s what I…

Lawsuit: Isaac Haas Knowingly Infected Woman With Chlamydia, Got "Off The Books" Medical Treatment From Purdue  Lawsuit: Isaac Haas Knowingly Infected Woman With Chlamydia, Got "Off The Books" Medical Treatment From Purdue 

A lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Indiana accuses Purdue basketball player Isaac Haas of knowingly infecting at least one woman with chlamydia. In addition to Haas, who finished up his senior season in March, the suit also names Purdue University, whose doctors allegedly did not document Haas’s medical treatment, and a…

Kansas And NC State Are Now Caught Up In The FBI's College Basketball Investigation Kansas And NC State Are Now Caught Up In The FBI's College Basketball Investigation

A new indictment announced today in the FBI’s college basketball bribery investigation adds both Kansas and North Carolina State to the mix of involved schools that already included programs like Louisville, Miami, and Arizona.

It Took Five Years Of Complaints About Racism For Brandeis To Fire Its Basketball Coach It Took Five Years Of Complaints About Racism For Brandeis To Fire Its Basketball Coach

Last Thursday, Brandeis University fired head basketball coach Brian Meehan, citing a series of discrimination complaints from players. The firing was announced just days after Deadspin contacted Brandeis for comment on a number of specific allegations made against Meehan by a group of former players.

Future Georgetown Hoya Mac McClung Is Not Bad

You may have heard that the valiant Duke Blue Devils did not win the 2018 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Truly a shame for everyone. (But please, don’t be too upset, as next year’s recruiting class is truly ridiculous.) In addition to the emotional distress that I experienced due to my alma mater’s failure in this…

MSU Student Says Three Basketball Players Raped Her In New Lawsuit MSU Student Says Three Basketball Players Raped Her In New Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a current Michigan State University student says that, in 2015, three MSU basketball players gang-raped her in an off-campus apartment. The student also says that employees at the university’s counseling center discouraged her from reporting the rape, either to police or the school’s Office of…

Brandeis Suspends Athletic Director Who Failed To Act When A Coach Told A Player He'd Ship Him Back To Africa Brandeis Suspends Athletic Director Who Failed To Act When A Coach Told A Player He'd Ship Him Back To Africa

A day after Brandeis fired men’s basketball head coach Brian Meehan in an attempt to beat us to the punch, the university placed athletic director Lynne Dempsey on leave and announced the hiring a pair of attorneys to conduct an internal review.

Report: MSU Basketball Player Charged With Assault Last Month Report: MSU Basketball Player Charged With Assault Last Month

Michigan State walk-on basketball player Brock Washington, who was reportedly under investigation for criminal sexual conduct in February, has been charged with misdemeanor assault by prosecutors in Ingham County, MI., according to ESPN. The details of how that charge came about, however, remain extremely murky.

"I'll Ship You Back To Africa": The Full Story Behind Brandeis University Firing Its Basketball Coach "I'll Ship You Back To Africa": The Full Story Behind Brandeis University Firing Its Basketball Coach

Brandeis men’s basketball head coach Brian Meehan joined the program in September 2003; since then, he’s taken the program to the Division III Final Four and become the winningest coach in program history. The Judges’ on-court output has slipped over the past five years, due in part to the team’s inability to recruit…

"The Most Dangerous Man In College Basketball" Dodged FBI Charges By Pocketing Money Meant For Athletes "The Most Dangerous Man In College Basketball" Dodged FBI Charges By Pocketing Money Meant For Athletes

Brad Augustine was described and profiled by Yahoo! Sports as “the most dangerous man in college basketball” just six months ago; now, that dangerous man is skating on any punishment for his alleged crimes.

An Interview With A Man Who Climbed A Street Pole After Villanova’s National Championship

Two years ago, Simon Pinela watched as the Villanova Wildcats win the national championship on a buzzer beater. He was a junior in high school, and it sparked an interest in Villanova as a college choice.

Rhode Island Denies Ever Being Interested In Hiring Rick Pitino Rhode Island Denies Ever Being Interested In Hiring Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino’s been out of the coaching game not even a full year, but that itch is already starting to come back. Whether anybody’s willing to scratch it is another question entirely.

The Donte DiVincenzo Show Was A Damn Work Of Art The Donte DiVincenzo Show Was A Damn Work Of Art

Donte DiVincenzo was not a sophomore bench player on Monday night. He was when the game started, but by the final horn he was the man who had saved a national championship for Villanova.

How Big Colleges Prey On Fan Loyalty To Fight Back Against Scandals How Big Colleges Prey On Fan Loyalty To Fight Back Against Scandals

If you’ve been following the ongoing developments in the Larry Nassar scandal and Michigan State University’s sexual-assault crisis, you’ve recently become familiar with the phrase “#SpartansWill.” If you’ve spent any time around East Lansing, you already knew about it, because it’s all over town. You see it on…

Villanova Coasts To Title On Back Of Record-Setting Bench Player Donte DiVincenzo Villanova Coasts To Title On Back Of Record-Setting Bench Player Donte DiVincenzo

For the bulk of the first half, tonight’s NCAA men’s basketball championship was Michigan’s game—not by more than a few points, not convincingly, but it was. With six minutes remaining, though, Donte DiVincenzo hit a three to deliver Villanova its first lead since the opening seconds, and then he sewed up the rest of…

This Was Muffet McGraw's Masterpiece, And Notre Dame's Next Season Could Be Even Better This Was Muffet McGraw's Masterpiece, And Notre Dame's Next Season Could Be Even Better

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Muffet McGraw’s husband Matt clearly knows the drill by now. He beamed as he watched his wife of 40 years hold court with reporters after the greatest coaching win of her career. She wore a black dress that she’d bought especially for what turned out to be her second national championship, her…

This Is "This Is March": Unpacking College Basketball's Most Uncanny Twitter Account

Jon Rothstein is a real person. He was born in a town at the very outermost edge of what could be called exurban New York City and has covered sports for a living virtually from the moment he graduated from Ithaca College. Rothstein won a Dream Job contest at New York’s ESPN sports radio station, 1050 AM, back in…

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