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NCAA Commission on College Basketball to release recommendations for changing sport

Is dramatic change about to come to college basketball?

On Wednesday morning at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis — and televised in a live press conference — Condoleezza Rice, chair of the NCAA’s Commission on College Basketball, will share the task force's findings and recommendations for changes to college hoops. 415 more words

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John Calipari meets with NBPA, suggests combine that would change one-and-done era

Kentucky coach John Calipari met with members of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday in his continued pursuit for providing teenagers with the proper tools for determining whether they're ready for the NBA. 337 more words

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'Laziness' out, high-character athletes needed for UT Lady Vols tennis says Alison Ojeda

Cold, wind and darkness couldn’t conspire to interfere with coach Alison Ojeda’s vision for the Tennessee women’s tennis team.

Thursday night’s 4-2 SEC tournament loss to fifth-seed Ole Miss wasn’t quite the quantum leap the No. 619 more words

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A lot of us watched March Madness--but we should have been talking about paying our student athletes

A recent March-Madness themed podcast and brief article by Vox covers all of the reasons to pay student athletes, most of which have been featured on this very blog. 81 more words

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Our Bracket Challenge Winner

Congratulations to Daniel Berg, our 2018 March Madness Bracket Challenge Winner**.


(As you can see we spared no expense on prizes)

**The rules clearly stated that Darren Berger won the bracket challenge by virtue of the tie breaker, however Josh did not agree with the result and proclaimed Daniel Berg the winner since he had picked more total correct games.

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Dick Vitale bringing in Final Four coaches for annual cancer fundraiser event

Longtime college basketball analyst Dick Vitale made a promise to Tony Colton when the teen was hospitalized last summer.

"I told him, 'I won't stop this fight until my last breath,'" Vitale said in an emotional phone interview Wednesday. 438 more words

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Peter Gabriel March Madness, Round 3

It’s time again for a Peter Gabriel March Madness post, and in this instance, we’re looking at two consecutive albums in Gabriel’s catalogue: Passion, an album developed from his soundtrack to Martin Scorsese’s film… 894 more words

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