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Expect ACC to once again play an influential role as football playoff era begins
It's not the sort of anniversary many remember. But ask John Swofford. He recalls the day his conference may have saved itself, at the same...

Olivier Hanlan to return to Boston College
There was speculation that he would be off to the NBA and there was a concern that he might transfer out of the program, but...

A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation
Early on the morning of Dec. 7, 2012, a freshman at Florida State University reported that she had been raped by a stranger somewhere off...

SportsCenter Featured: Boston Strong (video)
Sunday's "Outside The Lines" spotlighted the role Boston's athletes and teams played in helping the region heal in the aftermath of the bombings at the...

NCAA approves unlimited meals, snacks for student athletes
The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a rule Tuesday that will allow Division I student athletes to receive unlimited meals and snacks along with athletic participation,...

NCAA's draft withdrawal deadline an affront to every college basketball player
Today, April 15, Arizona All-American guard Nick Johnson absolutely should be entered into the NBA Draft. And by 5 p.m. June 16, he probably should...

Syracuse forward Jerami Grant to enter NBA Draft
Syracuse University basketball forward Jerami Grant announced his intention to enter the NBA Draft on Tuesday. Grant is projected as a first-round pick in most...

Louisville's Montrezl Harell will return for his junior season
Louisville's dominant power forward Montrezl Harrell will return for his junior season, giving the Cardinals a significant boost as they enter into their first season...

QB Chad Kelly dismissed from Clemson football team
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney cited a “pattern of behavior” in dismissing redshirt sophomore quarterback Chad Kelly in a whirlwind turn of events. After a meeting...

How Nolan Richardson blazed a trail to the Hall of Fame, one kicked-in door at a time
On Monday morning here, it was announced Nolan Richardson would be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. There isn't anyone in there who...

Thousands Turn Out for Boston Marathon Sports Illustrated Cover
In preparation for the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, Sports Illustrated Magazine brought together thousands of bombing survivors and Bostonians...

Jay Bilas, the Most Righteous Man at ESPN
As a critic, Bilas favors a stance of lawyerly bewilderment—the prosecutor appealing to unassailable logic. (“This is where Jay’s legal background serves him well,” Coach...

Power conferences gear up to battle antitrust suit, other legal threats
The commissioners of the power five conferences met in Chicago recently with a team of lawyers to discuss a recent antitrust lawsuit filed against those...

Wake's new coach Danny Manning welcomed home with open arms
With Wait Chapel in the background, the 6-foot-10 Manning drew cheers as he rolled toward Reynolda Hall on the back of a motorcycle being driven...

Cartoon predicted encounter between Indians fan and Chief Wahoo protester
This startling photo from Friday's Cleveland Indians home opener raised a lot of eyebrows when it started to circulate online. If you could sum up...

Buffalo Bills fans, players pay tribute to Ralph Wilson
Whether you played for him, worked for him, were related to him, or spent your Sunday afternoons rooting for the team that he created for...

Meet the Bag Man: How to buy college football players
The Bag Man excuses himself to make a call outside, on his "other phone," to arrange delivery of $500 in cash to a visiting recruit...

Duke QB Brandon Connette to transfer
Duke quarterback Brandon Connette, who holds Blue Devils records for rushing touchdowns and rushing touchdowns by a quarterback, will play his final season of eligibility...

College basketball rules committee talks changes
Plenty of ideas were discussed but the three everyone agreed needed to be addressed -- the freedom of movement for cutters without the ball, post...

Tim Duncan, Spurs terrified by ghosts at Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, CA
Berkeley’s Claremont Resort: beautiful, stately, perhaps a bit run down. And, according to the San Antonio Spurs’ Jeff Ayres and Tim Duncan, haunted to the...

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