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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...

NBA might consider subsidizing athletes to stay in school
NBA commissioner Adam Silver is so intent on keeping basketball players in college for another year that he said the NBA might consider subsidizing athletes...

Lacey Holsworth, friend of MSU's Adreian Payne, loses battle with cancer
Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer patient who lived up to her Twitter name @adorablelacey, has died, according to her family. Holsworth became friends with Michigan...

Alonzo Mourning's bond with John Thompson led him to Hall of Fame
Instead of talking about what he gave basketball, Mourning was just as eager to talk about what basketball gave him … namely a relationship with...

UConn's men drew inspiration from women in their lives
Kevin Ollie's voice had gotten scratchier and raspier as the night wore on. Which was convenient, because in this moment, he just needed to listen...

Kentucky fan keeping championship tattoo
The Kentucky Wildcats fell short of winning the title Monday night, but Tyler Austin Black said his right calf will always say differently. The 22-year-old...

NCSU forward T.J. Warren to enter 2014 NBA Draft
North Carolina State University sophomore forward T.J. Warren announced Tuesday that he will forgo his remaining college eligibility and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Warren,...

ESPN college basketball analyst Digger Phelps is retiring
It’s time to put away the highlighters. Digger Phelps, who joined ESPN in 1993 and has been one of the best-known analysts on the network,...

Connecticut State Lawmakers Explore Unionization for UConn Players
He's one of the best basketball players in the country, and he's preparing for Monday night's NCAA championship game, yet the University of Connecticut's Shabazz...

1989 Georgetown-Princeton: The Game That Saved March Madness
"The Princeton-Georgetown game happened, and suddenly people said, There's merit to these people being in," says former ESPN programming executive Tom Odjakjian. "When CBS decided...

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