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The Doors Are Opening For NCAA to Close in on NIL Violations

The NCAA and enforcement staff will no longer be hamstrung by uncooperative witnesses when it comes to potential name, image and likeness violations, thanks to a new bylaw that went into effect Jan. 1. Investigators can now use circumstantial evidence (like a tip or news story) instead of on-record sourcing to presume a school violated NCAA rules. (Sports Illustrated)

College Football National Signing Day 2023

The traditional National Signing Day headlined the college football calendar on Wednesday as some of the top uncommitted prospects in the 2023 recruiting cycle confirmed their destinations. While the heavy lifting largely took place in December when the early signing period opened, there were still a couple programs who had every reason to celebrate. (CBS Sports)

Tom Brady says he is retiring from football 'for good'

Tom Brady says he is retiring "for good" from football, ending a storied 23-year NFL career during which the star quarterback won seven Super Bowls and set numerous records. Brady announced his decision Wednesday, saying he "wouldn't change a thing" about his career. Brady, 45, also announced he was retiring on Feb. 1, 2022, before changing his mind. (

Texas Tech 2-0 with Kerwin Walton starting after rallying to upset No. 13 Iowa State

Texas Tech had victories in only half of its first 20 games before inserting former UNC guard into the starting lineup. The Red Raiders are 2–0 since that happened, including Monday’s rally from a 23-point deficit with 12:38 left. Texas Tech finished off the amazing comeback to earn an 80–77 overtime home victory over No. 13 Iowa State. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Patrick Beverley's use of a camera earns Lakers one of the weirdest technical fouls in NBA history

We have seen NBA players pick up technical fouls for taunting. On one hilarious occasion, we even saw Tim Duncan get T'd up for laughing. But never in the history of the NBA have we seen a technical foul quite like the one hit Patrick Beverley with at the end of regulation of Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. (CBS Sports)

ACC Announces 2023 Football Schedule

The 71st season of ACC Football is the first under a 3-5-5 scheduling model. Each team will play three primary opponents annually and face the other 10 ACC teams twice during the four-year cycle, once at home and once away. The new model eliminates divisions with the top two teams based on winning percentage playing in the ACC Championship Game. (The ACC)

Video: Jim Nantz offers touching tribute to longtime Final Four analyst Billy Packer

CBS broadcasting legend Jim Nantz offered a touching tribute to Billy Packer after the longtime Final Four basketball analyst died Thursday at the age of 82. "I think Billy will go down in history as one of the greatest analysts in the history of sports television," Nantz remarked during an appearance on "CBS Mornings." Packer announced 34 Final Fours. (Yardbarker)

Seven-Part ESPN Documentary on History of SEC Basketball Set to Debut on SEC Network

During the upcoming college basketball season, SEC Network will premiere “Southern Hoops: A History of SEC Basketball,” a seven-part documentary chronicling the origin and progression of the sport for both men and women in the conference as the sport approaches the 75th anniversary of the first NCAA Championship won by an SEC institution. (

College basketball Saturday: Scores, winners and losers

Chaos reigned supreme across the college basketball landscape as seven ranked teams fell to unranked teams in a shakeup Saturday of stupendous proportions. No. 2 Alabama was the (unfortunate) poster child of such chaos as the Crimson Tide got flattened by Oklahoma by 24 points on the road in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. (CBS Sports)

Kerwin Walton pours in 17 points, five 3s in first start at Texas Tech

Former UNC guard scored 17 points and five 3-pointers as Texas Tech snapped an eight-game losing streak by winning at LSU 76-68 in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. scored 18 points in Siena’s 70-53 home victory Friday over Iona after netting 15 points and three 3-pointers in last Sunday’s 62-52 home loss to Fairfield. (Tar Heel Tribune)
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