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  • Notebook: Twin Elite Eights Another Chance To Be Noticed

    — There is only one athletic director in Division I with both basketball teams in the Elite Eight, and he arrived at Pinnacle Bank Arena about three hours before UConn's regional semifinal against BYU on Saturday. To say Warde Manuel is happy about...
  • NCAA chief Mark Emmert calls unionizing college athletes 'ridiculous'

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- NCAA President Mark Emmert said Sunday┬áthat unionizing students is a “ridiculous idea” to solving the problems of intercollegiate athletics. “It would blow up everything about the collegiate model of athletics,&...
  • USC, UCLA athletes keeping eye on Northwestern unionization case

    USC, UCLA athletes keeping eye on Northwestern unionization case
    Don't look for the union label around USC's or UCLA's football practice facilities any time soon. Football players at both schools are aware that Northwestern players might unionize. But when asked about the issue recently during spring practice,...
  • NCAA President Mark Emmert: Latest rule change is food for thought

    The NCAA president railed against the past Friday by uttering the contracted sentence many have been waiting to hear. “That’s absurd,” Mark Emmert said on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” Show. The words didn’t cover...
  • Seven-Round Dolphins Mock Draft: Ball watcher edition

    Seven-Round Dolphins Mock Draft: Ball watcher edition
    The Miami Dolphins offense laid down in the final two games of 2013. Joe Philbin's team needed to win one of the final two games to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008 and his offense got shutout in a 19-0 loss to Buffalo, and managed just...
  • Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'

    Babcock knows he'd better get Virginia Tech basketball hire 'right'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech basketball boasts a lavish practice complex, committed administration and a five-year stretch in which the Hokies hovered near the top of the ACC. But when measured by the sport's most precious commodity, Tech ranks last...
  • North Dakota State stuns Oklahoma, 80-75, in overtime

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- This Pacific Northwest pod has turned into a “snub hub.” North Dakota State became the second No. 12 to take down a No. 5 at the Spokane Arena on Thursday when the Bison upset Oklahoma, 80-75, in overtime. North Dakota...
  • NCAA tournament brings out the best in college basketball

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma. "Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...
  • NCAA tournament: Baylor makes quick work of Creighton, 85-55

    SAN ANTONIO -- Isaiah Austin and Brady Heslip each scored 17 points and Baylor shut down Creighton's Doug McDermott with suffocating defense, ending the career of one of college basketball's most prolific scorers with an 85-55 win Sunday night in the NCAA...
  • Oklahoma State cheerleader rebuked for trying to trip Oklahoma player

    Oklahoma State cheerleader rebuked for trying to trip Oklahoma player
    Oklahoma State cheerleader Jarid Atkinson, who tried to trip Oklahoma wide receiver Eric Striker at the end of the game between the schools last weekend, was given a public reprimand by the Big 12 Conference on Tuesday. Atkinson has apologized for his...
  • UCLA cracks top 10 in both major college football polls

    UCLA cracks top 10 in both major college football polls
    UCLA didn't play its best game of the season Saturday night against Cal but a solid victory and a series of shakeups helped lift the Bruins into the top 10 in Sunday's Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls. UCLA climbed two spots to No. 9 in the...
  • Week 8 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch

    Week 8 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch
    Wheaton Warrenville South at Glenbard North When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Records: Wheaton South 6-1, 4-1 DuPage Valley; Glenbard North 6-1, 5-0. On the offensive Wheaton South QB Ryan Graham is an improved passer with a dangerous receiver (Keishawn...