Category Archives: Basketball

Brave New World: What College Football Will Look Like in 2014

Texas A&M yesterday did what we expected them to: they officially notified the Big XII of their intention to investigate other conference membership. That’s a little bit like Tiger Woods announcing he’s “open to seeing other women.” A&M did the … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Scandal Will Result in Death Penalty… Of the NCAA.

Update: Danny Sheridan did not reveal the name of the alleged “bag man” in the Cam Newton case as he claimed he would. He did say that the NCAA was aware of his identity and that he wasn’t talking out … Continue reading

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Texas A&M Not Leaving for the SEC…Yet.

Southeastern Conference officials voted yesterday not to invite Texas A&M into the conference as was widely speculated. This move, however, is generally perceived as a legal move so that the SEC won’t be subject to any potential litigation for “poaching” … Continue reading

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College Sports Armageddon: Why Texas A&M Will Trigger a Makeover of the Collegiate Landscape

The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand didn’t start World War I. It was just the spark that lit the kindling already in place. Similarly, Texas A&M’s expected jump to the Southeastern Conference won’t destroy college athletics as we know it; but … Continue reading

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Jon Hood Tears ACL in Pick-up Game

Kentucky guard Jon Hood tore his ACL Tuesday during a pick-up basketball game. The injury is devastating for Hood who was working to gain a spot in John Calipari’s rotation for this coming season. There was no time table offered … Continue reading

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Finally, it’s Frank

Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird made it official today, removing the “interim” tag from head coach Frank Vogel’s name plate. Today’s news conference comes as no real surprise, although it has taken the Pacers two months to arrive at … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2011 NBA Draft

Perhaps more than any other major sport, the NBA draft is a crapshoot. For every Michael Jordan, Lebron James, or Derrick Rose, there are two Sam Bowies, Greg Odens, and Darko Milicics. This year’s draft was deemed by experts to … Continue reading

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