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  • March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship

    March Madness: Watch As Coin Flips Decide The 2011 Men's Basketball Championship
    It's March Madness time again, and that means college basketball fans everywhere have begun filling out their brackets. With first-round play beginning tomorrow, people are looking for any method to pick the big bracket-busting upsets. We took an unusual...
  • A scandal at North Carolina lands on NCAA's doorstep

    Somewhere, up there, Jan Gangelhoff is smiling. She didn't need to be validated, but she has been. Name not familiar? We will help you. In March 1999, a bright young sportswriter named George Dohrmann wrote a story in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that...
  • Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game

    Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game
    STORRS — The Huskies were national champions, but Phil Nolan looked in a mirror and saw something bigger. He envisioned himself with about 20 more pounds of muscle. "That was a goal that he had," coach Kevin Ollie said. "Everybody saw him in the...
  • On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon

    On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon
    Joe Maddon has been the face of the Tampa Bay Rays' revival, leading the once-moribund franchise to 754 wins and four postseason appearances in nine years. But just a few weeks after executive vice president Andrew Friedman left the Rays for the Dodgers,...
  • Men's Basketball: UCI picked to win Big West

    UC Irvine, which returns four staters from the 2014 Big West Conference men's basketball champion, has been picked to defend its title in the preseason media poll announced Thursday. Coach Russell Turner's Anteaters, who were 13-3 in regular-season...
  • UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown

    UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown
    The UConn men's basketball program is re-connecting with the Big East and once of the Huskies' fiercest rivals in announcing a home-and-home series with Georgetown. Here's the release from UConn: UConn, Georgetown Announce Two-Year Series STORRS,...
  • Arizona easy choice as Pac-12 basketball favorite

    The Sports Xchange By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange Arizona easy choice as Pac-12 basketball favorite Picking the preseason No. 1 in Pac-12 basketball is easy. Predicting which teams come next is mostly a roll of the dice. Arizona was the...
  • UCLA isn't ready to beat Kentucky just yet but there's time to improve

    Steve Alford acknowledges that the UCLA men’s basketball team won’t be among the best in the nation when this season starts. On paper, the Bruins aren’t the best team in the Pac-12. Right now, they are too young, and there are too many...
  • Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews

    Tying college coaches' contracts to academic progress gets mixed reviews
    A proposed policy that would require teams to reach academic benchmarks before their coaches and athletic directors can cash in on performance-based bonuses has drawn mixed reviews. The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is expected to...
  • At Pac-12 men's basketball media day, Arizona faces two real questions

    At Pac-12 men's basketball media day, Arizona faces two real questions
    The last question during the Pac-12 Conference's men's basketball media day came from a woman sitting at the back of the room. "I'm Brandon Ashley's mom," the woman said. Ashley, the Arizona forward whose foot injury knocked him out near the end of last...
  • USC basketball picked to finish 10th in Pac-12 by media

    USC basketball picked to finish 10th in Pac-12 by media
    The USC men’s basketball team will look a lot different this season. They’ll have four incoming freshmen, two eligible transfers and a talented young point guard. But will that be enough to compete in the Pac-12? The Trojans won two...