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  • Rookie UF coaches Jim McElwain, Mike White all ears at SEC meetings

    Rookie UF coaches Jim McElwain, Mike White all ears at SEC meetings
    DESTIN — New UF basketball coach Mike White boarded the school's private jet Tuesday morning on the way to his inaugural SEC spring meetings. But before he met John Calipari, Avery Johnson or Bruce Pearl, White first had to meet new Gators'...
  • Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension

    Northwestern and Chris Collins agree to contract extension
    Chris Collins didn’t even raise a glass with wife Kim the night he agreed to a contract extension to remain at Northwestern. “Maybe we gave each other a hug,” Collins told the Tribune. “I was never worried about it. I want to...
  • Lakers have big plans (Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns) for pick

    Lakers have big plans (Jahlil Okafor or Karl-Anthony Towns) for pick
    The Lakers found gold in a pot of ping-pong balls at the end of their worst season ever. Now comes the easy part. Wait for the Minnesota Timberwolves to draft Duke's Jahlil Okafor or Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns and then take the other one with the No....
  • Curbing college basketball timeouts, physical play more important than 30-second clock

    Curbing college basketball timeouts, physical play more important than 30-second clock
    Men’s college basketball is a June 8 rubber stamp away from shortening its shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds, and given the ongoing debate over pace of play and low scoring, the headlines, hosannas and raspberries that greeted last week’s...
  • Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick

    Lakers' lucky number comes up in NBA draft lottery with No. 2 pick
    The agony subsided after many, many months of it. Something finally went right for the Lakers after their worst season ever. They hung on to the pick they could have lost because of the Steve Nash trade and doubled down by jumping from No. 4 to No. 2 in...
  • Big Ten athletic directors want changes to enhance athletes' experiences

    Big Ten athletic directors want changes to enhance athletes' experiences
    When Julie Hermann played volleyball at Nebraska in the '80s, the program would have brownie sales to raise revenue. At Notre Dame in the '70s, Gene Smith recalled that a discussion between a football player and coach might go like this: "You have an...
  • On The Fly: Wolves Win Draft Lottery As Knicks Fall To Fourth

    On The Fly: Wolves Win Draft Lottery As Knicks Fall To Fourth
    The NBA's draft lottery was held Tuesday in New York and the winner for losing this season was the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have the first overall pick for first time. They will be followed by the Lakers, the 76ers and the Knicks. Who they will take is...
  • Big-man prospect Willie Cauley-Stein says playing basketball is his calling

    Big-man prospect Willie Cauley-Stein says playing basketball is his calling
    CHICAGO — As the NBA Draft Combine approached, Willie Cauley-Stein received some advice from University of Kentucky coach John Calipari and assistant coach Kenny Payne. Calipari and Payne told him that NBA team executives would pepper him with...
  • Mike Bianchi: Jimbo Fisher has turned FSU into NFL's favorite farm team

    Mike Bianchi: Jimbo Fisher has turned FSU into NFL's favorite farm team
    Marketing has never been something I've been particularly interested in, but I believe I have come up with three excellent recruiting slogans for Jimbo Fisher. You ready? 1. Florida State: The place where we turn high school recruits into NFL draft...
  • Bianchi: Magic should have tried to outbid Thunder for Billy Donovan

    Bianchi: Magic should have tried to outbid Thunder for Billy Donovan
    First of all, we don't really know for sure if the Orlando Magic put out any feelers in regards to hiring former Florida Gators basketball coach Billy Donovan, who just accepted the job with the Oklahoma City Thunder. However, it seems doubtful the...
  • Bianchi: Donovan departure more devastating to Gators than the day Steve Spurrier left

    Bianchi: Donovan departure more devastating to Gators than the day Steve Spurrier left
    Daddy just left the house and he ain't comin' home no more. That's the forlorn, far-reaching feeling spreading across Gator Nation now that it's become official: The great Billy D has become Billy Departed. The dynamic, dynastic father and creator...