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  • Dan K. Thomasson: The NCAA Walter Byers built has become a monster

    WASHINGTON I took special interest the other day in the death notices about Walter Byers, who in 1951 awakened the sleeping giant of the NCAA and turned it into a monster that now gorges on greenbacks at the expense of its young players he referred to...
  • LSU athletic director critical of NCAA postponing game

    LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva criticized the NCAA for postponing the Tigers' tournament game against UNC Wilmington on Sunday night, calling it a "ridiculous decision." LSU, the top seed in the Baton Rouge Regional and the NCAA Tournament's No. 2...
  • New baseball helps college teams regain pop on offense

    New baseball helps college teams regain pop on offense
    Hutton Moyer, one of Pepperdine's top hitters, learned things would be easier at the plate this season in the second game. The Waves were facing Tulane at home, where the onshore gusts are famous for taking the "fly" out of fly balls. In the third...
  • Top-seeded UCLA on the ropes after loss to Maryland

    Top-seeded UCLA on the ropes after loss to Maryland
    Maryland Coach John Szefc returns to the dugout Sunday night, where he will find his team one victory away from advancing in the NCAA baseball tournament. Szefc has been a spectator the first two games of the Los Angeles Regional after being suspended two...
  • Saturday's NCAA regional baseball roundup: U.Va. takes command in Lake Elsinore; Radford breaks through with win

    Behind the pitching of Brandon Waddell and Josh Sborz, plus two eighth-inning runs, Virginia took control of the NCAA Lake Elsinore Regional with a 3-1 triumph late Saturday against San Diego State. The Cavaliers will have two chances to take the...
  • 'Canes win again, could clinch Coral Gables regional title Sunday

    'Canes win again, could clinch Coral Gables regional title Sunday
    The Hurricanes have been impressive on their home field this season, a fact that helped Miami earn a coveted national seed and the opportunity to host an NCAA Tournament regional. Saturday night, they may have been the visitor on that field, but they...
  • Late home run lifts FSU to 3-2 victory over College of Charleston

    Late home run lifts FSU to 3-2 victory over College of Charleston
    TALLAHASSEE – Quincy Nieporte was shooting water pistols on Friday. Through his first three at-bats in FSU’s NCAA tournament contest against College of Charleston, Nieporte was firing off duds. But in the decisive eighth inning of Saturday&...
  • Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards

    Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards
    A new organization of minority coaches on Friday sharply criticized NCAA eligibility standards set to take effect next year for incoming freshmen, saying they will deny too many athletes the opportunity to go to college. The National Association for...
  • U.Va.'s Ryan Shane trying to heal, carry national title momentum into U.S. Open

    U.Va.'s Ryan Shane trying to heal, carry national title momentum into U.S. Open
    For the next three or four weeks, Virginia's Ryan Shane will only get to stare at a tennis racket. An unusual layoff awaits the new NCAA singles national champion, but it's doctor's orders. Shane needs to give a hip injury a chance to calm down. The...
  • Budget numbers, Academic Progress Rates reveal plenty at area colleges

     Budget numbers, Academic Progress Rates reveal plenty at area colleges
    The NCAA unveiled Academic Progress Rates on Wednesday, just as USA Today posted its annual database of expenses and revenues for public-school athletic departments. A veritable holy day for accountants and statisticians, a debilitating migraine for those...
  • On The Air Sunday

    AUTO RACING Noon: Pirelli World Challenge, GT Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. CBSSN 1 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks. FS1 3:30 p.m.: IndyCar, Dual in Detroit, Race 2. ABC BASEBALL 1 p.m.: Marlins at Mets....