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  • Another Penn State Perspective

    Another Penn State Perspective
        Just in case I didn't already rile enough people with my column today about what I believe is a misguided reaction to easing NCAA sanctions on Penn State, I thought I would use today's blog to offer the perspective of the world's oldest and largest...
  • Deflated footballs in high school are nothing new

    Deflated footballs in high school are nothing new
    The sports world is aghast at Deflategate, where the New England Patriots allegedly used deflated footballs in last week's AFC championship game. High school football has the same rules as the NCAA and NFL: Balls have a required inflation range of 12 1/...
  • UNC faces new class-action lawsuit over fake classes

    A second class-action lawsuit was filed against UNC on Thursday, this time seeking damages for all scholarship athletes drawn into the fake-class scandal. The NCAA is also listed as a defendant in the lawsuit, which alleges the NCAA and UNC's "abject...
  • 'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball

    'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball
    When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush. Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Delaware erases 16-point deficit to upend W&M

    William and Mary’s chances of taking sole possession of the Colonial Athletic Association lead evaporated along with a 16-point lead Wednesday night as Delaware rallied for an 84-80 home victory. Omar Prewitt scored a career-high 30 points for the...
  • Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless

    Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless
    I'm a reasonably popular guy until I write about Penn State, so if I were smart, I'd keep my mouth shut. But as the NCAA backs off on its sanctions against PSU, I sense an interpretation that I think is unhealthy, and I can't resist speaking up again....
  • Gene Collier: Penn State shouldn't rush to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Can't say I was surprised the Penn State community celebrated heartily over the weekend on news of a settlement that would restore all 111 of Joe Paterno's NCAA-hijacked victories. Yet I hope that was mostly because they'll celebrate almost anything in...
  • Led By Nwakamma, Hartford Starting To Find Its Groove

    Led By Nwakamma, Hartford Starting To Find Its Groove
    Midway through a 15-minute conversation about his team Wednesday morning, Hartford senior forward Mark Nwakamma found himself going back and forth between what is frustrating and what is encouraging. It was probably fitting. The Hawks, a team with a...
  • UC coaches could get bonuses based on athletes' grades

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The University of California is moving to link student athletes’ academic grades and graduation rates to the bonuses of team coaches, but some UC regents on Wednesday expressed concerns that the bar would be set too low. Most UC...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We've Got To Fight A Lot Harder' ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – The Huskies are back at square one, back to the drawing board, hitting the reset button … Did I miss anything? They have to beat Central Florida on Thursday night. Everybody has practiced this week, so there are no injury...