There are 351 Division I schools with men's and women's basketball teams, yet there are only 30 NBA teams and 12 WNBA teams. There are 120 Division I ...
The popular dialogue surrounding college sports too often gets around to this single, gross generalization: Athletes are not capable of the same academic achievement as their non-athlete counterparts.
Smart has faced up to his errors and will pay the price. The Big 12 Conference has seen to that. Will Mr. Orr's punishment be simply his self-imposed exile for the balance of the season?
If you're wondering how you are going to survive until the new football season, here are five ways to beat the post-Super-Bowl blues.
Most nights for the next couple of months, you will find me shivering beneath a tent outside of Cameron Stadium. Like so many other Duke students, I'm tenting for the Duke-UNC game in March.
Catholics attending Mass last Sunday at St. Mary's Church in Milford, CT were so startled to read criticism of the popular basketball coach in their weekly bulletin. Few criticize Coach Auriemma -- especially not in a column from a pastor in a parish bulletin.
If you love college football and like rooting for the underdog, your days are numbered. The big kids want to take their football and go home.
I'm a Tar Heel through and through. When we do poorly, I loyally stand by my university and know that we can do better. Lately, when it comes to college athletics, something isn't right in Chapel Hill, but it's not just at Carolina.
Undefeated Iowa State won the championship of the Diamond Head Classic by outlasting a tough Boise State team 70-66 in the final. After 11 contests, the Cyclones are out-rebounding their opponents by 6.3 per game.
It was an electric atmosphere in Eugene Saturday night as the biggest crowd of the season (8,035) greeted the BYU Cougars as they faced the host Oregon Ducks.
Almost every stat was, at some point, new. Stats are now a part of the mainstream conversation, not relegated to the deep corners of the Internet. That data gives us a better idea -- and more groups are racing to collect it.
My annual east coast trip for the start of the college basketball season is over. I covered six tournaments in six nights traveling between New York City and Rhode Island.
My mother locked me out of the house everyday to practice and develop my skills on the court. Without knowing it, this was my first life lesson on setting long-term goals and overcoming obstacles to achieve a dream.
While the comparisons to Carmelo Anthony may be overplayed, they aren't exaggerated. Parker doesn't possess Anthony's hyper-explosive element in his own game, but he's so smart, skilled and unselfish that it doesn't matter. I would argue that he's already a better passer than Anthony, not to mention a more committed defender.
Another fall weekend means more opportunities NOT to leave that couch of yours. With Thanksgiving getting closer and your fantasy football teams in mid-season form, let's dive into the NFL. But don't forget about the college kids! And I'm not just talking about the gridiron. Friday night ESPN3 will air the beginning of the Andrew Wiggins era at the University of Kansas.
by Ian Batts Two friends became enemies. Eric claimed I fouled him in a basketball game during recess. He pushed me. I pushed back. Blows followed....