This is a terrific time of year for fans of college sports as March Madness takes center stage. But big money, national fame and institutional pride too often overwhelm the best intentions of educators.
The UVA Cavaliers came out of nowhere to have an amazing season, claiming the ACC regular season and tournament titles under the guidance of ACC Coach of the Year Tony Bennett.
We deserve health care policy that expands their opportunities, not restricts them. When a law causes a pay cut, as the Unite Here report demonstrates, a hardworking person loses an opportunity to pay for electricity bills, gas or groceries.
If you're lucky enough to score seats to a post-season game, enjoy the jaw dropping performances and amazing feats of athleticism. Be sure to savor every moment whether or not it includes storming the court.
As a founding member of the ACC, Maryland's loss in the second round of the ACC Tournament signaled the end of 61 years in the conference. Come next season the Terps will be playing in the Big Ten.
When you say "March Madness" many people will automatically think of the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournaments. However, if you are speaking with a woman in perimenopause or menopause, "March Madness" is not a game she wants to go into overtime with
Joel Embiid, freshman center for the Kansas Jayhawks, has to be careful. Embiid is currently sidelined with a stress fracture in his back, and no one knows how long it will keep him off the court -- he may end up missing the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament. The 7-foot phenom is 19 years old with his entire basketball career ahead of him. Embiid, the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and a potential number one pick in June's NBA Draft, is stuck in a precarious situation. Right now, 10th-ranked Kansas is one of just a handful of teams capable of winning a national championship. Yet if Embiid returns to the game too soon, he risks damaging his back irreversibly.
March is generally the time of year to be peaking, not falling, and there seems to be a palpable sense of panic around the 'Cuse. Could they conceivably drop to a four-seed? What happened to Trevor Cooney's jumper? Can Boeheim right the ship? While the Orange is undeniably struggling, a lot can still happen between now and the tournament. Let's take a look at three reasons why we shouldn't panic.
South Florida has been one of the women's basketball teams that has embraced recruiting internationally. The Bulls signed 6'1" Ariadna Pujol of Spain,...
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.