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March Madness: 3-Week Illness Begins

Tweet Annual NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins this week. From the first tip offs in November to the final dunks in the conference tournaments last weekend, the stage has been

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Poor Academic Performance Results in NCAA Penalties for 103 Schools

Tweet Success on the basketball court or football gridiron isn’t exclusive of academic prowess. The NCAA, the regulating body for college athletics, requires member schools to meet certain academic minimums

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Are Colleges Discriminating Against Student Athletes?

Tweet Sports and academia go hand in hand at most large colleges and universities in America. We’re the only country in the world where sports influences higher learning to the

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UConn Puts on a Clinic in Persistence

Tweet I must admit: I didn’t envision the UConn Huskies winning the NCAA Men’s Division 1 basketball tournament this year. Or, at least I didn’t see it happening following its

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Final Four: Cinderella & More!

Tweet Not a single top seeded team remains in this year’s NCAA Men’s Division 1 basketball tournament, with one team, Virginia Commonwealth University, making it to the Final Four despite

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Sweet 16 Offers Several Surprises

Tweet Get used to it: Virginia Commonwealth is for real. After falling to Old Dominion in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship game, it appeared that the Rams would be

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Ohio State Buckeyes Unanimous No. 1

Tweet Talk about pressure — the Ohio State Buckeyes are undefeated, top-ranked and in a decent position to end the regular season without a loss. Naturally, they’re also ripe for

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Holiday Hoops? Relatively Quiet.

Tweet The NBA and NFL will be playing games on Christmas Day, but when it comes college basketball, the games will be scarce after tonight. That means no games on

Collegiate Sports NCAA Basketball

NCAA Weighs Banning Select Early Offers

Tweet High school freshmen could become off-limits. For most high school freshmen, college is one of the farthest things from their minds. But for a select group of rising athletic

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Is Cheerleading a Varsity Sport?

Tweet It takes a certain amount of skill, lots of practice and a level of enthusiasm unique to its craft. What am I talking about? Cheerleading. Cheerleaders have been been

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Cornell Big Red Proves They Are For Real

Tweet So just how surprising was Cornell’s two wins this past weekend in the NCAA tournament? Well, considering that no Ivy League team has advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in

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Holiday Hoops Light Up College Campuses

Tweet The men’s college basketball season is in transition right now as teams finish up their non-conference activity before starting their nine week push to the post season. No games