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Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011 Bo Pelini Apologizes for Rant Against Fans in 2011
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For the first time in over 40 years, Nebraska Huskers football may not sell-out Memorial Stadium. Why, you ask? Yesterday, Deadspin.com released an audio recording (NSFW) of Bo Pelini speaking to reporters right before a press conference following a come-from-behind …

D.J. Fluker and 4 Other SEC Players Paid in College D.J. Fluker and 4 Other SEC Players Paid in College
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Could NCAA football come under anymore scrutiny? It has only been a few days since the scandal at OSU was brought to light by Sports Illustrated, and now an official Yahoo! Sports investigation has revealed that 5 players from the …

Grambling Fires Head Coach Doug Williams Grambling Fires Head Coach Doug Williams

After 3 consecutive SWAC titles and a 7-year tenure, Grambling State University has decided to part ways with its notable head coach, Doug Williams. As a former standout quarterback for the Tigers under the athletic direction of Grambling football legend …

Johnny Manziel Receives Half-Game Suspension Johnny Manziel Receives Half-Game Suspension

When the NCAA announced that it was investigating Texas A&M star and defending Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel there were a lot of Aggies fans that were left to sweat it out, even though the player’s attorney’s claimed that he …

Deion Sanders Jr. Backstage Visit an NCAA Violation? Deion Sanders Jr. Backstage Visit an NCAA Violation?
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Deion Sanders Jr., the son of former NFL star Deion Sanders (or “Neon Deion,” or even “Prime Time,” depends on what you prefer) might have just gotten himself into a bit of trouble. Last week, Sanders Jr. and some teammates …

Johnny Manziel Will Take the Field, Says Attorney Johnny Manziel Will Take the Field, Says Attorney
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Johnny “Football” Manziel will be taking the field as the Texas A&M quarterback this fall, despite the cascade of potential NCAA violations he’s facing. At least if his attorney is to be believed. Jim Darnell, an attorney specializing in NCAA …

Jay Bilas Has Fun With NCAA/Johnny Manziel Hypocrisy On Twitter Jay Bilas Has Fun With NCAA/Johnny Manziel Hypocrisy On Twitter
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In case you missed it, there is a little bit of potential trouble surrounding the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel. It involves the oft-discussed quarterback potentially profiting from autograph sessions during the BCS Championship game. The story is ongoing, …

Johnny Manziel Under Investigation By NCAA Johnny Manziel Under Investigation By NCAA
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Since leading his Texas A&M team to an 11-2 record in their first season in the South Eastern Conference and winning the Heisman Trophy in the process, college football sensation Johnny Manziel has repeatedly found himself in the center of …

Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation on His Own Service Twitter CEO Commits Minor NCAA Recruiting Violation on His Own Service

When the top wide receiver prospect in the country decided to commit to the University of Michigan on Saturday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was excited. He was excited because he’s a University of Michigan man through and through. Not only …

NCAA Will Not Renew EA Contract, NCAA Football 2014 to be the Last NCAA Game NCAA Will Not Renew EA Contract, NCAA Football 2014 to be the Last NCAA Game
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) today announced that it will not renew its contract with EA Sports for the use of its name and logo in NCAA Football titles. Though the current contract lasts until June 2014, the organization …

Tubby Smith Fired From Minnesota Basketball Tubby Smith Fired From Minnesota Basketball
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College basketball coach Tubby Smith coached the 11-seeded University of Minnesota men’s basketball team past six-seeded UCLA in the second round of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament, but the team lost to third-seed Florida in the next round. Evidently, a …

‘NCAA Bracket’ Google Search Returns Bracket On Results Page ‘NCAA Bracket’ Google Search Returns Bracket On Results Page

Google has a new March Madness feature for basketball fans. When you search “NCAA Bracket” in Google, the search engine will return a bracket on the actual page, so you can see where all the teams are at in the …

Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated …

Kim Mulkey: Baylor Coach Diagnosed With Bell’s Palsy Kim Mulkey: Baylor Coach Diagnosed With Bell’s Palsy

While in Des Moines last weekend for the NCAA regionals, Kim Mulkey discovered a strange thing: her tongue was going numb. It progressed to an odd feeling in her mouth when she was eating, and later she noticed that her …

Frank Martin: New Coach for South Carolina? Frank Martin: New Coach for South Carolina?

Frank Martin is currently the head coach for Kansas State University’s basketball team, the Wildcats. The straight shooting coach says that he doesn’t play guys who don’t compete or follow his direction. Martin’s New Year’s resolution for 2012 is the …

Bobby Knight Refuses to Say ‘Kentucky’ Bobby Knight Refuses to Say ‘Kentucky’
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Bobby Knight refused to call the Kentucky Wildcats by their name on ESPN segments over the weekend. The former Indiana coach, instead, said “that team from the SEC,” when asked who was most likely to be upset this weekend. The …

Clark Kellogg’s Proud Parent Moment Clark Kellogg’s Proud Parent Moment

Clark Kellogg’s son, Nick Kellogg , made it to the Sweet Sixteen over the weekend, with the underdog Ohio Bobcats. Clark was calling the Lehigh / Xavier game when the 13 seed pulled another upset against South Florida to make …

Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year Anthony Davis Earns USBWA Player of the Year
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University of Kentucky’s Anthony Davis has been selected to receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association National Player of the Year. Davis is the only player from the University of Kentucky to win the award, and only the second in the …

Duke, Lehigh Drive Top March Madness Social Buzz Duke, Lehigh Drive Top March Madness Social Buzz

The first weekend of the 2012 NCAA tournament lived up to sports fans’ expectations. There were close games, blowouts, and everything in between. We also saw big name favorites live up to the hype and deliver commanding performances. But of …

Kendall Marshall Fractures Right Wrist Kendall Marshall Fractures Right Wrist
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North Carolina advanced to the NCAA regional finals this weekend, but not without some battle wounds; point guard Kendall Marshall was injured during Sunday’s match against Creighton when he was fouled hard by Ethan Wragge in the second half, fracturing …

Vandy & Harvard: March Madness Battle Of The Brains Vandy & Harvard: March Madness Battle Of The Brains
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You can call this the battle of the nerds, the battle of the 4.0s (or maybe more accurately the 4.25s), or whatever – but there’s no doubt that today’s Vanderbilt / Harvard game has the chance to be a great …