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Rutgers needs to fire basketball coach Mike Rice after report details allegations of abusive behavior

April 3, 2013
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Rutgers needs to fire basketball coach Mike Rice after report details allegations of abusive behavior

On the day last December when he suspended basketball coach Mike Rice for three games, athletic director Tim Pernetti said, “Accountability is a vital element of the Rutgers athletics family and it is imperative our head coaches act and lead in a responsible manner.” If accountability is still vital in the Rutgers athletic family Tuesday,…

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Orange’s Michael Carter-Williams says foe must play ‘perfect game’ to beat Syracuse’s Zone

April 1, 2013
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Orange’s Michael Carter-Williams says foe must play ‘perfect game’ to beat Syracuse’s Zone

The tide is coming fast now – an orange sea rising, crashing, rolling, licking at your feet, flying at your head. You look up and see a forest of hands. You look down and see hands, too. And you wonder how this is possible. You ask how this is happening. And this is when they…

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Joe Theismann: ‘My heart goes out to Kevin Ware’

April 1, 2013
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Joe Theismann: ‘My heart goes out to Kevin Ware’

Joe Theismann was one of several former NFL stars to express sympathy toward Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware after he suffered a horrific leg injury in Sunday’s Midwest Regional against Duke. With the Cardinals leading the Blue Devils 22-20 with 6:33 left in the first half, the game was postponed for nearly 10 minutes after…

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Louisville turns horror into emotional victory, head back to Final Four

April 1, 2013
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Louisville turns horror into emotional victory, head back to Final Four

It was as horrifying and gruesome an injury as we’ve seen on a basketball court. As Louisville’s Kevin Ware lay prone near the Louisville bench, a bone sticking out of his leg after a Theisman-esque right leg injury, his teammates dissolved into tears and grief. Coach Rick Pitino wiped away tears. Teammate Chase Behanan walked…

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Breaking Down the Coaching Matchup in Every Sweet 16 Game

March 28, 2013
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Breaking Down the Coaching Matchup in Every Sweet 16 Game

This Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament features some excellent coaching matchups. Combined, the 16 coaches have taken their teams to 35 Final Fours and won 10 national titles. There are the household names like Mike Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo. Then there are the coaches who the public is just now finding out about like…

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NCAA Basketball Tournament: Sweet 16 Predictions and Analysis

March 26, 2013
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NCAA Basketball Tournament: Sweet 16 Predictions and Analysis

The first three rounds of the 2013 NCAA tournament were amazing, but the best has yet to come as the Sweet 16 is set to kick off on Thursday, March 28. Florida Gulf Coast knocked off Georgetown (No. 2) and San Diego State (No. 7) to become the first No. 15 seed to advance to the Sweet…

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TV tip times and announcers for the Sweet 16

March 25, 2013
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TV tip times and announcers for the Sweet 16

Hot out of the oven, here’s what you need to be building your Thursday and Friday nights around. Per CBS PR, Saturday’s Elite Eight times will be announced on Thursday after the conclusion of the day’s games, and the same for Sunday’s times coming once Friday’s finishes are all through. read more: cbssports.com

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Marshall Henderson Exits March Madness by Giving KC Crowd The Middle Finger

March 25, 2013
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Marshall Henderson Exits March Madness by Giving KC Crowd The Middle Finger

You didn’t think Marshall Henderson would exit the tournament as a gracious loser did you? Once a villain always a villain.  It is just a matter of time before he is tearing up $20 Bills and flushing them in the toilet.  This is a guy who was arrested for buying weed with Counterfeit bills and Tweets about tending to his hoes.…

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Florida Gulf Coast is fresh breeze in tournament

March 25, 2013
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Florida Gulf Coast is fresh breeze in tournament

Presidents and regents from colleges off the beaten path had to be blowing up their text messaging Sunday night. If Florida Gulf Coast University can do it … In an NCAA Tournament opening week that produced dominance by No. 1 seed Louisville, a Big Ten party and a Mountain West retreat, the biggest buzz was supplied…

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The first Thursday of the NCAA tournament is always great

March 22, 2013
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The first Thursday of the NCAA tournament is always great

The NCAA insists its men’s basketball tournament starts on Tuesday. But you know better. And I know better, too. Because no matter how many unnecessary rounds or teams they add to our nation’s best postseason event, the NCAA tournament, far as I’m concerned, will forever start on Thursday. That’s when things get going. That’s when March…

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