NCAA

John Healy
October 12, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The College Football Playoff picture had its first major shakeup of the season on Saturday as No. 3 Georgia fell to South Carolina, 20-17, in double-overtime. The Bulldogs are the first team in the top six of the coaches poll to lose this season, and first SEC team to fall to an unranked opponent...
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John Healy
October 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
It’s mid-October of the college football season, which means conference play is in full swing and teams knocking on the College Football Playoff door are either susceptible to an upset, or ready to distinguish themselves among the elite. This week sets up several intriguing matchups, including four...
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John Healy
October 05, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Hiring Snoop Dogg for the University of Kansas’ “Late Night in the Phog” event for its men’s and women’s basketball teams did not quite go as the school expected. As Kansas attempted to turn its focus away from the high-level recruiting violations the NCAA charged its men’s basketball program with...
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John Healy
October 04, 2019 - 12:13 pm
The college football season is reaching its mid-point this weekend as we head into Week 6. For the first time this year, there is a new No. 1 in the AP poll as Alabama has moved itself ahead of Clemson. With some more conference games and top-25 teams squaring off this weekend, there could be more...
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October 03, 2019 - 6:00 am
This week a California bill was passed which allows college athletes in the state to earn compensation for the use of their likeness, sign endorsement deals and hire agents to represent them. This, of course, is in stark contrast with NCAA policy. But it signals a possible sea change in how...
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Diesel
October 01, 2019 - 2:58 pm
In a ground breaking and potentially paradigm shifting move, the State of California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday, September 30th, 2019, signed a bill into law that would allow athletes attending its colleges and universities to hire agents to seek out paid endorsement opportunities. Several...
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September 30, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green dunked on the "dictatorship" NCAA for its failure to pay student-athletes. Speaking to reporters during Warriors media day, Green applauded California for passing legislation that allows students who play sports to be paid for endorsements. “Kudos to [...
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John Healy
September 30, 2019 - 11:04 am
The state of California passed groundbreaking legislation on Monday when Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he had signed a bill that will allow college athletes to be paid for endorsements. California is the first state to pass such legislation, which will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023. The new...
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John Healy
September 29, 2019 - 11:12 am
Mike Leach was not holding back on how he really felt about his team’s most recent performance. After Washington State was routed in a 38-13 loss to No. 19 Utah on Saturday night, Leach eviscerated his team as “fat, dumb, happy and entitled.” “We’re a very soft team,” he said . “We get a lot of...
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Credit: © Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: © Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Offsides with Marc Ryan
August 23, 2019 - 11:09 am
Nothing was more exciting to me than bowl season as a kid. The different logos, traditions, pageantry. Waiting to learn what bowl bid your team would be awarded was a present for a noteworthy season, and like the pile under your Christmas tree, you awaited with eager anticipation to discover what...
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