Dick Weiss

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    Johnny Football Fumbling Away Heisman hopes

    Texas A & M sophomore quarterback Johnny Manziel was the toast of Manhattan last December when he became the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy. Now, he looks like more like burnt toast after reports began surfacing on ESPN Sunday night that the NCAA is investigating a story that he accepted a flat five figure...

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    Durant, Love Set the Tone for Team USA

    LAS VEGAS– The final day of workouts at Team USA’s mini-camp brought out the best surprises. Forward Kevin Durant and center Kevin Love– two of the rising stars who helped an internationally inexperienced United States team win the 2010 World Cup and then played critical roles on the 20102 team that won...

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    Donovan advocates sharing the wealth

    LAS VEGAS – Florida coach Billy Donovan has been keeping up with the Ed O’Bannon class action law suit against the NCAA, EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing for using his likeness and those of fellow plaintiffs like Oscar Robertson and Bill Russell in videos and video games, but never compensate them. While he does not want...

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    Can DeMarcus Cousins Keep his Temper in Check

    LAS VEGAS– Sacramento Kings’ emotionally fueled center DeMarcus Cousins is here at the NBA mini-camp on the campus of UNLV, fighting to make a roster spot on the Team USA’s World Championship team.   But the 23-year-old, 6-11, 270 pound giant is also trying to salvage his reputation, which took a huge hit last...

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    The NCAA and the O’Bannon Lawsuit

    LAS VEGAS, Nev.– The Ed O’Bannon class action lawsuit against the NCAA, EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing is starting...

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    Dick Weiss on Australia’s Dante Exum

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic– Dante Exum put on one of those transcendent performances that created a loud buzz among fans, media and...

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    Canada basketball On The Move

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic– Until recently, the poster child for Canadian men’s basketball was point guard Steve Nash, who attended tiny...

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    Future NBA Coaches May Have International Passports

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic– The decision by the NBA to expand its talent search globally and select 14 international...