All posts tagged "NCAA"

  • Dick Weiss
    The Other Shoe drops in College Basketball Corruption Case

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif.—The other shoe has fallen Players from more than 20 high profile schools have been...

  • Dick Weiss
    NCAA Movers and Shakers Weigh in on Corruption Scandal

    NEW YORK– The latest NCAA basketball corruption scandal has left a nasty scar on the sport that...

  • Dick Weiss
    NCAA settles compensation case

    A federal judge in California has granted approval to $208.7 million settlement that will compensate thousands of student-athletes who received traditional college scholarships rather than a relatively new version that covers full cost of attending school, according to a report in USA Today. The deal wraps up the damages portion of a...

  • Pierre Ploszajski
    French Federation not happy with recent NCAA exodus, does not want the trend to last.

    Paris, France — CFBB, or Centre Federal, is French Federation’s 3 year long elite program for its...

  • Dick Weiss
    NCAA reportedly investigating Kansas’ sponsorship with Adidas

    The FBI, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, has confirmed it is investigating the University of Kansas and its sponsorship with Adidas following the scandal that created tremors across the college basketball landscape, according to the Daily Kansan, the school’s student newspaper. But it told the Kansan it cannot...

  • Dick Weiss
    FBI ARRESTS NCAA MEN’S COLLEGE COACHES

    PHILADELPHIA – The FBI Tuesday arrested ten NCAA basketball officials, including assistant coaches at some of the...

  • Pierre Ploszajski
    NCAA talk with France star Valeriane Ayayi

    What better occasion than FIBA’s U16 Women’s European Championship, where rising stars get their first exposure and...

  • Paul Nilsen
    Plenty of NCAA interest in FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017

    For those based Stateside, there are plenty of reasons to keep abreast of FIBA EuroBasket Women 2017,...

  • Challenges
    We Are All Paying the Price For Coaching Changes

    Word has just come in, Coach Jack Perri from Long Island University has been fired. I don’t know Coach Perri AT ALL, never met him, never spoke on the phone. His team won 20 games this year, their last 6 in conference play before losing by one point at home in the...

  • Challenges
    Baylor University Needs Scott Drew

    Coming off the heels of what may the worse run of publicity a modern University has encountered through its sports program, Baylor Men’s Basketball continues to win on and off the court – quietly. Despite the reports of 52 rapes by Baylor football players in a four-year period, a University-wide cover-up that...

  • Paul Nilsen
    Sapphires have huge potential and NCAA decisions to make

    When Australia finished top of the pile by some distance at the FIBA U17 Women’s World Championship...

  • Dick Weiss
    NCAA declares Diallo eligible to play for Kansas

    PARADISE ISLAND, The Bahamas – The college basketball landscape changed dramatically the day before Thanksgiving with the news that Kansas forward Cheick Diallo has been cleared by the NCAA to participate for Kansas Jayhawks. He accompanied the team to the Maui Classic but will not be eligible to play until Dec. 1...

  • Mel Greenberg
    The WNBA Stewart Lottery Race

    Her name is Breanna Stewart and in 2016 the University of Connecticut senior could end up as the golden girl of the sport with an unprecedented fourth straight NCAA title, an Olympic gold medal with the USA women’s national team in Brazil, and a WNBA title as a potential game-change for whichever...

  • Wendy Parker
    Walter Byers and the rise of women’s college athletics

    In 1981, the NCAA voted to sponsor women’s sports, realizing a notion Walter Byers first developed nearly two decades before.  The longtime executive director of the NCAA, who died last week at the age of 93, doesn’t get much credit for any kind of clairvoyance about females and athletics. But he should. ...

  • Wendy Parker
    Alabama drops opposition to waiver for Simmons

    After insisting it would not budge about opposing a waiver for Daisha Simmons to play basketball this season for Seton Hall, the University of Alabama on Tuesday changed course.  The athletic department issued a statement saying it would now support Simmons, a senior guard and the Crimson Tide’s second-leading scorer last season,...

  • Wendy Parker
    Alabama hit with Title IX complaint over Simmons transfer

    Daisha Simmons practiced with her new teammates on Monday as Seton Hall was among the final NCAA Division I women’s basketball teams to formally get preseason workouts underway.  At the same time, her attorney filed a Title IX complaint against the University of Alabama in a transfer saga that grows more dispiriting...