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National Collegiate Athletic Association

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    August 9, 2013

    NCAA Nailed for Hypocrisy, Selling Jerseys of Players It's Investigating

    There have been some interesting developments lately in the debate over compensation of top college athletes, who, as we know, are basically professionals, given the amount of time they have to devote to their sport at the expense of their education. First off, the NCAA was absolutely humiliated t ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    Where Would College Basketball Be Without Ned Irish?

    Every year, right after St. Patrick's Day, I think about the luck of Ned Irish. It's a great time of year for basketball fans, college and pro, with the NIT and NCAA tournaments beginning and the NBA in full swing. We would have had basketball without Ned Irish, but I wonder what it would look like. ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013

    How to Watch March Madness Without Getting Fired From Your Job

    You have a problem: You love watching college hoops, but you also love being employed so you can pay rent and feed your freeloading family. Every March, these two loves come head-to-head in a battle for your attention. Slam dunks and buzzer-beaters vs. shelter and nourished children--it's too close ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013

    The Paterno Family's Self-Serving Report Is Right About the NCAA

    The rehabilitation of Joe Paterno's image -- which began with Joe Posnanski's white-washing biography, Paterno -- continues with Sunday's release of a 238-page report commissioned by the Paterno family and compiled by former U.S. Attorney General Richard Thornburgh. I've not yet read the report and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Tom Corbett's NCAA Lawsuit: The Biggest Sports Story of 2013?

    Though it didn't dominate the sports press during college football's bowl game week--and there's an irony for you--Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett's lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association may ultimately prove to be the biggest sports story of 2013. For those who don't recall ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Last Thoughts On The NCAAs -- And Anthony Davis

    All those great memories of the Anthony Davis-era Kentucky Wildcats...let' see, there was the 2011-2012 season and there was...well, nowadays in college basketball, one season's about it. So before the memory fades of a player so great he can score just 6 points in the championship game and still d ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 28, 2012

    FINAL POUR

    Raise a glass to the end
 of March Madness

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    March 6, 2012

    Sound Of The City March Madness: The Bracket Unveiled

    Sound of the City's monthlong tournament to determine the quintessential New York City musician (since 1955, the year of the Village Voice's founding) has reached the bracketology stage, that moment where you, the viewer (and voter!) get to see just which musicians are up for consideration, and whic ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    Taylor Branch Says NCAA and Colleges Using Athletes to Make Billions; Argues Jocks Should Be Paid

    ​Writing for the Atlantic Monthly, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author Taylor Branch offers a powerful indictment of the hypocrisy built into college sports, where universities make billions off of athletes who are essentially working full-time jobs for free.

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    January 10, 2011

    If Auburn Wins Tonight, Its Title May Be Short-Lived

    ​If the Bowl Championship Series has accomplished nothing else - and most critics would argue that it hasn't - it has at least made the final title game into a national story as no college game, not even the Rose Bowl at the height of its glory - did before it. That makes tonight's title gam ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    'Confessions of an Agent' Provides Best Reasons Yet to Pay College Players

    SI.comJosh Luchs​This week's Sports Illustrated cover story is the most important sports story since Tom Verducci's groundbreaking story on performance enhancing drugs, "Totally Juiced," back in 2002. As you've probably heard, the article, "Confessions of an Agent," just out today, is Josh L ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010

    MEN IN MOTION

    Fordham football is looking up

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    September 16, 2010

    The Best Of The #RockRetractions Hashtag

    The hashtag he was born to contribute to​The dude who looked like a lady was actually a lady. We aren't the champions due to an NCAA infraction. Something something something and party every day. Yes, another rock-themed hashtag raged across Twitter last night, amateur comedians across the glo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Reggie Bush More Scorned than OJ Simpson, Somehow

    You must forget this image -- it's the rules!​So now, it appears, Reggie Bush's fabulous stint at the University of Southern California never happened. As reported on ESPN, the Heisman Trophy Trust will strip Bush of his 2005 Heisman Trophy and leave the award "vacant." The Trust's own inve ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 24, 2010

    WINNER TAKES ALL

    Where to watch the conclusion to one strange NCAA tournament

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    March 2, 2010

    PUMP IT UP

    Get psyched for March Madness at the Big East

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    January 22, 2010

    Latest Sign of the Apocalypse: National Rankings for Kid Basketball!

    ​In another sign of the coming apocalypse, there are now official national rankings for youth basketball teams. Let's just pause for a second and consider that. Sure, Division I, II and III college teams? I get that. Rankings for the metropolitan high school teams? Sure, if the tabloids want ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    Week in Review: Boom! Woah, What Was That? You Transcend.

    In the week we got ourselves a whole new look, we celebrated by staring David Lynch and Kate Moss directly in their awesome, newly expansive faces. This was a bookish week at SOTC: Brian Evenson soundtracked his novel, Last Days, Jonathan Lethem reintroduced L.J. Davis and his walls of mucus in Par ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 25, 2009

    BIG STICKS

    NCAA men's lacrosse comes to Giants Stadium

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    March 18, 2009

    SXSW 2009: Here's Why You're Glad You're Not Going

    Cleveland State: upset special. (Not really.) So here we are. Austin. Joined by like 30,000 bands, roughly 29,875 we've never heard of, the warm weather a splendid balm to the spirit, the tantalizing prospect of free beer/BBQ/Metallica/copies of The Fader always theoretically within reach. It's a ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 12, 2008

    WONDER WOMEN?

    Fordham Rams take on Bucknell Bison

  • News

    July 24, 2007

    Hoop Screams

    A Crooked Ref? Commissioner Stern's got much bigger problems

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    January 10, 2006
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    August 19, 2003
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    July 29, 2003
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    April 8, 2003
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    April 8, 2003

    Playing Games

    Title IX Was Always About More Than Sports. So Is the Fight.

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    March 18, 2003
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    March 11, 2003
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    January 21, 2003
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    December 10, 2002
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    April 9, 2002

    Guys And Dollars

    Women Still Trail in the Greed Game of College Sports

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    March 19, 2002
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    March 19, 2002

    Foul Shots

    Highlighting College Hoops’ Lowlights

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    March 20, 2001

    Fit to Serve

    High-Profile Athletes Toss Their Jocks, and Sports Bras, Into the Political Ring

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    March 20, 2001
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    March 13, 2001

    Flagrant Fouls

    The College Basketball Real-Life Top 25

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    January 30, 2001

    Violet Behavior

    NYU Women's Basketball Heads Uptown Under Coach Janice Quinn

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    January 2, 2001
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    December 26, 2000

    Unsportsmanlike Conduct

    College Football's Real-Life Top 25

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    August 29, 2000

    Give Me Liberty or Give Me Vets

    Houston Takes the Title in a Year of Transition

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    March 28, 2000

    Below the Rim

    Whiteball Lives in the NCAA

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    March 21, 2000
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    March 14, 2000

    Madness!

    The College Basketball Real-Life Top 25

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    December 21, 1999

    Game Misconducts

    College Football's Real-Life Top 25

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    December 14, 1999

    Johnnies on the Spot

    Bootsy and Barkley Lead the Red Storm From the Backcourt

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    November 23, 1999
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    April 20, 1999

    They Call Me Coach

    The women who dare to lead men into battle

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    January 26, 1999

    Eye of the Storm

    The tough midseason tests continue for St. John's following their bedeviling loss to Duke

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    January 5, 1999

    Winners Take All

    The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll

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