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Article by emcorbet
March 26, 2012

Students Mourn Tournament Loss with “Mad Men” Premiere

“I couldn’t stop grieving,” Sam Bolindy said, Chucks pitcher still in hand since Saturday night. “I needed to ease my pain. I knew I had to move on, but I didn’t know how.” And that’s when Bolindy traded his pitcher of $4 beer in for an Old Fashioned early Sunday and drowned his sorrows in... MORE »

Article by Chris Varney
March 19, 2012

Norfolk State’s secret to upset over Mizzou: “We’re strong off cod”

It was a tragic day of March Madness for all of Tiger Nation. While the 86-84 upset of the two seed University of Missouri by the 15 seed Norfolk State University stunned the nation, no one was surprised in Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk, a small fishing village on the coast of Virginia, has a long history... MORE »

Article by Matt Rubin
March 19, 2012

Gators Coming Together at Right Time

After losing four of their final five games in the regular season, the Gators basketball team needed a boost heading into the SEC tournament. They found it in the unlikeliest of opponents. After losing a close 74-71 game to Kentucky in the SEC semifinals, Gators freshman Bradley Beal got an idea while shaking hands with... MORE »

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March 19, 2012
Article by Piliour
March 19, 2012

Seriously, Syracuse?

Seriously? Is this really happening? Let me get this straight: Melo, and I’m completely guessing here, skips a few classes and now he’s ineligible for the tournament? Seriously? I’m going to guess yet again and say that Melo is not the first Syracuse athlete to fail to meet certain academic requirements like going to “class,” or turning... MORE »

Article by BradBabendir
March 19, 2012

A plea to the NCAA Selection Committee

Dear NCAA Selection Committee, I know on paper we might not look that impressive. I know that our out of conference schedule wasn’t as good as some of our competitors, but don’t sleep on SEMO. Regardless, I think we did pretty alright. We beat some good teams on our way to a Big XII tournament... MORE »

Article by Piliour
September 7, 2011

University under investigation for NCAA violations

Yet another university has been added to the ever-growing list of schools being investigated due to alleged student violations. On Wednesday, The Juilliard School joined Miami University, Ohio State University and many, many other schools as the latest school under investigation for violating NCAA rules. It has been reported that eight students, including first-chair oboe... MORE »

Article by loganeastman
August 25, 2011

Under fire, NCAA remains committed to amateurism

Recently and always, the NCAA has come under fire for its failure to maintain the same standards when dealing with different compliance cases, especially when compared to the 2010 sanctions against USC that have increasingly become viewed as overly harsh and really lame.  While USC faced severe scholarship reductions and a two-year bowl ban, the... MORE »

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June 2, 2011

Massive New Athletic Facility Will Be Great For Coaches, Players, Hiding Future NCAA Violations

USC CAMPUS ““ Excitement is running high for the planned $70 million project under construction next to Heritage Hall which will include a weight room, coaches offices, a locker room for the football program, and ample space in which to continue providing student athletes with illegal benefits. “This program was doing all the wrong things.... MORE »