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  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
  • Virginia, Michigan State and Florida take conference titles

    Virginia, Michigan State and Florida take conference titles
    Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points and No. 6 Virginia claimed its first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament title since 1976 by beating No. 7 Duke, 72-63, on Sunday in Greensboro, N.C. Tournament MVP Joe Harris added 15 points and hit the backbreaking...
  • Pac 12 names WCC's Jamie Zaninovich as deputy commissioner

    Pac 12 names WCC's Jamie Zaninovich as deputy commissioner
    The Pac 12 made a significant internal move Thursday in announcing it has hired West Coast Conference commissioner Jamie Zaninovich to become its deputy commissioner and CEO. Zaninovich will replace Kevin Weiberg, who has been Pac 12 commissioner...
  • As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead

    As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead
    LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision. The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
  • Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences

    Lawsuit alleges collusion between NCAA, power conferences
    The deluge of litigation targeting the NCAA continued Wednesday when former West Virginia running back Shawne Alston accused the governing body of college sports and five major conferences of violating federal antitrust laws in a complaint filed in U.S....
  • College athletes seek union representation

    College athletes seek union representation
    For the first time, college athletes have officially asked to be represented by a labor union. A new group called the College Athletes Players Assn. has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board, saying the athletes deserve a say in the rules that...
  • Stanford's David Shaw reiterates that he has no desire to go to NFL

    Stanford's David Shaw reiterates that he has no desire to go to NFL
    Several NFL teams fired coaches Monday, so expect Stanford Coach David Shaw's name to once again be floated as a candidate for a pro job. Shaw said that while it is "unbelievably flattering" and "really cool" to have his name come up, he has not been...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

     PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr
    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment

    College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment
    This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing. Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
  • Sizing up Steve Sarkisian's hiring, Pat Haden's future at USC

    Sizing up Steve Sarkisian's hiring, Pat Haden's future at USC
    Are you happy? Steve Sarkisian, the loser from the U DUB, the new head coach for USC? When the first loss comes, next year, the boos will ring darkly across the Coliseum. Paul Hovsepian "Ring darkly across the Coliseum." Did you steal that from a...