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Agents Land a Place in NCAA Rule Reforms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on reforms adopted Wednesday by the NCAA aimed at cleaning up college basketball. Agents will have at least a limited place within the NCAA structure when it comes to college basketball.

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NCAA Championship Game Suffers Historically Bad Ratings

The NCAA Final Four tournament featured a Cinderella team with a feisty nun, big named schools, and a record breaking MVP, but despite all that the series still saw lower ratings than last year’s games.

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Bonnies Stun UCLA 65-58 for 1st NCAA Tourney Win in 48 Years

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The basketball was still high in the air — flung to start the celebration — when the buzzer sounded and the Bonnies’ long-awaited March celebration commenced. Players chest-bumped on court. Coach Mark Schmidt jumped and waved his arms.

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New Value Add Rankings Point to Bracket Winners

Before filling in the March Madness bracket stuck in front of you next Monday, check www.valueaddbasketball.com, which dominated President Obama’s last March Madness bracket, and last year picked the Gonzaga-UNC final and that Sindarius Thornwell was the nation’s best player before he shocked the basketball world by leading South Carolina to the Final Four.

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LeBron James: ‘The NCAA Is Corrupt’

In the wake of the reported college basketball scandal with premier teams accused of paying athletes for play, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James accused the NCAA of being a “corrupt” organization. The outspoken forward, who skipped college and went straight to

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Eric Dickerson on the NCAA: ‘It Really Is Slavery’

Monday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” NFL Hall of Famer and Fox Sports 1 analyst Eric Dickerson took aim at the NCAA amid reports that prominent college basketball teams have been paying players. Dickerson, who was part of Southern Methodist

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy yells to his players during the first half of the NBA Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, on April 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio

Pistons’ Van Gundy: The NBA’s One-and-Done Rule Is ‘Racist’

In the wake of the FBI investigation into college basketball teams reportedly paying players, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy ripped into the NCAA ahead of his team’s Sunday game with the Charlotte Hornets. Van Gundy said the rule

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Four NCAA Basketball Coaches Among Ten Charged with Fraud, Corruption

NEW YORK – (AP) — Four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in bribes to steer NBA-destined college stars toward certain sports agents and financial advisers, authorities said.

Protestors demonstrate during a rally against the transgender bathroom rights repeal at Thomas Paine Plaza February 25, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rallies are also being held across the country in support of the Affordable Health Care Act. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Left Wing Sports Columnist Demands NCAA Continue to Punish North Carolina Even After Bathroom Bill Repeal

Nancy Armour, USA Today’s extremely liberal sports columnist, is not satisfied that the State of North Carolina bent to the will of militant gay activists and began a repeal of its bathroom law meant to protect vulnerable women and children from predators. For her tastes, the repeal effort doesn’t go far enough, and she has now written a piece demanding that the NCAA continue to punish the Tar Heel State despite the fact that its legislature bent to liberal pressure to address the law.

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Gonzaga Makes First NCAA Title Game with Win Over S Carolina

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Their star guard was outstanding. Their big men dominated inside. Still, it came down to some last-second strategy for Gonzaga to move on to the NCAA Tournament championship game for the first time.