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How Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak can avoid an NCAA violation

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I’m going to have to go ahead and stand up for Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak. I don’t think he committed an NCAA violation. Let me explain. Last night, as I was trying to wrap my head around the latest episode of Homeland, this tweet from, Jay Drew of the Salt Lake Tribune, popped up [more]

Former U.S. collegians join UK olympic bid

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The Olympics will be full of basketball players who attended U.S. colleges. Perhaps more on non-U.S. squads than on Team USA, given that stars Kobe Bryant and LeBron James never set foot in college. Team Great Britain is excited about a chance to defend its home turf as hosts of the event, and the group [more]

Renardo Sidney, basketball’s latest cautionary tale

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The sad tale of Renardo Sidney is one that every single Division I basketball prospect should be told. As a middle schooler, Sidney was a can’t miss talent. In eighth grade, he was considered the best player in the country in his age group. Most expected him to eventually become the next great one-and-done player, [more]

Reeves Nelson reportedly suing Sports Illustrated for $10 million, claiming defamation

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Former UCLA forward Reeves Nelson is suing Sports Illustrated for defamation, following the publication of a revealing article about the UCLA program, TMZ is reporting. The $10 million suit, in response to George Dohrmann’s article, published March 5, 2012, says that Dohrmann “recklessly and negligently failed to investigate” the claims in his piece. Most notably [more]