With one game remaining in what could become the program’s second straight losing season, UCLA has announced that they have fired head coach Jim Mora, who has been with the program since the 2012 season.
ESPN reported this week that Adam Silver and Michele Roberts are more open than ever to changing the NBA’s draft eligibility rules, which currently require American high school players to be a year removed from the graduation of their high school class by the time of the draft in order to be eligible. This is good…
College athletics administrators are panicking about a provision of the recently passed House tax bill that would make donations made to universities related to season ticket purchases non-deductible, potentially costing athletic programs enormous chunks of funding, according to a report from Darren Rovell of ESPN:
The South Carolina women’s basketball team, last season’s champions, have declined an invitation to visit the White House tomorrow due to what coach Dawn Staley described as a scheduling conflict and a desire to focus on their current play:
Local and campus police records do not have any evidence of Billy Preston being in a single-car crash this weekend, as head coach Bill Self claimed yesterday in his explanation for sitting the freshman forward in last night’s game.
Shortly before Kansas’s game against Kentucky, the team announced that freshman forward Billy Preston would not play due to his involvement in a single-vehicle car crash with no injuries, which the administration is investigating for “a clearer financial picture specific to the vehicle.” Hmm.
The number-one recruit in the country, Duke freshmen Marvin Bagley, took a freakish injury in the first half of his team’s game against Michigan State tonight. As Bagley went up for a rebound on a Spartan shot, teammate Javin DeLaurier caught him in his right eye with some force.
Four-star freshman point guard Braxton Beverly has spent the past month in basketball purgatory, but today, the NCAA did something reasonably logical for once when it reversed its initial ruling and made Beverly immediately eligible to play for NC State.
After just under a week of speculation of how the legal process would play out for a trio of UCLA freshmen caught shoplifting in China, LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill are on their way back to America. The group was released by Chinese police following their detainment for nabbing Louis Vuitton sunglasses;…
While the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were getting their asses kicked by the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, a passel of fans reenacted the scene on the concourse of Miami’s stadium near sections 129 and 130. All was technically peaceful, until an offscreen Miami fan flung a beverage at the dude in the hat, at which point…
After two months of solid, boring victories against bad teams by margins of multiple scores, Wisconsin football finally played a game worth watching. And they made the most of it. Facing their first ranked opponent of the season (the soon-to-be-unranked Iowa Hawkeyes), the Badgers dominated, allowing a little bit of…
According to the Washington Post’s David Nakamura, Donald Trump asked Chinese president Xi Jinping to look into helping out UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill, who were arrested last week when they were caught shoplifting from high-end luxury stores.
The morning after a 50-17 loss to Missouri that dropped the Volunteers’ conference record to 0-6, Tennessee has fired head football coach Butch Jones, according to Bruce Feldman.
Two employees of Creighton University’s Violence Intervention and Prevention Center are “under review” and could potentially be disciplined after writing an op-ed in the student paper criticizing the conduct of basketball coach Greg McDermott. McDermott recently posted a photo of himself handing out a ring to former…
After the NCAA’s final report on UNC’s academic scandal revealed discrepancies with what the university previously told its accreditor about the situation, the accreditor will again begin investigating.
A federal indictment released yesterday against Adidas executives Jim Gatto and Merl Code and agent Christian Dawkins includes a key, previously undisclosed detail that may implicate fired Louisville coach Rick Pitino in the investigation into the bribery of NCAA basketball recruits.
Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person and former NBA official Rashan Michel became the first two men indicted as part of the FBI’s investigation into the bribery of college basketball recruits, when a federal grand jury in New York charged them each on six counts on Tuesday.
In announcing their team of analysts, play-by-play, and studio guys for the upcoming college basketball season, Fox included one throwback name that’s exciting for any fans of mid-2000s ESPN Classic programming: Howie Schwab, a.k.a. just “The Schwab.” He’ll be a “bracketologist” in the Fox studio throughout the season.
UCLA men’s basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill were arrested Tuesday after the freshmen trio were caught shoplifting, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. The Bruins were traveling in China for their season opener against Georgia Tech; while the team hasn’t yet made any announcements, it’s likely…