Judge Dismisses Rick Pitino's Emotional Distress Lawsuit Against Adidas

Rick Pitino’s emotional distress lawsuit against Adidas—truly a bold “vehicle for proving that he had nothing to do with Adidas’ outrageous, wrongful, and illegal conspiracy” to put good basketball players onto his basketball team—was dismissed Tuesday by the U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of…

The NCAA's New Rules Were An Unwelcome Surprise For The NBA And USA Basketball, But At Least They're Also Pointless

The NCAA announced a number of changes to existing player eligibility rules this past week. Mostly they are junk that will mean nothing to the kinds of players who are most screwed and exploited by the NCAA’s brand of forced amateurism. Hilariously, though the changes have to do with the NCAA’s handling of the NBA…

Former Louisville Players Sue "Morally Bankrupt" NCAA Over Escort Scandal Punishment

Louisville’s statement following the NCAA’s decision, in February, to go forward with vacating the Cardinals’ 2013 national title over the Andre McGee escort scandal said the university would “close this chapter and move forward with a stronger commitment to excellence on and off the court.” It behooved the university…

Brandon Williams, Who Recently De-Committed From Arizona, Commits To Arizona

Top high school player Brandon Williams de-committed from Arizona back in early March, citing the “current climate surrounding U of A” in the wake of ESPN’s report of Wildcats coach Sean Miller being caught via FBI wiretap offering money to then-recruit DeAndre Ayton. The climate must’ve changed, because Williams…

Marjory Stoneman Douglas QB Commits To D-III School After Hiding With Recruiters During Shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas football player Tyler Goodman was meeting with Nichols College assistant coach St. Clair Ryan and dean of admissions Paul Brower during last month’s shooting which killed 17 people at the high school. Goodman had not seriously considered attending Nichols, a D-III school in Massachusetts, but…