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UConn Huskies (Basketball)

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Someone Better Tell the Omni That Duke Didn't Make the Final Four

    In case you kept your ears and eyes plugged this past weekend, let us tell you just four teams are still standing in the NCAA tournament. Florida, Wisconsin, UConn and Kentucky have all survived two grueling weekends of hoops and earned a trip to the Final Four in North Texas (i.e. Arlington). You' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Larry Brown Is Turning SMU Into a Contender, Haters Be Damned

    ESPN Dallas' Jean-Jacques Taylor has a glowing profile of SMU men's basketball coach Larry Brown. Brown, Taylor explains, has built a recruiting pipeline that's already funneling top local talent (Kimball's Keith Frazier, Prime Prep's Emmanuel Mudiay) to the Mustangs. He's helped score a TV contrac ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2011

    College Football's Fleecing of American Universities

    How insiders use the bowl system to loot the colleges that support it.

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest: "I'm Not Sure If People Really Care Like They Used To."

    ​A Tribe Called Quest is without a doubt one of the most hailed groups in the storied past of hip-hop. And 2011 marks an important cathartic time for the group as we look back 20 years to the date that the group released its seminal album, The Low End Theory. This year also saw the release of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    UConn 53, Butler 41: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. March Badness: Butler shot 18.8 percent, lowest ever in a National Championship game. Eighteen percent. That's 12 of 64, including an unfathomable 3 of 31 on two-pointers. 9. I for one am happy. Butler's will-over-skill routine might have been efficient, but it isn't a tad entertaining. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    What a Dick

    My March Madness bracket has long been in shambles. But my pick to win it all - UConn - is alive, well and poised to win the title next weekend in Detroit. If you called Michigan State over Louisville, kudos. If you predicted UConn, Villanova, North Carolina and the Spartans as your Final Four, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    God Bless America. And Sports.

    Happy Birthday! Our country turns the ripe old age of 232 tomorrow. Between burgers and beers and bikinis, let us not forget how fortunate we are to have a variety of sports and the freedom to choose which ones we love and loathe. In honor of the Fourth of July I started jotting down reasons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2006

    Spring Senility

    Some call it March Madness; others, the Big Dance. Me, I joyfully refer to it as the one month a year when gambling on sports is not only legal but openly promoted. Pop the corks, and ransack your 401(k)--it's time to bet on basketball! If you work in an office or use this latest fad called the Inte ... More >>

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