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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

College Basketball

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar critical of UCLA coach Steve Alford

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar lobbied to get the UCLA head coaching job two years ago that eventually went to Steve Alford. Two years later, Abdul-Jabbar is being critical of Alford’s leadership of the program that the former star center helped make great in the ’60s. Abdul-Jabbar was a guest on SiriusXM NBA Radio’s “Off the Dribble” and…Read More

Memphis changes mind about John Calipari tribute

It took the University of Memphis all of 24 hours to realize how its basketball fans feel about John Calipari. On Wednesday, Memphis president David Rudd announced that the Tigers have planned a ceremony to honor Calipari in December. Fans on Twitter immediately went ballistic, flooding Rudd with complaints about the Derrick Rose academic scandal…Read More

Memphis to honor John Calipari, and the fans aren’t happy about it

John Calipari has been credited with putting the Memphis basketball program on the map, and his former employer plans to pay tribute to him for that during the upcoming season. On Wednesday, University of Memphis president David Rudd announced that the Tigers have planned a ceremony to honor Calipari in December. UMass, the school that…Read More

Kevin Ware calls stubbing your toe ‘one of the worst pains ever’

Much like Pink Floyd and concept albums or Arnold Schwarzenegger and cheesy one-liners, former Louisville guard Kevin Ware knows a thing or two about pain. You might remember the gruesome compound fracture that the 22-year-old suffered in an Elite Eight game against Duke in 2013. Well, apparently Ware himself, now a Georgia State Panther, briefly…Read More

John Calipari put rival coach in check after stealing his recruit

John Calipari is in all likelihood the best recruiter in college basketball, and he has been for years. The guy shops for five-star recruits like he’s picking produce at the market. He puts in work and gets nearly anyone he wants, and that does not sit well with some other coaches. CBS Sports college basketball…Read More

Norwood Teague accused of sexually harassing reporter Amelia Rayno

Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague made a sudden decision to resign last week amid allegations that he sent inappropriate text messages to other university employees. On Monday, a local reporter revealed that sexual harassment has been a habit for Teague for quite some time. In a lengthy story that is worth reading in its entirety,…Read More

Minnesota AD Norwood Teague resigns after sexually harassing colleagues

University of Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague resigned on Friday morning in the wake of sexual harassment complaints that were filed by two other university employees. In a statement that he gave to KARE 11 in St. Paul, Teague admitted to sending inappropriate text messages to colleagues after having too much to drink at a…Read More

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