Category Archives: NCAA

If Zion Williamson Was Wearing Starburys This Injury Would Have Never Happened

CNN – Nike is playing damage control after Duke basketball phenom Zion Williamson tore his sneaker in a game Wednesday evening. Nike’s (NKE) stock was down more than 1% on Thursday. Nike builds its reputation around creating premier shoes and … Continue reading

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What’s the Matter with the Kansas Plan?

The NFL overtime system is broken and it’s easy to see why. I’m not talking about two ties in two weeks, though. The fact that the league has to put its overtime rules on the screen every time a game … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Randomness

Man, this guy takes two-run losses hard. Definitely needs to be considered the next time they induct a coach into the Coaching Blow Ups Hall of Fame. And of course, the GOAT… Who else belongs in the Coaching Blow Ups … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Elam Ending?

  Yahoo Sports – When the fifth edition of The Basketball Tournament tipped off last month, more was at stake than just which team would claim the event’s winner-take-all $2 million prize. Also hanging in the balance was the fate … Continue reading

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Jay-Z Named President of Puma. I’m Not a Businessman I’m a Business, Man.

Complex – JAY-Z has joined as [Puma’s] president of basketball operations. “We’ve been working with Roc Nation for quite some time. They’ve been great partners to us for several years. We’ve done many different deals with many different ambassadors,” Adam … Continue reading

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Illinois Considers Adding D1 Hockey

Results of the feasibility study launched in June 2017 indicate that there is growing excitement among the statewide hockey community to bring Division 1 hockey to Champaign. Read more details below or visit https://t.co/MByg9VoQSl 🔶🔷 #Illinihttps://t.co/8nWgcXYhMk — Illini Athletics (@IlliniAthletics) … Continue reading

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After Yet Another NCAA Pay for Play Scandal, the NBA is Exploring Creating a League to Develop (and Pay) Young Players

ESPN – In 2005, then-NBA commissioner David Stern celebrated a victory when he successfully created an age limit — a player had to be 19 years old or one year removed from his high school class graduation to be drafted … Continue reading

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