Tagged: NCAA


The NCAA Gives In…A Little

The most important aspect of this is that the scales, long tipped against the athletes in almost every way, have been slightly tipped back.


Wednesday Writs: Schmuck v. United States

Today’s case, though, is not of great import to our daily lives, it’s just a case about some Schmuck. Literally, it is the case of Wayne T. Schmuck.

NCAA Men's

The (Ratings) Limits of Madness

There was a basketball game on last night. Some of you watched, and many others didn’t. Neither did I.

Zion Williamson

Gotta Be the Shoes, and That Might Be the Problem

I’m not sure I’ve ever seen that happen in a basketball game before. As a metaphor for college athletics and college basketball in particular, it’s amazing.

2012-13 College Football Bowl Season Preview

Last year, I posted the bowl preview I always write for a friend. Since I wrote it again this year, I figured I’d post the new version. I tried to edit for a more...

PS … U?

Alyssa Rosenberg does a good job explaining why Penn State’s accreditation might reasonably come under scrutiny in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal – a news item that had left me thoroughly puzzled....

Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right

I just wanted to chime in to follow up on a few of Will’s points – and add my own, substantially more enraged, perspective on the Penn State sanctions handed down today. My first...

College Football Bowl Season Preview

Since yesterday was Opposite Day, I didn’t really want to break up the party by posting this, so it got pushed back a day. Then I realized it might actually be Opposite Week. In...

A Legacy Tarnished

Last night, after a week of horrifying revelations, Penn State’s Board of Trustees decided to show Joe Paterno the door (along with university president Graham Spanier). If you haven’t yet, you should read E.D....

So What Do We Do About College Athletics?

 (Note: This is not a real Denard Robinson action figure, even though it should be. It was designed by the insanely-talented Jeremy of The Art. The Art. The Art! He was kind enough to let...