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  1. Links around the rink: Apr. 30

    Tim Kavanagh

    It's the final day of April, and the final day of playoff existence for three NHL teams. So while the hockey-loving world attempts to affix multiple TVs within one viewable area, let's hit the key links around those games and elsewhere: • ES...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  2. Links from around the rink: Apr. 13

    Tim Kavanagh

    As the end of the regular season approaches on Sunday night, 16 of 30 teams are preparing for the playoffs while the remaining 14 are trying to figure out where things went wrong. There will be the customary player movement this offseason, but well b...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Links from around the rink: Apr. 6

    Tim Kavanagh

    It's a battle of attrition for some NHL teams as the playoffs near. We know well how banged up some of the top contenders -- including the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche and Pittsburgh Penguins -- have been as of late, but it's a problem for ...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  4. Kevin Garnett's next game

    Nick Borges

    Kevin Garnett has missed 16 consecutive games due to back spasms. According to, Garnett is hoping to return to the lineup between Apr. 5-9. During that time the Nets play the Pistons, Heat and Magic. Mason Plumlee has started at ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  5. Why Nerlens Noel won't play

    Nick Borges

    Nerlens Noel is looking to play at some point before the conclusion of the 2013-14 regular season and is hoping it can come on Apr. 4 in Boston. The Philadelphia 76ers have maintained Noel will likely not play until 2014-15 and head coach Brett Brown...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  6. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Toledo Rockets

    Jeff Haley

    Jeff Haley previews the 2013-14 season for the Toledo Rockets. An experienced Rockets team should be able to compete for a MAC title, but they need to improve their defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  7. Sean Dowling taking official visit to Oklahoma Sooners

    Bob Przybylo

    UCLA offensive tackle commit Sean Dowling is visiting Oklahoma this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  8. The case for getting rid of APR

    Jay Bilas

    I believe in high standards, and I believe in a high bar in the pursuit of excellence in any endeavor. I believe in those principles with specific regard to the pursuit of excellence in education. I think most reasonable people would share that view....

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  9. Why the NCAA needs to get rid of the APR - NCB

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas argues his case for why the NCAA needs to get rid of the APR, and why individual institutions should be left to set and enforce their own standards.

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  10. Ideas on how NCAA should approach transfer rule - NCB

    Doug Gottlieb

    Doug Gottlieb gives his suggestions for how the NCAA should handle its transfer policies.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  11. Marshall picks up first commit from Ohio OL

    Jared Shanker

    Marshall picked up its first commitment of the 2013 class over the last week shortly after center Cody Collins (Trotwood, Ohio/Trotwood-Madison) visited. Collins visited Marshall on Apr. 4 and said he knew it was the right place for him. "I wen...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  12. NCAA's cosmetic APR changes miss point

    Jay Bilas

    The NCAA is well-intentioned but is missing the mark by approving a higher APR standard and harsher penalties. The APR is a flawed measure that is not about education, but rather perception. And the perception the NCAA wants is that it is in the busi...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  13. Jay Bilas - NCAA's APR alterations merely a cosmetic band-aid

    Jay Bilas

    The NCAA is moving toward higher graduation and GPA standards for athletes, coupled with stiffer penalties for schools that can't measure up. Jay Bilas believes the changes will do more to help the NCAA's image than aid the education of athletes.

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  14. Rules changes not fair to recruits

    Dave Hooker

    My take on some recent college football news that will affect recruiting: 1. The NCAA's stance of banning schools that don't satisfy a minimal APR rating from postseason events I believe student-athletes should truly be student-athletes, so you'll ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  15. ESPN The Magazine - A lot of pro jocks claim they kicked their hi...

    Eddie Matz, with additional reporting by Chris Broussard and Molly Knight

    After Gilbertgate, you would think that players in the NBA and other pro leagues no longer gamble on card games or other trivial pursuits while off the court. You'd be wrong.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2010
  16. Niners' draft pick could sit out season

    Adam Schefter

    At this time -- and that's an important distinction -- there is every expectation that former Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree will not sign with the San Francisco 49ers and instead will sit out this season and re-enter the draft in Apr...

    Blog | September 13, 2009