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  1. Doug McDermott should be a superstar

    Myron Medcalf

    I'd like to turn Doug McDermott into a superstar. The kind of character that college basketball fans fall in love with each season. The type of young man who gets shout-outs from rap stars on Twitter. A player whom the cameras always monitor becau...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  2. Butler, Creighton, Xavier make NYC debuts

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- The new Big East officially launched on July 1, but Wednesday felt like the first day of a new era. The conference held its preseason basketball media day in Manhattan, just as in the days of old. But a new location was chosen: Chelsea...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  3. Impressions: Big East media day

    Myron Medcalf

    NEW YORK CITY -- Val Ackerman believes the Big East is still the Big East. In her opening address during the league's media day event at Chelsea Piers on Wednesday, the Big East commissioner told reporters that she expects the conference to posses...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  4. You Gotta See This: Big East

    Eamonn Brennan

    It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know? Each day for the next month, we'll highlight the most important, interesting or just plai...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  5. Top 10 Tuesday: Under-the-radar storylines

    Jason King

    Brad Stevens left Butler for the Boston Celtics, P.J. Hairston's future is in jeopardy at North Carolina and the ACC is bigger and better than ever thanks to the addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame. Those topics have been discussed ad ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: Coach K and retirement

    Andy Katz

    1. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said that he thought about retirement a little bit a year ago after winning Olympic gold in London, according to reports from the Las Vegas USA Basketball minicamp. But those thoughts of leaving Duke and not coaching the...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  7. Bracket reveal: Old Spice Classic

    Eamonn Brennan

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET, we'll unveil the final six: Charleston, 2K Sports, Diamond Head, CBE, Wooden and Maui. A thread of previews a...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: Good news for Butler's Miller

    Andy Katz

    1. New Butler coach Brandon Miller couldn't have had the summer lay out better for him with the decision by assistants Michael Lewis and Terry Johnson to stay on the Bulldogs staff. It's unclear if either had a shot to go with former coach Brad Steve...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. Brandon Miller deserves a fresh slate

    Myron Medcalf

    It's never easy to follow a prodigy. Just ask every jazz artist who succeeded Miles Davis, John Coltrane or Thelonious Monk. Survey the handful of rappers who tried to fill the gaps left by Biggie Smalls and Tupac in the late 1990s, one of the wor...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  10. Stevens-to-Celtics a win for all but Butler

    Eamonn Brennan

    Is your jaw still affixed to the floor? Are you still processing the news? That's OK. We all are. As overused as the term "shock" may be, it is the only acceptable, human reaction to Wednesday evening's news -- released on the eve of a national ho...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  11. Val Ackerman named new Big East commissioner

    Andy Katz

    The new Big East has hired former WNBA commissioner Val Ackerman as its first commissioner.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  12. Path to the Draft: No. 2 Georgetown

    Myron Medcalf

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  13. Sources: Val Ackerman emerges as front-runner for Big East commis...

    Andy Katz

    Former WNBA president Val Ackerman has emerged as the front-runner for the new Big East commissioner's job, multiple league and industry sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  14. Ex-NCAA stars shatter myths in NBA

    Myron Medcalf

    Youth has reigned in the one-and-done era. Tim Duncan and other former collegiate veterans were praised as mature prospects when they turned pro nearly 20 years ago. In the 2012 NBA draft, however, five of the first 10 picks were selected follo...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  15. 2013 Final Four - Louisville coach Rick Pitino still has his fire...

    Dana O'Neil

    Louisville coach Rick Pitino is as fiery and competitive as ever, but the passing of time has humbled him, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  16. About Last Night: Somehow, the Celtics Keep Winning

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out fighting off the pre-Valentine's Day crowds at your local florist, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls, 71-69, at home in a low-scoring matchup of traditional Eastern Conf...

    Blog | February 14, 2013