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  1. "Too real" sex talk connects with rookies

    Henry Abbott

    Tony Gaskins is a former college football player and current Christian motivational speaker who preaches, among other things, about the perils of pre-marital sex. He stood before a room of 60-or-so players at the NBA Rookie Transition Program on Sund...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  2. On athletes and marijuana

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Alipour writes a powerful Magazine story about pot-smoking in college football, especially at the University of Oregon, and the NBA comes up: Americans are "living in an environment where there's a greater tolerance of use, not just among the yo...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  3. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Words of wisdom, from Kermit Washington to a young college football player, LeGarrette Blount, who is suddenly, like Washington, famous for punching an opponent in the face. Washington, still known mainly for almost killing Rudy Tomjanovich with one ...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  4. The Business of College Sports

    Henry Abbott

    A few weeks ago, one of everybody's favorite sportswriters, Michael Lewis, wrote a column for The New York Times about the absurdity of not paying college football players. Just about every point he makes could apply to basketball, too. NCAA sports h...

    Blog | December 03, 2007
  5. The NCAA Still Doesn't Make Any Sense to Malcolm Gladwell

    Henry Abbott

    In his ongoing writing about the NCAA, which we have discussed before, Gladwell tells the story of an NCAA football player called Ramon McElrathbey: McElrathbey is a cornerback for the Clemson University football team. He is one of seven children. H...

    Blog | September 14, 2006
  6. Nate Robinson Archive Video

    Henry Abbott

    Your newly crowned miniature dunk champion didn't exactly come from nowhere. Here he is in grainy video from high school and college games: And playing football: There's plenty more Nate Robinson video to be had....

    Blog | February 20, 2006