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  1. CFB - NCAA cheaters can't afford to be cheap

    Pat Forde

    In a column for ESPN The Magazine, Pat Forde writes that most NCAA scandals share a common thread: The guy who gets stiffed blows the whistle.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  2. VCU laughs all the way to Houston

    Pat Forde

    SAN ANTONIO -- When players from both teams shook hands before the game that broke the bracket once and for all, Kansas big man Marcus Morris went to the intimidation playbook once too often. "You guys have had a good run," he told Virginia Common...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  3. NCAA tournament: VCU Rams laugh all the way to Houston

    Pat Forde

    Kansas might have bullied its way past Richmond, but this VCU team is unlike any other in NCAA tournament history.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  4. Big Ten title game preview

    Pat Forde

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Ohio State and Penn State co-star in the Big Ten tournament title game Sunday. The working subtitle: Nothing in Common. Ohio State has owned this event. The Buckeyes are playing in their third consecutive Big Ten championship game,...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  5. BCS National Championship Game: Tale of the tape

    Pat Forde

    Oregon and Auburn don't have much in common. Pat Forde takes a closer look in the tale of the tape.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  6. Pat Forde: Zellers and Plumlees take different paths to success

    Pat Forde

    One state. Two families. Six giants. The story of the Zellers and Plumlees is about hoops, but it's also about two small Indiana towns and the decisions that helped shape public opinion of the two families.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  7. College football rivalries might experience a reversal of fortune...

    Pat Forde

    USC-Notre Dame, Florida-Florida State, Tennessee-Kentucky and Virginia Tech-Virginia all have at least one thing in common: The rivalry has been rather one-sided in recent years. Could these see a reversal of fortune in 2010?

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2010
  8. Heisman: Oklahoma Sooners QB Sam Bradford recovering

    Pat Forde

    After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2008, Sam Bradford was the favorite to win in '09. An injury knocked his season off-course, but it helped give him a different perspective.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  9. Triple Crown horse races need new schedule

    Pat Forde

    Triple Crown tradition needs to step aside for modern day common sense: The Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont need a scheduling face-lift.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  10. Quick turnaround a Preakness story line for Big Brown

    Pat Forde

    Horses and pitchers have something in common: They just don't seem to have the stamina that they used to.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  11. USC, Tim Floyd have no excuse for turning a blind eye

    Pat Forde

    Seems the only ones surprised by the fact that O.J. Mayo received money from an agent runner were Tim Floyd and the athletic department at USC. And on the heels of the Reggie Bush debacle, USC should be crushed by the NCAA, the Pac-10 and its own administration, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2008
  12. Racing must examine itself in wake of another on-track death

    Pat Forde

    Another tragedy in another high-profile horse race. Why? And what can the sport do about it?

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  13. Recruiting date change could slow coaching carousel during bowl s...

    Pat Forde

    What does it say about coach Rich Rodriguez's commitment to the team, since he's now in Ann Arbor while his players are in the desert? What does it say about an ethically bankrupt system that makes the program architect's abandonment of his team before its biggest game perfectly understandable and increasingly common?

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2008
  14. How a common man rode to greatness

    Pat Forde

    For Calvin Borel, the journey from the country to the Derby's winner's circle was filled with strange turns and a life of hard work - circumstances that help explain the man who rode Street Sense to a historic victory.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2007
  15. Pitino, Kentucky take high road on Hall of Fame

    Pat Forde

    Kentucky invited Rick Pitino to its Hall of Fame ceremonies. Louisville's coach says he'll come. Is peace at hand?

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2005
  16. Morris making a mockery of Kentucky program

    Pat Forde

    Loyalty, discipline, respect. After the latest in the Randolph Morris debacle, it seems those ideals are slipping away from the Kentucky basketball program.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2005