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  1. Virginia, the underdog favorite

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- They put Virginia in the New York Knicks' locker room. It's the cushiest space, bigger than the visitors' rooms in Madison Square Garden, lined with plush carpeting and tricked out with wooden stalls. It's meant to be a reward, an hono...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. Rick Pitino: His coaching tree

    Dana O'Neil

    Editor's Note: Three legendary college basketball coaches -- Jerry Tarkanian, Rick Pitino and Guy Lewis -- take center stage this weekend as the trio is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. We'll be devoting a day to each a...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  3. 2013 Kentucky Derby - O'Neil: All-access with Rick Pitino during ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Derby contender Goldencents gives owners, Hall of Fame trainer rare shot at a Derby victory, Dana O'Neil writes

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  4. Last Call For A Garden Party

    Dana O'Neil & Conor Nevins

    Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.

    Eticket | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  5. Isiah Thomas hire was a joke from the start

    Dana O'Neil

    And so three years after it began, the Florida International basketball stunt is over. Because that's really all this ever was -- a public relations grab. Isiah Thomas was not hired for his coaching acumen, certainly. Nor was he chosen for his dee...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  6. Larry Brown says he hasn't been contacted by SMU Mustangs

    Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown said Wednesday that he'd like to return to basketball in some form.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  7. Rick Pitino, the Garden King, reigns again

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK - Rick Pitino grew up on the East Side -- 26th Street, to be exact -- and like all boys who grew up with basketball visions dancing in their heads, Madison Square Garden was the Holy Land, the hallowed hardwoods for the gods. He watched g...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  8. The Jeremy Lin phenomenon hasn't affected this Asian-American spo...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Here's a plea from one Asian-American fan (and sports media member): Let's move past our obsession with Jeremy Lin and just let him play.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  9. Let's move past color coordination

    Chuck Mindenhall

    There are either more racists out there than we would like to admit or too many people who think they can spot a racist a mile away. On Tuesday night, Dana White lambasted Floyd Mayweather and called him a racist on Fuel TV's "UFC Tonight." Why? T...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  10. Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a 'racist' for Jeremy Lin...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White called WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a racist Tuesday night for comments the boxer made recently about New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  11. Dana O'Neil: Seton Hall Pirates take a 180 with Kevin Willard

    Dana O'Neil

    No one at Seton Hall will publicly say it, but Kevin Willard appears to be the anti-Bobby Gonzalez. And after a tumultous past year for the Pirates, that's a comforting thing.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  12. Coaches question Zeke's Knicks gig

    Eamonn Brennan

    Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski aren't the first college hoops observers to notice the massive conflict of interest at the heart of Isiah Thomas' job as a consultant with the New York Knicks. Our own Dana O'Neil tackled that last week. The calculus i...

    Blog | August 11, 2010
  13. Isiah Thomas' glaring conflict of interest

    Dana O'Neil

    Florida International coach Isiah Thomas was hired Friday as a part-time consultant for the New York Knicks. His job description, in part, includes assisting the "team's senior management in various capacities, including player recruitment." A...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  14. In Case You Missed It: The Day In Sports

    Ric Fogel for ESPN.com Lesnar Forces Carwin to Tap The battle of big heavyweights was everything it was billed to be. Interim champion Shane Carwin landed a huge left hook in the 1st round that dropped Brock Lesnar to the ground but couldn't fini...

    Blog | July 04, 2010
  15. Coaching trees of Jim Calhoun, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Mike Mo...

    Dana O'Neil

    Coaching trees of Jim Calhoun, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Mike Montgomery, Rick Pitino, Gary Williams.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2010