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  1. Our nominations for genius grants from the world of sports

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The MacArthur Foundation awarded its "Genius Grants" again last month. And again, sports got the shaft. How could they overlook the brilliance in our world? Our nominations include ...

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2011
  2. Then-and-now hypocrisy of Big East-to-ACC defections

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The soon-to-be ex-Big East schools (Syracuse, Pitt, maybe UConn) were singing a different tune when other schools left for the ACC eight years ago.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  3. Blow up the NCAA; it can't keep up with cheaters

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Something decisive and revolutionary needs to be done. The barbarians are at the gate and the NCAA is fighting them off with cocktail swizzle sticks.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  4. Could UConn women beat Centenary men in basketball?

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Could the history-setting Connecticut women's basketball team beat the 345th-ranked Centenary men's team?

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2010
  5. NCAA has lost its way and needs a major overhaul

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The NCAA is well-meaning. But it's time for a change as the once lean and mean organization has become a bloated bureaucracy, Gene Wojciechowski writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2010
  6. Expanding the NCAA men's basketball tournament to 96 teams might ...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Thirty-two teams? Too light. Ninety-six teams? Waaaaaay too heavy. Let's keep the NCAA tournament at a not-too-heavy, not-too-light, just-right 64. Down with expansion!

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  7. Gene Wojciechowski: Rupp Arena crowd not all that hostile to Rick...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Sure, Rick Pitino was showered with boos upon his entrance to Rupp Arena on Saturday. But considering the offseason he had, it wasn't all that ugly. The game? Well, that was a different story.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2010
  8. Gene Wojciechowski's 50 things we can do without in sports

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Sports are great. But here are 50 things that, even without, would make it better.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  9. Wojciechowski: NCAA tournament is Motown's Superpower Summit

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Bigger is better in the NCAAs, which means the Final Four sets up to be about as good as it gets.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2009
  10. Gene Wojciechowski: Could this be Calhoun's swan song?

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Jim Calhoun has already won two national championships and might be on his way to a third. With an impending investigation into alleged recruiting violations, could this be the Connecticut coach's swan song?

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  11. Gene Wojciechowski: Looking out for Missouri's Matt Lawrence

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Missouri's Matt Lawrence, the son of our guy's college friend, is the kind of player worth rooting for.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  12. Gene Wojciechowski: What's on my mind after a wild weekend

    Gene Wojciechowski

    WBC, Cutler, the tourney, Manny and more: A wild weekend makes a mind wander.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2009
  13. NCAA tournament: Wojciechowski -- I love you, tourney

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Have a mad crush on the NCAA tournament? So does Gene, who gives us 33 reasons why.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  14. Wojciechowski: What if these sports stars had a do-over?

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Ever want a second chance? Here's how Cutler, Calhoun, Paris and the NCAA men's selection committee might want to take advantage of one.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2009
  15. Gene Wojciechowski: Indiana's season over the brink

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The record was Indiana's worst in 93 years. But the '08-09 Hoosiers deserve a hearty handshake for sticking it out.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  16. Leaving Notre Dame was inevitable for neutered White

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Leaving Notre Dame for Duke? Is new Blue Devils athletic director Kevin White nuts? Not as much as it might seem.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2008