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 ...
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.
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.
Could the history-setting Connecticut women's basketball team beat the 345th-ranked Centenary men's team?
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.
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!
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.
Sports are great. But here are 50 things that, even without, would make it better.
Bigger is better in the NCAAs, which means the Final Four sets up to be about as good as it gets.
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?
Missouri's Matt Lawrence, the son of our guy's college friend, is the kind of player worth rooting for.
WBC, Cutler, the tourney, Manny and more: A wild weekend makes a mind wander.
Have a mad crush on the NCAA tournament? So does Gene, who gives us 33 reasons why.
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.
The record was Indiana's worst in 93 years. But the '08-09 Hoosiers deserve a hearty handshake for sticking it out.
Leaving Notre Dame for Duke? Is new Blue Devils athletic director Kevin White nuts? Not as much as it might seem.