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  1. Texas A&M Aggies' expected departure brings us back to the brink

    Pat Forde

    Texas A&M's expected departure from the Big 12 to the SEC could bring us back to where we were just 14 months ago: on the brink of complete chaos.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  2. Collective accountability key to NCAA's agent issue

    Pat Forde

    College sports saw the collision coming but didn't slow down. Recent NCAA moves have altered the course, but a collective accountability by multiple parties is needed to melt the agent iceberg.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  3. Fanfare for the goodbye to Freedom Hall

    Pat Forde

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The traffic jam was forming outside Freedom Hall three hours prior to tipoff. Tailgaters were out in the parking lot. Football atmosphere? Yes. But this is basketball. The last basketball game in historic Freedom Hall for the Lo...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  4. A Friday night for the ages

    Pat Forde

    Friday night usually only matters twice a year in college basketball: 1) The first weekend of the season, when schools are generally trying to avoid Saturday conflicts with football. 2) The postseason, when conference and NCAA tournament games ...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  5. Future uncertain for USC Trojans football, basketball

    Pat Forde

    Pete Carroll's resignation is just the latest turn in a downward spiral for USC's athletics program. Do the Trojans have the right man to clean up the mess?

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2010
  6. Kansas Jayhawks and Villanova Wildcats are teams to watch for in ...

    Pat Forde

    With plenty of star power returning to college basketball, Pat Forde is already looking forward to the 2009-10 season. What teams garner elite status? Which fall just a notch below?

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  7. Final Four: Big Ten getting blown out in title game … shocke...

    Pat Forde

    DETROIT -- The Big Ten tradition continues. Tradition of being bum-rushed out of a national championship, that is. Michigan State is following the beatdown trail blazed by Ohio State in football and basketball -- two lopsided losses in the BCS Cham...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  8. 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
  9. Gardner-Webb matches nearby App State for upset supremacy

    Pat Forde

    App State stunned the football world by toppling Michigan. Gardner-Webb has matched that feat by stunning Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Meet the newest shockers, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2007
  10. After some down years, SEC is back on top

    Pat Forde

    In a football conference, SEC basketball has five Top 25 teams, maybe a dozen future NBA players. No wonder the swagger is back.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2006
  11. National title can't buy love for coaches

    Pat Forde

    Used to be, a national title was the ultimate employment security blanket -- a veritable lifetime contract extension. These days, it might not even buy you a decade.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2006
  12. Will a national title help shed football-first rep?

    Pat Forde

    Is Florida 40 minutes away from being able to call itself a basketball school? Pat Forde looks at how far the Gators have come.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2006
  13. Hooping it up at old Football U.

    Pat Forde

    On New Year's Day, keep an eye out for school colors you'll see often again in March.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2002