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  1. College basketball needed this night

    Michael Wilbon

    CHICAGO -- In its greatest fantasies perhaps the best the Final Four can hope for is to be a passable sequel. The final weekend of college basketball simply isn't getting 1, 2, 4 and 5. And its unlikely stars as big as Jabari Parker, Julius Randle an...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  2. College basketball needed a night like the Champions Classic

    Michael Wilbon

    The Champions Classic did what college basketball needed: showcased its bright stars and put the spotlight on the sport in November instead of waiting until February and March.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  3. Northwestern is in must-win territory in quest for first NCAA Tou...

    Michael Wilbon

    Northwestern alum Michael Wilbon can't bear to watch the Cats' run for history.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  4. Football kills Big East basketball tradition

    Michael Wilbon

    College basketball is essentially slinking around to the side door these days as football programs from Texas to Notre Dame to Syracuse look around with their hands out to make the best deal.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  5. The NBA draft included a high number of foreign-born players, whi...

    Michael Wilbon

    They aren't just a novelty anymore. The international players being drafted into the NBA are changing the league and raising questions about the state of our home-grown college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  6. The Chicago Bulls need seasoned veterans more than promising draf...

    Michael Wilbon

    The Chicago Bulls need seasoned veterans more than promising draft picks.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  7. NCAA tournament 2011: Connecticut Huskies laugh off fatigue, doub...

    Michael Wilbon

    Over the past 17 days, Connecticut has played eight games. But if you think fatigue will eventually be the downfall of this Kemba Walker-led bunch, you didn't see Thursday's win over San Diego State.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament 2011: Steve Fisher makes welcome return to Big Da...

    Michael Wilbon

    It's taken 12 years, but Steve Fisher has built San Diego State into a team that could make a deep run in this year's NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  9. Grant Hill, Jalen Rose have more in common than they differ

    Michael Wilbon

    Grant Hill and Jalen Rose aren't all that different. They're a lot more alike than they are dissimilar, even if they did come from different sides of the tracks.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  10. NCAA Tournament was better when it included best players

    Michael Wilbon

    The NCAA tournament might be as compelling as ever if we're judging it by the amount of drama produced. But every year we become further removed from a time when March Madness was perfect.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  11. There are still heroes in the world of sports who would make Dr. ...

    Michael Wilbon

    Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  12. Michael Wilbon presents his observations on the BCS, the NFL, the...

    Michael Wilbon

    You've listened to Michael Wilbon argue on TV for years. Now he's plying his debating skills for us, too. Here's his position paper. Read it. Learn it. Live it.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010