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  1. Afternoon links: Adreian Payne, Superman

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading ... (And as alweays, submit links via Twitter. Jason King chronicles the friendship Adreian Payne formed with Lacey Holsworth, an eight-year old Michigan State fan fighting for her life. It's a sincere and beautiful bond between ...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  2. NCAA negotiating its own survival?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Hey, everyone! You know what we can all agree on? I do! We can all agree that the NCAA is bad. Bad, bad, bad. How bad is up to you, of course. The gamut typically runs anywhere from "outdated and slightly silly product of 19th-century noblesse oblige...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  3. MSU, UConn organize another major event

    Eamonn Brennan

    The dead-November era in college basketball is officially over. Last year gave us the Champions Classic (a four-team rotating tournament featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State) and the season-opening Carrier Classic (the aircraft carrier...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  4. Change the Game: Watching the watchmen

    Eamonn Brennan

    Partially inspired by TrueHoop's excellent HoopIdea series, College Basketball Nation humbly presents Change the Game, a weekly discussion on the game we love and the ways it could be made better. And nothing is off the table. Look for CtG every ...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  5. Gaels' Rob Jones spurns Minnesota Vikings

    Eamonn Brennan

    How athletic is former Saint Mary's forward Rob Jones? At least one NFL franchise would have loved to find out. On Monday, Jones's agent told CSNBayArea.com the Minnesota Vikings extended an offer to the former Gaels standout to try out at the tea...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  6. Q&A: NCAA president Mark Emmert

    Eamonn Brennan

    ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan spoke with NCAA president Mark Emmert in Phoenix last week about a wide range of topics, including compensating student-athletes and the APR appeals process. It seems like this, and other stuff you've done -- I know you ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  7. Plenty to be excited about as college basketball begins again wit...

    Eamonn Brennan

    With the NBA locked out and the stars aligning in college basketball, Eamonn Brennan is giddy with anticipation of what could end up being a stellar season for the sport.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  8. Former Zag picks Baylor for football

    Eamonn Brennan

    This month, Gonzaga announced that guard Demetri Goodson had made a rather radical decision: After three years of hoops, Goodson would leave Spokane, likely return to Texas, and pursue a football career left dormant since his sophomore year of high s...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  9. More details on replay, please

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last night, Diamond hit you up with the deets (that's right, I got all the hip lingo) on the NCAA's biggest proposed college hoops rules changes of 2011. The first and undoubtedly most important is the proposal to finally paint a charge circle under ...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  10. Barnes' decision hints at larger shift

    Eamonn Brennan

    Monday, April 18 greeted you with some rather exciting news -- and no, not just that Kanye West's amazing 98-minute Coachella performance was easily searchable and viewable on these here Interwebs, meaning it was OK for you to close the YouTube strea...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  11. Shoold minority interviews be mandated?

    Eamonn Brennan

    College football has the money. College football has the ratings. College football has the power to realign conferences into potentially unrecognizable monsters. College football pretty much runs the show. There is one area in which college basket...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  12. Big Ten delays while Big East hires

    Eamonn Brennan

    Those of us hoping Jim Delaney's Wednesday news conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., would shed some light on the Big Ten's expansion process will just have to wait. Not so much. As Delaney said, there were no "announcements" or "notifications" at han...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  13. Oh, hello there

    Eamonn Brennan

    Do we have your undivided attention now? Last night's Saints Super Bowl win was a major cultural moment. Why? Because of that Google ad, which managed to warm my heart with the power of the Internet? Because of every other man-focused advertisemen...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  14. Who likes college basketball?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Apparently not that many of you. That's the premise of this column by Clay Travis at FanHouse, wherein he discusses and bemoans the relatively short nature of the college basketball season and the way other sports have managed to knock it off the ...

    Blog | January 13, 2010