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  1. Can Mudiay find sweet spot overseas?

    Eamonn Brennan

    The New York Times headline could hardly have been more dramatic were it written in 1942 atop Ernie Pyle's byline. It read, "Brandon Jennings Sends Home a Warning from Europe." It sounded dire. "I've gotten paid on time once this year," Brandon Je...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Jim Boeheim has Carmelo Anthony's back

    Eamonn Brennan

    New York Knicks forward and perennial NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony is one of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim's former players, and like most good coaches, Boeheim is loyal to his guys. But Anthony is obviously much more than that. He's the player chiefly ...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  3. Lance Thomas jewelry case turns up zilch

    Eamonn Brennan

    This is what happens when the NCAA can't force anyone to talk about an enforcement case: The case withers on the vine until its slow, quiet death. And so ends the saga of Lance Thomas. In September of 2012, New York-based jeweler Rafaello & Co...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  4. Does the regular season matter? Of course

    Eamonn Brennan

    For the past 10 years, college basketball fans and college basketball businesspeople have been talking about how to "fix" the sport's regular season. When the New York Times published a story ("A Five Month Season Boils Down to One") in December, the...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  5. Duke tops magazine's program rankings

    Eamonn Brennan

    Every five years since 1997, the Basketball Times' Jack Styczynski compiles and publishes an analytical ranking of the best basketball programs in the country. His formula, as he explained it in the New York Times college sports blog Wednesday (we'll...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  6. After hellish year, Kevin Parrom still fights

    Eamonn Brennan

    A year ago today, Arizona forward Kevin Parrom was back home in New York City for the saddest of reasons: His mother, Lisa Williams, was losing her battle with cancer, and she had asked her son to come home to say goodbye. After spending the day besi...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  7. Harvard academic scandal indicts athletics?

    Eamonn Brennan

    That seems to be the thesis of a story in Wednesday's New York Times, headlined "Cheating Scandal Dulls Pride in Athletics at Harvard." It begins with the story of the Harvard hoops team's recent success -- in March, Harvard won its the first Ivy Lea...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  8. Lance Thomas jeweler not talking to NCAA

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, when news that Rafaello & Co., a high-end New York-based jeweler, was suing former Duke forward Lance Thomas for an alleged $67,800 in unpaid debt Thomas reportedly used to buy "a black diamond necklace, diamond-encrusted watch, diamon...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  9. Harvard academic scandal haunts hoops

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Aug. 30, the New York Times reported word of a wide-ranging academic scandal at arguably the country's most highly respected institution of higher learning: Harvard University. The number of students implicated (up to 125) was intriguing, and I su...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  10. Police charge man in Parrom shooting

    Eamonn Brennan

    Before today, we knew a few things about the gunshot wound Arizona forward Kevin Parrom suffered in New York last week. We knew Parrom was shaken up and obviously injured but otherwise unharmed. We knew he was heading back to Tucson to begin the long...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  11. Kevin Parrom chuckles at shooting incident

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Sunday, Arizona confirmed that forward Kevin Parrom had been the victim of a shooting in New York City. As Diamond wrote on Sunday night, Parrom was wounded, and the incident seemed terrifying: A New York Police Department officer said the shooti...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  12. What do losses mean for St. John's?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Thursday's biggest college hoops news came from New York City, where three members of Steve Lavin's highly touted 2011 St. John's recruiting class were declared ineligible for the fall semester by the NCAA. The three players -- forwards Amir Garrett,...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  13. Josh Harrellson stops drunk driver

    Eamonn Brennan

    Technically, this is an NBA story, because Josh Harrellson is (improbably and awesomely) now technically a member of the New York Knicks. But the NBA lockout continues to drag on, and we college hoops fans have a special appreciation for the man they...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. Gonzalez: Pirates' season 'unacceptable'

    Eamonn Brennan

    The last time we checked in with former Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez, the coach -- who was fired last spring after an unflattering profile in The New York Times and blowups with Seton Hall athletics and administrative officials -- was defiantly lo...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  15. When Isaiah Thomas met Isiah Thomas

    Eamonn Brennan

    That's right. Isaiah Thomas, the Washington guard who's quietly making a case for Pac-10 (and even national) player of the year honors, was named after the former Pistons guard, current FIU head coach, and formerly disastrous New York Knicks general ...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  16. New York basketball on the decline?

    Eamonn Brennan

    That's the thesis of this Associated Press story from a couple days back, and it's hard to argue with the numbers. To wit: Yet when the nation's best high school players gathered last summer for the Elite 24 game, no New Yorkers were on the court. W...

    Blog | November 30, 2010