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  1. Commissioner Jim Delany says Big Ten unlikely to add Friday night...

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said Thursday that the league is not looking to schedule more Friday football games, except on Thanksgiving and Labor Day weekends.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
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  3. Outside The Lines -- Northwestern Wildcats football players tryin...

    Tom Farrey

    For the first time in the history of college sports, athletes are asking to be represented by a labor union, taking formal steps on Tuesday to begin the process of being recognized as employees.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  4. Recruiting: Cunningham gaining interest

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin may be biased, but he believes senior forward Josh Cunningham is going to do big things in the future. "Josh is going to be a NBA player," Irvin said on Friday. "There's three guys that stick out -- Jahlil Okafor, Clif...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  5. Collins adds James to N'western staff

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern coach Chris Collins named his former high school coach Brian James to his coaching staff as an assistant on Thursday. James coached Collins at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Ill. James spent the last three seasons as an a...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: No hurry on NBA decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. The NCAA's random date of April 16 to declare for the NBA draft isn't pressuring a number of players into making quick decisions. Coaches are now savvy to the date as being meaningless. That's why Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk may wait to decide until th...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  7. 3-point shot: Misinformed draft decisions

    Andy Katz

    1. Anthony Bennett's decision to leave for the NBA was expected. The UNLV freshman forward will contend for a top five position in the draft. But Bennett is not the norm in this season's class of possible draft picks. A number of players are making d...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  8. 3-point shot: Let staff know before public

    Andy Katz

    1. Tubby Smith and his staff had no idea they were about to be fired Monday morning as they sat in a staff meeting at 10 a.m. going over recruiting, offseason workout plans and evaluations of the Gophers' loss to Florida the previous day. Members of ...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  9. Top 10: Coaches feeling pressure to win

    Myron Medcalf

    College basketball is a multibillion-dollar sport. With so much money at stake -- along with the prestige and exposure that comes with consistent success -- there's always pressure on coaches to win. The following list doesn't necessarily include ...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  10. NU's Crawford focuses on game, next level

    Scott Powers

    Northwestern senior guard Drew Crawford attempted to balance an internship and working on his game during the summer of 2011. Crawford produced a career-high 16.1 points per contest, which ranked sixth in the Big Ten, last season, but now looking ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  11. Hornets sign 'Juice' for summer league

    Scott Powers

    Former Northwestern point guard Michael "Juice" Thompson has signed on to play with the New Orleans Hornets in the NBA summer league in Las Vegas. Thompson, a Chicago native, was a four-year starter at Northwestern and graduated in 2011. He played...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  12. Shurna to play for Hawks in summer league

    Former Northwestern Wildcats forward John Shurna has signed to play with the Atlanta Hawks in the upcoming Las Vegas NBA summer league. Shurna, who is Northwestern's all-time leading scorer, was not selected in last week's NBA draft. He met with t...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  13. Big Ten again rife with contenders

    Eamonn Brennan

    This morning, my man Myron Medcalf honed in on the Indiana Hoosiers. He spoke with coach Tom Crean about Cody Zeller's similarities to Andrew Luck -- which go deeper than "they're both really good" -- and the massive preseason expectations the Hoosie...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  14. Top 100: Hits, misses of Illinois, DePaul

    Scott Powers

    The struggles of DePaul and Illinois in recent years have been largely blamed on their in-state recruiting. While both programs have attracted some Illinois players, they've struggled to sway the most significant ones and in some cases failed to proj...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  15. Northwestern Twitter flap sparks backlash

    Adam Rittenberg

    This might shock some of you, but head football coaches don't always do their own tweeting. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald usually controls the content on his Twitter account, but his director of football operations, Cody Cejda, also posts from tim...

    Blog | February 14, 2012
  16. No NBA could be good for college hoops

    Scott Powers

    Chicago State coach Tracy Dildy doesn't want the NBA lockout to last forever, but he wouldn't mind the sides taking a few more months to resolve their issues. Growing up in Chicago, Dildy knows where the NBA and college basketball exist in the pec...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  17. Opposing coaches break down the 50 players on the Wooden Award wa...

    Andy Katz

    We asked rival coaches to assess each of the 50 players on the Wooden Award's preseason watch list.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2011