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  1. Jackson - There's more to March than brackets

    Scoop Jackson

    Filling out brackets is cool until the Madness overrides the purity of the best tournament in sports, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  2. Jackson - Creighton's Doug McDermott worthy of a top draft pick

    Scoop Jackson

    Creighton star Doug McDermott fits the prototype of a player who can set the foundation for a franchise. It's too bad most GMs won't see that potential, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  3. Basketball players holding guns detracts from Duke's image

    Scoop Jackson

    The Duke basketball team went on a trip to designed to elevate the athletes and the school. Instead, one photo thoughtlessly depressed the school's image, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  4. Pay for play isn't the answer for college athletics

    Scoop Jackson

    We need to realize universities and colleges are businesses and that there will never be true parity for student athletes even if we pay them to play, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  5. The legend of playground basketball shrinks

    Scoop Jackson

    The passing of the great Alimoe (aka: "The Black Widow") in late February marked the beginning of the end of what was always believed to be an infinite era of basketball. The playground legend has been pushed aside.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  6. Michigan guards Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke make Wolverines the ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Guards make Michigan the favorite of the 16 teams left in the NCAA tournament. Tim Hardaway Jr. and Trey Burke are the new Dereck Whittenburg and Sidney Lowe, maybe better.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  7. John Groce of Illinois knows how Bruce Weber after second-half fa...

    Scoop Jackson

    Illinois' second-half fade looks eerily reminiscent to last season's collapse.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  8. Big Ten basketball could have historic year

    Scoop Jackson

    This is not the Big Ten we've been used to seeing of late. This is now the place where the players play every day all day. The new B.I.G. 10: The NCAA basketball version of the football in the SEC.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  9. How quickly can Anthony Davis reach NBA stardom?

    Scoop Jackson

    Anthony Davis has gone from unknown to the center of the basketball world. Can he repeat that meteoric two-year ascent in the NBA?

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  10. Chicago is the basketball capital of the world

    Scoop Jackson

    Chicago has become the basketball capital of the world.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  11. Penn State sexual abuse scandal puts faith in all college sports ...

    Scoop Jackson

    College sports keeps throwing up signs that ought to stop us from believing in their virtue, and we keep running right through them. How much longer 'til we reach a tipping point?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  12. Luke Walton's smart Memphis choice -- Explore future in coaching

    Scoop Jackson

    In this epidemic of NBA players doing obscure, unnecessary jobs to avoid being stuck in million-dollar homes, Luke Walton went a direction other players weren't conscientious enough to go.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  13. The NBA fined the New Jersey Nets $50,000 even though Jay-Z went ...

    Scoop Jackson

    Was that a hip-hop icon or a part-owner of the Nets who went into the Kentucky locker room during the NCAA tournament? Was it Jay-Z or Shawn Carter? Can they co-exist in the NBA?

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  14. The University of Colorado was snubbed by the NCAA Tournament's s...

    Scoop Jackson

    Selection Sunday was the start of March Sadness for the University of Colorado. But by moving past the NCAA snub in a hurry, the Buffs turned their NIT experience into a positive.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  15. More on the Grant Hill-Jalen Rose debate staff

    Chris Broussard and Skip Bayless discuss Grant Hill's response to Jalen Rose's comments. For Michael Wilbon's take on this subject, click here. The viewpoints of Jemele Hill, Gene Wojciechowski, Scoop Jackson, Adena Andrews and LZ Granderson can be r...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  16. Ohio State freshman Jared Sullinger has a strong family tradition...

    Scoop Jackson

    The Buckeyes' Jared Sullinger has a strong family tradition, not to mention the template from another Ohio fast-track phenom, to look to for guidance through a very bright future.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2011