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  1. About Last Night: Saints Too Much for Falcons

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy really thinking about Michael Jordan's trademark celebration; he was just sticking his tongue out, right? How did he make that cool? That's kinda just gross, yes? Yeah, anyway, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: ...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  2. The Hardcourt Shuffle: Fall of the House of Hoosier and Other Tho...

    Shane Ryan

    The End of the Great Hoosier Debate Trying to guess the legitimacy of the Indiana Hoosiers has been a season-long brain teaser, and I've consistently taken the "overrated" side of the debate. Every time it looked like I might be right, as with the n...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Ivy Leaguers Finally Make Something of Themselv...

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were the one guy in the office who was actually working yesterday, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Break up the Crimson! Harvard mounted the biggest upset of the first day of the NCAA tournament, beating New Mexico, 68-...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  4. The Second Act of Akron Coach Keith Dambrot

    Michael Weinreb

    The first time I spoke to the current head coach of the Akron Zips, he told me, "I'm never coaching Division I basketball again." This was in 2000, and Keith Dambrot was coaching a local high school team after years of not being able to find a basket...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  5. The Hardcourt Shuffle: The Weekend's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Confession time: I have a bad relationship with GIFs. I'm 100 percent alone on this one, I know, especially among young Internet sports types. But to me, GIFs are like "Harlem Shake" videos — hilarious visual gag at first, until you become so i...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  6. Shaka Smart, Brad Stevens, Butler, and VCU

    Shane Ryan

    Shaka Smart, Brad Stevens, and the promise of Butler and VCU basketball in a wide-open year.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  7. The Hardcourt Shuffle: The Weekend's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Today is the first of March, and so I wish you a Happy March Day. March Day is the lesser-known cousin of May Day, which is a pagan holiday celebrated on May 1. But March Day is far more important because it means we're getting close to the most esse...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  8. The Hardcourt Shuffle: Villanova & La Salle Go Giant-Killing,...

    Shane Ryan

    One of the unfortunate realities of sportswriting is that you're often compelled to make bold predictions, only to suffer all the indignities that follow. Only a true masochist makes predictions, because when you're wrong — and you're always go...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  9. Indiana's Late-Game Go-To Play

    Sebastian Pruiti

    With three minutes left in Saturday's second-round game against VCU, Indiana was trailing by five points. The Hoosiers were struggling to get Cody Zeller, one of their best offensive weapons, any touches, and he seemingly disappeared for minutes at a...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  10. About Last Night: A Minor Dose of Madness

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. Syracuse got a huge scare from 16-seed UNC-Asheville in the NCAA tournament on Thursday. The Orange only escaped with a 72-65 win after receiving several ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  11. Remember How You Liked VCU?

    Sarah Larimer

    VCU! In on them, right? Maybe? At least you probably were last year, when the 11th-seeded Rams toppled NCAA powerhouse Kansas to advance to the Final Four. (They would later lose to the Butler Bulldogs, whom we all liked too, remember?) Anyway, here'...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  12. Let's All Learn Some Things About Wichita State

    Sarah Larimer

    "Where is this Wichita State?" I bet you are not actually asking yourself, because clearly it is in Wichita. (Kansas.) (Not, like, the state of Wichita.) (That is not a state.) (Come on, guys.) Well, if you are really asking, that's OK! For the answe...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  13. NCAA Tournament Predictions: Buzzcuts Edition

    Mark Titus

    We asked Mark Titus for five predictions before Thursday's March Madness games. Here's what he had to say about tonight's matchups ... Half of last year's Final Four will lose This year, the most popular 12-over-5 pick seems to be VCU over Wic...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  14. Mid-Major Primer: The VCU Rams

    Shane Ryan

    Before we begin, can we take a moment to recognize the greatness of last night's championship games? You had Saint Mary's sneaking by the Zags in what's become the best rivalry in the west, Loyola taking down Fairfield in a fourth-wheel type game tha...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  15. About Last Night: Payton Still a Saint

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. According to sources, Saints owner Tom Benson is backing head coach Sean Payton despite accusations that he maintained a bounty program to injure opponent...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  16. Mid-Major Alert: Gael Force Winds From Iona

    Jonathan Givony

    Every year a Cinderella team emerges in March and takes America by storm. Look at VCU, Butler, George Mason, Davidson, Northern Iowa, just to name a few. If you're looking for this season's Cinderella Westchester County might be a good place to st...

    Blog | January 06, 2012