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NCAA madness continues long after March

NCAA madness continues long after March

Apr. 9 |   March Madness 2014, basketball edition, is over, but the real madness in college sports is still disgracefully alive. Dr. Richard Lapchick’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport annual NCAA tournament graduation rate study, released...

Whistleblower persecuted for exposing  UNC academic scandal

Whistleblower persecuted for exposing UNC academic scandal

Mar. 26 | While people’s busted tournament brackets dominate this year’s March Madness hoops chat rooms, once again little or nothing has been said about that proverbial 2,000-pound elephant in the room — the continued hypocrisy of college sports. The...

Lynx players, coaches, fans reflect on championship run

Lynx players, coaches, fans reflect on championship run

Oct. 14 |                   Monday’s Minnesota Lynx championship celebration looked more like a bon voyage send-off, especially given that every player soon will leave for off-season overseas jobs. The 2013 WNBA Champion...

HBCU Tennessee State plays Gophers here this week

HBCU Tennessee State plays Gophers here this week

Nov. 14 | Cupcakes — this is the insulting term local media often uses to undervalue, underestimate and margainize the Gophers men’s basketball non-conference opponents each season. Former coach Clem Haskins hated such annual references to his early-season...

With Coach Kelsey, now four Black female coaches in the Big Ten

With Coach Kelsey, now four Black female coaches in the Big Ten

Feb. 8 | By Charles Hallman Bobbie Kelsey Photo by Sophia Hantzes Staff Writer If Bobbie Kelsey has her way, her Final Four consecutive appearance streak will stay intact. Her last four seasons she has sat on the Stanford bench as an assistant coach...

Analysts speculate on season’s outlook for college women

Analysts speculate on season’s outlook for college women

Nov. 23 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN Analysts Carolyn Peck and Kara Lawson recently discussed this season’s women’s college basketball storylines. Here are some of their observations: 1) A breakout year for Britney Griner: “I...
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