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Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Jan. 16 |   Apparently based on recent events, two suggested prerequisite courses for all college studentathletes at all three NCAA division schools should be, first, an English class on the true meaning of the word “no,” and second a class on “making...

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Penn State women’s basketball team the top seed in tourney

Feb. 29 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Penn State will be the top overall seed in this week’s Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis. The four-day conference tournament starts Thursday. It is the school’s sixth Big...

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

2012 NCAA changes for women’s and men’s basketball

Dec. 28 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer Among the items to be discussed at the NCAA Convention in January is a proposal to help grow women’s college basketball. The Division I Women’s Basketball Committee has been gathering information from conferences...

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Ex-Lynx All-Star one of few Black female head coaches

Dec. 21 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Not counting HBCUs, there might be 20 Black women head coaches today in collegiate basketball among over 300 NCAA schools. “It’s tough,” admits Tonya Edwards. “I think as...

Abuse cover-ups  jeopardize public’s trust

Abuse cover-ups jeopardize public’s trust

Dec. 7 |     PHOENIX — So much is going on in sports, and it’s happening so fast, and it’s both good and bad. This column will focus on the bad. Leading the bad is the revolting shock waves upon learning of Penn State and the massive sex abuse...

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Nov. 30 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A seven-game review of Minnesota women’s basketball at this point of the season yields the following three points: First point: Billed before the season as the missing piece, Rachel Banham...

Sixteen reasons why JoePa should have  done the right thing

Sixteen reasons why JoePa should have done the right thing

Nov. 23 |   The philosophy in America has always been that one is innocent until proven guilty. Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno are clearly poster children for that doctrine or its failure, depending on how you look at it. Penn States seems to have a culture...