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College sports: where the money goes

College sports: where the money goes

Feb. 4 |   The Knight Commission on Sports recently reported that college athletic spending is three to 12 times more than is spent on academics. Recently, the MSR received the most recent reporting data from the University of Minnesota, and we examined...

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...

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Sims-Griner combo makes Baylor stand tall

Dec. 7 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     Although her taller teammate 6-8 junior center Brittney Griner typically draws most of the attention, Baylor sophomore guard Odyssey Sims stands tall in her own right. Brittney Griner      ...

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Hoops odds and ends – More women’s games on ESPN — but still just a blip

Nov. 16 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   ESPN will show a record-high 130 women’s basketball games this season on its family of channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Along with their Full Court’s pay-per-view package, nearly 250...