Archive for the ‘Kelvin Sampson’ Category

Scenes From The Press Conference

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Well, after waiting in the IU Media room for close on five hours (I got there at 4 p.m. and the press conference didn't start until just after 9 p.m.) we finally got a resolution to the Kelvin Sampson mess. I snapped a few pictures from before it started so ...

Kelvin Sampson: We Know Nothing!

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Being that the four of us own diplomas from Indiana University and three of us covered the Men's basketball team for America's Best College newspaper, we've got some sources close to the program. These various sources often give us a heads up when something big is going down concerning our ...

Tale of the Tape: Slime vs. Sleaze

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Kelvin Sampson is in hot water. Rumors are swirling that the Indiana University basketball coach won't make it past the weekend. The school announced today it will investigate the NCAA's claim that Sampson intentionally misled both IU and NCAA officials and will determine whether or not to terminate his contract.Basically, ...

Can You Hear Me Now?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Scumbag. Sleaze. Cheat. All these words fit, but only one word truly describes Indiana University basketball coach Kelvin Sampson: Snake.Hick Flick, McD, Phillips and myself all graduated from IU. Three of us covered the men's basketball team and have a unique insight into what Indiana basketball means. We, as 80 ...

NCAA On Warpath Against Sampson

Sunday, March 18th, 2007

On the heels of Indiana University's loss to UCLA this past Saturday, the NCAA has announced plans to investigate whether the Hoosiers' head coach, Kelvin Sampson, is offensive to Native Americans. The NCAA is worried that Sampson is an unfair, possibly offensive portrayal of stereotypes often associated with athletic teams. ...

The Best Worst Story Ever

Friday, March 9th, 2007

LSU women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman resigned her post Wednesday, saying she would leave after the season to pursue other opportunities. Now Chatman says she is leaving immediately because of a scandal bubbling to the surface.The Times Picayune of New Orleans and ESPN are reporting that the university became aware ...

Eric Gordon Update: In Defense Of Sampson

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

In November of 2005, Eric Gordon told Illinois' basketball coaches he would attend college in Champaign instead of the school he grew up loving, Indiana. Almost a year later with a totally different situation in Bloomington, Kelvin Sampson and his staff convinced the nation's top high school guard to change ...