Patrick Ewing To Get An Interview With Detroit Pistons

Friday, June 24th, 2011

The Detroit Pistons are still searching for a head coach after firing John Kuester on June 5. Several candidates have emerged over the past month, but the Pistons are still yet to hitch their wagon to a new head guy. Now reports have surfaced that claim a Hall of Famer ...

Kelvin Sampson Is A Favorite For The Detroit Pistons Job

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Ah, the NBA. Only in that league does Billy Knight get to be a GM, Donald Sterling gets to keep owning a team, Vinny Del Negro gets multiple jobs as a head coach, and a pissy Deron Williams gets to run off a legend like Jerry Sloan before being traded ...

Kelvin Sampson To Interview For NBA Jobs?

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

From the "Things That Will Give Phillips An Aneurysm" department, as many as three NBA teams are reportedly considering Kelvin Sampson to fill their coaching vacancies. I need a second...(thinking happy thoughts, thinking happy thoughts...). OK, I'm good. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports says the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking at Sampson, who ...

Duncan Fouls Out On Academics

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan opined on NCAA  basketball teams' graduation rates and the achievement gap between black and white players last week, and I must confess myself (and this isn't the first time with Secretary Duncan) disappointed. At least he has the balls to take on a major issue, though ...

Indiana University: Where Ten Wins Make Us Smile

Monday, March 8th, 2010

As you loyal Rumors and Rants readers are all too familiar with by now, we’re a bunch of Indiana University graduates. Which means a few things: 1. We apparently weren’t smart enough to get into our No. 1 college choice (Northwestern in my case). 2. We watch “Breaking Away” at least ...

Eat It, Assholeface

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Gonna keep this one short and sweet because I'm doing a celebratory dance as I type this. Kelvin Sampson's appeal of the NCAA's restrictions on him has been denied. DENIED, I tell you. You suck, assholeface. Go fuck yourself for screwing IU's basketball program up, for making the fans believe for ...

Tim Floyd Peaces Out: And You Thought Calipari was Shady

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Tim Floyd sure knows how to make an exit. Very quietly, and out the backdoor to boot. By now you know the story. Floyd resigned his position as head basketball coach at USC on Tuesday, stepping down amid an  investigation by the NCAA into whether (or how much) money changed hands ...

Bango Believes

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

A couple of weeks ago we told you that Kelvin Sampson cursed the Milwaukee Bucks with his mere presence. Maybe you were a skeptic and didn't believe us. You think curses are kid stuff for silly people. But Bango believes. Who is Bango? He's only been the Bucks' mascot since 1977. And for ...