O.J. Mayo Is Probably Not Headed To The Lakers

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Rumors have been swirling that the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to make a big move to shake things up. Obviously the first name to come up in such talk is Ron Artest because he's had a disappointing year thus far. Frankly, I think Artest will play himself back into ...

Apparently, The NCAA Only Cares About Money

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Now that USC ipso facto has been given the death penalty, the question of what kind of institutional control the NCAA expects its member institutions to have has moved to the fore in the age-old student vs. athlete debate. The main reason USC got hammered is because ...

USC’s Penalties From NCAA Far Too Harsh *(UPDATED)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Well it appears the NCAA finally handed down their punishment to the University of Southern California, and what the committee on infractions sent to the university regarding its football program is a total head-scratcher. Reports are saying that USC's football program will face a two-year postseason ban, the loss of ...

Can We Please Calm The John Wall Hype?

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The NBA Draft Hype Machine is obviously well-oiled and cranking at full speed right now. With less than a month before the Washington Wizards officially turn in their pick, head coach Flip Saunders is already going overboard with his hyperbole. Saunders apparently told the Pioneer Press that presumptive No. 1 ...

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 anĀ  investigation by the NCAA into whether (or how much) money changed hands ...

Gregg Doyel Is Bad At Journalism

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Gregg Doyel writes for CBSSports.com and his columns are - to say the least - usually over-the-top, lack proper insight and, frankly, suck. He's the guy who said that College Basketball as we know it is now over because John Calipari is at Kentucky. Yep, completely over. Teams like North ...