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NCAA Tournament Selection Show Headed To TBS For First Time
The NCAA Selection Show will move to TBS for the first time this year, with the show slated for March 11 at 6:00pm ET. According to terms of the NCAA Tournament rights deal signed by CBS and Turner Sports, the network that carries the Final Four and Championship game also has the rights to carry the Selection Show.
6 memories of Keith Jackson, the man who made every town a college football town
Keith Jackson could wander. It was more fun when he did. He did it more frequently as he got older. He would note a lineman’s big a** or pause in the middle of a flawless, minimalist broadcast to say, “My, oh my, have airplanes changed the way we lived.” The wanderings were rare. He was, more than anything, intensely focused. At his best, he felt like a medium.
Video: Randy Moss has heartfelt reaction to HOF election
Randy Moss was an emotional player on the football field, and on the day that the final chapter of his professional career was written, he was just as emotional. When Pro Football Hall of Fame President Dave Baker went to tell Moss of his induction into the Hall of Fame, Moss could barely hold himself together.
St. John’s beat Villanova and Duke consecutively after starting 0-11 in Big East
Something amazing is happening at St. John’s. After a 10-2 mark in nonconference play, the Red Storm lost their first 11 games in the Big East. They broke that losing streak on Saturday against No. 4 Duke in Madison Square Garden in one of the season’s most shocking results. How did St. John’s follow up that performance? By upsetting No. 1 Villanova.
No. 9 Duke looking for answers after latest loss
The script has become too familiar for No. 9 Duke. The Blue Devils once again lost their poise, the ball and ultimately, another game. All of a sudden, a season that began with another No. 1 ranking is in danger of coming unraveled. Duke lost for the third time in four games, falling 82-78 to No. 21 North Carolina on Thursday to slip into a tie for third place in the ACC.
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner accused of sexual assault in counter-lawsuit
An Arizona woman, Jennifer Pendley, filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner of sexual assault in an alleged incident that took place in February of 2016. The lawsuit comes one month after Pastner filed a defamation suit against Pendley and Ron Bell, both of whom accused Pastner of underplaying NCAA violations and assaulting Pendley.
College Football's 2018 Recruiting All-Name Team
Between the early signing period in December and National Signing Day on Feb. 7, more than 3,000 players joined the FBS ranks. As you can imagine, there is quite the variety when it comes to the names of these players. Fortunately, Athlon Sports has scoured 247 Sports' database to round up the best (and most interesting) names in the Class of 2018. Enjoy!
Ed O'Bannon: How College Sports Video Games Could Return to Your Console
The NCAA told EA that the video game publisher couldn’t pay for the complete identity rights of college players. So that stopped EA from obtaining them. If the NCAA had let EA pay us (athletes), you gamers would have college sports games. So don’t blame me. Blame the NCAA for refusing to change its rules in the face of basic common sense, not to mention consumer demand.
Audio: Jon Scheyer - There’s mutual respect in Duke-Carolina rivalry
Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer joined the David Glenn Show to discuss taking the Blue Devils to Chapel Hill on Thursday, leaving midway through the Notre Dame game for the birth of his first child, pop star Mike Posner singing at his wedding, and the progress of Duke’s senior leader Grayson Allen.
Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets paper profit huge, per Forbes
If Forbes’ annual NBA franchise valuations are at all accurate, Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan is on track to quadruple his investment since 2010. Forbes estimates the Hornets are worth $1.05 billion in a story published this week. While that ranks only 28th among the 30 NBA franchises, it’s a 35 percent rise in the franchise’s value in 2017.
Best of national signing day 2018
College football's favorite holiday has come and gone. Here's the most important -- and most fun -- stuff you need to know from signing day. Georgia owned the early signing period and launched to the No. 1 spot in the class rankings. Ohio State is right behind the Bulldogs, and Alabama is trying to earn another top-five finish.
Golden State purchasing $25,000 custom-made unicycle for ‘Red Panda’
The Warriors are purchasing a custom unicycle manufactured in China for the “Red Panda Acrobat,” whose original 7 ½ foot unicycle went missing after it was not scanned properly through security at San Francisco International Airport on Jan. 24. The cost of her original bike was around $25,000. After learning of the performer’s loss, Warriors brass formulated a plan.
Georgia Tech assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie resigns amid NCAA investigation
Georgia Tech assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie has resigned amid an NCAA investigation into an alleged rules violation. LaBarrie was placed on administrative leave last November while the school and NCAA investigated the alleged NCAA violation that took place during an official visit of a recruit -- a current freshman who ultimately signed elsewhere -- during the 2016-2017 recruiting cycle.
Sights and Sounds From Philadelphia Eagles Fans Super Bowl Celebration
To no surprise, Philadelphia Eagles fans are celebrating the franchise's first Super Bowl victory by climbing street poles. The Eagles won Super Bowl LII by defeating the New England Patriots 41–33. The police department decided to stop using Crisco to grease up street poles and instead switched to hydraulic fluid to prevent fans from climbing poles.
5 moments from Super Bowl 52 that Eagles fans will never forget
The Eagles and Patriots gave us a Super Bowl instant classic on Sunday. It featured a 505-yard performance by Tom Brady with three touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough to top Nick Foles and the underdog Eagles. It was a game we’ll talk about for years to come. These were the defining moments of Super Bowl 52 that won’t ever be forgotten in Philadelphia.