Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno in September.
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November 18, 2011 "If true, individuals who were in a position to monitor and act upon learning of potential abuses appear to have been acting starkly contrary to the values of higher education, as well as the NCAA," association President Mark Emmert says.
Auburn quarterback Cam Newton in action Nov. 26 against Alabama.
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December 1, 2010 While the star athlete's father and another man "worked together to actively market the student-athlete as a part of a pay-for-play scenario," there is not sufficient evidence to say Newton was aware of what they were doing.
March 25, 2010 Here's hoping Cornell will advance in the NCAA tournament tonight.
March 22, 2010 Alternative March Madness brackets.
March 18, 2010 What basketball mascot would win in a fight? Now check out your bracket.
March 15, 2010 March Madness is upon us, and more "madness" is on the way. NCAA wants to expand the field of 65 to 96 teams!
March 19, 2009 My Big Red is in the Big Dance.
August 7, 2008 Sports Illustrated ranks the Georgia Bulldogs #1 in the preseason, but now is not the time to crow about future national titles... I'm just here to enjoy the now.
March 24, 2008 There's a method to the madness. It's March. Bracket up.
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March 24, 2008 Basketball is better in North Carolina; or, GO, HEELS!
March 13, 2008 C. Vivian Stringer: basketball coach and class-act.
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