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Will College Athletes Unionize? A Query for NLRB

The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.

03/30/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 23: Anthony Gill #13, Anthony Gill #13, Akil Mitchell #25 and Joe Harris #12 of the Virginia Cavaliers react after a play in the second half against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Former UVa. Coach Pete Gillen: Cavs Have ‘Chance to Upset’ Michigan State

When UVa. takes on Michigan State – two teams which can run scoring clinics, or scrap down low in the double digits — for entrance into the Elite Eight, the game will ultimately be low-scoring, and won in the paint, says former Cavs coach Pete Gillen.

03/28/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Head coach Mike Lonergan of the George Washington Colonials reacts in the second half against the Memphis Tigers during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Mike Lonergan Extended Through 2020-21 as George Washington Basketball Coach

After leading George Washington men’s basketball to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years with a 24-9 record, head coach Mike Lonergan has been extended through the 2020-2021 season.

03/28/2014

London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers reacts after a play in the first half against the Memphis Tigers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Sweet 16 Matchup of Historic Proportions for UVa.

On Friday, the Virginia Cavaliers will line up against Michigan State in the program’s first Sweet 16 appearance in 19 years, under the big lights of Madison Square Garden. The stage is set.

03/27/2014

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Evgeny Kuznetsov’s First NHL Goal a ‘Moment You Never Forget’

Capitals forward Brooks Laich reflects on teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov’s first career NHL goal, calling it a moment he’ll “never forget,” and looks back on his own in 2005.

03/26/2014

Navy football player Will McKamey died three days after collapsing during practice. (credit: U.S. Naval Academy)

Navy Football Player Dies 3 Days After Collapsing At Practice

Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19.

03/26/2014

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Lady Terps Beat Texas 69-64 to Reach Sweet 16

Alyssa Thomas scored all 16 of her points in the second half, and Maryland squeezed past cold-shooting Texas 69-64 Tuesday night to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s tournament for the third consecutive year.

03/25/2014

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Gary Williams Elected to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Maryland basketball’s legendary former coach Gary Williams has been elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

03/25/2014

Anthony Gill dunks against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.  UVA is among the top five favored to win the NCAA Championship. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Odds: Virginia In Top 5

The odds of the University of Virginia being crowned national champions are 10/1, according to sports betting site Bovada.

03/24/2014

Long faces on the George Washington bench. (credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

D.C.’s NCAA Misery Continues

The opening-round exits by American and George Washington from the NCAA men’s tournament should have been no surprise for local college basketball fans.

03/24/2014