Chris Lingebach

Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange and head coach Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals talk before coaching against each other during the final of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Good Coaching Takes Some of the Madness out of March

The opening rounds of the tournament cater to the shock and awe aspect of March Madness. But as the underdogs begin to fade, and the remaining sixteen teams appear, it’s a surprisingly familiar crowd of faces.


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Jackson Suspension Emphasizes Competitive Skins Environment

Although the Washington Redskins were dealt a tough blow upon learning they could be without linebacker Rob Jackson for the start of the 2013 season, there is room to consider the positives of the scenario. Perhaps losing an integral part of an already depleted defense could just be a negative side effect of an attitude that should be applauded.


Erick Aybar of the Dominican Republic  celebrates after scoring the go ahead run during a World Baseball Classic second round game against the USA at Marlins Park. (Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

World Baseball Classic Missing American Starpower

In case you missed Team USA losing to the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic Thursday night, you’re in the majority. So what is it that’s holding the World Baseball Classic back from taking that next step into mainstream popularity?


Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates their win over the Washington Redskins in the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Master vs. Apprentice: Richard Sherman Trolls Skip Bayless on Live TV

All-Pro defensive back Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks is confident in his abilities on and off the field. In a recent tongue-lashing he gave popular television host Skip Bayless, Sherman took his trolling ways to the master of the trolling art in a verbal battle for the ages.


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Could Goodell Change the Course of History for Gay Equality in Sports?

Is America ready for an openly gay athlete in professional sports? Columnist Jason Whitlock thinks so, but suggests it will take someone powerful stepping out in support of such an admission before an NFL player is brave enough to do so himself.


Robert Griffin III talks with Tony Romo after the Redskins defeated the Cowboys 28-18 at FedExField on December 30, 2012. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

‘Redskins’ Name Debate is More Redskins-Cowboys Than Anything

For the first time since the onslaught of anti-‘Redskins’ chatter began, there seems to be signs the tide is turning against the nickname’s most vocal opposition. The whole conversation reveals a truly conspiratorial effort to trick fans into believing it’s wrong to have a pro-‘Redskins’ opinion.


Maryland Announces Move to Big Ten Conference

Game of High Stakes Maneuvering Puts Fans & Athletes Second

As Maryland fans struggle to ascertain that they’ll be rooting for their Terps in a new conference come 2014, Mark Turgeon and Randy Edsall are elated and believe an invite to the Big Ten is an invite to better everything.


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Harrison Twins Scratch off Maryland for Kentucky Wildcats

Two five-star high school basketball recruits out of Texas are expected to announce which lucky college town they’ll be bringing their talents to in a 5 p.m. press conference, and one local school is in the running.


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The Best in Baseball: A How-To Guide to What Just Happened

The prelude to the final days of the regular season carried a lot of confusion as it pertained to the Nationals playoff seed and opponent. As teams race for home today in the schedule, trying to understand what just happened and what it all means can be jarring.


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NFL Referees Crossed The Line They’ve Been Dancing For Weeks

NFL fans were losing their minds across the country immediately following a highly controversial game-changing decision made by a replacement referee in the final second of Monday Night Football.