Tag Archives: ncaa

  • ‘Real Sports’ Tackles NCAA’s Mistreatment of Athletes

    Mar 30, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *The latest episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” focuses on the physical and mental health of college athletes, and whether it’s on the NCAA to bear at least some of the financial responsibility for the bills once the athlete has graduated. The first segment deals with athletes who are unable to play professionally or […]

  • Wisconsin Player Caught Fawning Over Reporter on Hot Mic (Watch)

    Mar 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A Wisconsin basketball player has gone viral with his comment regarding a female reporter that was whispered to his teammate during a press conference – yet picked up on his open mic…for the entire press conference to hear. Nigel Hayes was mortified after he realized that everyone heard his comment, “God, she’s beautiful,” said in […]

  • ‘Crying Piccolo Girl’ Performs With The Roots (Watch)

    Mar 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It was only a matter of time before “Crying Piccolo Girl” ended up on somebody’s talk show. Villanova pep band piccolo player Roxanne Chalifoux became an instant viral sensation after her team was upset by NC State on March 21 and she was caught on the Jumbotron in tears, but continuing to play her instrument […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Paying College Athletes

    Mar 24, 15 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *With the NCAA Men’s Division I College Basketball Tournament in full swing, it is a good time to dust off my proposal (initially from 2011) for correcting the injustice of how some players will generate millions of dollars but cannot partake in the profits. The solution I propose corrects the situation without adding expenses for […]

  • Obama: Paying College Athletes Would ‘Ruin Sense of College Sports’

    Mar 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *President Barack Obama says compensation for college athletes would “ruin the sense of college sports.” However, he said it is frustrating to see college coaches, athletic directors and the NCAA making millions of dollars while an athlete is banished for getting a tattoo or free use of a car. “That’s not fair,” Obama told The […]

  • Rihanna to Headline March Madness Music Festival

    Mar 16, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The NCAA has just doubled its Rihanna dosage this year. The organization announced Monday that the singer will headline the upcoming three-day March Madness Music Festival. The announcement comes as her single “American Oxygen” was named the tournament’s theme song last week. [Scroll down to watch.] While the festival kicks off Friday, RiRi will take […]