The signing of Indiana’s bill by
Republican Governor Mike Pence giving Christians the legal right to
refuse service to gays and lesbians is subversive and riddled with
hate-mongering in the guise of protecting “basic religious freedoms.”
Before we set our sights on the
future of the program — one that looks bright despite the uncertainty
surrounded the university’s conference affiliation — we’ll look back at
the top 10 moments of the ’Cats’ 2012-13 season. Despite the frustrating
second half, there were many awesome dunks and cool things that
Unfortunately, Frisch’s Restaurants
Inc. today announced that it will sell off 29 Golden Corral buffets,
ending their affiliation with the leaders in the field of
Hoveround-based snackin’ and home of the chocolate waterfall.
For the first time in the history of the
NCAA Tournament, four teams in the Sweet 16 — a qualified quarter — are
from the state of Ohio, with Cincinnati, Xavier, Ohio and Ohio State
moving on to make up 25 percent of the remaining teams fighting for a
chance at basketball supremacy.
Pain came from inside Cashmere Wright’s
head, looking to get out, pulsing, like his brain was expanding beyond
what his skull could contain. His eyes — perhaps the most important part
of his multifaceted game on the court — betrayed him; he could barely
see. A single ray of light crippled him, yet he was readying for the
brightest spotlight of his career.
The NCAA Tournament comes around every
year, which is great for those of us who believe it to be the greatest
postseason event in sports — the first two days of which are
particularly dramatic and exciting.
Despite undoubtedly being called a Communist innumerable times during his storied career, China's ministry of culture has declined to give Bob Dylan permission to play Beijing and Shanghai. The ban is believed to be due to the legend's past affiliation with the counter-cultural movement of the '60s and Bjork's pro-Tibet statements during a concert in China two years ago.
The older one gets, the more college sports make the head shake. It’s not the money or the corruption. It’s not the academic compromises involved in putting on athletic shows. All of that’s been around forever, and it’s part of the guilty pleasure involved with following college sports. But the kids. You just don’t know what you’re going to get from the kids, because they don’t know what they’re up against.
You've probably heard that a playoff system would solve all of big-time college football's problems, giving us a true measure of the top football teams, which will inevitably produce the best possible championship game. But you don't hear that kind of dreaming down in the college football shadow world, what used to be called 1-AA, where they really do playoffs and understand what it means.