ORLANDO — A new wave of college football head-coaching candidates is going to school this weekend. Seven African-American coaches, including three former NFL players, were participating Friday in The Champion Forum, the top tier of the NCAA’s coaching academy, during a weeklong convention of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. The academy is […]

Ray Small, a former wide receiver for the Ohio State Buckeyes, made statements to the school newspaper that he had sold his championship rings and other memorabilia for cash and received special car deals as a student athlete. The Huffington Post reports: The Lantern reported that Small, who played for the Buckeyes from 2006-2010, said […]

I was proud to watch Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel last week, as Gumbel decided to dig into the issue of college athlete compensation.  Securing the labor rights of college athletes has been a passion of mine for quite some time, and I was excited that 2011 provided a tremendous amount of momentum around the […]

HOUSTON — When it’s win or go home, nobody’s better than Kemba and the kids. ALSO READ: HelloBeautiful.com’s 25 Women To Know Kemba Walker scored 18 points Saturday night to lift Connecticut to its 10th straight victory since finishing off a .500 Big East regular season, a 56-55 win over cold-shooting Kentucky that moved the […]

San Antonio — The Butler Bulldogs keep surprising everyone including the Florida Gators after defeating them and advancing to the Final Four for the second year in a row. RELATED: Chris Brown’s publicist quits Billy Donovan’s Gators were taken down by Shelvin Mack’s attack today. RELATED: 5 ways to stay in the gym

NEWARK, N.J. — Jimmy Butler missed a free throw early in the second half, and rather than racing back to stop North Carolina on the fast break, he simply hung his head. ALSO READ: Kim Kardashian Goes Wild It was that kind of night for Marquette. The Golden Eagles had twice as many turnovers as […]

Welcome to the Newsone Daily Sports Roundup. #1 Knicks re-hire Isiah Thomas as consultant Newsone Analysis: While many will criticize this move, I won’t. For one, the Knicks aren’t bringing him back to replace Donnie Walsh. He is being brought in as a consultant. We can all agree that Thomas has a great eye for […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After scoring just 22 points all season in mop-up duty, Missouri freshman forward Tyler Stone has no illusions of bolting college for the NBA after a single year.

I went to college at The University of Kentucky, a school with a long history of racism, and a love of black men who dribble basketballs.   I don’t hate my alma mater, but I don’t love them either.  Their inability to realize that black men can be students and professors in addition to athletes […]