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Ex-Blue Devil tweeted Durham police pulled gun on him

Nolan Smith compiled an outstanding career at Duke, helping the Blue Devils capture the 2010 National Championship. He’s certainly revered by Duke fans and well-known in the city of Durham, where Duke is located. While back in Durham yesterday, Smith claims he had a tense and odd run-in with members of the Durham police department. Show More Summary

Bill Foster, Former Clemson Basketball Coach, Dies at 79

Former college basketball coach Bill Foster, who won an NIT championship at Virginia Tech and led Clemson to its first NCAA tournament appearance, died Wednesday. He was 79. Clemson athletics confirmed his death after a battle with Parkinson's disease. Show More Summary

Ex-player C Garrick Sherman lashes out at NCAA

Former Michigan State and Notre Dame center Garrick Sherman bashed the NCAA in a Twitter rant Wednesday night.        

Walter Byers, former NCAA director who coined ‘student-athlete’, dies at 93

Byers created the term "student-athlete" and first sold TV rights for NCAA broadcasts, but later wrote a book blasting the NCAA for exploiting athletes.

Wagner Adds Quinnipiac Transfer A.J. Sumbry

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Wagner and head coach Bashir Mason have secured a commitment from Quinnipiac transfer A.J. Sumbry, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound power forward from East Windsor, N.J. Sumbry will sit the 2015-16 season and then have two years to play. He said he chose Wagner “mainly [because of] the coaching staff.” “They are all my New Jersey guys […]

Report: Sacramento Kings GM Pete D’Alessandro is ‘Significant Candidate’ for St. John’s AD Job

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Sacramento Kings GM Pete D’Alessandro, will be a “significant candidate” for the St. John’s AD job, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. D’Alessandro recently lost authority within the organization to Vlade Divac, as Wojnarowski previously reported. Show More Summary

Billy Joel is Everywhere: Pushes Rangers to Friday, Imitated by Gene Ween, Closing Nassau Coliseum

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The Piano Man may be 66 but he’s showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, Billy Joel is seemingly everywhere these days. The Rangers are forced to play Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night at Madison Square Garden because Billy is playing the Garden tonight (Thursday). On Sunday, Aaron Freeman, […]

Garrick Sherman Goes Off on Alcohol-Fueled Anti-NCAA, Drug Testing Twitter Rant

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In case you missed it on Wednesday night, former Michigan State and Notre Dame basketball player Garrick Sherman went off on Twitter about the NCAA and drug testing. One coach texted me last night, “You need to follow Garrick Sherman on Twitter immediately and read the last two hours of his tweets!” Sherman is playing for […]

Kentucky Fans Named Their Daughter After Willie Cauley-Stein, Walk-On Sam Malone

Kentucky basketball fans are one of the most die-hard groups in college sports, and some members of #BBN take it to the next level. One pair of huge Kentucky fans named their newborn daughter after both Willie Cauley-Stein and UK walk-on Sam Malone, their two favorite players. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Counting down the top 20 players of the Izzo era. #3 Draymond Green

(Photo credit: Julian H. Gonzalez/DFP) A couple weeks ago we started counting down the top 20 players for Michigan State basketball over the 20 years of Tom Izzo being in charge of the program. Just a reminder, when making this list, stats were not the only thing considered. Show More Summary

Tyus Jones Posted A Heartfelt Instagram Tribute To His Friendship With Jahlil Okafor

Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor have been lifelong friends, and their package deal to Duke worked out quite well, as they led the Blue Devils to the 2015 NCAA Tournament title.  Now, as both prepare for next month’s NBA Draft, Jones decided to pay tribute to their friendship and what they have accomplished on the court. Show More Summary

Wendell Carter Likes Duke, Kentucky, Among Others; Adds Kansas, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest Offers

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By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – Wendell Carter put on quite the performance this past weekend in Minnesota for the fourth session of Nike’s EYBL. His play attracted tons of spectators – the Georgia Stars may have had the second-most spectators, only short of the hometown Howard Pulley Panthers – and for good reason. Carter’s performance […]

Kentucky fan in Louisville has 38-1 sticker on car

Kentucky did not take home the 2015 National Championship, but finishing a season 38-1 is nothing to scoff at. One Kentucky fan in Louisville is so happy with the season that John Calipari’s club turned in, that they put a giant sticker commemorating it on their SUV. Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | College Sports: SEC Outlines Potential Rule Changes

The Southeastern Conference plans to substantially increase fines for universities that violate its on-field policy.

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