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Good Thing No Mo’ne Changed Hands

Remember how great we felt about ourselves when cute but media savvy Mo’ne Davis participated in the Little League World Series. Little Mo’ne used her 70 mph fastball and knee-buckling curveball to shutout the Nashville team. Yay us! Yay equality! Yay baseball!

Then Mo’ne became a media darling. She made the cover of Sports Illustrated. She was praised by pundits. She was interviewed and feted. She even got a call from UConn women’s basketball coach Gene Auriemma, a classy gesture. Or was it? Like every good feeling in life, this one has passed. The cause for our wake up call was the NCAA declaring Auriemma’s call a recruiting violation.


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Watch As The UNC Administration Tries To Deny Yet Another Wave Of Sham Class Allegations

<mccants williamsThe University of North Carolina is no stranger to being accused of letting athletes take bullshit “paper classes” that helped them remain academically eligible. But the latest accusations, courtesy of former basketball star Rashad McCants, shine the spotlight on the heretofore unsanctioned hoops program.


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Kentucky’s Calipari Gets the Seven-Year Rich

Calipari Shows Height of Stack of Money in his Garage

While college players are mulling over unionizing to get money to for meals, management keeps making it rain. University of Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a seven-year extension worth $52 million, making second to only Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski among NCAA basketball coaches. Calipari took to Twitter to thank everyone (as well he should).


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The Quinnipiac Men’s Basketball Team Employs Clones

With the ability to share each other’s thoughts and speak candidly in unison, the three Quinnipiac Men’s Basketball coaches look eerily similar. Just be glad there’s only one Jim Calhoun.


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Colbert Interviewed John Calipari Amidst A Show About Cockfighting

Last night’s Colbert Report was all about “Spórt” as he calls it — something Colbert is on record saying he is a die hard fan of, meaning, if none of the Die Hard movies are on, he’ll watch sports.


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Jabari Parker Penned A Very Sincere, Well-Intentioned Op-Ed Explaining How And Why He’s Leaving Duke

He’s such a nice kid. See what he said, and what we would’ve said had we been in his shoes, after the jump…


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March Madness Gets The Taiwanese Animation Treatment Because It’s A ‘Thing’ That ‘Happens’

Every March, millions of Americans turn their attention to college basketball, and the ritualistic smoke sesh between the President and ESPN’s Andy Katz, as they fill out his bracket on national TV. Then, of course, our beloved leader crosses up Dick Cheney on the White House lawn, breaking his ankles in twain. Ah, traditions…


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Join SportsGrid’s Official Bracket Challenge And Show The World How Smart You (Also, Win A Candle)

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Join our ESPN Tournament Challenge Group and prove how much smarter you are than people who do this kind of thing for a living. A candle that smells like a first down could be yours if you do.


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The Ending Of This Division II Basketball Game Is Every Coach’s Worst Nightmare

LESSON LEARNED: If you’re winning with less than two seconds to go, all in-bounds passes should hereafter be aimed at the ceiling directly above mid-court. Otherwise this happens…


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TOP 13 DUNKS OF 2013-14: Nevada’s Deonte Burton Cocked It Back And Threw It Down From An Ungodly Distance

We never thought we’d see the day when a dunk would come along and challenge this year’s #1 ranked monster slam. Then Deonte Burton decided to jump from outside the paint and cock it back below his waist, during a game.


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