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Lichtenstein: The NFL? No, I’m Rooting For The NCAA’s Implosion

It might take some time — hopefully not the 10 years that Cuban predicted for the NFL — but enough people in the right places have come to realize what’s under the NCAA’s hood: a bunch of greedy elitists who never learned how to share.

03/27/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the National Steelworkers union, listens on Jan. 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

National Labor Relations Board: College Football Players Can Unionize

In a stunning ruling that has the potential to revolutionize college athletics, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first college athlete’s union.

03/26/2014

Donovan Kates of the Manhattan Jaspers walks past head coach Steve Masiello. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

CBS Sports: Steve Masiello Leaving Manhattan To Coach USF

The Jaspers are suddenly without a head coach after winning the MAAC title and nearly upsetting Louisville in the NCAA tournament, according to CBSSports.com.

03/25/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jordan McRae of the Tennessee Volunteers (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

Josh Huestis #24 of the Stanford Cardinal celerbates after a three pointer against the Kansas Jayhawks during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 23, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Stanford Bounces 2-Seed Kansas From NCAA Tournament

Stanford will take on 11-seed Dayton in the Sweet 16.

03/23/2014

Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats drives to the basket as DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies defends during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Napier Leads UConn In 77-65 Win Over Villanova

Shabazz Napier scored 25 points in leading Connecticut to a 77-65 win over second-seeded Villanova in the third round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night.

03/23/2014

Siyani Chambers #1 of the Harvard Crimson passes around Gary Harris #14 and Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans during the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington.  (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Michigan State Spartans Hold Off Harvard 80-73

Once down 16 in the second half, the Harvard Crimson wiped out their deficit with a 23-7 run and led with seven minutes left. But Michigan State countered with a n 8-0 run and never looked back, and the Spartans are headed to New York for the regional semifinals.

03/23/2014

Scoochie Smith #11 of the Dayton Flyers and Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orange dive for a loose ball during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dayton Stuns Syracuse 55-53 To Advance

Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.

03/22/2014

Warren Buffett (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Early Upsets Dash Billion Dollar Hopes For Perfect NCAA Tournament Brackets

A second day of upsets ended any chance of someone having a perfect NCAA tournament bracket in Warren Buffett’s $1 billion challenge.

03/22/2014

The Dayton Flyers mascot, Rudy Flyer, performs during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament against the Ohio State Buckeyes at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NCAA Bracket Busters: Why Warren Buffett Is Still Rich And You’re Not

I’m upset. You’re upset. And because misery never lacks company, so are all the other geniuses who penciled Cincinnati, Ohio State and Oklahoma into the third round.

03/21/2014

RaShawn Stores of the Manhattan Jaspers reacts after being eliminated by the Louisville Cardinals during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Manhattan’s Masiello After Near Upset: ‘I’m Proud To Coach These Men’

The 13th-seeded Jaspers looked entirely capable of pulling off the biggest upset on the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Until Louisville’s two most reliable players took over.

03/21/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies goes to the basket as DeAndre Bembry #43 and Ronald Roberts, Jr. #13 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks defend during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Outlasts St. Joseph’s In 89-81 OT Win

Shabazz Napier shook off a miss at the second-half buzzer to score nine of his 24 points in overtime and lead seventh-seeded Connecticut to a 89-81 win over Saint Joseph’s in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

03/20/2014

Head coach Gregg Marshall (C) of the Wichita State Shockers watches his team cut down the nets after beating the Drake Bulldogs to win the Missouri Valley Conference on February 22, 2014 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita State won 83-54. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kallas: Why Did Wichita St. And Louisville Get Jobbed?; Final Four Picks

Despite the alleged modern-day transparency, some decisions boggle the mind. You have to wonder whether things coaches say have any effect on seeds and matchups.

03/20/2014

DJ Evans #3 celebrates with John Puk #44 and Sam Rowley #14 of the Albany Great Danes during their 71-64 win over the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at at University of Dayton Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Upstate Underdogs: Albany Insists ‘Anything Can Happen’ In NCAA Tourney

No. 1 seeds are 116-0 in opening games since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The Great Danes are hoping to break that streak against Florida.

03/20/2014

Rick Pitino (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images), Steve Masiello (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Louisville’s Pitino Blasts NCAA For Manhattan Matchup

Louisville coach Rick Pitino had no problem with his team’s NCAA Tournament seeding. It was the pairing that drew his ire.

03/20/2014

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