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The NCAA Is About To Tread In Very Dangerous Water

This week, NCAA presidents are meeting in Indianapolis to discuss ways to improve college athletics.  They are talking about a proposal where they would soon allow individual conferences to decide for themselves whether they want to pay athletes more and award them longer scholarship terms.

If the rules pass, each Division I conference would have the option to award bigger, longer scholarships to athletes.

What a horrible mistake!

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College Athletes Shouldn’t Get Paid

Today, people are saying the one way to prevent another Ohio State mess from happening again is to pay the players.

That's essentially what happened here, right?  Wouldn't giving cash to the players solve everything?  Shouldn't we just pay college athletes?

College athletes should not get paid.

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Power Conferences vs Mid-Majors

Don't get me wrong, having VCU and Butler in the Final Four is a great story.  Everyone loves the underdog, right?

There are many college basketball fans asking, "How in the world did two mid-major teams get into the Final Four?"

My answer might surprise you.

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Clip of the Day: ESPN Cell Phone Ringtone

We all love video games and most of us love ring tones - that we can agree on. The other thing we can agree on is if you are going to appear on television (or radio) you should put your phone on vibrate. This rule is especially important if you are an analyst for ESPN - and your ring tone is Super Mario Bros.

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Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images
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Bobby Knight Falls Asleep On TV

And now this from the "feel free" department.  As in FEEL FREE to fall asleep - while you're on television - doing a live interview!

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Virginia Tech & Colorado Get Shafted

The 2011 NCAA Tournament brackets have been unveiled. Plenty of whining and crying has followed.

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Awesome “Winning Team, Losing Team” Chant

Check out this cool chant by the Utah State crowd.  Here is what they are saying: "Is that not a 74?" "Yes, that is a 74!" “Is that not a 62?” “Yes that is a 62”  "Is that not the winning team?" "Yes, that is the winning team!" "Is that not the losing team?" "Yes, that is the losing team!" "Winning team, losing team! Winning team, losing team!"  I dig it.  Pretty cool stuff.

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Jimmer Fredette National Player Of The Year?

It's been a recurring theme for BYU this season.  Jimmer Fredette scores a bunch of points, and the Cougars win another game.  Is Fredette the best player in college hoops right now?

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Jimmer Fredette Goes Ballistic

The Glens Falls product went off for 47 points against Utah on Tuesday night.

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