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Frank Haith got on a plane to Tulsa scheduled for a visit, and accepted the job according to reports. Gary Parrish is reporting that Haith will indeed be the next coach at Tulsa. Done deal. Frank Haith, as expected, will be the next coach at Tulsa, a source told @CBSSports. Updated story coming. — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) April 17, 2014 CBSSports.com first...

It’s not the first name I expected to fall, but I did expect to hear it. Per reports, Kentucky Wildcats guard James Young will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Kentucky announces that guard James Young will enter the NBA draft. — Brian Hamilton (@BrianHamiltonSI) April 17, 2014 Young is projected as a mid-first round pick by most mock drafts, but seems to be climbing...

This was a ruling that has been a long time coming. On the heels of Shabazz Napier’s comments in regards to sometimes starving at night, the NCAA has approved a measure that will allow student athletes unlimited meals and snacks. NCAA approves unlimited meals and snacks for players. A lot of coaches and ADs are happy. http://t.co/TPKROkXH0n — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS)...

Aaron Gordon’s NBA decision was expected, but Nick Johnson has surely shook things up a little in Tucson. According to Arizona via press conference on Tuesday afternoon, freshman Aaron Gordon and junior Nick Johnson will leave school and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Gordon is considered a high lottery pick by most draft prognosticators, while Johnson was a Second Team AP...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tZi0DcLsJSw I see what Bill O’Reilly was trying to do there. Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari has been making the media rounds recently to promote his book, “Players First: Coaching From the Inside Out.” Coach Cal made an appearance on Fox News’ “The Bill O’Reilly Show.” O’Reilly...

Several Florida Gators basketball players including Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather and Kasey Hill decided to show up to the university rec center to play a game of pickup basketball against regular students. It didn’t look pretty. That’s actually just awesome. ...

It was reported not too long ago that Louisville guard Kevin Ware was transferring away from the Cardinals. According to CBS Sports, Ware is heading to Georgia State. The junior made the announcement on Twitter: When the announcement came the Ware was leaving, the Atlanta native had Auburn and Georgia State has his two main options so he could stay close to him. Ware...

Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Julius Randle are all set to go for the 2014 NBA Draft. However, one star college basketball player has yet to declare and that player is Duke’s Jabari Parker. We reported not too long ago that many NBA scouts believe Parker is returning to the Blue Devils for his sophomore season. Parker has until April 27 to decide, and reports say...

Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach John Calipari had some interesting things to say in his new book. Per reports, Calipari compared the NCAA to the Soviet Union for not changing with the times. “The situation reminds me a little of the Soviet Union in its last years. It was still powerful. It could still hurt you. But you could see it crumbling, and it was just...

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, who used to play at Oklahoma University, is for the idea of college athletes being paid. Peterson spoke to ESPN about the debate of collegiate players receiving compensation, and he backs up the notion. Peterson went to the idea of much money these colleges make off their star athletes, who don’t receive a single...