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The NCAA is heading into March Madness and the NBA is heading towards the playoffs! Which brand of basketball do you enjoy more? Thanks to Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large at the Sports Business Journal for joining in on the conversation! ...

Lawrence Moten didn’t do much in the NBA, but who can forget the kid from Washington, D.C. who dominated The Big East with his long socks and awkward, but deadly, game? Moten was a smooth swingman who was able to play small forward or shooting guard for head coach Jim Boeheim and Syracuse, from 1991-95. Moten, who is Syracuse and The Big East’s all time leading...

One simple quote personifies the new Brandon Miller era for Butler basketball. “I’m not Brad Stevens, I’m Brandon Miller.” This is what Miller told the flock of local media and some of this year’s players in attendance. What I took away from the 2003 Butler graduate was that he fits the “Butler Way” perfectly. After only talking...

Andrew Wiggins won’t be in Lawrence, Kansas too long, so if you want his game jersey, you better get it now. If you take a trip to the Kansas University bookstore, you’ll find Wiggins’ #22 jersey on sale for $39 and at a regular price of $55. Get your Andrew Wiggins jersey, because he won’t be around long. ...

The Chosen League may be the most competitive and best streetball league in the city of Philadelphia. The best players in the city, whether they are high school stars, college players or NBA stat-stuffers, all take the court together to compete. 6-foot-6 Imhotep Charter forward Brandon Austin will be the city’s next star, and plans to take his talents to Providence....

The PJ Hairston saga for the North Carolina Tar Heels may be about to really heat up. The Big Lead is reporting that the NCAA is investigating the relationship between Hairston and an agent named Rodney Blackstock. According to a source, an NCAA investigator reportedly met with a University of North Carolina compliance officer this week regarding the relationship...

The Andrew Wiggins show has officially arrived in Lawrence, Kansas. Wiggins showed up on Saturday to begin his one year internship under Bill Self while preparing to take over the NBA next June. Wiggins got in a couple of workouts with his Kansas teammates, and according to CBSSports.com, he is wowing the Jayhawks coaches and putting on a show. Andrew Wiggins arrived...

I wonder if he could do all over again? If former Rutgers assistant Eric Murdock would have gone through with his plans to bring former head coach Mike Rice down? The former Rutgers assistant coach now has the reputation of whistle-blower and snitch after getting the ball rolling on the whole mistreatment controversy. In April, ESPN’s Outside the Lines released practice...

It was only a matter of time until FIU would feel the wrath of the NCAA. On Tuesday afternoon, the NCAA released their annual academic progress ratings (APR), with FIU, along with 18 other schools, receiving postseason bans. The future looked bright for the Panthers, completing one of the schools best seasons in more than a decade and making it to the conference championship...

It was only two months ago that Outside The Lines aired the now infamous video of then Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice throwing balls at his players and calling them inappropriate names. This video ended up getting Mike Rice and Tim Pernetti, the head athletic director at the time, fired. After a very short search process, Rutgers named Julie Hermann the new head athletic...