Dean Smith won 879 games and two national titles while coaching the North Carolina men’s basketball team from 1961 to 1997. Now he’s suffering from dementia, a struggle chronicled by Tommy Tomlinson in his piece “Precious Memories.”
Wichita State is 31-0. Are they really as good as their record shows? OAG’s Zoë Sobel looks into the Shockers’ postseason prospects.
Forget the Super Bowl. The most exciting moment in sports last weekend was Oakland’s Travis Bader becoming the NCAA Division I career leader in three-pointers. Bader joined Bill to talk about the accomplishment.
In a move that “threatens to change the entire model of college sports as we know it,” members of Northwestern University’s football team are trying to form a union. Sports on Earth’s Patrick Hruby joins Bill to explain what it all means.
Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with families and athletes benefiting from this new program.
The debate over paying college football players is far from settled, but NCAA rules allow hosts of college bowl games to provide players with gifts. This year some athletes will receive PlayStation 4s, high-tech recliners, and hair dryers. David Broughton of Sports Business Journal joins us.
In ‘The Sons of Westwood,’ John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty that changed College Basketball,’ John Matthew Smith presents a complex portrait of the iconic coach. Smith joined Bill Littlefield to discuss his book.
The NCAA basketball season has tipped off. Pat Forde joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the upcoming season.
On Tuesday, the NCAA announced its sanctions for Miami for its involvement in the Nevin Shapiro scandal. Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the situation.
Team IMPACT pairs college sports teams and children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Karen Given talks with teams and athletes benefiting from this new program.