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Interview
August 24th, 2013

Wetzel: Little League Stars Should Be Paid

Should pre-teens competing at the Little League World Series be paid? Yahoo! Sports’ National Columnist Dan Wetzel thinks so.

In Depth
August 17th, 2013

Recruiting: College Football’s Hidden Cost

The University of Georgia spent $600,000 on recruiting high school prospects this past year. Where exactly is that money going? Doug Tribou speaks with ESPN.com’s David Ching to find out.

In The News
August 17th, 2013

Manziel's Autograph Scandal Dampens Fan Fests

Allegations that Johnny Manziel sold his autograph could hurt Texas A&M’s chances on the field in the team’s opener later this month. But autograph seekers across the country are already feeling the impact. Yahoo! Sports’ columnist Pat Forde joins Doug Tribou to explain.

In The News
June 22nd, 2013

Judge Hears Arguments, Class Action Lawsuit Against The NCAA

Former college basketball standout Ed O’Bannon’s suit against the NCAA has taken another pivotal step. Rachel Bachman of the Wall Street Journal has been following the story and joins Bill Littlefield to discuss where the case is headed.

Feature
May 11th, 2013
By Jim Burress

D-III Men’s Basketball Championship Steps Onto The Court With D-I

Louisville wasn’t the only team to win an NCAA championship in Atlanta’s Philips Arena last month. For the first time in NCAA history, the Division II and III championships were played in the same location as the D-I title game. But should this be a permanent change?

Interview
May 11th, 2013

Chris Webber’s ‘Excommunication’ Ends

The Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Bachman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the end of former Michigan basketball standout Chris Webber’s 10-year ban and a lawsuit facing the NCAA that could have serious implications.

In The News
April 13th, 2013

UConn’s Auriemma Ties Summitt With 8th Title

With Tuesday’s decisive victory over Louisville, UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma earned his eighth national championship, equalling Pat Summitt’s mark at Tennessee. The Hartford Courant’s John Altavilla joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the accomplishment and the future of the UConn program.

In The News
April 6th, 2013

Coaches, Athletic Director Give Rutgers A Black Eye

Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice lost job this week after video surfaced that show him using slurs, kicking players, and throwing basketballs at them. Friday, athletic director Tim Pernetti resgined. Bill Littlefield talks with Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples.

In Depth
April 6th, 2013

Women’s Final Four Includes A Newcomer

The women’s Final Four tips off this Sunday with Cal taking on Louisville and Connecticut facing Notre Dame. Who will come out on top? espnW’s Michelle Smith has the answer.

In The News
April 6th, 2013

Cinderella Or Not, Wichita State Into Final Four

Wichita State is back in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1965. The ninth-seeded Shockers topped No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Ohio State along the way. Austin Colbert of The Sunflower, Wichita State’s student newspaper, joined Bill Littlefield to discuss the Shockers’ run.

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