‘National championship or bust’: North Carolina stars state expectations for 2022-23 season

‘National championship or bust’: North Carolina stars state expectations for 2022-23 season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After coming up one win short of a national championship last April, North Carolina players have a clear goal for the 2022-23 season, and anything short of that would be considered a disappointment. “It’s national championship or bust,” guard Caleb Love told ESPN on Tuesday at ACC Media Day, flanked by Armando … Read more

The four steps to building football respect at a ‘basketball school’

The four steps to building football respect at a ‘basketball school’

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Long before the Kentucky Wildcats marched into the top 10 of college football’s rankings, coach Mark Stoops had a good feeling about his team in 2022. On a Wednesday in mid-August — the epicenter of the training camp grind, when boredom and complacency can collide — Kentucky completed another productive practice. Stoops … Read more

Ivy League antitrust exemption to expire Friday

Ivy League antitrust exemption to expire Friday

Congress has allowed another layer of legal antitrust protection related to college athletics to expire this Friday. The law, which is officially removed at the end of the day Friday, previously granted an exemption to Ivy League schools that allowed them to prohibit merit-based scholarships to all students, including their athletes. Without that Congressional protection, … Read more

Commish: Don’t see more schools exiting Pac-12

Commish: Don’t see more schools exiting Pac-12

Pac-12 commissioner George Kliavkoff does not anticipate any more teams exiting for the Big Ten or the Big 12, as his league continues to negotiate its next media rights deal. Speaking on “Canzano & Wilner: The Podcast,” Kliavkoff said the Pac-12 remains unified despite rumors of additional Big Ten expansion and the Big 12’s aggressive … Read more

Man convicted of murdering ex-Texas Tech star

Man convicted of murdering ex-Texas Tech star

DALLAS — A jury convicted a 25-year-old man of capital murder Friday in the killing of former Texas Tech basketball star Andre Emmett, who had brief stints with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Jersey Nets after college. The Dallas County jury deliberated about four hours before finding Larry Daquan Jenkins guilty of the September 2019 … Read more