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An Optimist’s Skeptical Eye on Name, Likeness, Image and the NCAA
An Optimist’s Skeptical Eye on Name, Likeness, Image and the NCAA
It's hard not to be skeptical of the NCAA or some of the larger conferences, aka the Power 5 schools, when it comes to things like, well, paying student-athletes above and beyond their tuition, room and board and more recently, a "cost of attendance" stipend. Yes, they are institutes of higher learning but over the years even some of the most prestigious universities in the United States, such as Notre Dame, Stanford, Duke and even Harvard have been marred by athletic scandals. Then add in the football and basketball powerhouses that occupy your tv screen every week and the list of improprieties would make your head spin.
BALLIN!
BALLIN!
You can call it a comeback! A press release announced the MAAC NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament will return to the Times Union Center in downtown Albany 2015-2017.
Stealing from Dealer
Stealing from Dealer
News broke yesterday that Siena basketball player, Rakeem Brookins was arrested for felony burglary and grand larceny. More details have been released - and the idea of playing ball in the Capital Region again is starting to look unlikely.
New Siena Coach
New Siena Coach
It’s out with the old and in with the new for Siena’s men’s basketball team. After the termination of Mitch Buonaguro, a new head coach has been announced. Jimmy Patsos is leaving a familiar Siena foe, Loyola, to take the position.