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The great basketball drama produced by the urgency of a single-elimination tournament is why hardcore hoops fans watch the NCAA Tournament.

The upsets are why so many others tune in. And the challenge of filling out those brackets make it fun for all of us.

03/18/2014 - 22:15
Anthony Jaskulski
Here we are again. It’s the day after Christmas and we get to play with all of our toys. Except it’s nearly 100 days after Christmas and those toys are numbers.

More specifically, the point spread on every game for the first two rounds of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2014 - 10:33
Anthony Jaskulski
In the ever-changing world of today's college basketball, the race for the national championship is as wide open and fluid as ever. As the NCAA Tournament nears, however, these are the teams to watch.

FLORIDA GATORS

02/28/2014 - 15:06
Tony DeFazio
The NFL is about to have an openly gay player in its ranks. Missouri defensive end Michael Sam—the 2014 Southern Eastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year—is projected to be selected in the later rounds of this May's NFL Draft.

Can an openly-gay player really fit into a football locker room?

02/28/2014 - 14:53
Tony DeFazio
Todd Graham has guided his Arizona State Sun Devils to the Pac-12 Championship Game, where they will face Stanford in a battle for a Rose Bowl berth.

The former Pitt coach never actually sat down with PSR’s Anthony Jaskulski to talk about his new career in Tempe. But if he did, we imagine it might have gone like this...

12/05/2013 - 21:54
Anthony Jaskulski
Year after year many college athletes transfer from one school to another. Football and both men’s and women’s basketball see more transfers than others, but recently the number of transfers in men’s hoops specifically has sky-rocketed.

Going into the 2013-14 academic year, nearly 450 male athletes switched schools to play basketball.

11/27/2013 - 11:50
Josh Carney
With eight future first-round draft choices on the roster, John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats roll out an NBA team every night. The 'Cats sit atop PSR's Preseason Top 20.

PSR's Preseason Top 25
1. Kentucky – Can Cal's one-and-done system result in another national title?

11/19/2013 - 13:35
Taylor Skaggs
It was one of those unforgettable Sweet Sixteen moments. The game-winning 3-pointer with two seconds left to lift the team to the Elite Eight.

The problem for Sean Miller’s Arizona Wildcats was it was not point guard Mark Lyons who tied it with a spectacular shot just 18 seconds earlier. It was Ohio State reserve LaQuinton Ross.

10/29/2013 - 16:15
Devon Moore
Does South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney have a legitimate shot at the Heisman? Is there a team ready to challenge the SEC for the national title? Is Ohio State that team?

CLOWNEY VS.

08/25/2013 - 21:49
Tyler Pecyna
The college football season is still months away, but it's never too early to start thinking about football, even the 2014 NFL Draft. South Carolina's JaDeveon Clowney is at the head of the class before the 2013 season even begins.

1. JaDeveon Clowney
DE/LB, South Carolina 6-6 256lbs

06/24/2013 - 21:24
Anthony Priore
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After a slow start to the recruiting season, things have picked up for new Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi.
Editor's DeskFeature One
In 2001, advanced statistics innovator Bill James released The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract, an updated version of his original one thousand-page baseball opus released in 1985.
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Bob Huggins is heading into his ninth season as the head coach at West Virginia and his 30th season as a Division I head coach.
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There is a baseball player at Louisville who just completed the season with a 9-3 record, 117 strikeouts and a 1.77 ERA in 96.2 innings pitched. There’s also a player who batted .308 with four home runs and 34 RBI in 211 at bats.
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Driving past the line of scrimmage and into the secondary at a listed 255 pounds—40 pounds heavier than the league-average running back—few players in NFL history redefined their position quite like Jerome Bettis.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have been notorious for having a top unit at the linebacker position year in and year out. Dating back to the days of Jack Lambert and Jack Ham, the Steelers have built their defensive foundation around the linebackers.
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With Steelers veterans like Troy Polamalu, Jason Worilds and Ike Taylor all retired, there are several positions that may not be sorted out until the team breaks camp in Latrobe in a couple weeks.
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