Media & Technology: Sports Media
Opinion: NCAA Women's Tourney Could Use Date Change
by Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
It's that time of year again, time for every American to focus on the basketball games being played by men and all but ignore the basketball games being played by women.
Daryl Gross Out as Syracuse AD, Boeheim to Retire
by Michael Gaio March 2015
Syracuse Athletics is experiencing a major shakeup. Daryl Gross is out as Syracuse athletic director, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports, and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim plans to retire in three years, the university announced.
Comcast to Partner with Braves, Outfit New Stadium
by Greg Bluestein, Tim Tucker, J. Scott Trubey; Staff March 2015
Cable giant Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new Atlanta Braves stadium and become an anchor tenant in the mixed-use project planned for next door to the ballpark, a move expected to spur more development, the team is set to announce today.
Marketing Madness: NBA Touts Players' College Roots
by Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY March 2015
The NBA, which might seem to be a direct competitor for the eyeballs and backsides of sports fans this time of year, for this first time will run ads this month that actually embrace the NCAA's annual basketball tournament and championship series.
Opinion: SEC's Search for Slive Successor Lacked Vision
by AB Staff March 2015
The SEC did the expected Thursday. It hired Greg Sankey as conference commissioner. And for that, it needed a search committee? What did it search? The office?
False Claims of High School's Gameday Racism Spread
by Michelle Malkin March 2015
Last week, thanks to hyperbolic grievance-mongers and irresponsible reporters, the students of Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, N.J., garnered international headlines and Internet infamy.
Opinion: NCAA Misses Chance with Syracuse Ruling
by Mark Wiedmer, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) March 2015
When the NCAA sort of, kind of put the hammer down on the Syracuse basketball program Friday for academic chicanery and other issues, a parallel thought instantly seized college hoops fanatics everywhere: Namely, should the North Carolina program and new Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall be afraid, very afraid or hopeful?
Opinion: NCAA Report Proof It's Time for Boeheim To Go
by Paul Newberry, Associated Press March 2015
For the better part of a decade, Jim Boeheim oversaw a college basketball program that broke all sorts of rules, yet the only real price he's required to pay is a nine-game suspension next season. Actually, he should be getting ready to coach his final game at Syracuse.
High School's 'Redskins' Mascot Forum Draws Hundreds
by Karen Robinson and Barbara O'Brien March 2015
The dividing line in the Redskins mascot debate in Lancaster on Tuesday night was sharply drawn and clearly visible at a community forum at Lancaster High School, which has been home of the Redskins for nearly 70 years.
Duke Accused of Mishandling Sexual Assault Allegations
by Michael Gaio March 2015
In 35 years as Duke’s head basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski has dismissed exactly one player from his program. That dismissal came on January 29, 2015, when Coach K booted guard Rasheed Sulaimon from the team after Krzyzewski said Sulaimon “repeatedly struggled to meet the necessary obligations.”