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  • Arizona Mum Amid Latest Scandal

    by AB Staff November 2017

    Unlike Craig Carter, UA basketball coach Sean Miller has learned when to shut up. For the last two years, he led the league in "no comment" replies to questions about suspended players Elliott Pitts and Allonzo Trier. It's only November, but Miller is probably ahead of his previous "no comment" pace.

  • The Importance of Listening to Student-Athletes

    by Jason Scott November 2017

    Athletics administrators know that listening is an important skill. Hearing honest feedback from coaches, fans and boosters is one key to running a successful department.

  • Davis Resigns Citing Bullying, Abuse by Coach

    by Phil Kaplan November 2017

    In the email sent to athletic director John Currie dated Oct. 31 and obtained by the Knoxville News Sentinel through a public records request, Davis gave a two-week notice...

  • AB Show 2017: Pre-Show Coverage

    by Andy Berg November 2017

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  • Former Memphis Coach Accused of Offering Extra Benefits

    by Geoff Calkins and Mark Giannotto November 2017

    An estranged friend of former Memphis coach Josh Pastner said he sent former Tiger Markel Crawford a pair of Nikes last season worth $117.99, and also gave Crawford "about $300" in gift cards for groceries.

  • Four NCAA Coaches Indicted by Grand Jury

    by Kaja Whitehouse November 2017

    Four NCAA Division I basketball coaches, including former NBA star Chuck "The Rifleman" Connors Person, were indicted Tuesday in one of the biggest corruption scandals ever to hit college sports.

  • Ongoing FBI Probe Clouds Start of New Hoops Season

    by Zach Braziller November 2017

    This year, basketball is an afterthought. All anyone wants to discuss is the corruption of the sport and the programs that had coaches arrested or implicated in the explosive fraud and bribery pay-for-play scandal following a lengthy FBI investigation.

  • Auburn AD Jay Jacobs to Step Down

    by The Roanoke Times November 2017

    Longtime Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says he will step down by June 2018. Jacobs announced Friday in a letter to Auburn fans...

  • New Iowa Wave Tradition Touches Families

    by George Schroeder November 2017

    Although the public address announcer at Kinnick Stadium announces the wave, this tradition wasn't manufactured in the Iowa athletics department, but grew from fans.

  • Vitale Comments on NCAA Basketball Scandal

    by USA TODAY November 2017

    Vitale might want to still be college basketball's biggest cheerleader, but at 78 he's becoming one of its biggest cynics in the wake of an FBI investigation that has exposed a culture of corruption and backroom deal-making.