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National Collegiate Athletic Association

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    June 5, 2014
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    June 26, 2012

    Wash U's Dylan Richter Drafted by Harlem Globetrotters

    He helped the Washington University Bears win the 2009 NCAA Division III National Championship, was named the University Athletic Association Player of the Year and is a DIII All-Star. Now Dylan Richter has a new distinction: He's the latest member of the Harlem Globetrotters. The basketball team ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Billikens Baseball Scores National Ranking

    It's already been a pretty good year for the Saint Louis University Billikens. For the first time since 2000 the basketball team made a trip to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Division I National Championship tournament and, for good measure, upset Memphis in the first round. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    March Madness Game Preview: SLU Billikens vs. Memphis Tigers

    ​I wrote a print edition article this week, looking at the brackets in the NCAA Tournament, doing some complaining about the selection committee's seeding choices, and previewing the road the Missouri Tigers will have to travel -- through the first couple rounds, at least -- if they want to get th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    St. Louis Novice Golden Gloves Tournament Results

    It's fight week. Just five days until Devon Alexander and Marcos Maidana square off at Scottrade. But one shouldn't just jump right into the spectacle when the robes are off and the bell rings. Big time prizefights are best enjoyed with due time, heavy lead-ups to build up the hype and sufficiently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Attorney General Sues Gridiron Fantasy Sports; Company Operated in Chesterfield

    Dustin Ashby ran fantasy leagues while working as UMSL's golf coach.​Attorney general Chris Koster today filed suit against Dustin Ashby, a former golf coach at University of Missouri - St. Louis, and his company, Gridiron Fantasy Sports, for allegedly defrauding Missouri consumers by failing to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    It's the Independence Bowl For the Tigers

    Sorry, I don't know what an Advocare 100 is either. Go ask your mother. ​The NCAA football bowl schedule has been set, with LSU and Alabama set for a rematch of the dullest, ugliest game you've ever seen in your life to determine which school gets to have their championship trophy taken away in an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Frank Haith Has a Problem (And So Does University of Missouri)

    Frank Haith in his Miami days, which just might be coming back to haunt him. ​There's one hell of a giant situation brewing in South Florida, where the University of Miami is currently dealing with some very serious allegations about some very serious NCAA rules violations. See, there's this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Fahey Is First D-III Coach to Be Inducted Into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

    Danny Reise/Washington University​We've been big fans lately of the Washington University women's hoops team, which has dominated the NCAA's Division III National Tournament for several years. This week, the team's coach, Nancy Fahey, earned some well-deserved props when it was announced that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Webster Vies For D-3 College World Series Bid

    Conference Player of the Year Anthony Gemma​The Webster University baseball team pulled off an upset this week in the 2011 NCAA Division III South Regional Championship tournament by knocking off No. 1 seed Christopher Newport, the No. 2-ranked team in the nation by D3baseball.com. After dropp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Jacob Tucker: Kid From Illinois College Is Slam Dunk Phenom

    The Post-Dispatch today has a nice profile on Jacob Tucker, a student at the Division III school of Illinois College who recently won the NCAA's slam dunk contest. Here's a video that the five-foot-eleven-inch Tucker and his friends made that got over four million YouTube views and earned him an inv ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    October 6, 2010
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    March 24, 2010
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    March 18, 2010

    Study: Black Mizzou Hoopsters Graduate FAR Less Often Than Their White Counterparts

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dirkhansen/ / CC BY 2.0Graduation rates for white vs. black players = out of whack​Here are some alarming race-related stats, released this week, to keep in mind as March Madness invades your thoughts and the entire universe. According to a study of 64 teams in the men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Sweet! The Sixteen Best Player Names in the 2010 NCAA Tournament

    ​Let the Madness begin! Mizzou is dancing (despite their stumble in the Big 12 tournament) but unfortunately the slipper did not fit for the SLU Billikens, who were pummeled by Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 tournament and left out of even the lowly NIT, where they could have faced an Illinois te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Ballpark Figures: Just How Big a Cash Cow is the All-Star Game?

    flickr/photos/kwmcnuttHard to believe, but once upon a time in America the All-Star Game was a one-day affair. There was no State Farm-sponsored Home Run Derby, no Gatorade All-Star Workout Day, no FanFest, live concerts, or celebrity softball games, where ex-Hall-of-Famers flail ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Wednesday, April 8: Morning's Newz

    Mayor Francis Slay easily won a third term yesterday, collecting 60 percent of the vote and defeating Independent challenger Maida Coleman who garnered just 30 percent of votes.In other election news, maverick Town & Country mayoral candidate John Hoffmann lost handily to incumbent Jon Dalton. T ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2009
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    March 18, 2009

    Men and Women's Wash U. Bears Headed to Final Four

    The Washington University men's basketball team knocked off the Nos. 1 and 3 seeds last weekend in the NCAA Division III tournament to advance to the semi-finals. This year's trip to the Final Four marks the third straight season in which the men's team has survived to the final rounds of the touney ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Mizzou and SLU: Ending On a Low Note

    Over the weekend, both the Missouri Tigers and the Billikens of Saint Louis University closed out their regular seasons in ignominious fashion. The Billikens blew a commanding lead en route to a heartbreaking loss, while the Tigers just came out flat against a Texas A&M squad that was as jazzed ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2009

    From Downtown!

    The MVC Men's Championship

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    St. Louis Eliminated from Final Four: 2012-2016

    The NCAA announced this morning the cities that will host the Final Four from 2012 to 2016, and St. Louis isn't one of them. From the press release: The committee received bid proposals from 10 cities – Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, North Texas, Phoenix/Glend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    The early days of "Psycho T" Tyler Hansbrough in Poplar Bluff

    Tyler “Psycho-T” Hansbrough, now leading the University of North Carolina Tarheels in their pursuit of another NCAA men's basketball championship, was profiled, along with his brother Ben, by the Riverfront Times back in September 2004. Not surprisingly, the story is coming back to life on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008
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    March 19, 2008
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    February 20, 2008
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    October 17, 2007

    Big Man on Campus

    Sit back and marvel as Rick Majerus hoists SLU basketball from the morass of mediocrity. (Just don't let him near your pizza.)

  • Calendar

    April 4, 2007
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    March 14, 2007

    Masked men seem to be a real fetish in Mexico.

    Are we supposed to be turned on?

  • News

    March 22, 2006

    Bracketology

    Two SLU professors say theyve solved the worlds most challenging math problem: your office NCAA pool

  • Film

    January 11, 2006

    Bet on Black

    Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2006

    Full Court Pressure

    College Hoops 2K6 will bring out your inner Bobby Knight.

  • News

    August 17, 2005

    Bench the Billiken

    Unreal seeks divine inspiration at the Pulpit Masters audition and laments the pending prohibition of the SLU Billiken. Plus, our newest feature: Somebody Buy my Crap!

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Unreal Fouls Out of the Final Four

    The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to

  • Dining

    March 30, 2005

    Classic Cosmopolitan

    An American Place, 822 Washington Avenue; 314-418-5800

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Finally!

    No tickets? You can weep outside the Edward Jones Dome -- or you can take our advice for Final Four fun.

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2005

    These Are the Wurst of Times

    And that's the best of times

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2004

    Return of the Taller Ballers

    SLU's basketball season kicks off at Savvis

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    July 14, 2004

    Kickin' It

    The Street Soccer Cup USA is taking it to the, um, streets

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    March 24, 2004

    Bobs and Weaves

    You gotta have style at Spring Bling '04

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2004

    Some Strings Attached

    Gateway Kite Club flies again

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best College Athlete

    Brad Smith
    University of Missouri

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Feed the Beast

    Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    The Loss Within

    Before stunning defeat, Wash. U.'s Robin Lahargoue blew out a knee, ending solitary sacrifice for a team that defines gender difference in athletics

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    What Is the Most Attractive Part of Your Anatomy?

    Published the week of August 9-15, 2000

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    IT'S THE SHOES, IT MUST BE THE SHOES

    In college athletics, the kids live under the rules and the coaches and shoe companies rule

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    DECEMBER MADNESS

    College "scandals" expose hypocrisy of NCAA cartel

  • News

    March 24, 1999
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