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Clay Travis Accuses John Calipari of Cheating and Paying Players

posted on June 27, 2016
Clay Travis is always blatantly honest.    The Fox Sports personality recently gave his spiel about Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari's multiple appearances on ESPN shows as well as the art of paying college players. The network is known for giving its famous "ESPN car wash" but it's usually done with multiple coaches at once. Calipari had the spotlight all to himself, much to the chagrin of those in and outside the company.    "Let's be honest, John Calipari...
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Dan Le Batard Not a Fan of ESPN's Constant John Calipari Exposure

posted on June 24, 2016
John Calipari is arguably ESPN's favorite college basketball coach. He's always intertwined with the network in some way.   All this television time doesn't sit well with one of the employees of the worldwide leader in sports. Dan Le Batard, co-host of ESPN's Highly Questionable, spoke about reaching somewhat of a saturation point with the network's exposure of the Kentucky coach.   "It comes off like a gross recruiting tool for Kentucky," Le Batard said...
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An Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2016-17

posted on June 6, 2016
For dozens of coaches and players in college basketball, the last few weeks have been nerve-wracking.   After the season, 117 underclassmen entered their names into the NBA Draft. A majority of these players needed more information on whether to hire and agent and test the pros or to return to school. In the end, 57 will return to college (though not necessarily the same one for which they played in 2015-16).   The coaches, too, have been left wondering what kind of roster they might...
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Syracuse Legend Pearl Washington Passes Away at 52

posted on April 20, 2016
Dwayne Washington, the Syracuse staple and legend, passed away at the age of 52.   The school's basketball twitter account confirmed the sad news. Pearl, as he was affectionately known, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015 and underwent surgery, but his health deteriorated as time went on.   The great Pearl Washington has passed away. The entire Orange Nation mourns. https://t.co/RhsNsNjfDm — Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) April 20, 2016   #RememberingPearlhttps://t.co/9zr0sBXxkJ —...
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