The NCAA announced on Wednesday that it’s working towards allowing student-athletes to earn money from their name, image, and likeness. As revealed on the NCAA official website, the board of governors expressed support for a rule change that will allow its athletes to receive compensation for third-party endorsements. Continue reading NCAA Moves Towards Allowing Student Athletes to Get Paid for Endorsements
The NBA has submitted a formal proposal to the National Basketball Players Association to lower the draft age for the league to 18, USA Today reports. The publication, which cited an anonymous source that has “knowledge of the proposal,” added that it’s the “first step in formal negotiations to lower the age limit by the 2022 draft.”
The current draft-eligible age is 19. Continue reading NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18
The FBI is currently conducting an investigation into corruption allegations that have surrounded the world of college basketball. As part of that investigation, the FBI has taken a close look at the way former NBA agent Andy Miller was interacting with top-level college basketball recruits and players over the course of the last few years, and Yahoo! Sports published a report regarding some of the things the FBI has uncovered while looking into the way Miller and his associates at ASM Sports were conducting business prior to the FBI getting involved. Continue reading Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith Jr., and More Named in FBI’s Explosive NCAA Corruption Case
The NCAA on Tuesday ruled that the University of Louisville will be stripped of its 2013 NCAA Championship for the sordid stripper and prostitute scandal that has sullied the reputation of the once-proud basketball school. Continue reading NCAA TAKES AWAY LOUISVILLE’S 2013 MEN’S BASKETBALL TITLE FOR STRIPPER AND PROSTITUTE PARTIES
College basketball is back tonight. But even if you’re not a big fan of college hoops and prefer to stick to the NBA, there are still plenty of players worth watching this year just so you know which star-studded prospect might fall to your favorite squad come June’s NBA Draft.
When the 2016 NBA Draft takes place next month, there’s a very good chance former Kansas player Brannen Greene’s name will not be called. Greene surprised a lot of people when he declared for the draft this spring despite not playing much at Kansas last season—he averaged just 5.4 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in 12.4 minutes of action as a junior—and he’s likely going to go undrafted. But something tells us he’s not going to care much if that happens.
Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield is at the top of the many college basketball fan’s “best player” lists. Now he’s even got the co-sign as the best player in not just the country, but possibly the world over from basketball iconOscar Robertson.