NCAA Championship

The Case for Compensating College Basketball Players

by David Canton   Apr 03, 2017

As March Madness draws to an end with the championship game tonight, 70 million Americans across the nation who filled out NCAA college basketball... Read More


[Black Lens] SXSW Heats Up, March Goes Mad, Winter Strikes Back, The Week in Photos

by #teamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

This week’s events in photos were a sign that Spring is around the corner, although it might not necessarily feel like it. Starting last... Read More

NCAA Tournament

Game On! Obama Continues to Make NCAA Tourney Picks

by #teamEBONY   Mar 16, 2017

President Obama made it a tradition to make his pick for the NCAA Tournament while he was in the White House, joining millions of... Read More

Former Vandy guard Dai-Jon Parker died Thursday night at age 22

College Basketball Player Dai-Jon Parker Drowns

by #teamEBONY   May 29, 2015

Former Vanderbilt standout Dai-Jon Parker died Thursday, sources told He was 22 years old. Vandy coach Kevin Stallings confirmed the news Friday morning.... Read More

Hoyas latest to don protest shirts

Georgetown Basketball Team Wears “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

by ESPN   Dec 11, 2014

The Georgetown Hoyas became the latest athletes — and the first in college basketball — to don "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts before Wednesday night's... Read More

Two college basketball players killed in car accident

Two Women’s College Basketball Players Die in Car Accident

by The Grio   Jun 05, 2014

Two women's college basketball players were killed in a car accident.  Two women’s basketball players for Texas A&M-Commerce were killed in a car accident... Read More

UMass' Derrick Gordon says he's gay

College Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Announces He’s Gay

by ESPN   Apr 09, 2014

Derrick Gordon becomes the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player.  Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball... Read More

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart Suspended Three Games for Shoving Fan

by #teamEBONY   Feb 10, 2014

Marcus Smart will sit three games as punishment for his shoving a Texas Tech fan last night in Lubbock. The Red Raiders athletic department... Read More

Too Good to be True

Too Good to be True

by Damon Young   Mar 29, 2013

Like millions of other sports fans, I spent countless hours following and/or watching the first couple rounds of the NCAA tournament last weekend. And, like... Read More

Do NBA Players Need to Spend More Time in School?

Do NBA Players Need to Spend More Time in School?

by Chris Wilder   Apr 16, 2012

Lately a lot of people have been speaking out about the so-called 'one-and-done' basketball players; the guys that attend college on a basketball scholarship... Read More