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March Madness Preview and bracket how-to

March Madness Preview and bracket how-to

April 10, 2018

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament has basketball teams all throughout the United States tearing up the court to get a spot. The annual single-elimination tournament has become known ...

Best Bars for March Madness near NEIU

March 14, 2018

The March Madness Tournament teams were announced on Selection Sunday. The next steps for fans are to...

Pay to press play

Pay to press play

December 6, 2016

  There are roughly 380,000 NCAA student athletes at over 1,000 colleges and universities. Whil...

Major College Sports Continue to Drop the Ball on Rape Allegations

Hailey G. Boyle, Arts and Life Editor

March 10, 2015

Filed under NCAA, Sports

Rasheed Sulaimon of Duke University has become the latest college athlete to be accused of sexual assault. He was dismissed from the team earlier this year, but if history shows us anything, he will walk away uncharged. Sulaimon was dismissed from the team in January, but an article published on March 2 in The Duke Chronicle,...

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

The Contradiction of Major College Athletics

April 29, 2014

  Northwestern football players asked for a chunk of the multi-billion dollar pie. Kentucky basketball...

UConn Fights the Odds

UConn Fights the Odds

April 15, 2014

  “Bittersweet, bittersweet.” Those were Shabazz Napier ‘s words after the March Madness...

Orange Bowl Too Big for the Huskies

Orange Bowl Too Big for the Huskies

January 25, 2013

  Northern Illinois University’s ability was tested in Discover’s BCS Orange Bowl when they battled the Florida State University Seminoles, the Atlanti...

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