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NCAA tourney viewer’s guide, Barkley’s odd CBS relationship, more – SI.com

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Noise Report SI.com examines some of the more notable sports media stories of the past week 1. Though he would not name specific colleagues, Barkley said Turner’s NBA announcers were given the cold shoulder from CBS’s on-air college basketball staffers at the beginning of the CBS/Turner partnership. “Some of these guys are jerk—s,” he said, refusing to name names when pressed. “They didn’t treat us very well because…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Will Silence Xbox One Critics – Forbes

Monday, March 17, 2014

Xbox One’s Kinect controller is a double edged sword. While some praise its new advance motion tracking others are keen to use it as a stick to punish Microsoft Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox gamer must own it. Let me pin my colors to the mast, I really like Kinect. Not only as a novel way for families to play, but for the theater and fresh interactions it…

Colts owner Jim Irsay has double image in media – Yahoo Sports

Monday, March 17, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts owner Jim Irsay is known in NFL circles as a tough businessman and eccentric billionaire who enjoys interacting with fans about his beloved team and favorite songs from bands like the Beatles and the Grateful Dead. He may end up adding convicted felon to the mix. Irsay was pulled over near his home in suburban Carmel just before midnight Sunday by police who said they found…

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Will Silence Xbox One Critics – Forbes

Monday, March 17, 2014

Xbox One’s Kinect controller is a double edged sword. While some praise its new advance motion tracking others are keen to use it as a stick to punish Microsoft Microsoft for its insistence that every Xbox gamer must own it. Let me pin my colors to the mast, I really like Kinect. Not only as a novel way for families to play, but for the theater and fresh interactions it…

NCAA tourney viewer’s guide, Barkley’s odd CBS relationship, more – SI.com

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Noise Report SI.com examines some of the more notable sports media stories of the past week 1. Though he would not name specific colleagues, Barkley said Turner’s NBA announcers were given the cold shoulder from CBS’s on-air college basketball staffers at the beginning of the CBS/Turner partnership. “Some of these guys are jerk—s,” he said, refusing to name names when pressed. “They didn’t treat us very well because…

Sportsday – breaking sports news – BBC Sport

Monday, March 17, 2014

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When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…

Texas A&M Star Mike Evans SIGNS WITH CASH MONEY SPORTS – TMZ.com

Monday, March 17, 2014

Cash Money Sports is officially in business — TMZ Sports has learned the agency has just signed its first high profile athlete … Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans.  Evans — considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft — had initially hired another agency to rep him … but we’re told Evans has now signed on the dotted line with Cash Money.  FYI — Cash Money…

Women make college gains with low-profile sports – Chicago Tribune

Monday, March 17, 2014

Tara Montgomery didn’t think much of rowing when she first gave it a try. Though she outdid all of her high school classmates on a strength test that gauges aptitude for the sport, she didn’t attend practice until her mom, struck by the swelling number of college scholarships offered by women’s rowing teams, bribed her with the promise of an iPhone. Four years later, Montgomery, an 18-year-old senior at…

Indiana freshman Noah Vonleh leaning toward declaring for NBA draft – Yahoo Sports

Monday, March 17, 2014

Indiana freshman Noah Vonleh is strongly leaning toward entering the NBA draft, sources told Yahoo Sports. NBA front office executives expect Vonleh, a 6-foot-10 forward, would be selected somewhere between Nos. 7-12 in the draft. Still, there is widespread agreement his potential far exceeds his performance and preparedness for the NBA. Vonleh’s inner circle has been engaged in dialogue with a few prominent NBA agents, especially across the past several…

Mike Evans First Pic With Cash Money Sports Crew – TMZ.com

Monday, March 17, 2014

Here it is … the first photo of Texas A&M wide receiver Mike Evans with his new agents — Birdman and Slim from Cash Money Sports … and they mean BUSINESS. TMZ Sports broke the story … Evans — considered one of the best players in the upcoming NFL Draft — is the very first athlete to sign with the new sports agency, headed by some of the most powerful…

When ‘Goodfellas’ collided with BC basketball – Boston Globe

Monday, March 17, 2014

Searching for “the Judas of Boston College basketball’’ requires zigzagging down an icy rural road near a creek in a western Pennsylvania valley where a man might leave his past behind. A light snow swirls in the night, 35 winters after Rick Kuhn inspired a prosecutor’s Judas reference by conspiring with mobsters to betray his school, his teammates, and his sport. The only clue that Kuhn occupies a bungalow here,…