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November 21, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

March Madness tournament exploits Division I athletes

By | Mar 28, 2018

The NCAA continues to make money off of the Division I basketball players during the March Madness tournament.

Paralympic team deserves attention that March Madness gets

By | Mar 21, 2018

The U.S. Paralympic team is finishing with more medals than the U.S. Olympic team, but March Madness is getting all of the attention of sports fans.

New sports year begins at Masters

By | Apr 9, 2014

With spring in full swing, the Masters is the unofficial beginning of the new sports year.

NCAA labor unions will shift big-time athletic programs

By | Apr 2, 2014

Columnist Andrew Kristy provides his opinion concerning the first NCAA player union.

Don’t waste your time with NCAA brackets

By | Mar 25, 2014

Columnist Andrew Kristy believes brackets are taking away from the fun of March Madness.

The Real “Madness” Is Off-Court for the NCAA

By | Mar 24, 2014

It’s ironic that on the same week of the event that generates 90 percent of the NCAA’s revenue, an anti-trust lawsuit was filed against it that cuts at the legs of the amateurism upon which the institution stands.

A Look Back on the Off Court Impact for Mid-Majors in the NCAA Tournament

By | Mar 20, 2014

The madness of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship kicks into gear for real starting today (sorry, “First Four” play-in games, I’m not counting you), with the first two hectic rounds continuing through the weekend and providing fans with baskets of entertainment bliss. 

My Bracketastrophe

By | Mar 18, 2014

Once again it’s that time of year again: March Madness. 

Between the Lines: Providing salaries for Division I players would only hurt programs

By | Apr 10, 2013

Every year, around the time of the Final Four, there are grumblings about college athletes — particularly football and men’s basketball players. These grumblings usually involve the question of should these athletes be paid? What these critics fail to realize is that college sports, Division I athletics in particular, are much bigger than the few…

Better late than never: Here’s my bracket

By | Mar 22, 2013

It’s 10:30 on Thursday night and I feel obliged to write a blog about March Madness. Probably should’ve written a post earlier this week to fill my quota, but I sank into a small aggressive depression once I realized that it was still 30 degrees and snowing in Ithaca and I had piles of homework…

Sadness to the madness

By | Mar 30, 2012

One of the biggest spectacles in college sports will take place Saturday when the Final Four tips off from New Orleans. Kentuckians and the national media are already dubbing the first game between University of Kentucky and University of Louisville as the Final Four Civil War. But outside of niche areas such as the Bluegrass…

March hype beguiles fans

By | Mar 21, 2012

It’s impossible for sports fans to think of the month of March without thinking about one thing — college basketball madness. Of course I’m talking about the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament and the hype that surrounds each game.