College sports reporter @nytimes. I'll play through it.

Duke’s Absence From the Top 25 Is Likely to Be Brief

nytimes.com — DURHAM, N.C. - Barack Obama was the junior senator from Illinois. The Oklahoma City Thunder were in Seattle and called the SuperSonics. Taylor Swift played country music. The Duke men's basketball team had been ranked in every Associated Press Top 25 poll since the 2007-8 preseason until last Monday, when, after losing four of their prior five games, the Blue Devils - the defending national champions - dropped from the rankings.
Feb 07, 2016

Duke's unranked for first time since 2007, but likely to bounce back. I visited DURHAM yesterday to investigate nytimes.com/2016/02/07/spo…

Pat Haden Stepping Down as U.S.C. Athletic Director

nytimes.com — Pat Haden, who won two national championships as a quarterback at Southern California before returning nearly four decades later to preside over an athletic department mired in pay-for-play-related sanctions, will step down as the Trojans' athletic director in June, the university president, C.L. Max Nikias, announced Friday.

Louisville Men’s Basketball Team Is Out of Post-Season

nytimes.com — Louisville is voluntarily withholding its men's basketball team from this season's Atlantic Coast Conference and N.C.A.A. tournaments, as the N.C.A.A. investigates a scandal in which a former basketball employee allegedly purchased strippers and prostitutes for some recruits and their fathers from 2010 to 2014. James R.
Feb 05, 2016

RT @NYTSports: Louisville is withholding its men's basketball team from the post-season nyti.ms/20eKJYk pic.twitter.com/zIe6rHewu2

Top College Football Recruit Rashan Gary Picks Michigan

nytimes.com — Derek Jeter and Tom Brady showed up as promised in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh, a onetime Wolverines quarterback, tossed footballs into the crowd seated in a campus auditorium. The former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland appeared on stage with the hip-hop group Migos. Did they dab?
Feb 03, 2016

The nation's top recruit chooses Michigan while Migos dabs in Ann Arbor. nytimes.com/2016/02/04/spo…

Feb 04, 2016

On National Signing Day, College Football Recruits Have Starring Roles in a Carnival, via @marcatracy nytimes.com/2016/02/04/spo…

On Signing Day, Powerhouse Programs Strive to Remain on Top

nytimes.com — In college football, the rich generally get richer, but not before they are briefly impoverished. The perpetual personnel churn in the college game gives the coaches who are around for the long haul an annual opportunity to reload their rosters.
Feb 02, 2016

RT @NYTSports: National signing day is a high-stakes high-wire act for programs that have to rebuild nyti.ms/205rW1M pic.twitter.com/TJ5hxaZ4DK

Feb 03, 2016

This year I focused on in many ways the highest-stakes recruiting situation: Ohio State's. nytimes.com/2016/02/03/spo…

7th-Ranked Xavier Hangs on to Top No. 10 Providence

nytimes.com — PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence Friars played their 750th game at Dunkin' Donuts Center on Tuesday night, a run dating to 1972, but it was the very first to feature two top-10 teams, the 10th-ranked Friars and No. 7 Xavier. But history could do little for Providence, a charter member of the Big East.

Florida State to Pay Jameis Winston’s Accuser $950,000 in Settlement

nytimes.com — A woman who accused Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston of raping her in late 2012 has settled her lawsuit with Florida State, where both were students at the time of the incident, for $950,000. The settlement, reached Monday, also commits Florida State to five years of sexual assault awareness programs and greater transparency, according to a statement released by the woman's lawyer.
Jan 25, 2016

RT @NYT: Florida State to Pay Jameis Winston’s Accuser $950,000 in Settlement. rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/6403…

Jan 25, 2016

Florida State to Pay Jameis Winston’s Accuser $950,000 in Settlement nyti.ms/1Pgkdfv

Jan 25, 2016

Florida State to Pay Jameis Winston’s Accuser $950,000 in Settlement nyti.ms/1RJ8R5L

Jan 25, 2016

RT @nytimes: Florida State will pay Jameis Winston's accuser $950,000 in a settlement nyti.ms/1Qwld05

Jan 25, 2016

Florida State to Pay Jameis Winston’s Accuser $950,000 in Settlement - And Jameis Winston walks. mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/26/spo…

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Boban Marjanovic Is Entering Fans’ Hearts, if Not the Spurs’ Lineup

nytimes.com — SAN ANTONIO - The Bobinator is a cartoon figure created by a friend of Boban Marjanovic's back in Serbia. The Bobinator's green skin matches the Incredible Hulk's, but his face and left arm - which is metallic and culminates not in a hand but in a hook that grabs a basketball - is a reference to his primary inspiration.

In Fast Transition, Maryland Adjusts to New Basketball Rules

nytimes.com — COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Mark Turgeon, the men's basketball coach at Maryland, casually dribbled a ball between his legs during the Terrapins' practice here Monday at Xfinity Center. The team spent several minutes on a transition drill during which the shot clock was set to a parsimonious 20 seconds.
Jan 22, 2016

Maryland is No. 3 because they have great players -- and have adapted well to college basketball's newest rules nytimes.com/2016/01/23/spo…

Jan 23, 2016

RT @NYTSports: Before Maryland faces Michigan State today, learn how the Terrapins got so good so fast: nyti.ms/1S0Ak3t pic.twitter.com/QcRykCxwyX

Weather channel website chases storms, clicks

newrepublic.com — But some in the weather-obsessed community look askance at that "amazing content"-the ruin porn slide shows, the animal pictures. And even more are downright infuriated by The Weather Channel's naming of winter storms. The Channel defends the practice as yet another means of "information dissemination during severe weather."
Jan 21, 2016

annual tweet: I wrote about The Weather Channel naming winter storms etc. newrepublic.com/article/116087…

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Feb 07, 2016

Duke's unranked for first time since 2007, but likely to bounce back. I visited DURHAM yesterday to investigate nytimes.com/2016/02/07/spo…

Feb 06, 2016

Offering my click to whoever has *full* video of Christie-Rubio. ABC, which broadcast it, wasn't interested abcnews.go.com/Politics/gop-d… Bueller?

Feb 06, 2016

RT @freedarko: The Thunder's entire system enables Westbrook and Durant, and I mean that in every way possible.

Feb 06, 2016

On a plane someone will have video of Christie v Rubio for me by time I land yes?

Feb 06, 2016

Gen. Martin Dempsey (ret.), former chairman of joint chiefs (M '84), stopped by Duke's locker room after the game.


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