Jahlil Okafor is a standout freshman basketball player for Duke University and a projected top-5 pick in this Summer’s NBA Draft. Future changes to NCAA policy could keep players like him in school for two years or more.
Imagine having a skill set that allows you the opportunity to earn millions of dollars.
You’re one of the few people in the world who can do what you do and it is in incredibly high demand at a high cost. It doesn’t matter the field; it could be medicine, landscaping, plumbing, or pool cleaning. Just know that what you do, no one else can do it at the same level.
Now imagine being told you can’t do it professionally for two or even three years for “social” and “academic” reasons.
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Winton’s discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy
I was listening to the radio and the topic turned to something I hadn’t thought about in quite some time with regards to the NBA.
Do you remember how the NBA used to be viewed because of serious drug problems, fighting in arenas, and off-court image issues? Whatever was associated with bad was associated with the NBA.
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Brother and sister disagree on the winner between FSU and Auburn (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
***I want to apologize for getting this out a little late. My sister had her picks in on time and I, per usual, couldn’t get my act together.***
Happy holidays from
The Locker! I decided to challenge my sister this bowl season to a bowl pick’em. As was well publicized on her site The Lady Sportswriter Continue reading “Sibling Rivalry: First Annual Bowl Pick’em Challenge Among Siblings”
Jameis Winston has helped elevate Florida State and the ACC back to national prominence in 2013
The long hiatus is over.
and I discuss the first BCS rankings of 2013, the University of Georgia’s injury woes, the ACC/SEC superiority debate, and much more. Listen up, folks! The Lady Sportswriter
College football has their playoff. They also have a huge headache coming in 2014.
For some, this is seen as the answer to all of college football’s problems. It will determine the “true” national champion. All a playoff really does, in the case of the proposed four-team format, is leave the door wide open for a larger debate and personal agendas.
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