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California Regents Hear Out Pac-12 on Whether to Block U.C.L.A.’s Move to Big Ten

The leaders of the sprawling University of California educational system are considering whether they should halt the move by U.C.L.A.SAN DIEGO — When members of the University of California Board of Regents...

Coach Leonard Hamilton: ‘The Worse the Program, the More I Became Interested’

Hamilton, the Florida State men’s basketball coach, was presented with the Joe Lapchick Character Award in New York last week.Leonard Hamilton was on the ninth floor of the stately New York Athletic...

UConn Agrees to Pay Former Coach Kevin Ollie $3.9 Million

Ollie, who led the men’s basketball team to the national title in 2014, was fired in 2018 during an investigation into recruiting violations.The University of Connecticut agreed on Thursday to pay Kevin...

Transfer Portal Sends USC Football Into a New Dimension

With a roster rebuilt around 26 transfers, Coach Lincoln Riley is ushering in a “different era” for teams like U.S.C. that are willing to go that route. Stanford is not one of...

For Florida A&M, Getting on the Field Is Just One of Many Problems

The university’s football players nearly skipped their opening game in protest of their mismanaged athletic department. Recent history shows far more dysfunction within the university’s sports program.TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Here’s what comes...

The Simple Yet Precise Legacy of Carril’s Princeton Offense

Carril, who died this week at 92, built teams that stymied bigger powerhouses during the games that mattered each March.Center Forward Backdoor.To anyone who played men’s basketball at Princeton during Pete Carril’s...

Pac-12 Commissioner Keeps It Professional, but Pointed, After Defections

George Kliavkoff, the Pac-12 commissioner, said the move by U.C.L.A. and U.S.C. to leave the conference for the Big Ten was a money grab that sold out athletes.LOS ANGELES — When the...

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