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NCAA Places Boise State on Three Years’ Probation
The Boise State football program has been placed on three years’ probation and stripped of nine scholarships (three each for the next three years) after being hit with NCAA sanctions for repeated rules violations regarding extra benefits for recruits and players.
Oklahoma Tops AP Football Poll for Record 100th Time
Oklahoma on Sunday became the first team ever to be ranked #1 in the AP football poll 100 times.

The Sooners were ranked #1 for the first time in 1954, the second year of Oklahoma’s NCAA-record 47-game winning streak, which lasted from 1953-1957. They have spent at least one week in …
UCONN National Champs
It wasn’t a very high scoring game but still exciting to watch, UCONN beats Butler 52-41.  Coach Jim Calhoun joins the ranks of John Wooden and Coach K with his third national title.
Jacob Tucker Wins NCAA Slam Dunk Tournament
Last month, a video of a Jacob Tucker pulling off a series of spectacular slam dunks became a viral hit. What made the video so striking is that Tucker, a guard for Division III school Illinois College, is white and under six-feet tall -- both traits that aren't typically associated with the dunk.
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NCAA Tournament Cheerleaders Preview [PHOTOS]
When you are watching the NCAA Tournament this month, expect to see many shots of cheerleaders, particularly during timeouts. And why not? These young (mostly) ladies are athletes in their own right, and add a lot to the ambiance. Here's a preview of the cheerleading squads that will be represe…
NCAA Field of 68 Set
The Big East snagged a record 11 spots for the 2011 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, including a one seed in the Southeast region for Pittsburgh, who had been the Big East's  regular season champions.
Rounding out the top seeds were the defending NCAA champions Duke Blue Devils in the…