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N.C.A.A. Women’s Basketball Tournament Will Be Held in Texas

The pinnacle of this coronavirus pandemic-disrupted women’s college basketball season — the national tournament for Division I teams — will be contested entirely in...

John Chaney’s Message Was Always Clear, in Support of Black Athletes

The metaphors and the stories would find a particular resonance in the homes of recruits who were raised by their grandparents, those who could...

Baylor Doesn’t Let Kansas Get in the Way of Its Big 12 Title Quest

Since Scott Drew took over as head coach in 2003, it has been a golden era for Baylor men’s basketball. The team, which had...

Dee Rowe, UConn Basketball Coach and Fund-Raiser, Dies at 91

Dee Rowe, a revered figure at the University of Connecticut for a half-century as the men’s basketball coach and athletics department fund-raiser, died on...

Kentucky’s Team Took a Knee. Some in the State Were Taken Aback.

A decision by Kentucky men’s basketball players and their coach, John Calipari, to kneel during the national anthem before a game over the weekend...

Indiana to Host Entire 2021 N.C.A.A. Men’s Basketball Tournament

The N.C.A.A., in an attempt to limit the threat of coronavirus among teams, announced an agreement Monday to hold its signature men’s basketball tournament...

One Month Behind, DePaul Starts Its Men’s Basketball Season

Only a handful of DePaul players had even been cleared to work out over the weekend. The team finally returned to practice on Monday....

Bill Offers New College Sports Model: Cut Athletes in on the Profits

If would be one thing to suggest that Trevor Lawrence, the dynamic Clemson quarterback, be paid $173,000 this season. But what about the long...

Tara VanDerveer’s Current Math: 1,098 and Counting

One day in the ninth grade, Tara VanDerveer was playing basketball — as she did most days while growing up in upstate New York...

N.C.A.A. Will Hold 2021 Women’s Basketball Tournament in One Region

The 2021 N.C.A.A. women’s basketball tournament will be held in one region in hopes that reduced travel will limit the spread of the coronavirus...

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer Ties Record for Coaching Wins

Tara VanDerveer tied Pat Summitt for the most career coaching wins in Division I women’s college basketball on Sunday night when top-ranked Stanford trounced...

A Referee Pursues Her Calling in the Men’s Game

COMPTON, Calif. — There are nearly 900 officials working in the top tier of men’s college basketball, keeping order at thousands of games. They...

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