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NCAA, Conference Commissioners “Solution” To “One And Done” Is A Joke

Jahlil Okafor is a standout meeting for Duke University and projected top-5 pick in this Summer's NBA Draft

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. (more…)

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Jameis Winston Situation Shows Deeper Issue With Institution Of Football

Winton's discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

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 what the NBA used to be like? Serious drug problems, fighting in arenas, image issues; Whatever was associated with bad was associated with the NBA. (more…)

Sibling Rivalry: First Annual Bowl Pick’em Challenge Among Siblings

Brother and sister disagree on the winner between FSU and Auburn  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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  (more…)

Locker Talk Episode 28!: The Lady Sportswriter

Jameis Winston has helped elevate Florida State and the ACC back to national prominence in 2013

The long hiatus is over. The Lady Sportswriter 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!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lockertalk/2013/10/22/locker-talk-the-lady-sportswriter

NCAA Football: Why Am I Anti-Playoff in College Football? Don’t Get Me Started!

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. (more…)