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Fish and Chipps: Taller Shoulders

It was Isaac Newton who famously said, “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.” When Jason Collins came out April 2013 and publically admitted he is gay, it seemed like a weight had been lifted off the shoulders of so many young gay athletes […]

Foul Shots: No more Mo

The fact that guard Maurice Watson Jr. even came to Boston University is a bit of a surprise to begin with. Coming out of high school, Watson was one of the top-100 players in the country, according to ESPN. He had offers from Texas Tech University and Princeton University, among other schools. But he came […]

The Blue Line: Starving?

Shabazz Napier, star senior guard of the National Champion University of Connecticut men’s basketball team and the NCAA’s Most Outstanding Player, has stated that sometimes he goes to bed “starving.” As a result, Connecticut state lawmakers are now investigating legislative methods allowing athletes at UConn unionize. A very similar situation recently occurred at Northwestern University. […]

Fish and Chipps: Art of fanhood

Before the start of the NCAA Tournament, University of Kentucky basketball super fan Tyler Austin Black was so adamant that his favorite basketball team would win the NCAA Tournament, he decided to tattoo it on his leg. Crazy? Yes. Stupid? Almost genius. Love? You tell me. Black inked a UK 2014 National Champion symbol on […]

Foul Shots: On Calipari

I think I’ve made it abundantly clear that I hate the one-and-done rule in college basketball. I won’t rehash why, but here’s a quick summary: It sucks. There’s no plainer way to say it than that. That being said, if the one-and-done rule exists, then it is only fair that someone finds out a way […]