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University of Minnesota football players

U. Of Minnesota Football's Boycott Ends; 10 Players Still Suspended

University of Minnesota football players said they will play in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 after they threatened to skip it.

 | Grant Suneson

The Wake Forest football team

More Schools Come Forward In 'WakeyLeaks' College Football Scandal

A former Wake Forest football player leaked game information, and now, Army and Virginia Tech football programs have been contacted in the scandal.

 | Christian Bryant

Washington Huskies football players celebrate

Making The College Football Playoff Isn't Just About Winning Games

In most sports, win-loss record tells all — not so for college football.

 | Carter Woodiel

Rick Pitino the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals is introduced before the game against the Kennesaw State Owls in 2015.

NCAA Officially Accuses Louisville Basketball In Sex Scandal

Basketball staff members are accused of paying escorts to have sex with recruits and players.

 | Ryan Biek

Wisconsin Badgers star Nigel Hayes handles the ball during a game.

The Real Money In College Sports Isn't Made By The NCAA

Wisconsin star Nigel Hayes' recent protest isn't directed only at the NCAA; he's also calling out the conferences that reap football revenue.

 | Carter Woodiel

Justin Jackson of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts after being defeated.

The NCAA's Opposition To HB2 Is Giving North Carolina March Sadness

The NCAA is pulling all championship events from North Carolina over the state's controversial bathroom bill.

 | Grant Suneson

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney leads warmups with his team before a game.

The College Football Arms Race Is Upon Us

Teams are spending more and more money on facilities that look impossibly large — until you see what their competitors have.

 | Carter Woodiel

The mugshots of the six young men are placed in two rows, with three in each row.

6 Notre Dame Football Players Were Arrested Over The Weekend

The players were arrested in two separate incidents on Friday night and Saturday morning.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno leaves the team's football building on November 8, 2011.

Sandusky Accuser: Paterno Knew, Ignored Child Sex Abuse Claims In 1976

A man who accused Jerry Sandusky of sexually assaulting him when he was 14 years old claims he told Joe Paterno about the incident in 1976.

 | Matt Moreno

A statue of Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno is seen outside of Beaver Stadium in 2011.

Over 200 Penn State Football Players Demand Return Of Paterno Statue

Over 200 former Penn State football players demanded the university reinstate a statue of Joe Paterno after it was removed in 2012.

 | Grant Suneson

Head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Vols looks on during the Lady Vols' loss to Michigan State

Volunteer Hero: Looking Back On Pat Summitt's Storied Career

With 1,098 wins and eight national titles, Pat Summitt was a champion on and off the court.

 | Jamal Andress

Head coach Pat Summitt of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers celebrates by cutting down the net after their 64-48 win.

Pat Summitt's Family Is Reportedly 'Preparing For The Worst'

The legendary University of Tennessee coach stepped down as the Volunteers' head coach after being diagnosed with dementia.

 | Matt Moreno

Brandon Vanderburg

Guilty Verdict Reached In Vanderbilt Rape Retrial

Brandon Vandenburg was convicted in the 2013 rape of his then-girlfriend.

 | Matt Picht

Art Briles in October at McLane football stadium.

Art Briles Accuses Baylor Of Making Him The Fall Guy

The former coach says the university is using him as a scapegoat to hide its own failures in dealing with sexual assault victims.

 | Eugene Daniels

A closeup of a Baylor University football helmet.

How Baylor University Imploded Under Sexual Assault Allegations

Baylor University demoted its president and plans to fire its head football coach because school officials failed to report sexual assaults.

 | Christian Bryant

Greg Bryant #1 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs the ball at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 13, 2014.

University Of Alabama At Birmingham Running Back Dead After Shooting

UAB running back Greg Bryant and a passenger were involved in a shooting Saturday morning.

 | Matt Moreno

Joe Paterno is surrounded by the media while leaving the team's football building

Penn State Insurer Alleges Joe Paterno Knew Of Abuse In 1976

A court document calls into question Joe Paterno's statement that he didn't know about Jerry Sandusky's abuse.

 | Grant Suneson

Players run by the logo at mid-court during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Bathroom Bill Backlash: NCAA To Host Events In 'Inclusive' States Only

The NCAA announced it won't host events in places it deems have discriminatory laws. That could mean no more NCAA tournament games in North Carolina.

 | Grant Suneson

Daniel Ochefu #23 of the Villanova Wildcats hoists the trophy after Villanova defeat North Carolina.

Villanova's Incredible National Championship Win Is An Instant Classic

A 3-point attempt from Villanova's Kris Jenkins went in as time expired. The Wildcats defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74.

 | Matt Moreno

Brice Johnson #11 of the North Carolina Tar Heels and Marcus Paige #5 celebrate defeating the Syracuse Orange 83-66.

UNC Fans Celebrate On Chapel Hill's Franklin St. After Tar Heels Win

The Tar Heels defeated the Syracuse Orange for the third time this season, winning 83-66 to advance to the NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship.

 | Matt Moreno

Spike Albrecht of Michigan shoots a free throw during the 2013 Final Four at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

March Madness: Do College Players Shoot Worse In Huge Football Arenas?

You might've heard of the "dome effect," which argues that basketball players don't shoot as well in giant stadiums. But is it really true?

 | Carter Woodiel

The Syracuse Orange celebrate their 68-62 win over the Virginia Cavaliers during the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Syracuse, A No. 10 Seed, Somehow Makes It To The Final Four

The Syracuse Orange defeated the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, continuing their improbable run through the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

 | Matt Moreno

Duke basketball player Grayson Allen and Sen. Ted Cruz.

All The People Ted Cruz Looks Like (But Probably Isn't)

Ted Cruz has denied he's Duke star Grayson Allen, but he still has a long list of doppelgangers he has yet to formally address.

 | Carter Woodiel

Head coach Mike Brey of Notre Dame celebrates with his team after defeating Wisconsin in the Sweet 16.

The ACC's March Madness Dominance Goes All The Way To The Bank

The ACC is owning March Madness like few other conferences have. An ACC team will definitely be in the title game, and that means money.

 | Carter Woodiel

Ben Simmons #25 of the LSU Tigers.

LSU's Ben Simmons Is Declaring For The NBA Draft, Surprising No One

While LSU struggled this season, Simmons was the only player in the country to average more than 19 points, 11 rebounds and four assists this year.

 | Jamal Andress

Matt Bohannon #5 of the Northern Iowa Panthers sits on the court after a play in the second half against the Texas A&M Aggies

Northern Iowa Had A 100-Percent Chance Of Winning … And Then Lost

Northern Iowa was up by 12 with 34 seconds to go in the game and somehow let Texas A&M back into it. The Aggies won 92-88 after two overtimes.

 | Matt Moreno

The Kentucky Wildcats' mascot is pictured in front of a map of the United States.

Top 3 Unusual Methods You Should've Used To Pick Your NCAA Bracket

Did you pick Michigan State to win it all? Here are three March Madness bracket-picking methods that might've resulted in a different outcome.

 | Katherine Biek

Head coach Tom Izzo of Michigan State speaks to Alvin Ellis III in the first half against Middle Tennessee State on Friday.

March Madness Bracket Busted? Here's How You Can Still Win Your Pool

If Michigan State's loss in the first round busted your March Madness bracket, there are a few ways you can still win your pool.

 | Carter Woodiel

Derrick Gordon No. 32 of the Seton Hall Pirates celebrates after making a basket.

Derrick Gordon Is The First Openly Gay Player In NCAA Men's Tournament

This will be Derrick Gordon's third NCAA tournament but his first since he publicly announced his sexuality.

 | Matt Moreno

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Someone Leaked The March Madness Bracket As It Was Being Revealed

As the stretched-out Selection Show proceeded on CBS, one Twitter user revealed who was headed to the Big Dance before the TV broadcast did.

 | Carter Woodiel