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Final Four Preview: Baylor vs Houston

Baylor and Houston will play each other in the first game of the Final Four on April 3rd at 5:14pm Est on CBS. Baylor (26-2) have had an outstanding year and tournament under head coach Scott Drew. The Bears have won their tournament games relatively easily other than their last game against Arkansas.

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Final Four Preview: Gonzaga vs. UCLA

Gonzaga and UCLA square off for a spot in the National Championship game on April 3rd at 8:34pm Est on CBS. Gonzaga beat USC in the Elite Eight handily to book their spot in the Final Four, while UCLA grinded out an impressive win over 1 seed Michigan.

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Jon Jones Wants to be Paid. Is Ngannou fight in Jeopardy?

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, was one of those people watching the fight because it was very likely that he would become the challenger in the next heavyweight title fight. Ngannou won the fight by a 2nd round knockout taking the title from Miocic, who is seen by some fans as the greatest heavyweight of all time.

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Elite Eight Preview: Houston vs Oregon State

The first game of the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament will be Houston vs. Oregon State at Lucas Oil Stadium at 7:15 p.m. EST on CBS. Both teams had drastically different regular seasons, and they will now face off for a spot in the Final Four. Houston (24-6) was dominant in the American Athletic Conference (AAC), winning the regular season title as well as the conference tournament title.

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Elite Eight Preview: Baylor vs. Arkansas

The second game of the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament is Baylor vs. Arkansas at Lucas Oil Stadium at 9:57 p.m. EST on CBS. Baylor has been in the top five for most of the season and has consistently been blowing teams out. The one thing that hurt Baylor this season was a long COVID-19 pause in February.

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The Role of the NCAA in Transgender Rights

The transgender community is experiencing a large battle in the world of sports. Earlier this month, the South Dakota state legislature passed HB1217, a law that would stop transgender girls and women from playing in sports teams designated for girls and women.

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Radio Host Fired After Colorist Remarks About Serena Williams

Rob Lederman, a Buffalo, New York sports radio host, was fired after making colorist remarks about Serena Williams and other Black female celebrities. Lederman, the host of “Morning Bull” on 97 Rock Buffalo, was talking with ESPN’s Buffalo Bill’s beat reporter Marcel Louis-Jacques about what level on the toaster they set for their morning toast. Lederman said he sets his toaster settings to the skin color of women that he finds attractive.

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Supreme Court Case Could Change the Nature of the NCAA

The Supreme Court will hear NCAA v. Alston on March 31, which is one of a series of antitrust lawsuits questioning NCAA rules that prevent colleges and universities from providing financial compensation to athletes aside from scholarships, room, and board. The future of this multibillion-dollar industry lies in the court’s ruling, as the line between amateur student-athletes and professionals could be broken.

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Cleveland Power of Sports Summit to take place during NFL Draft Weekend

Earlier today, the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced the Cleveland Power of Summit is set to take place during the NFL Draft weekend. The 86th annual NFL draft will take place from April 29th until May 1st. This year, the summit will focus on celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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NHL Ref Forced to “Peel” Out

A referee in the National Hockey League will no longer be officiating any games in the League after an incident involving him and a “hot” mic. Referee Tim Peel was caught saying that he wanted to give the Predators a penalty right before his microphone was switched off. The League then announced Wednesday morning that he will not be on the ice any time “now or in the future.”

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Op-Ed: The NCAA Tournaments Highlight The Pervasive Sexism in Sports

The NCAA tournament reminds us every year that we, as a society of sports lovers, have a long way to go when it comes to gender equity in athletics.

The biggest and most glaring example of this is the nomenclature. Sports Journalist and announcers everywhere—would it kill you to put the word “Men’s” before “basketball tournament,” like you do for the women?

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Professional Sports and Vaccination

As COVID-19 restrictions ease up and sports start up again, the debate over athletes receiving vaccines has been renewed. There have been heated arguments surrounding whether athletes that receive vaccinations are draining resources from essential workers and those who are at-risk. Now, however, this concern may be dwindling as the vaccination effort ramps up across the United States.

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