Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

By John Ruberry Last week I wrote this in my own blog about a scandal-plagued state university in Kentucky: "Is Louisville a college with an athletic program? Or is it an athletic program that offers some college classes?" Late last month the shadowy and corrupt realm of NCAA men's college basketball, whose players are nominally … Continue reading Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

March Madness: The Big Dance of Radicals

By John Ruberry Later today a committee will reveal the 68 teams that will participate NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, which is commonly known as the Big Dance or March Madness. All of the games will be televised--and during halftime, public-service ads about the participating teams will air--they will be milquetoast pieces--focusing how each school contributes … Continue reading March Madness: The Big Dance of Radicals