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O'Neil: Looking ahead at the Oklahoma State Cowboys

This won't be an easy year for Oklahoma State and that ought to buy coach Travis Ford a little more time in Stillwater.

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Greenberg: Inside the pre-draft process

Seth Greenberg breaks down what NBA prospects will go through during the draft combine and individual team workouts over the next month.

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3dMyron Medcalf

Looking ahead: Oklahoma Sooners

The Sooners return all the pieces needed to compete for the Big 12 title and make a run in March.

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3dSeth Greenberg

Inside the pre-draft workout process

Seth Greenberg breaks down what NBA prospects will go through during the draft combine and individual team workouts over the next month.

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4dC.L. Brown

Looking ahead: Kansas Jayhawks

The Jayhawks look to make it 12 straight Big 12 conference titles next season and will again be considered among the favorites.

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7dEamonn Brennan

Looking ahead: Virginia Tech Hokies

Looking ahead at what Virginia Tech might look like in 2015-16 after a rough transition year under Buzz Williams.

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5dJay Bilas

Bilas: Offseason college hoops opus

Jay Bilas looks back on the 2014-15 college basketball season, and looks ahead to a critical offseason for the game. Bilas lauds Kentucky, and also endorses the blanket adoption of FIBA rules.

6dAdam Finkelstein

Five observations: Pittsburgh Jam Fest

While the Pittsburgh Jam Fest may not have the star power it once did, it can still attract some of the nation's best, which showed this past weekend.


Towns likes Phil Jackson's 'presence'

Said Karl-Anthony Towns: "As a coach, he made every player better and put them in the best position to succeed. ... If I have the opportunity to ever play for the Knicks, that's what I would love to do." (via NY Post)

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Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

People saying Floyd ran. Name a sport where you're not supposed to elude, outwit and avoid an opponent and minimize their ability to score.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

As a true boxing fan, I'd like to thank new, temporary, overnight experts/fans that cared about the sport for a night. The exit is that way.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Another chance coming from Crystal Place's left flank. Ivanovic is getting torched by Zaha, and Cuadrado is trying a liiiitttle too hard.

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

My alter ego a fool, that's why I won't defend him. It is what it is, at least I ain't pretendin'. I gotta go to work.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

Floyd still struggles with the reality that he can't control the media the way he has controlled everyone around him and his opponents.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

Ali fought with a broken jaw. Fighters break hands in bouts. They get hurt because they're punching each other. Dealing with pain is normal.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

His feet weren't injured. Manny couldn't pin Mayweather against the ropes, throw combos. Mayweather circled left and Manny never adjusted.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

Manny didn't lose this fight because he couldn't punch. He lost because he couldn't deal with Floyd's movement. Couldn't close the distance.