Create controversy. Profit from controversy. It’s not an especially new or original strategy, but it’s one that LaVar Ball continues to try to exploit. Well, they are now, with a nod to Ball’s proclamation, selling “STAY IN YO LANE” tees, for both men and women. Marketing misogyny. Isn’t that nice. It’s clear that LaVar Ball isn’t going to shy away from the public spotlight anytime soon, especially with eldest son Lonzo looking destined for the Lakers and middle son LiAngelo set to join UCLA, and he’s going to do his best to use that light to push the BBB franchise that scared away the world’s biggest apparel companies. This plan has no mystery, subtlety or taste. Which might as well be the Big
The state Auditor's Office is reviewing the spending of public money by the University of New Mexico's athletic department on a 2015 golf trip to Scotland that included the athletic director, other employees and boosters, the agency confirmed Wednesday. Athletic director Paul Krebs is drawing criticism as more details about the international junket emerge following a series of public records requests filed by journalists, some of which netted documents with large swaths of information that had been blacked out. Krebs has said the $65,000 trip was meant to strengthen relationships with donors, but critics argue that it should have been paid for by the university's independent fundraising arm, not with athletic department money.
Maryland head coach John Tillman is on his way to his sixth Final Four appearance in seven years, while some coaches are lucky to get to one in their lifetime. Its practically become a yearly routine for his program, but Tillman considers every trip unlike the other. After breezing by Albany 18-9 in the NCAA Quarterfinals, Maryland faces the fourth-seeded Denver Pioneers this Saturday in the NCAA Semifinals, with a chance to play in its fifth championship game in six years.