nothing but net http://wfpl.org en Nothing But Net: The Politics of College Basketball http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-politics-college-basketball <p>This week,&nbsp;WFPL's&nbsp; Phillip Bailey and Haven Harrington, host of WLOU's&nbsp;"Main Event Sports," join me for a discussion of the politics of the NCAA. Should college athletes be paid? Has time come when the sports world is ready for five "super conferences?" Has it all really come down to money? Is there a difference between major college sports and the professional sports world?</p><p>Please join us for a lively discussion this week, on Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Mark Bacon 7911 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: The Politics of College Basketball Nothing But Net: Talking Referees and How They're Changing the Game http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-talking-referees-and-how-theyre-changing-game <p>This week we re-cap the Arizona vs. Duke game, and it's possible impact on the national rankings; the freshman of the year race; a look at how Kentucky &nbsp;vs. Cleveland State caused tense moments for Big Blue Nation; and recap Louisville's easy win over Southern Mississippi.</p><p>A longtime favorite squad of ours, the Georgetown Hoyas, merit discussion. Plus the season is sure to have a long-running debate regarding tighter rules on defense and the deeper implications of these new changes. All this week on Nothing But Net, the sports report that swings.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Mark Bacon 7757 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: Talking Referees and How They're Changing the Game Nothing But Net: Considering the Louisville Cardinals' Loss to North Carolina http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-considering-louisville-cardinals-loss-north-carolina <p>Nothing But Net is honored to have&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Raashaan Meyer join us this week. Raashaan&nbsp;is the</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Inside The Ville contributor, and Main Event Sports Radio host (on </span>WLOU<span style="line-height: 1.5;">). </span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:11:02 +0000 Mark Bacon 7688 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: Considering the Louisville Cardinals' Loss to North Carolina Nothing But Net: The Louisville Cardinals' Boom Effect http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-louisville-cardinals-boom-effect <p><em>“I thought we had a chance there, and then boom. That’s what they do to teams. They can boom you. My vocabulary isn’t very good, but I hope you understand what I mean. It’s a positive thing for them…” — Duke Coach Mike&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;<em>Krzyzewski</em></span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">, March 31, 2013</em></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:14:10 +0000 Mark Bacon 7593 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: The Louisville Cardinals' Boom Effect Nothing But Net: WFPL's College Basketball Podcast Returns http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-wfpls-college-basketball-podcast-returns <p>WFPL's college basketball podcast Nothing But Net returns this week for the 2013-2014 college basketball seasons. I'm&nbsp;<a href="http://www.twitter.com/nothingbutnet2" style="color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline; ">Mark Bacon</a>&nbsp;and I'll be joined by&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpk.org/staff/matt-anthony/">Matt Anthony</a>. We'll&nbsp;provide weekly analysis of NCAA basketball action—with a groove.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 17:10:35 +0000 Mark Bacon 7496 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net: WFPL's College Basketball Podcast Returns Nothing But Net & The 2012 Men's Olympic Basketball Team http://wfpl.org/post/nothing-net-2012-mens-olympic-basketball-team <p>How sweet is it to have some of the greatest basketball players in the world playing against one another in the Summertime? Doubly great if it happens only once every four years. Brothers and Sisters, don&#39;t pinch yourself &mdash; tune into the <strong>2012 Summer Olympic Games from London</strong>, the next two weeks. The greatest basketball players in the States are balling against some of the greatest players from around the world, many current NBA stars, like <strong>France&#39;s Tony Parker, Brasil&#39;s Nene and Manu Ginobli from Argentina.</strong></p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:54:27 +0000 1170 at http://wfpl.org Nothing But Net & The 2012 Men's Olympic Basketball Team