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Weekly Roundup: February 20 – February 26

Pat Forde and Pete Thamel (@YahooForde, @PeteThamel) of Yahoo Sports expose several potential NCAA violations that include several big name college basketball players.

Mark Kiszla (@MarkKiszla) of The Denver Post writes about Tim Fletcher and how he’s enjoying the Olympics with his sons as he battles ALS.

Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) of ESPN details how an FBI wiretap caught Arizona’s Sean Miller discussing a payment for star center Deandre Ayton.

Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated explains how pitch clocks and an automated strike zone would be beneficial to Major League Baseball.

David Segal of The New York Times discusses why Norwegians worry that they may be having too much success at the Olympics.

Brian Bennett (@GBrianBennett) of The Athletic recaps a loss on the court for Arizona that was overshadowed by looming trouble off the court.

Several members of the Sports Illustrated staff discuss their lasting memories from Pyeongchang 2018.

Benjamin Hochman (@Hochman) of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch explains how Adam Wainwright is making an impact away from the mound.

Desmond Conner (@DesmondConner) of the Hartford Courant profiles Sean Spencer on his journey to being a coach at Penn State.

Myron Medcalf (@MedcalfByESPN) of ESPN takes a deep dive into how Grand Canyon University plans on building success in college basketball.

Jon Wertheim and Jessica Luther (@Jon_Wertheim, @JessicaWLuther) of Sports Illustrated take an extensive look at the horrifying culture of the Dallas Mavericks.

Several stories on the United States women’s hockey gold medal victory were worthy of inclusion. These stories were written by Rachel Blount (@BlountStrib) of the Star Tribune, Dan Wetzel (@DanWetzel) of Yahoo Sports, and Helene Elliott (@HeleneNotHelen) of the Los Angeles Times.

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