- Tennessee Holds Title IX Listening Session
by Rachel Ohm March 2017
An independent commission tasked with examining Title IX policies at the University of Tennessee met with faculty, staff and students behind closed doors Monday at the Knoxville campus.
- NCAA to Distribute $200M in Supplemental Funds
by Courtney Cameron March 2017
In a one-time supplemental distribution of $200 million, the NCAA will present Division I schools with sums between 165,000 and $1.3 million per school, dependent upon the number of athletic scholarships they awarded during the 2013-14 school year.
- Coastal Carolina Football Adjusts for Life in FBS
by Andrew Miller March 2017
After spending nearly three decades in the world of high finance, Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia approaches just about every new challenge from the perspective of a chief executive officer. When Moglia was hired at Coastal Carolina in 2011, he heard rumors that the school's administration and boosters were interested in moving the program from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). The Chanticleers, who fielded their first football team in 2003, became an elite program at the FCS level competing in the Big South Conference alongside teams like Charleston Southern, which several months ago saw its head coach Jamey Chadwell and recruiting coordinator Willy Korn leave to join Moglia's staff. Moglia, who previously served as CEO of TD Ameritrade - one of the world's largest discount brokerage firms - at first was lukewarm to the idea of moving up to FBS. His concerns were based on the business principle of supply and demand.
- Legal Bills in UNC Academic Scandal Case Near $18M
by Jessica Coston March 2017
From mid-2015 to near the end of last year, UNC said Friday that it has spent another $5.6 million on legal costs for the NCAA investigation, three lawsuits by former athletes who say they were harmed by the scandal and document reviews for two public records requests.
- SEC to Implement Conference-Wide Clear-Bag Policy
by Jason Scott March 2017
Following a unanimous approval vote from the league’s 14 athletic directors, the Southeastern Conference has announced that it will implement a clear-bag policy for the 2017 football season.
- U. Richmond Baseball Limited After Fantasy Football Ban
by John O'Connor March 2017
After Norfolk State scored twice in the 10th inning to beat Richmond 10-8 on Wednesday, Spiders coach Tracy Woodson held his customary meeting with his players down Pitt Field's left-field line to discuss what's coming up.
- Roof Fire Delays Construction of TTU Sports Center
by Courtney Cameron March 2017
On Wednesday evening, a fire broke out on the construction site of Texas Tech’s new Sports Performance Center, as crews were adding new roofing materials. According to Michael Molina, TTU’s vice chancellor of facility planning and construction, wind may have been a contributing factor, but an investigation into the cause is ongoing.
- SDSU Gently Jabs Michigan with Team Trip to Little Italy
by Bernie Wilson March 2017
After reading that Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Wolverines will take a nine-day trip to Rome next month, paid for by an anonymous booster, SDSU coach Rocky Long met with his staff to figure out what they could do on their much more moderate budget.
- St. Bonaventure to Add Men's Lacrosse in 2018
by The Buffalo News March 2017
The team does not yet have a coach or a conference to play in - the Atlantic 10 currently sponsors only women's lacrosse - but athletic director Tim Kenney said in a release that the school will be active in seeking both.
- Kiffin Named in Fraud Lawsuit
by A.J. Perez March 2017
Former University of Alabama receiver Antonio "A.C." Carter alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin that Kiffin deceived him to secure a prospect, USA TODAY Sports confirmed.