• Meet Ray Watts, the Most Unpopular Man in Birmingham

    by Las Vegas Sun December 2014

    The most unpopular man in Birmingham, Ala., these days is Dr. Ray Watts, the president of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

  • Lady Vols Alums to Rally Against Name Change

    by Dan Fleser December 2014

    Mollie DeLozier swam at the University of Tennessee in 1973, when she said the team’s yearly operating budget was $1,700.

  • In Today's College Football, No Such Thing as Cheap Win

    by Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY Sports December 2014

    Renowned for its spending on football facilities, the University of Oregon has been one of the nation's least-extravagant schools this season when it comes to basic coaching cost per victory. Not bad for a team in the College Football Playoff.

  • Charleston Sports Facility to House Innovation Center


    The University of Charleston announced Wednesday plans to begin construction on a long-awaited sports facility estimated to cost $15.5 million.

  • List of Colleges with Wrestling Programs Dwindling

    by Steve Christilaw December 2014

    High school wrestling is strong and vital - with girls wrestling catching on and growing across the state. It's at the next level or two where the sport has gone off the rails.

  • Harbaugh to Become Highest Paid College Coach?

    by news wire service reports December 2014

    Michigan is apparently making a serious run at San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to fill its open coaching position, reportedly offering Harbaugh $8 million per year to coach the Wolverines.

  • U. Miami Apparel Contract Up for Grabs

    by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer December 2014

    UM has not renewed its apparel contract with Nike, and competitors Adidas and Under Armour have submitted formidable bids to replace Nike as the official supplier to Hurricanes athletics.

  • U. Maine Hockey Coach to Put 5% of Salary Back into Program

    by MARK EMMERT Staff Writer December 2014

    Coach Red Gendron is putting 5 percent of his annual salary of $209,000 back into his own program, establishing the Grant Standbrook Hockey Forever Fund.

  • Pelini Rips Nebraska AD in Leaked Recording

    by Laken Litman, USA TODAY Sports December 2014

    Wednesday morning Bo Pelini had his introductory news conference as Youngstown State's football coach. Wednesday afternoon a recording of his farewell words to Nebraska players after he was fired was leaked -- and it wasn't pretty.

  • UGA Avoids Probation for NCAA Rule Violation

    by Ken Sugiura; Staff December 2014

    Georgia's swift and decisive reaction to initial reports that swim coach Jack Bauerle may have violated NCAA rules resulted in a relatively favorable outcome when the infractions committee issued its final ruling Tuesday.