Laundry, Cellphone Factors in Wisconsin Athletes' COA
by Todd Milewski September 2015
At the University of Wisconsin, parts of the official cost of attendance estimates that impact the new athlete stipends decreased over last school year for some students and went up no more than 0.2 percent for others.
Do Social Media Bans Violate the First Amendment?
by Jason Scott September 2015
Several college athletics programs have made headlines and drawn criticism lately for instituting bans on social media use for their student-athletes.
Players' Medical Concerns Contributed to Illinois Coach's Firing
by David Geier September 2015
Fired University of Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman allegedly attempted to persuade players to avoid seeking medical treatment for injuries in order to stay on the field.
Columnist: BYU's Silence on Miami Brawl Irresponsible
by Gordon Monson Tribune Columnist September 2015
When BYU decided to no longer discuss honor code violations, choosing instead to keep those violations private, it was a great move.
Opinion: FFRF Should Butt Out of College Athletics
by Brad Rock September 2015
The Freedom From Religion Foundation recently issued a news release condemning about two dozen public universities for "allowing football coaches to impose their personal religion on players by hiring Christian chaplains."
Kansas State Students Take Sportsmanship Pledge
by Kellis Robinett The Kansas City Star September 2015
Before Kansas State students can pick up their tickets to home sporting events this year, they have to sign a sportsmanship pledge in which they promise to “refrain from using profanity and inappropriate chants” and to “show respect for all participating student-athletes, coaches, fans and officials.”
University Apologizes for Soccer Players' Blackface Skit
by Thomas Clouse firstname.lastname@example.org September 2015
Whitworth University issued an apology on Facebook on Tuesday after a photo was posted showing five women's soccer players wearing afro wigs - including four wearing blackface - in an apparent attempt to appear as members of The Jackson Five for a skit at an informal event at a bowling alley.
Tennessee Gets Word on Preventing Athlete Violence
by Dustin Dopirak email@example.com September 2015
When Kathy Redmond Brown delivered her message about preventing sexual assault and relationship violence to the Tennessee football team in its team auditorium last Friday, athletic director Dave Hart was in attendance and taking notes. So too was coach Butch Jones.
Parent Group Provides Support for Ohio State Football
by Bill Rabinowitz September 2015
When wide receiver Noah Brown (left) suffered a serious leg injury in practice, the Ohio State football program's parents association kicked into gear to help his mother, Allison Brown, with a flight to Columbus and other expenses. COLUMBUS - Allison Brown received the phone call on Wednesday that every football parent fears.
Temple Announces 10-Year, $30M Under Armour Deal
by Marc Narducci; Inquirer Staff Writer September 2015
Temple announced a partnership extension with Under Armour on Monday to continue providing uniforms, apparel and footwear for the university's 19 varsity sports teams.