• 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 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 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.