• OU Changes Sideline Policy Following Player Collision

    by Michael Gaio October 2014

    Photographers and videographers at Oklahoma Sooner football games will have to live without a few extra comforts after a sideline collision shook up one of Oklahoma’s star players last week.

  • Ohio State Uncovers More of Band's Sexualized Traditions

    by Laura A. Bischoff, Dayton Daily News October 2014

    Traditions included student-produced videos of raunchy skits and a beef cake calendar, the university said Thursday in federal court filings.

  • Profanity's Recruiting Impact Resonates with UT Students

    by David Cobb, Knoxville News-Sentinel October 2014

    University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek has publicly outlined that he sees a problem with profanity during football games since a derogatory chant rang through Neyland Stadium on Oct. 4.

  • UNC Coaches Removed from Academics, Report Finds

    by HAROLD GUTMANN; 919-419-6655 October 2014

    When asked Wednesday how involved he was in his players' academics, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said he was only focused on his next opponent.

  • Call for 'Big, Meaningful Changes' at U. of North Carolina

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 October 2014

    Academic failures revealed in an investigation into one UNC-Chapel Hill department Wednesday occurred because of a system that requires athletic "eligibility to be prioritized over educational enrichment," a university professor said Thursday.

  • A Year After Player Boycott, Grambling Seeing Success

    by George Schroeder, @GeorgeSchroeder, USA TODAY Sports October 2014

    In the months since he became head football coach at his alma mater, Broderick Fobbs has had several conversations with his predecessors. He talks occasionally with former coach Doug Williams. He has touched base with Rod Broadway. And, of course, there's one other. "I've talked with Coach Robinson," Fobbs says, "when no one else is around."

  • Backboard Collapse Forces Basketball Teams to Relocate

    by Special to The Post and Courier October 2014

    The Charleston Southern men's and women's basketball teams may be forced to open their respective seasons in high school gyms after a backboard expansion collapsed at CSU Field House.

  • In Aftermath of Report, No Closure for UNC Athletics

    by HAROLD GUTMANN; 919-419-6655 October 2014

    With the release of Kenneth Wainstein's report detailing the paper class system in the UNC Chapel Hill Department of African and Afro-American Studies, the academic side of campus can begin the process of moving on. But there will be no such closure for the athletic side,

  • Volleyball Coaches Concerned About State Tourney Site

    by John Varlas 901-529-2350 October 2014

    The AAA state volleyball tournament gets under way Wednesday at Siegel High in Murfreesboro, and some coaches around the state aren't happy with the choice of location.

  • Audit: Marshall Sports Subsidized, WVU Self-Sufficient

    by Phil Kabler, Staff writer October 2014

    Using data obtained from the NCAA for the 2012-13 budget year, the audit found that subsidized revenue of $7.88 million amounted to nearly 28 percent of Marshall University's $28.33 million athletic department budget.