- UNC Poised for NCAA Fight in Notice of Allegations Response
by Luke DeCock May 2017
We're headed for a showdown now. There's no way around it. Whatever happens to North Carolina, whether the university is punished by the NCAA or wriggles off the hook, the battle lines have never been drawn more sharply. After five years, judgment is coming.
- Brawl Ends Postseason for NJCAA Baseball Teams
by Gregg Sarra May 2017
"Both benches cleared like wildfire," said Kevin Foley, the Suffolk CCC director of athletics. "It popped in an instant. There was no warning at all. It just exploded and got out of control immediately. It was mayhem."
- Ex-Richmond AD Takes Job with Atlantic 10
by John O'Connor May 2017
The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Keith Gill, the outgoing Richmond athletics director, executive associate commissioner. Gill remains Richmond's athletics director until June 30.
- No Further Penalty in Cheerleading 'Sugar Daddy' Probe
by Andrew Knapp May 2017
Coastal Carolina University will take no more action against its cheerleading squad after it suspended the team over anonymous allegations of prostitution, drug use and cheating, the Conway school said Friday.
- Pac-12 Revenue Deal Puts League Behind SEC, Big Ten
by Arizona Daily Star May 2017
By 2020, it's possible all Arizona athletic teams, and those in the Pac-12, will have corporate logos on their game-day gear (in addition to Nike, Adidas or Under Armour). The Pac-12 could arrange the sponsorship from someone like DISH (but not DirecTV) for several million per school, per year.
- Ex-Notre Dame Coach Weis's Buyout Totals $18.97M
by Laken Litman May 2017
The final tab is in: Former Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis ended up receiving $18,967,960 from the university as a buyout for being fired in 2009. The amount of the final installment -- 2,054,742 for the 2015 calendar year -- was disclosed on Notre Dame's new federal tax return, which was released Monday. The filing did not mention this would be the end of Weis' payments the way the others did. Previous filings noted Weis was being paid through December 2015 as part of the termination agreement.
- Former Dayton Football Player Sues School, Accuser
by Mark Gokavi May 2017
A former University of Dayton football player has sued the school and a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct, which resulted in the player being suspended from the university for two years.
- Lawsuit Claims Drugging, Gang Rape at Baylor
by Jason Scott May 2017
On Tuesday night, Baylor University was hit with a seventh Title IX lawsuit related to a sexual assault scandal that has rocked the football program for nearly a year.
- Opinion: Ex-Baylor AD McCaw Impressive in New Role
by Harry Minium May 2017
Ian McCaw came to Liberty University with a ton of accolades and some heavy baggage after serving as Baylor’s athletic director for 13 years.
- ACC Coaches Worry Early Signing May Cause Problems
by Matt Porter May 2017
The apparent goal of an early signing period, in the best intentions of college football's administrators, was to make it easier on recruits. Those with a firm college decision would lock up a spot early, and go back to enjoying the last moments of their time as high school students. For some, it appears the pressure may have shifted.