• ACC Student-Athletes Call for HB2 Repeal

    by Dan Spears February 2017

    Four athletes from North Carolina's Atlantic Coast Conference schools have written a letter urging state lawmakers to repeal a law that limits the protections of LGBT people. The letter was signed by North Carolina fencer Ezra Baeli-Wang, Duke football player Chris Taylor, N.C. State diver Gabi McDermott and Wake Forest men s golfer Tanner Owen. They re members of the ACC s student-athlete advisory committee.

  • U. of Idaho Athletics Waiver Request Delayed

    by Josh Wright February 2017

    The University of Idaho wants more of its state funding to go to athletics to cover a projected deficit, and the State Board of Education wants more details before it grants UI's request.

  • K-State's Snyder Diagnosed with Throat Cancer

    by Dave Skretta February 2017

    Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder's treatments are going well, and he expects to be on the field when Kansas State begins spring practice next month.

  • MSU Scrambles to Respond to Assault Allegations

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has cancelled his trip planned in his capacity as NCAA Tournament selection committee chair. Hollis was expected to lead the committee from the road on a 12-day, cross-country expedition to watch college basketball games in 12 states.

  • UConn Women Notch 100th Straight Win

    by Laura Albanese February 2017

    There appears to be no promised land that the Connecticut women's basketball team cannot reach, nothing capable of denying a program that has made a game out of making the improbable seem impossibly routine.

  • Proposed Texas Law a Threat to Tourism

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The NFL took a strong position on Friday in a public announcement countering proposed Texas legislation that would require transgender persons to use public restrooms corresponding to their biological sex rather than their chosen gender, saying the bill may prevent the league from hosting future Super Bowls in Texas, per The Huffington Post.

  • Swinney Supports New Facility for Soccer Programs

    by Dan Hope February 2017

    The construction of Clemson's new football operations center came at a cost for Clemson's men and women's soccer teams, who were forced to give up their old practice fields to make room for the new building.

  • Bond Among Players Makes UConn Women Special

    by Dayton Daily News February 2017

    UConn guard Kia Nurse sees a lot of herself when she watches her teammates play and she knows that's not an accident. Nurse and her teammates say that consistency comes not just in the way the team plays, but in the type of player Geno Auriemma and his staff bring into the program.

  • Midnight Basketball Debuts in Milwaukee

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Tuesday, city officials in Milwaukee announced plans for a Midnight Basketball League — a program designed for young men ages 17-25, with the hope of reducing violence among the age group, which has already resulted in three deaths this year.

  • Georgia State to Host 6 Games at Renamed Turner Field

    by Atlanta Journal-Constitution February 2017

    Georgia State announced its season opener for the 2017 football season, which will be the Panthers' first game in the facility soon to be formerly known as Turner Field.