• The Citadel AD Apologizes to FSU for Player's Comments

    by J Hartsell September 2014

    The Citadel athletic director Jim Senter has sent an e-mail of apology to Florida State regarding controversial comments made by a Bulldogs lineman after a 37-12 loss to the top-ranked Seminoles last Saturday.

  • Charleston Reaches Settlement with Former Coach Wojcik

    by September 2014

    As it turns out, former College of Charleston basketball coach Doug Wojcik will not get a chance to tell his side of the story in a court of law.

  • NCAA Launches Largest Longitudinal Concussion Study

    by Jessica Wehrman, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH September 2014

    Those participating in the advanced research component -- initially athletes from UCLA, Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, with the University of Wisconsin participating beginning next year -- will undergo not only a baseline study but also exams six hours, then 48 hours, after every concussive event.

  • USC's Haden Fined $25K for Sideline Chat with Officials

    by Scott Wolf September 2014

    The Pac-12 fined USC athletic director Pat Haden $25,000 for his sideline actions Saturday at Stanford. USC coach Steve Sarkisian was also reprimanded.

  • University of Tennessee, City at Odds Over 'Amusement Tax'

    by Gerald Witt September 2014

    Sports programs at the University of Tennessee would benefit by keeping tax revenue the school collects for Knoxville, according to a news release from the athletics department. Knoxville officials, however, said the city does not expect to give up money collected in amusement taxes each year. On Thursday, the athletics department sent a release titled “The Facts on the ‘Amusement Tax’ ” that called the tax “an annual $1.6 million financial burden to Tennessee athletics.” The amusement tax is a fee that the city receives from ticket sales to local amusements, including movie theaters and some UT athletics events. The fee, similar to sales tax that a business collects when consumers purchase goods, is applied to ticket costs.

  • University Opens 78-Acre Complex as First 'Home Fields'

    by Eliot Kleinberg Palm Beach Post Staff Writer September 2014

    The campus will be used by more than 190 student-athletes in NCAA Division II competition, plus some 1,100 intramural participants.

  • Florida to Pay Idaho $975K for Rained Out Football Game

    by John Blanchette, Correspondent September 2014

    Idaho, Florida agree to declare suspended game "no contest" Vandals, Gators agreeto play at Florida in 2017.

  • Idaho AD Hopes for Resolution to Florida Football Rainout

    by John Blanchette, Correspondent September 2014

    It took less than four hours for lightning and rain to wash out the University of Idaho's football season opener at Florida on Saturday.

  • Ohio State Trustees Hear Band Alumni, Close Case

    by Collin Binkley, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH September 2014

    For five minutes yesterday, the Ohio State University board of trustees allowed a supporter of Jonathan Waters to make his case that the fired band director should be reinstated.

  • Opinion: Stop Forcing Athletes to Stay in College

    by Super User September 2014

    As the college football season kicks off, the question of whether college athletes should be treated as professionals hangs in the air. Yet one issue has been oddly absent from the debate: the age restrictions the National Football League and National Basketball Association place on their players.