• Should Students Be Held Back to Aid Athletic Future?

    by John Smallwood; Daily News Columnist May 2015

    Redshirting is a common practice for college athletes, especially football players. Theoretically, the idea is to give freshmen a year to adjust to college life before throwing in the additional pressures of being an athlete.

  • Opinion: Fewer TOs Trump Shot Clock in NCAA Rules

    by Greg Hansen, Arizona Daily Star May 2015

    The NCAA quietly chopped two timeouts from each men's basketball game last week, one for each coach in the second half, which could be, what, about six minutes saved?

  • Ohio State's Associate Band Director Gets Interim Tag

    by Collin Binkley May 2015

    The associate director of Ohio State University's marching band will take over as interim director for the upcoming season after a search for a permanent successor stalled in recent months.

  • Swofford: No CFP Expansion Until ESPN Deal Expires

    by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post May 2015

    Though he said he would like to see it happen, ACC commissioner John Swofford said Thursday he does not believe the College Football Playoff will expand from four teams to eight any time soon.

  • Women's Basketball Investigation Prompts KSU Action

    by Doug Roberson, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution May 2015

    Kennesaw State is taking several corrective actions following a two-week investigation into its women's basketball program.

  • U. of Illinois Plans Outside Probe of Coach Allegations

    by Associated Press May 2015

    The University of Illinois now says it plans an independent investigation of allegations that football coach Tim Beckman pressured an injured player to play and that the player was misled about the extent of his injuries.

  • Alcohol, Drugs at Center of Indiana U. Basketball Woes

    by Chris Goff, The Journal Gazette May 2015

    To Tom Crean, one of the most fulfilling aspects of this past season was watching his Indiana players grow through bouts of immaturity. But he always cautioned that the Hoosiers were one bad decision away from again having to deal with outside perception of their problems. Well, evidently, Devin Davis made such a decision.

  • Soles 4 Souls: OSU Athletes to Take Shoes to Costa Rica

    by Tim May, The Columbus Dispatch May 2015

    Joshua Perry has never been out of the United States, so it's no surprise to learn that he had never owned a passport until recently. But starting today, he will need one.

  • Pac-12 Gymnastics Coaches Push for NCAA Format Fix

    by Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune May 2015

    The coaches, who recently met at the Pac-12 offices in San Francisco, want to see the format change from 12 teams to eight for the championships.

  • ACC Football Coaches Not in Favor of Satellite Camps

    by Matt Porter and Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writers May 2015

    As the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 benefit from football satellite camps, the ACC's commissioner and some athletic directors wonder if the league should lift its ban on the practice.