Universities Make Mark With Basketball Court Aesthetics
by Michael Popke October 2011
After a 12-year absence, the California State University Bakersfield men's basketball team returns to the on-campus Icardo Center this month for its home opener against Pepperdine.
New Projects: Oklahoma State University; University of Houston; Oregon State University
by Andrew Cohen July 2011
Construction has begun on the Sherman E. Smith Training Center, one of the key components of the envisioned Athletic Village on the north side of the Oklahoma State University campus.
Ohio State Joins the 'Zero Waste' Stadium Recycling Movement
by Paul Steinbach June 2011
The 105,000 fans who packed Ohio Stadium during an average home football game in 2010 generated 111.5 total tons of waste by season's end. Roughly half of that waste - a mix of mostly food scraps and concessions packaging - wound up in landfills.
Selling Alcohol to Fight Alcohol Abuse
by Paul Steinbach May 2011
Oliver Luck says he wasn't particularly cognizant of the drinking culture surrounding West Virginia University football games 30 years ago when he quarterbacked the Mountaineers.
College Coaching Transitions Challenge Athletics Staff
by Paul Steinbach April 2011
Under the March 21 headline "UT Relieves Bruce Pearl of Duties," the University of Tennessee athletics web site offered a 79-word announcement regarding the departure of the Volunteers' men's basketball coach.
Economy Affects Fundraising for College Athletic Facilities
by Nicholas Brown March 2011
That college sports can be big business isn't exactly breaking news. Nor is the institutional strain that exists between academics and athletics.
Non-Conference Scheduling Leads to Lopsided Scores, Balanced Books
by Paul Steinbach October 2010
Paid-game scheduling agreements often lead to lopsided scores, but they help many schools balance their books.
Facilities Make Big Ten Attractive to College Baseball Talent
by Nicholas Brown September 2010
Investment in facilities has made the Big Ten a player in the search for college baseball talent.
Economy Hits College Sports Hard
by Michael Popke August 2010
A new NCAA report shows that just 14 of the 120 Football Bowl Subdivision schools made money from campus athletics during the 2009 fiscal year, down from 25 the year before. Researchers blame the sagging economy and suggest that numbers for the 2010 fiscal year could be even worse.
Sheriff Says Tailgate Crackdown Could Prove Taxing
by Paul Steinbach August 2010
If you plan on cracking down on tailgaters, make sure you include the local jailer in the discussion.