• Football Revenue Up, But Profit Eludes U. of Memphis

    by Tom Schad March 2017

    For the first time in recent history, the Tigers' football program brought in more revenue than the men's basketball program during the 2016 fiscal year, according to documents filed with the NCAA and obtained by The Commercial Appeal in an open records request.

  • Ex-Coach Briles Says He Didn't Cover Up Sexual Assaults

    by Spokesman Review March 2017

    Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he did not cover up sexual violence by his players or try to obstruct any investigations tied to the assault scandal at the nation's largest Baptist university.

  • How Michigan Is Handling $240M Athletics Debt

    by Bill Shea March 2017

    The University of Michigan athletic department sits atop $240 million in debt at a time when several major college athletics programs are grappling with enormous and potentially crippling debt loads.

  • Ole Miss Coach's Future Questioned After NCAA Notice

    by Antonio Morales March 2017

    As spring practices begin, Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze fields questions about his integrity, possible suspension, job security and what he would have done different in the wake of 21 allegations levied against his program by the NCAA's enforcement staff.

  • U. of Minnesota Denies Recruiting Story

    by Joe Christensen March 2017

    Gophers coach P.J. Fleck contacted former Western Michigan linebacker Robert Spillane before he was given his release from WMU, A Michigan television station reported Tuesday.

  • Baseball Players Suspended Over Fantasy Football

    by News & Record March 2017

    Five baseball players remain suspended as Richmond waits for the NCAA to address their status. Sources said they were involved in fantasy football, an NCAA rules violation.

  • BYU-Hawaii Ends Intercollegiate Athletics Era

    by Trent Toone March 2017

    Following Brigham Young University-Hawaii's final men's and women's basketball games Feb. 20, the crowd at the Cannon Activities Center bid farewell to the school's intercollegiate athletics program.

  • Opinion: Currie Could Be Good Hire in Long Run

    by Mike Strange March 2017

    In a hire that comes largely out of the blue, Beverly Davenport has made a statement that her barely begun tenure as UTK chancellor will be a new era.

  • John Currie Named New AD at Tennessee

    by Rhiannon Potkey March 2017

    Two weeks after officially taking over as chancellor at the University of Tennessee, Beverly Davenport named John Currie as the school's new director of athletics and vice chancellor.

  • College Apologizes for Hockey Player's Hit on Ref

    by The Buffalo News February 2017

    An Erie Community College hockey player who decked a referee during the National Junior College Athletic Association championship game on Sunday will be prosecuted on a criminal charge.