• All Sports at Tennessee But One to Be Called 'Volunteers'

    by News Sentinel staff November 2014

    The University of Tennessee announced Monday night in a release it will implement a branding restructure that will feature the Power T logo for all programs except for women's basketball.

  • Scheduling Tougher for D-II Team That Challenged Duke

    by Bruce Pascoe, Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star November 2014

    After winning the 2010 Division II national championship, Cal Poly Pomona coach Greg Kamansky took his guys to visit a place called Cameron Indoor Stadium at the start of the next season.

  • UNC's Special Talent Admissions Being Debated

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 November 2014

    In response to concerns voiced by a few UNC-Chapel Hill professors about the admissions process that gives special consideration for athletes' prowess on the field, court or in the pool, administrators say they've already reformed the process to make it more rigorous.

  • U. of Maryland Eyes Cole Field House as Football Facility

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    Maryland has moved from a “basketball conference” in the ACC to a “football conference” in the Big Ten, at least in the eyes of head football coach Randy Edsall.

  • Columnist: Key Is Not to Get Caught by NCAA

    by John Adams November 2014

    Tennessee fans probably are trying to decide whether they should be worried about their men’s basketball program. And not just because it has been picked to finish either last or second to last in the SEC this season.

  • Suspensions Show Lady Vols Take Academics Seriously

    by Dan Fleser November 2014

    Tennessee’s roster won’t be as deep or as experienced for its exhibition against Carson-Newman and for the start of the women’s basketball regular season.

  • Advance Deals Make Tougher College Football Schedules Tricky

    by Dan Wolken, @DanWolken, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    More and more commonly, schools are making long-range scheduling plans for the rest of this decade and well into the 2020s, hoping to secure games that will boost their football program's profile if it happens to be in playoff contention.

  • Opinion: College Football Playoff System Not Good Enough

    by Bob Brookover; Inquirer Columnist November 2014

    Nearly six years passed before baseball finally made things right by instituting an extensive replay system in 2014. Let's hope college football does not wait a half-dozen years before it moves from its four-team College Football Playoff system to something far more adequate.

  • Hiring College Coaches Has Become Cloak and Dagger

    by Nicole Auerbach, @NicoleAuerbach, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    Those involved in hirings and firings -- from coaching and athletics director standpoints -- have seen the etiquette involved in these processes change drastically in the last 15 years or so, and they can list many of the reasons why.

  • Columnist Recalls Academic Experience at UNC Amidst Scandal

    by John McCann November 2014

    It's not the way anybody would want to go down in history, but there I was near the precipice of the academics scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.