RECENT ARTICLES
  • Quinnipiac Will Keep Women's Volleyball, Cheer

    by Michael Popke August 2010

    Following a court order to bring its athletics programs into compliance with federal gender-equity requirements, Quinnipiac University plans to keep its women's volleyball team and its competitive cheer squad. Under a plan filed in federal court on Wednesday, the university also proposed adding women's golf and rugby teams to provide more athletic opportunities for female students.

  • More Football Coaches Atwitter Over Social Media

    by Michael Popke August 2010

    Boise State football coach Chris Petersen, it seems, is on to something. On Wednesday, mere days after Petersen Twitter this season, New Mexico State football coach DeWayne Walker did the same thing. And Jimbo Fisher is considering following suit at Florida State. When told Seminoles were tweeting about the recent dismissal of wide receiver Jarmon Fortson for violating team policy, he told The Palm Beach Post that, "Maybe I do need to ban it."

  • Iowa State's Arena Underwater; Football Team Sandbags

    by Michael Popke August 2010

    Iowa State University's football team was scheduled for an early-morning weightlifting session today. But instead of pumping iron, players heaved sand.

  • Locker Room Shoot Proves Too Steamy for UCF Officials

    by Paul Steinbach August 2010

    George O'Leary is not master of his domain.

    Turns out the University of Central Florida's head football coach overstepped his bounds when he allowed a local entertainment magazine called aXis access to the Knights' locker room for a photo shoot of UCF alum Shanna McLaughlin, better known for her pictorial in the July issue of Playboy. While it didn't include nudity, the aXis locker room shoot, in which McLaughlin suggestively tugged on her UCF-logoed tank top and bikini bottoms, proved too steamy for university officials once video appeared online Aug. 7.

  • Colleges Use Social Media to Sell Sports Tickets

    by Paul Steinbach August 2010

    Social media offers ideal ways for ticket departments to build relationships and boost revenue.

  • Academics Confront the Exploitation of African-American Male Athletes

    by Paul Steinbach May 2010

    A growing number of academics confront the perceived exploitation of African-American male student-athletes.

  • Nutrition Education Lacking Among College Student-Athletes

    by Paul Steinbach March 2010

    Student-athletes are starved for nutrition knowledge, yet many athletic departments are not staffed to provide it.

  • Hybrid Student Centers House Multiple Campus Functions

    by Paul Steinbach March 2010

    By combining multiple student life functions under one roof, even small colleges can create campus buzz.

  • New Projects: Columbus State University; University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

    by Nicholas Brown December 2009

    A roundup of groundbreakings and grand openings.

  • In Uncertain Economy, Athletics Development More Critical Than Ever

    by Paul Steinbach December 2009

    Asking for donations in an uncertain economy can be challenging, but athletics development is perhaps more critical now than ever.