• Opinion: Medal of Honor Bowl Flap About More than Race

    by Brian Hicks December 2014

    If a ref had seen Charleston County Council turn down the Medal of Honor Bowl s request for $25,000 last week, he might have called unnecessary roughness. But the play stands. Last week Charleston s own bowl game a charity to raise money for the Medal of Honor Museum asked council for money to help get the game broadcast on NBC. Seems our bowl isn t big enough to sell its TV rights. We have to pay them. Councilman Henry Darby took the opportunity to criticize The Citadel again for displaying a Confederate battle flag in Summerall Chapel. He also pointed out some rather unflattering, and patently racist, comments attributed to former governor and Confederate Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood.

  • U. of Tennessee Protected by Terms of Tyndall Deal

    by Ben Frederickson December 2014

    Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall could be fired for cause if he misrepresented to UT what he knew about potential NCAA wrongdoing in his former program.

  • Editorial: UAB Showed Courage in Dropping Football

    by THE WASHINGTON TIMES December 2014

    It takes strength, courage and resolve on the part of young men to play football. Sometimes it requires even more strength, courage and resolve on the part of college and university administrators not to play football.

  • Football Players Suing UNM Over Rape-Claim Dismissal


    The University of New Mexico learned Tuesday that it is about to be hit with a civil rights lawsuit by three young men previously accused of raping a UNM student last spring.

  • 14 Lacrosse Players Disciplined for 'Cracksgiving' Costumes

    by Beth Brogan BDN Staff December 2014

    Members of the Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team will be disciplined for dressing up as Native Americans at a November party known as "Cracksgiving" held in an off-campus house.

  • Michigan Takes Step to Ban College Athlete Unions

    by Michael Gaio December 2014

    In April, football players at Northwestern cast a historic vote to determine if they would unionize. Student-athletes in Michigan may never get that chance.

  • BGSU Replaces UAB in Season Opener for Tennessee

    by Dustin Dopirak December 2014

    The two teams started talking about a deal before UAB made the formal announcement on Dec. 2 that it was playing its last football season.

  • Opinion: College Playoffs Should Include 12 Teams

    by Chicago Daily Herald December 2014

    Controversy was certain to accompany any new system that decides a national champion, as it frequently did during the decades of polls, split polls and the BCS.

  • UNC Faculty Unsatisfied with Current Athletic Reforms

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 December 2014

    A faculty group that has called for athletics reforms in the wake of the scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says it's not time to change the topic, and that existing reforms are not enough.

  • Bowlsby: Big 12 Snub No Need for Panic, Expansion

    by George Schroeder, and Dan Wolken December 2014

    Not landing one of its co-champions in the College Football Playoff was a shock to the Big 12 Conference, but not so much that it will compel it to immediately seek expansion, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday.