• FSU QB Dismissed After Video of Bar Battery Surfaces

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    In a short statement released by Florida State University, Seminoles football coach Jimbo Fisher announced that freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson was dismissed from the team following the release of video footage by the state's attorney office showing Johnson punching a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar. 

  • St. Joe's Clears Softball Coach of Alleged Hazing

    by Susan Snyder, The Philadelphia Inquirer July 2015

    The head varsity softball coach at St. Joseph's University will remain on the job, following a report by a university-hired investigator that no staff members violated policy in regard to hazing and sexual misconduct allegations by two former team members who have since sued the school.

  • SEC Coaches Favor Return for Undrafted NBA Hopefuls

    by David Paschall, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) July 2015

    Aaron Harrison and Michael Qualls were 6-foot-6 basketball players this past winter who earned spots on the All-Southeastern Conference second team. Now they have something else in common.

  • UT Chattanooga Soccer Team Keying Off Team USA Visit

    by Gene Henley July 2015

    If they could have things their way, the money University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's soccer players Lauren Thomas and Hannah Wyatt have spent to attend the United States women's team's match at Finley Stadium on Aug. 17 would go to waste.

  • In Stipend Era, Varying Attendance Costs Debated

    by David Jablonski July 2015

    A new era for NCAA Division I athletics starts Aug. 1, when universities across the country can begin to offer stipends covering the cost of attendance for student-athletes.

  • Kansas State Reports Sixth Straight Budget Surplus

    by Ken Corbitt. July 2015

    Kansas State athletics director John Currie released details of the department's budget for fiscal year 2016, projecting a budget of $70.1 million. Currie released the figures in his "Letter to Fans" on the K-State athletics website (, reporting FY2015 ended with a balanced budget and a surplus for the sixth straight year.

  • Inside the Job of UA's Events, Facilities and Ops AD

    by Jon Gold Arizona Daily Star July 2015

    As part of our summer-long Q&A series, the Arizona Daily Star is exploring all facets of the Arizona athletic department, from its athletes and coaches to academic counselors and department heads.

  • Former Illini Women's Basketball Players File Race Suit

    by Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times July 2015

    Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players are suing the basketball program's head coach and former associate coach, alleging they created a "racially hostile environment" - including segregating players during practice and while traveling.

  • Harvard Athlete Among First Openly Trans Swimmers

    by Collin Binkley, The Bismarck Tribune July 2015

    Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as one of the first openly transgender swimmers in the NCAA.

  • Suspended FSU Quarterback Charged with Battery

    by Brendan Sonnone, Orlando Sentinel July 2015

    Suspended FSU quarterback De’Andre Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.