- ODU Got Bang for Buck with Football Training Center
by Harry Minium March 2017
The college football arms race spiraled out of control long ago. Flush with TV money, Power 5 schools have rushed to build 5-star training facilities that look more like Marriott hotels than places where football players sweat and train. Oregon opened a $68 million football training center three years ago with ventilated lockers from Germany, Brazilian wood floors and a barber shop with imported Italian lounge chairs.
- Princeton Hoops Team to Take Midterms at Tourney Site
by Mark Herrmann March 2017
In the midst of this era of radical change, when the Ivy League has finally held a conference tournament and Princeton has ditched its signature patterned offense, some things do remain the same.
- Clemson Set to Drop Diving, Add Softball
by Brandon Rink March 2017
Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich announced Tuesday that varsity softball will be added as early as 2020, but with that addition, the school's women's diving program has completed its last season on campus.
- Ex-Indiana Football Coach Denies Wrongdoing
by Bill Rabinowitz March 2017
Kevin Wilson, Ohio State's new offensive coordinator, spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday, denying allegations that he had been insensitive to injured players as Hoosiers coach.
- Baylor Axes New Associate Director for Football Ops
by A.J. Perez March 2017
Scandal-plagued Baylor dismissed its associate director for football operations about a month after he was hired, USA TODAY Sports confirmed late Monday night.
- Snow Postpones Swimming, Basketball Championships
by Diana Pugliese, Jeff Reinhart and John Walk March 2017
The surprise mid-March snowstorm has created some havoc with the PIAA's basketball and swimming championships.
- Snubbed by NCAA, Coach Tweets Scheduling Plea
by Jason Scott March 2017
After his team narrowly missed out on an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, Illinois State basketball coach Dan Muller took to Twitter (bitmoji included) to try to find power conference opponents to boost his team’s resume.
- College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity
by Courtney Cameron March 2017
Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.
- Winter Storm Hampers NCAA Tourney Travel
by Deborah Simmons March 2017
As with any winter storm, Stella's whipping skirt tails are expected to disrupt our daily routines, including happy hour. However, she's also going to disrupt our planned activities.
- Beaver Stadium Renovation Delayed for Other Projects
by Frank Fitzpatrick March 2017
The onset of the massive makeover that administrators insist Beaver Stadium requires likely will be delayed at least five years while Penn State focuses on other sports building projects. At Monday's unveiling of the long-delayed athletics facilities master plan, athletic director Sandy Barbour said the complexity of updating the 57-year-old stadium necessitated the deferral. "We need that kind of runway to design, sequence, and fund it," Barbour said after the public meeting in Hintz Alumni Center. "Until then, we can't set [a deadline for completion]."