• Midwestern State Regents to Discuss $18M Stadium

    by Lana Sweeten-Shults May 2017

    At its two-day board of regents meeting May 11-12, the board will discuss its capital expenditure plan for 2018 to 2022, which includes $18 million for an on-campus football stadium, to be paid for - if the plan comes to fruition - via private funds.

  • Conference USA Eyes Cowboys' Facility for Hoops Tourney

    by Ed Miller May 2017

    In true Dallas Cowboys style, “The Star in Frisco” is 91 acres of spare-no-expense opulence – a $1.5 billion complex that contains the team’s corporate headquarters, two practice fields, a 12,000-seat indoor football stadium with interior and exterior video boards and an entertainment district with restaurants, shops and a hotel.

  • Dayton Plans $12.5M Basketball Arena Renovation

    by Will Garbe and David Jablonski May 2017

    Specifics of the renovation were not disclosed by school officials, but a building permit filed with the city of Dayton describes the project by Hastings + Chivetta Architects as an interior and exterior remodel.

  • Iowa Discrimination Suit: Ex-Associate AD Wins $1.43M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former senior associate athletic director Jane Meyer has been awarded $1.43 million in her discrimination suit against the University of Iowa.

  • Baylor Target of Second Federal Investigation

    by The Salt Lake Tribune May 2017

    Baylor University is the focus of a second federal investigation, this one focusing on how the university compiles and reports crimes that occur on campus.

  • Richmond Names Director of Athletic Innovation

    by John O'Connor May 2017

    Swimmers at the University of Richmond this school year wore wrist devices that analyzed strain, recovery and sleep quality. The waterproof bands, part of the WHOOP Performance Optimization System, provided data that coach Matt Barany says helped his athletes improve performances in the pool and in the classroom.

  • Borrowing Plan OK'd for Mississippi State Ballpark

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Mississippi State University trustees approved plans Thursday for the school to borrow up to $30 million to renovate and expand Dudy Noble Field-Polk DeMent Stadium.

  • Former Student-Athlete Files $102M Defamation Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., is being sued by a former student-athlete seeking damages in excess of $102 million for emotional distress, loss of athletic opportunities and damage to his reputation, according to WSET.

  • College Fitness Facility Stands Firm on Dress Code

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A student who was kicked out of the College of Charleston’s fitness facility for wearing a shirt that exposed her midriff got some attention on social media this week, but C-of-C is standing firm in its choice to ask her to leave.

  • Rec League Rugby Teams Suspended After Hazing Probe

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The Student Conduct and Community Standards office at the University of Wisconsin—River Falls has recently concluded an investigation of several months into the conduct of its men’s and women’s rugby teams.