Critics Question Nike's Influence at University of Oregon
by Scott M. Reid, Staff writer, The Orange County Register October 2014
The university, said economics professor Bill Harbaugh, has had a series of presidents and administrators "who have rolled over for Phil."
Accuser's Attorney: FSU Hindered Title IX Investigation
by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
An attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault said Friday that the university is willing to break laws "to protect this football program."
2014 Facilities of Merit: Crisler Center Renovation & Addition
by AB Editors October 2014
Crisler Center Renovation & Addition | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, Mich.
Constructed in 1967, the University of Michigan’s Crisler Arena debuted upgrades in 2013 that impressed judges with their transformative effect. The like-new arena now has wider, brighter concourses to facilitate fan movement, modern fan seating options and amenities and state-of-the-art infrastructure for optimal building function.
Utah State Facility Ramps Up Prominence of Plyometric Training
by Paul Steinbach October 2014
Other college athletic training facilities have incorporated inclines for plyometric workouts, but few showcase the amenity like Utah State University.
Suspended Georgia RB Allegedly Signed Memorabilia for Cash
by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
Georgia has suspended star running back Todd Gurley indefinitely during an investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the university said Thursday.
Criticism of Officials New Trend in College Football?
by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
Claims of bias in college football officiating are as old as the game itself, but when Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard went to a podium Saturday and essentially accused Big 12 officials of systematically sticking it to the Cyclones, it sent shock waves through college athletics and particularly the officiating community.
UT Coach, AD Meet with Students Over Profane Chants
by David Cobb October 2014
Tennessee football coach Butch Jones said Monday that, when he got the chance, he would speak to UT students about an audible and controversial chant that permeated Neyland Stadium at the conclusion of the Vols’ 10-9 loss to Florida last Saturday.
NCAA Grants to Aid Student-Athletes at Four Schools
by From staff reports October 2014
N.C. Central University is one of four Division I schools receiving NCAA grants to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees. NCCU will receive $694,338 as part of the Accelerating Academic Success Program grants.
UNC Preps for FBS Move with New Marching Band
by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) October 2014
A Charlotte couple has donated $2 million to the University of North Carolina Charlotte to help start a marching band in time for the school's move up to big-time NCAA football next year.
Opinion: Four-Year Scholarships a Positive Move for USC
by Brad Senkiw October 2014
South Carolina made a serious decision when the school announced last week it would start guaranteeing some student-athletes four-year scholarships, instead of the typical one-year program set up at most schools.