- Opinion: A&M Assistant Coach's Twitter Rant Unbecoming
by Nancy Armour May 2016
Immaturity cost Texas A&M big. A flurry of tweets by an Aggies assistant so pointed, so personal -- so petty -- that it caused another player to decommit and a third to scratch Texas A&M off his list of possible schools
- Audit to Address $55K in Unreconciled University Funds
by Geoff Grammer May 2016
Does the accumulation of more than $50,000 in unreconciled purchases and ATM cash withdrawals from a University of New Mexico account via a purchasing card ("P-card") in the name of the UNM director of basketball operations reflect more on Cody Hopkins or the school?
- Bowling Green Settles Concussion Suit for $712K
by Jason Scott May 2016
Bowling Green University will pay a former football player $712,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed coaches and medical staff didn’t properly address his concussions.
- Florida State Group Proposes Ban on Headdresses
by Tom D'Angelo May 2016
Florida State's student government passed a resolution that would discourage Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at sporting events and is asking the university administration to consider wearing headdresses be viewed as a violation of the student code of conduct.
- With Ban Lifted, SEC Coaches Prep for Satellite Camps
by Steve Megargee May 2016
When the NCAA Division I Board of Directors decided Thursday to rescind a ban on satellite camps - just three weeks after it had been instituted - it also cleared the way for the SEC to end its own prohibition of the practice.
- University System Bans Travel to N.C. Over Law
by Jason Gonzalez May 2016
The Minnesota State College and Universities system (MnSCU) announced that all sports travel is nonessential, meaning any future trips to North Carolina would be prohibited. The NCAA Division II national baseball tournament and NJCAA Division III World Series are scheduled to be played in North Carolina this spring.
- Big 12 Ponders Expansion While Schools Stew
by Phil Stukenborg May 2016
So is the Big 12 expanding? Eventually, the 10-team league ’s presidents and chancellors will have to decide whether 12 or 14 is better than 10, but until then — which could be late summer or early fall — they’ll work with some newly released analytics, data that could be favorable to the University of Memphis’ chances to join the Power Five conference. Navigate Research, a Chicago-based analytics firm hired by the Big 12, released its findings regarding expansion this week and said adding two teams would increase the league’s chances of being in the four-team College Football Playoff by 4 to 5 percent. Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced the results earlier this week at the league’s annual meeting with athletic directors and coaches at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix.
- Challenges Face New Big Sky Commissioner
by Jim Allen May 2016
New Big Sky Conference commissioner Andrea Williams will count on her "transformational and collaborative" management style to carry the league forward, she said Tuesday. "It will be important to get everybody involved in the growth of the Big Sky," Williams said during a wide-ranging telephone interview.
- Coach Lifts Restriction on College Hoops Transfer
by Jacob Thorpe May 2016
Washington State men's basketball coach Ernie Kent lifted his restriction on transferring center Valentine Izundu and will allow him to visit San Diego State, per a source.
- VCU Could Revive Richmond Baseball Stadium Talks
by Michael Paul Williams May 2016
Only the foolish would embrace optimism in the face of so many failures to build a stadium to replace The Diamond. But this latest proposal, lean as it is on details, has a new player with the look of a game-changer: Virginia Commonwealth University.