• U. of Cincinnati Athletes Get Big Benefit Boost

    by Steve Berkowitz and Andrew Kreighbaum August 2015

    The difference between what the University of Cincinnati could cover under an athletic scholarship and what it reported as the actual cost of attending the school used to be a problem for Bearcats coaches.

  • Answers to Lingering Questions in Athlete Union Case

    by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015

    The National Labor Relations Board halted the effort to unionize Northwestern's football team without answering the biggest question of all: Are the players effectively university employees?

  • Ruling: Northwestern Players Cannot Unionize

    by Stuart Goldman August 2015

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in a unanimous decision that Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships cannot form a union, a ruling seen as a victory for the NCAA.

  • Football Sellouts Not a Given for Defending Champ OSU

    by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch August 2015

    How does a terrific product, aggressive marketing and the perfect marketing situation add up to unsold tickets?

  • Maryland Suspends Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse

    by Stuart Goldman August 2015

    A University of Maryland women’s basketball assistant coach has been suspended indefinitely after he was charged with sexual abuse against a player he was coaching at Xavier University in Cincinnati.

  • South Carolina Displays Kindness to Rival Clemson

    by Stuart Goldman August 2015

    When it comes to college rivalries, some of the more prominent include Ohio State-Michigan, Duke-North Carolina, Auburn-Alabama, USC-UCLA and Missouri-Kansas.

    You can certainly add Clemson-South Carolina to that list. The two head football coaches at each school, Dabo Swinney at Clemson and Steve Spurrier at South Carolina, love to throw barbs at one another, as evidenced by this ESPN article.

  • Neutral-Site Games a Boon to FSU's Bottom Line

    by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer August 2015

    Florida State started scheduling made-for-TV, neutral-site games before the college football playoff committee sent a strong signal that creampuff schedules could damage a team's playoff hopes. But thanks to that committee, the Seminoles have more than the $5 million reasons they will receive from Atlanta to pursue such games.

  • UNC Reports New Violations to NCAA

    by Brooke Pryor August 2015

    Days before it planned to release its response to the NCAA's Notice of Allegations, North Carolina has reported new information to the NCAA's enforcement staff.

  • Another Suit Claims Citadel Covered Up Camp Abuse

    by August 2015

    The complaint was filed Tuesday in circuit court in Charleston by a John Doe, who claims Skip ReVille sexually abused him between 2007 and 2011.

  • Ex-VCU Women's Coach Got Title IX Settlement

    by John O'Connor Richmond TimesDispatch August 2015

    Virginia Commonwealth University said Tuesday that former women's basketball coach Beth Cunningham received a $125,000 settlement when she left the university.