SEC Coaches Favor Return for Undrafted NBA Hopefuls
by David Paschall, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) July 2015
Aaron Harrison and Michael Qualls were 6-foot-6 basketball players this past winter who earned spots on the All-Southeastern Conference second team. Now they have something else in common.
UT Chattanooga Soccer Team Keying Off Team USA Visit
by Gene Henley July 2015
If they could have things their way, the money University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's soccer players Lauren Thomas and Hannah Wyatt have spent to attend the United States women's team's match at Finley Stadium on Aug. 17 would go to waste.
In Stipend Era, Varying Attendance Costs Debated
by David Jablonski July 2015
A new era for NCAA Division I athletics starts Aug. 1, when universities across the country can begin to offer stipends covering the cost of attendance for student-athletes.
Kansas State Reports Sixth Straight Budget Surplus
by Ken Corbitt. firstname.lastname@example.org July 2015
Kansas State athletics director John Currie released details of the department's budget for fiscal year 2016, projecting a budget of $70.1 million. Currie released the figures in his "Letter to Fans" on the K-State athletics website (www.kstatesports.com), reporting FY2015 ended with a balanced budget and a surplus for the sixth straight year.
Inside the Job of UA's Events, Facilities and Ops AD
by Jon Gold Arizona Daily Star July 2015
As part of our summer-long Q&A series, the Arizona Daily Star is exploring all facets of the Arizona athletic department, from its athletes and coaches to academic counselors and department heads.
Former Illini Women's Basketball Players File Race Suit
by Stefano Esposito, Chicago Sun-Times July 2015
Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players are suing the basketball program's head coach and former associate coach, alleging they created a "racially hostile environment" - including segregating players during practice and while traveling.
Harvard Athlete Among First Openly Trans Swimmers
by Collin Binkley, The Bismarck Tribune July 2015
Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as one of the first openly transgender swimmers in the NCAA.
Suspended FSU Quarterback Charged with Battery
by Brendan Sonnone, Orlando Sentinel July 2015
Suspended FSU quarterback De’Andre Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.
Opinion: UT Should Have Aired Rebranding Before Public
by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) July 2015
Starting today, the University of Tennessee begins a new eight-year contract for athletic apparel with Nike, ending a previous contract with adidas that dated to 1997.
Opinion: Big 12 Conference Shouldn't Rush Expansion
by George Schroeder, USA TODAY Sports July 2015
When University of Oklahoma President David Boren suggested last week the Big 12 "should strive for" expansion, he set off a predictable wave. In the college landscape, the topic of conference realignment is dry tinder.