• Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy Likes Coach Gundy App

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy says he is not surprised at how fast his new Coach Gundy mobile app has taken off.

  • Wyoming AD Explains Athletics Cuts

    by Thaddeus Mast September 2016

    All University of Wyoming departments and units are facing budget reductions, including the athletics department. While some people state the importance of keeping the sports programs funded, others argue it should be cut further. The Financial Crisis Advisory Committee, a group created to analyze and create a possible plan for Fiscal Year 2018 budget reductions, heard Athletics Director Tom

  • LSU, Wisconsin Players Warned Against Lambeau Leap

    by Daniel Uthman September 2016

    Excessive celebration that is not spontaneous and team-focused is a no-no, according in NCAA rules.

  • Lawsuit Accuses Former USC AD of Sexual Harassment

    by The Orange County Register September 2016

    Former USC athletic director Mike Garrett was accused of sexual harassment by a Cal State Los Angeles administrator in a lawsuit filed Monday. Garrett, who was the athletic director at Cal State Los Angeles until June, called female employees "babe," sweetheart," "love" and "legs" according to Dr. Sheila Hudson, senior associate athletic director at the university. The lawsuit also said Garrett told a student assistant, "I love you" and "I could kiss you." Hudson, a 1996 Olympic triple jumper, said she went to Cal State L.A.'s human resources dept. and was "warned ... against voicing her complaints." Hudson's attorney, Nancy Abrolat, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court.

  • Report: Big 12 Trims Expansion List

    by Phil Stukenborg September 2016

    The University of Memphis is one of "six to eight" schools on the Big 12's "preferred list" of expansion candidates according to a story Tuesday written by former Boston Globe columnist Mark Blaudschun.

  • Kansas in Midst of Facility Turnaround, Coach Says

    by Matt Galloway September 2016

    The Kansas football program has a long road back to relevancy, a fact the folks occupying Anderson Family Football Complex readily admit. In at least one aspect, though, the Jayhawks say they've already made big strides in keeping up with the Joneses. "We just went from the bottom of Power Five to the top of Power Five," KU coach David Beaty said, "when it comes to what our locker room looks like."

  • Could Clemson Get a Boost from New Nap Room?

    by Jason Scott August 2016

    Clemson’s $55 million football training facility is expected to be complete in January, and it has all the amenities you would expect of a big-budget program in the college sports arms race, and some you probably wouldn't.

  • Some Arrested ND Players Will Be Available for Opener

    by Tom Coyne August 2016

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he intends to make four of the five players arrested by state police on marijuana possession charges available to play when the 10th-ranked Fighting Irish open the season at Texas on Sunday.

  • Report: No Big 12 Expansion Decision Until Mid-Sept.

    by Jay Drew August 2016

    Those of us who were hoping a decision would be made before the college football season starts are probably out of luck. The likely timeline is between mid-September and mid-October, and before a scheduled Big 12 board of directors (presidents) meeting in late October.

  • Colleges Using Athletics to Boost Profile

    by The Buffalo News August 2016

    In today's environment of rising costs, soaring student debt and declining enrollment, college and university leaders are sometimes finding they have to explain the need for what has become an "arms race" among athletic departments.