• College Basketball Players Juggle Road Games, Class Time

    by Brant Wilkerson November 2016

    As North Carolina prepares for a 9:15 matchup Wednesday night at Indiana in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, the game will take place on a sixth missed day of class for players since the basketball season began Nov. 11.

  • Baylor's Grobe Unlikely to Continue Coaching

    by Stephen Hawkins November 2016

    Jim Grobe came out of semiretirement to help Baylor get through a tumultuous season. After that is done, he has no plans to coach again. "Honestly, football needs a fresh start," said Grobe.

  • Programs Seek to Defy 'Football School' Label

    by Kelly Gramlich November 2016

    It has become common in the college sports vernacular to refer to certain universities as "basketball schools" or "football schools," depending on which sport the school excels in the most.

  • Student Vote Restructures Athletics Budget, Funding

    by Dave Dorsey November 2016

    Florida SouthWestern State College has shifted about 40 percent of student fees once used to pay for extracurricular activities to cover a large portion of the school's new baseball, softball and basketball programs. The other 60 percent continues to fund extracurricular programs, most of which had their budgets slashed as part of the restructuring. Each student, by state law, pays $11.88 per credit hour in student fees, with $4.75 of those hourly fees now devoted to athletics. There were about 16,000 students enrolled at FSW this fall.

  • CFP Committee Faces Dilemma Over Conference Title

    by George Schroeder November 2016

    Without diving too deep, we're looking at the very real possibility that for the first time in its short tenure, the selection committee will decide a team that did not win its league is among the four best.

  • Baylor Official Released After Assault of Sportswriter

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    Baylor associate athletic director Heath Nielsen is free on bond after he was arrested earlier this month on a misdemeanor assault charge.

  • Sooners Coach Responds to Loss of Defensive Ends

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    On Tuesday, head coach Bob Stoops of Oklahoma University announced that star defensive end Charles Walker has left the team to pursue his NFL ambitions. This news comes hot on the heels of the announcement that fellow defensive end Matt Dimon has also left the team. Both players were starters for the Sooners before suffering injuries on the field.

  • NCAA Sees Rising Graduation Rates for Black Players

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    The NCAA announced yesterday that African-American men’s basketball student-athletes set a record this year for graduation rates, with 77 percent of Division I players earning a degree within six years.

  • Columbia Suspends Wrestling Season to Investigate Group Chat

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    One week after the Harvard men’s soccer team’s “scouting report” was publicized and condemned by university officials, the Columbia University wrestling team finds itself at the hub of a similar scandal. The team has been called out by student journalists who gained access to private messages sent by the team using the app GroupMe which contained a sequence of racist, misogynistic and homophobic slurs.

  • Fitness Clubs Seek to Broaden Women's Workout Horizons

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    In college recreation centers and gyms across the country, women seem to mostly stick to the cardio equipment, rarely straying into other areas. But fitness clubs springing up on college campus are hoping to broaden women's workout horizons and get them off the elliptical and into other activities.