- Shooting Device Helped Hield Rise to Stardom
by Josh Peter April 2016
As a freshman, Hield shot 23.8% from three-point range. This season, he's making 46.5% of his three-pointers. Assistant coach Chris Crutchfield traces progress to Hield's love affair with his shooting device.
- Jones' Phone Records Released Amid Assault Scandal
by MJ Slaby March 2016
University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones spoke four times with Knoxville’s police chief the day a woman accused two UT football players of rape and twice with a former player who claims he was berated by Jones and assaulted by a teammate for helping her, phone records obtained Wednesday by the News Sentinel show.
- Final Four Families Get Travel Expense Help From NCAA
by Ryan Aber March 2016
For the second straight season, the NCAA will pay expenses to the family of each player for the teams in the men's and women's Final Fours. The money is for travel, hotel and meal expenses for family members.
- Opinion: Follow School Process for ODU Stadium
by The Virginian - Pilot March 2016
Stephen Ballard has produced an impressive pitch for a new football stadium at Old Dominion University. It would seat 25,479 people, have plenty of the luxury amenities and seating big-time college football requires. And it could be open as soon as 2018. Renderings show a towering mix of shiny modern and traditional architecture situated on the same site as the 79-year-old Foreman Field.
- At Least 35 College Hoops Coaches Earn $2M or More
by Steve Berkowitz and Christopher Schnaars March 2016
The $2 million coach, once rare in college men's basketball, is becoming routine among the upper-echelon programs. Twenty-four coaches whose teams participated in the 68-team NCAA tournament are making at least $2 million this season, and there are at least 11others at that level whose teams didn't play in the event, according to a USA TODAY Sports analysis of documents it acquired in conjunction with the Sports Capital Journalism program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
- Ex-Stanford Swimmer Convicted of Sexual Assault
by Dayton Daily News March 2016
A California jury convicted Brock Allen Turner, the former Stanford University and three-time All-American Oakwood High School swimmer, of three felony charges stemming from a sexual assault that occurred after a fraternity party in January 2015.
- UC-Irvine to Offer e-Sports Scholarships
by Patrick Seitz March 2016
Parents worried that their kids are playing too many video games might need to rethink their perspective. At least one university plans to offer academic scholarships for e-athletes, people who play competitive video games.
- Ohio Stadium's $42M Facelift to Reduce Seating Capacity
by David Jablonski March 2016
Gene Smith wants to add 35 loge boxes and 12 luxury suites. Ohio Stadium's seating capacity will be 102,854 starting in 2018. The renovation will result in a loss of approximately 2,600 seats, mostly in the B-deck.
- Temple Selects Architect to Design Proposed Stadium
by Susan Snyder March 2016
Temple University has selected Moody Nolan, which calls itself the largest African American-owned and -managed architecture firm in the country, to design a proposed football stadium for its North Philadelphia neighborhood, officials announced Monday.
- No-Bid Process for ODU Stadium Would Save Time, Money
by Harry Minium March 2016