RECENT ARTICLES
  • Texas Tech Converts Racquetball Courts to Fitness Area

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    In keeping with the trend on college campuses of upcycling run-down or underused spaces to accommodate engaging fitness experiences, Texas Tech University has repurposed two of its original twelve racquetball courts into a 1600-square-foot functional fitness training facility.

  • Report: Baylor Won’t Get Penn State-Level Punishment

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    According to a Wall Street Journal report, the NCAA does not plan to levy punishment against Baylor equivalent to that received by Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

  • UW Student-Athletes Tweet for Change

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    On Monday, University of Wisconsin student-athletes took to twitter in a campaign to raise awareness of the problems inherent in a system that they say lauds the athlete and dismisses the student. According to ESPN, a score of UW football players as well as celebrated basketball player Nigel Hayes have shared a statement that earnestly asks for respect and understanding. The athletes are calling on university officials to take a stand, address head-on the issues that student-athletes of color face daily on college campuses around the United States and take the initiative to effect real change.

  • Brand-Conscious Universities Force HS Logo Redesign

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    American high schools are facing a new challenge as universities become more possessive of their brand. Nationwide, high schools are scrambling to redesign team logos under threat of trademark-infringement suits as big-name universities such as Penn State, Notre Dame, University of Iowa, University of Texas and Texas Tech University issue warnings to high school teams informing them of trademark violations.

  • Harvard Team Perpetuates Harassment, Forfeits Season

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    The Harvard University men’s soccer team has forfeited the rest of the season after officials discovered the team participating in what has become a team tradition of sexual harassment targeting their female counterparts.

  • New Athletic Performance Motivator: Impending Death?

    by Emily Attwood November 2016

    Forget fame and glory, athletes perform better when reminded of their impending death, according to a new study conducted by University of Arizona researchers.

  • College Rec Survey: Tell Us About Your Intramural Program

    by AB Staff October 2016

    Please take time to complete the following survey regarding your program’s operation. Data will be compiled and presented in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Your participation in this survey is of great value and importance to us and to your industry. The more of you who participate, the more informative the data becomes.

    As a small token of our appreciation for your time and effort, three individuals who submit complete and usable surveys will be chosen at random to receive a $100 Amazon gift card.

  • UW Chancellor Responds to Obama-in-Noose Costume

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank released a statement Sunday in response to a fan who wore a costume as President Barack Obama in a noose at Saturday’s Wisconsin-Nebraska football game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis.

  • NCAA Passes Revenue Distribution Policy for Academics

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that will change its revenue distribution model and reward Division I schools for their academic success.

  • Accused U. of Minnesota Players Barred from Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    Five University of Minnesota football players barred from their home stadium after being served a restraining order are scheduled to appear again in court on November 2, just three days prior to the Golden Gophers’ next home game.