RECENT ARTICLES
  • No Evidence Nike Influenced Tennessee Logo Change

    by Ben Frederickson, ben.frederickson@knoxnews.com May 2015

    A 15-page document from Nike that was distributed among University of Tennessee officials last March details how the company and athletic department worked together as UT prepares to switch apparel providers.

  • As Schools Set Stipends, ODU 'Monitoring the Situation'

    by Harry Minium May 2015

    Marshall and Virginia Commonwealth have taken the plunge. So have all 65 schools from the Power-5 conferences, among them Virginia and Virginia Tech.

  • Durham's ACC Baseball Tourney Impact Could Top $16M

    by Alex Dixon May 2015

    The city will host the tournament at Durham Bulls Athletic Park through 2018, on a weekend that is typically stagnant.

  • NCAA May Have Found Answer with Flat-Seam Baseballs

    by Ryan Kartje, The Orange County Register May 2015

    An NCAA midseason report issued April 1 proclaimed that home run totals across Division I college baseball had risen 39 percent since the new ball was integrated, while runs per game were up 5 percent and ERA.

  • Should Students Be Held Back to Aid Athletic Future?

    by John Smallwood; Daily News Columnist May 2015

    Redshirting is a common practice for college athletes, especially football players. Theoretically, the idea is to give freshmen a year to adjust to college life before throwing in the additional pressures of being an athlete.

  • Opinion: Fewer TOs Trump Shot Clock in NCAA Rules

    by Greg Hansen, Arizona Daily Star May 2015

    The NCAA quietly chopped two timeouts from each men's basketball game last week, one for each coach in the second half, which could be, what, about six minutes saved?

  • Ohio State's Associate Band Director Gets Interim Tag

    by Collin Binkley May 2015

    The associate director of Ohio State University's marching band will take over as interim director for the upcoming season after a search for a permanent successor stalled in recent months.

  • Swofford: No CFP Expansion Until ESPN Deal Expires

    by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post May 2015

    Though he said he would like to see it happen, ACC commissioner John Swofford said Thursday he does not believe the College Football Playoff will expand from four teams to eight any time soon.

  • Women's Basketball Investigation Prompts KSU Action

    by Doug Roberson, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution May 2015

    Kennesaw State is taking several corrective actions following a two-week investigation into its women's basketball program.

  • U. of Illinois Plans Outside Probe of Coach Allegations

    by Associated Press May 2015

    The University of Illinois now says it plans an independent investigation of allegations that football coach Tim Beckman pressured an injured player to play and that the player was misled about the extent of his injuries.