• USU-Eastern Suspends Basketball Team Activities

    by Amy Donaldson Deseret News September 2015

    As part of an investigation into allegations of sexual assault in a residence hall on the campus of Utah State University Eastern, administrators have suspended all team activities for the men's basketball team. Officials aren't calling the players suspects, but they are saying there is a connection between some of the basketball players and the sexual assault that took place on Sept. 4.

  • Few Take Steps to Be Involved in UND Nickname Vote

    by Anna Burleson September 2015

    When University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley announced who could vote on the future of the school's nickname, people who didn't automatically qualify as a stakeholder had three days to get involved by becoming either a donor or season ticket holder. Not many took advantage of that opportunity.

  • Sale of Alcohol at Ohio Stadium Gets Mixed Reviews

    by Dan Gearino September 2015

    Only a few Ohio State fans got to drink beer and wine inside the 'Shoe on Saturday, but many others let their opinions flow on the subject. With the Buckeyes' home opener, a 38-0 win over the University of Hawaii, Ohio State has begun selling alcohol in some premium seating areas.

  • Ex-U.Va. Swimmers Ask for Dismissal of Hazing Suit

    by The Virginian Pilot September 2015

    Five former members of the University of Virginia men's swim team are asking a judge to dismiss a hazing lawsuit by a former teammate who has accused them of ordering unwanted sexual contact and forcing him to eat a goldfish.

  • U. of Tennessee Gets Funding for Basketball Renovations

    by Richard Locker September 2015

    The State Building Commission approved a $15 million project of renovations and upgrades for the University of Tennessee’s Thompson-Boling Arena and a new $21.3 million UT parking garage just east of the existing Lake Avenue garage.

  • College Officials Wary of ESPN's Betting-Friendly Coverage

    by George Schroeder, @GeorgeSchroeder, USA TODAY Sports September 2015

    ESPN's coverage of college football's first weekend included increased discussion of point spreads and even the over-under, or the total points expected to be scored in a game, as well as specific segments on various shows focused directly on betting.

  • K-State Announces Sanctions, Will Pay Fine to Big 12

    by Luke Ranker. September 2015

    The sanctions follow notification from the Big 12 Conference that the halftime show during Saturday's game against South Dakota may have violated the organization's sportsmanship and ethics policies, the school announced Tuesday.

  • ENMU: 5 Years, 12 Sports, 132 Ineligible Players

    by Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas) September 2015

    Eastern New Mexico University didn’t exactly get caught cheating— they conducted their own investigation and turned themselves in — but last week the NCAA put them on probation for the next four years.

  • St. Joe's Settles Ex-Players' Softball Hazing Suits

    by Susan Snyder September 2015

    Two former St. Joseph University softball players have settled suits against the school and its varsity coach that alleged hazing and sexual misconduct, according to court papers filed Tuesday.

  • PSU Players Bury Temple Game Film in Practice Field

    by Joe Juliano September 2015

    The Penn State players reported to the Lasch Football Building for their regular day-after-the-game routine. They watched film of their dismal 27-10 loss to Temple, went to the field to work on correcting the mistakes they made, and then did something quite out of the ordinary. They buried the game film on one of the Lasch practice fields.