• NLRB Memo Calls Some NCAA Athletes ‘Employees’

    by Jason Scott February 2017

    A memo issued by the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Tuesday states that college football players at private universities are employees and entitled to the protections of that distinction, including efforts to form unions.

  • Photos: Clemson Unveils New Football Operations Complex

    by Jason Scott February 2017

    Clemson University is set to officially open its $55 million football operations complex today.

  • UCF to Install End Zone Cabana Suites

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    The University of Central Florida is taking a recent trend in football stadiums, on-field cabanas or suites, to the next level by selling access to field-level suites just behind the end zones, offering an unobstructed view of the field.

  • Drury Coach Steps Down to Head Anti-Hazing Task Force

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Brian Reynolds, head swimming and diving coach for Drury University in Springfield, Mo., has announced his intention to step down as coach in order to devote his time to an anti-hazing task force he plans to create with the help of dean of students Tijuana Julian and athletic director Mark Fisher.

  • Update: Oregon Suspends Coach Over Rhabdo Episode

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Three football players were hospitalized and several others were left slightly the worse-for-wear following an intensive, post-break strength and conditioning workout at the University of Oregon.

  • Rutgers Revises Drug Policy, Eases Marijuana Penalties

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    A new drug testing policy at Rutgers, implemented last August, relaxes penalties student-athletes receive if they are found to have used marijuana. The new policy creates a distinction between penalties for marijuana and other drugs, including hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin, or performance enhancing drugs.

  • AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016

    by AB Staff December 2016

    It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.

  • More Men’s Teams Suspended for Online Commentary

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    The Princeton men’s swimming and diving team and the men’s soccer team at Washington University in St. Louis have joined the ranks of men’s teams facing suspension after reports were made alleging their participation in public comments and actions of a sexist or racist nature.

  • New Feature for Clemson’s Football Playground

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    Clemson has made headlines recently for the many extravagances of its new football facility set to open Feb. 1. Among the amenities the facility boasts: a mini-golf course, laser tag, a movie theater, a bowling alley and a basketball court. It’s even got a nap room.

  • Basketball Coach Accused of Assaulting Players

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    Morehead State University men’s basketball coach Sean Woods faces a misdemeanor battery charge after two of his players accused him of assault.