RECENT ARTICLES
  • Organized Sports Snapshots from 1977

    by Paul Steinbach April 2017

    While pondering the 40-year history of Athletic Business magazine, it became increasingly clear just how much times have changed for organized sports. Consider the following:

  • Professor Proposes Pay for College Athletes

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A law professor from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio has proposed a compensation model that would pay collegiate athletes.

  • NCAA to Distribute $200M in Supplemental Funds

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a one-time supplemental distribution of $200 million, the NCAA will present Division I schools with sums between 165,000 and $1.3 million per school, dependent upon the number of athletic scholarships they awarded during the 2013-14 school year.

  • SEC to Implement Conference-Wide Clear-Bag Policy

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    Following a unanimous approval vote from the league’s 14 athletic directors, the Southeastern Conference has announced that it will implement a clear-bag policy for the 2017 football season.

  • Roof Fire Delays Construction of TTU Sports Center

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    On Wednesday evening, a fire broke out on the construction site of Texas Tech’s new Sports Performance Center, as crews were adding new roofing materials. According to Michael Molina, TTU’s vice chancellor of facility planning and construction, wind may have been a contributing factor, but an investigation into the cause is ongoing.

  • Coastal Carolina Breaks Ground for Stadium Expansion

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    Coastal Carolina University, known for its teal-colored turf, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of Brooks Stadium on Tuesday.

  • N.C. Bill Seeks Student-Athlete Advocacy Commission

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a bill filed Tuesday, North Carolina lawmakers proposed the creation of the Legislative Commission on the Fair Treatment of College Student-Athletes. The purpose of the commission would be to advocate on behalf of student-athletes by investigating their concerns within the University of North Carolina system.

  • Minnesota Provost Clears Three Players in Assault Case

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a final round of appeals, three Minnesota football players have been granted a reprieve from punishments stemming from sexual assault and harassment allegations made in September.

  • Snubbed by NCAA, Coach Tweets Scheduling Plea

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    After his team narrowly missed out on an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, Illinois State basketball coach Dan Muller took to Twitter (bitmoji included) to try to find power conference opponents to boost his team’s resume.

  • College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.