• Machete-Wielding Man Shot Dead in CU Athletics Center

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    Police officers fatally shot a man who had a machete with him Wednesday morning inside the University of Colorado's Folsom Field Champions Center, which houses the football team’s offices, locker rooms and a sports medicine and performance center.

  • Baylor Title IX Coordinator Resigns, Speaks Out

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    Patty Crawford, who resigned as the Title IX coordinator at Baylor University on Monday night, said Baylor “set me up to fail from the beginning” regarding the school’s handling of sexual assault cases involving its football team.

  • Supreme Court Won’t Hear O’Bannon Case

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    The U.S. Supreme Court will not consider the Ed O’Bannon antitrust case against the NCAA, it announced Monday.

  • Ex-SDSU Women’s Coach Wins Wrongful Termination Suit

    by Courtney Cameron September 2016

    After a three-year legal battle and four weeks on trial, former San Diego State women’s basketball coach Beth Burns was awarded $1.35 million for past and future economic losses and $2 million for punitive damages by the San Diego Superior Court for wrongful termination.

  • Nebraska Gov. to Meet Husker Who Protested Anthem

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, who said earlier this week that the decision by three Nebraska football players to kneel during the national anthem was “disgraceful and disrespectful,” plans to meet with one of the players.

  • Florida Names Scott Stricklin Athletic Director

    by Jason Scott September 2016

    Scott Stricklin has been selected to be the next athletic director at the University of Florida, university president Dr. Kent Fuchs announced on Tuesday.

  • Rutgers Closes Student Tailgate Area After AD Has Beer

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    “No, I can’t drink that right now!” Rutgers Athletic Director Pat Hobbs yelled to a crowd of students Saturday at a special tailgate area the university sponsored.

    Seconds later, with a microphone in one hand and a can of beer in the other, Hobbs told the cheering students, “I am of age! If they card me, I’m OK! Go RU!” Hobbs then appears to take a sip.

    The exchange, caught on video, likely is the reason why Rutgers announced Tuesday that it is closing the student tailgate area called “The Alley” where Rutgers students gathered this season before home football games.

  • GW Basketball Coach Fired After Verbal Abuse Claims

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    Attorneys for Mike Lonergan say George Washington University wrongfully terminated him as its men’s basketball coach after claims of verbal and emotional abuse from current and former players.

  • Wrestling-Football Doubleheader Set for Yankee Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    It’s wrestling. It’s football. It’s a baseball stadium. All in one day.

    Rutgers and Maryland announced this week the schools will square off in a wrestling-football doubleheader next year at Yankee Stadium in New York. The “Big Ten Battle in the Bronx” is set for Nov. 4, 2017.

  • Junior College Player Apologizes After Punching Ref

    by Jason Scott September 2016

    After being arrested for suspicion of assaulting a referee, a Mount San Antonio College football player is apologizing and claiming he never intended to hit the official.