SEC Pushes NCAA for Cost-of-Attendance Transparency
by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News-Sentinel April 2015
Beginning in August, college athletes across the country can receive increased scholarship payments that cover the full cost of attendance, the result of a January vote in which the five power conferences freed themselves to pay for more than just tuition, fees, room, board and books.
Female ADs Slowly Making Inroads at Big Colleges
by Frank Fitzpatrick; Inquirer Staff Writer April 2015
While advancement in big-time athletic administration remains tricky for women, Division I schools requiring major makeovers seem eager to make them their ADs.
Injured Utah Athletes Rehab Alongside Practicing Peers
by Amy Donaldson Deseret News April 2015
The Pit is wherever Utah's director of strength and conditioning Doug Elisaia sets up workouts for those who are injured and unable to participate in regular practices.
Do Fired College Coaches Deserve 'Golden Parachutes'?
by Amanda Seitz, Dayton Daily News April 2015
Don Treadwell didn't work a day last year at Miami University. Just the year before, college leaders fired the former head football coach after the team had started 0-5 during the 2013 season.
Ohio State Spring Game Draws National Record 99K
by Maria DeVito, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH April 2015
Gigi Gibbons made her first trip to Ohio State University yesterday. But while most people were excited to see the Buckeyes take to the football field for the first time since becoming national champions, Gibbons was looking forward to something else.
Former Dixie State Basketball Players Sue Ex-Coach
by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News April 2015
A lifetime of working to fulfill dreams of playing college basketball ended in a nightmarish experience for two former Dixie State players, they say. Austen Harris and Nanea Woods claim their former basketball coach harassed them about their sexual orientation, forced them to participate in religious activities and treated them differently because of their race.
N.C. State AD Yow Gets Extension, 34 Percent Pay Hike
by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) April 2015
North Carolina State's board of trustees has approved a two-year contract extension for athletic director Debbie Yow that includes a significant pay bump.
The AB Extra: April 17
by Laura Godlewski April 2015
The April 17th edition of The AB Extra, the inspiring, quirky or downright weird stories you may have missed this week.
UMaine Investigating Football Players for Accepting Meals
by Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine) April 2015
Unidentified players are being investigated for alleged code violations "related to the acceptance of meals in a UMaine dining commons in the past month."
Swimming Pipeline for Preps Severed with WKU Decision
by Chris Thomas, Knoxville News-Sentinel April 2015
Western Kentucky University’s suspension of its swimming and diving programs sent a shockwave through portions of the prep area on Tuesday.