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.
Always Voluntary, Letters of Intent Now Less Relevant
by Josh Barnett, @ByJoshBarnett, USA TODAY Sports April 2015
Tyler Dorsey says he remains committed to Oregon, even if his signature is not on a national letter of intent. Ordinarily a player who gave a verbal commitment in February, as Dorsey did, would be inking the three-page document this week with the start of the spring signing period.
Columnist: College Hoops Coaches Need Replay Flag
by Mark Wiedmer April 2015
For select programs around the country, winning is basically all that matters. But for everyone else, the word "enjoy" is paramount to financial success.
CFP Debut: Bowl Payout Up $200M to Record $500M
by Press Services April 2015
According to an NCAA report released Tuesday, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million to the participating conferences and schools. The schools spent $100.2 million to take part in bowl games.
WKU Suspends Swim, Diving Programs for Five Years
by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) April 2015
Western Kentucky suspended its swimming and diving programs for five years on Tuesday after the school and Bowling Green police found violations of Title IX sexual misconduct and assault, harassment and the student conduct code.
CFB Coaches Weigh In on 'Automatic Release' Issue
by Michael Carvell; Staff April 2015
A proposal for an early signing period for college football will be voted on this summer. It could solve some problems, but also create others.
Ohio State's Meyer Extended, Will Get $6.5M Annually
by David Jablonski, Dayton Daily News April 2015
Urban Meyer completed his third season with the Buckeyes in January and won the first College Football Playoff national championship. His previous contract ran through 2017 and would have paid him $4.9 million for 2015. His new salary in 2015 will be $5.8 million.
Remembering Lauren Hill: 'A Once-in-a-Lifetime Gift'
by Tom McKee WCPO 9 April 2015
Community members paid their respects Monday evening to Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old basketball player and cancer fighter who died Friday after inspiring the Tri-State and the country with her caring unselfish determination and zest for life.
UT Senior Associate AD: Department Merger for the Best
by Donna Thomas April 2015
Change is never easy. The consolidation of departments, facing the fact that our most revered family member has an unforgiving disease, the retirement of a respected leader, converting a brand - it isn't easy.