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  • Columnist: Loosen, Don't Tighten NCAA Transfer Rules

    by John Adams May 2015

    Student-athletes and their coaches have never operated under the same standards, rules or benefits system. Coaches go wherever they please without penalty, other than the buyout clause in their contract.

  • Horizon League Addition Gives WSU a Travel Partner

    by Jay Morrison May 2015

    Monday's announcement that Northern Kentucky is joining the Horizon League was met with cost-saving and schedule-balancing cheers at Wright State.

  • NCCU Players Who Complained Fighting Dismissals

    by Brooke Pryor, bpryor@heraldsun.com; 919-419-7001 May 2015

    Two of the three N.C. Central women's basketball players who had their scholarships taken away last mont, are fighting to reverse the decision legally.

  • WVU Athletics Opts Not to Tout Financial Turnaround

    by Dave Hickman May 2015

    It was three years ago that West Virginia's athletic department was forced to report a loss of almost $13 million, attributable in great part to its rather nasty divorce from the Big East Conference.

  • Cal U of Pennsylvania Athletes Protest Coaching Cuts

    by Debra Erdley May 2015

    A small group of professors, coaches and athletes at California University of Pennsylvania hit the bricks Friday afternoon, protesting the elimination of six assistant coaching positions, as school officials scramble to deal with declining enrollment and financial pressures.

  • NCAA Likely to Trim Five Seconds Off Shot Clock

    by Jason Smith smithjas@commercialappeal.com 9015295804 May 2015

    University of Memphis coach Josh Pastner has long been an advocate of reducing the shot clock in men’s college basketball from 35 seconds to 24 to match the NBA and speed up the pace.

  • Satellite Camps Escalate College Football Arms Race

    by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch May 2015

    Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour offered a ringing endorsement of the satellite football camps PSU coach James Franklin brought with him from Vanderbilt last year, saying "From my perspective, it's legal from an NCAA standpoint." Uh, OK. But don't you think we should be able to do a little better than that?

  • Pac-12 TV Schedule Stealing Athletes' Study Time

    by Arizona Daily Star (Tucson) May 2015

    The Pac-12 scheduled Saturday's Arizona-Oregon softball game for an 8:30 p.m., start, which meant the Ducks would have to stay an extra night in Tucson.

  • Practice Facility a Priority, But Miami Needs Major Gift

    by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer May 2015

    While UM has made significant improvement to its athletics facilities in recent years, one piece of the puzzle is still missing. Central Florida had an indoor football practice facility a decade ago.

  • The AB Extra: May 1

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    Our weekly recap of news and notes from around the athletic, fitness and recreation industries. This week features news on a selfie-stick ban at Wimbledon, a stationary bike that will let you wash your clothes as your ride, and an 89 year-old Kansas University alumni and former football player who scored a touchdown in their spring football game.