Opinion: Bring Back Paterno Statue - with Caveat
by Bob Brookover; Inquirer Columnist January 2015
Time always allows the most complete story to be told when a historic event occurs. Days, weeks, months and years give us a chance to digest, investigate and take a step back from the initial emotions and accusations.
Opinion: With a Few Tweaks, CFP Could be Even Better
by Nancy Armour January 2015
While the folks at Jerry's World clean up and the College Football Playoff grand pooh-bahs exchange high-fives and backslaps over what was, without question, a highly successful first effort, I'm already thinking ahead to next year.
NCAA May Rethink Sanctions Against Penn State
by Susan Snyder and Angela Couloumbis; Inquirer Staff Writers January 2015
The NCAA, state officials, and Pennsylvania State University are in talks to reconsider the historic punishment imposed on the school stemming from the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal.
Three Coaches Sharing Community College's AD Duties
by Ron Bush January 2015
For nearly three months now, the athletic director job at Chattanooga State Community College has been cut three ways.
Editorial: Families Should Not Get More Money for Trips
by The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio) January 2015
As much as I respect Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer, I think he is wrong that the Student Emergency Fund, OSU, the NCAA or another governing body should pay for the expenses incurred by the players' families who choose to see the game in person.
White House Meeting May Include State of College Sports
by Steve Berkowitz and Dan Wolken January 2015
A meeting including Obama administration officials, NCAA executives and college athletics directors is scheduled at the White House this week, according to three people with direct knowledge of the meeting.
In Numbers Game, College Football Playoff Huge Success
by Erik Brady, @ByErikBrady, USA TODAY Sports January 2015
Major-college football's inaugural four-team playoff, even before today's championship game, is by many measures a major success.
Peripheral Personnel at Sugar Bowl Cost OSU $372K
by Collin Binkley, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH January 2015
Along with a 69-member "official party" whose expenses were reimbursed by the Athletic Department, another 55 people traveled to the game using departmental money.
Ex-Student Gets More Than 6 Years in FAMU Hazing Death
by Stephen Hudak and Jeff Weiner; Orlando Sentinel January 2015
A judge on Friday sentenced Dante Martin to 77 months - more than six years - in prison for the 2011 hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion.
Caps on Athletic Fees Likely to Curtail Sports Programs
by Harry Minium January 2015
An influential member of the House of Delegates plans to sponsor legislation that would cap student athletics fees, a move that could force major cuts to sports at Old Dominion and Norfolk State universities.