• Blog: Missouri Scholarship-Pulling Bill Is Asinine

    by Jason Scott December 2015

    While checking Twitter yesterday as I often do during the afternoon, I noticed some reporters that I follow out of Columbia, Mo. (the home of my alma mater, the University of Missouri) tweeting about a proposed bill in the state legislature that would automatically revoke the scholarship of any athlete who refuses to play for reasons not related to health. It would also call for coaches who support such strikes to be fined by their institution.

  • Maryland Considering Changing Name of Stadium

    by Jason Scott December 2015

    Wallace Loh, the president of the University of Maryland, announced on Monday that he was recommending renaming Byrd Stadium, home of the school’s football team.

  • Air Force Stirs Public Prayer Controversy

    by Takara Scott-Johnston December 2015

    The Air Force Academy’s Football team has stirred controversy with its pre-game activities. An advocacy group recently complained about the Falcons praying in the end zone before games, accusing the academy of proselytizing.

  • Numbers Don’t Support Firing Successful Coaches

    by Jason Scott December 2015

    This season, the college football coaching carousel is spinning at an unusually fierce velocity. Several high-profile jobs have become available, with coaches either stepping down or getting the axe.

  • Judge Throws Out Gender Bias Suit Against NCAA

    by Stuart Goldman November 2015

    A U.S. district judge has thrown out a proposed class-action lawsuit that accused the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) of gender discrimination.

  • Iowa Smashes Wrestling Attendance Record with Stadium Meet

    by Takara Scott-Johnston November 2015

    In a historic meet, the Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team recently beat top-ranked Oklahoma State 18-16. The meet was the first wrestling match held in a division I football stadium, and shattered the NCAA attendance record by having 42,287 fans in attendance.

  • Minnesota Names Tracy Claeys Head Football Coach

    by Jason Scott November 2015

    After Jerry Kill stepped down from the post on Oct. 28 due to continued health issues, the University of Minnesota announced yesterday that Tracy Claeys would replace him as head coach.

  • Blog: Leadership Void Apparent at University of Missouri

    by Stuart Goldman November 2015

    The recent events at the University of Missouri have shown both a leadership void in key positions at the school as well as strong leadership values on campus.

  • U. of Missouri System President Resigns Amid Protests

    by Jason Scott November 2015

    The president of the University of Missouri system announced his resignation today following protests and criticism of his handling of racist incidents on campus.

  • Illinois Fires AD Mike Thomas

    by Jason Scott November 2015

    In a decision announced this morning, the University of Illinois has fired athletic director Mike Thomas.