• Reports: UAB Expected to Eliminate Football Program

    by Harry Minium, The Virginian-Pilot December 2014

    Alabama-Birmingham officials will announce this week that they will shut down the school's football program, a move that would require the Blazers to leave Conference USA, USA Today and Sports Illustrated reported Sunday.

  • College's eSports Program Gives Scholarships to Gamers

    by Michael Sanserino Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS) December 2014

    Robert Morris University Illinois has become the first U.S. university to offer scholarships for video gaming when it launched its eSports program this fall. The school gave out 35 scholarships to gamers from around the country.

  • Nebraska Fires Bo Pelini, Players Vent on Twitter

    by Andrew Brandt December 2014

    Though he compiled a 67-27 record in seven seasons as Nebraska's head football coach, Bo Pelini was let go by the university's athletic director on Sunday.

  • OSU Football Suicide: Player Texted About Concussions

    by Worcester Telegram & Gazette Staff December 2014

    COLLEGE FOOTBALL Missing Ohio State player found dead An Ohio State football player who disappeared shortly after sending a text message about his concussions was found dead Sunday in a dumpster, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Police spokesman Sgt. Rich Weiner said police received a call around 2:30 p.m. from someone reporting a body found in the trash bin. Weiner said a woman and her son apparently were looking for items in the dumpster when they found the body.

  • Alumni Trustees Seek Access to Sandusky Probe Docs

    by Susan Snyder; Inquirer Staff Writer December 2014

    About 3.5 million documents plus notes and e-mails are believed to be available from the report prepared by former FBI Director Louis Freeh, said Anthony P. Lubrano, one of the trustees seeking the documents.

  • Small College Casts Wide Recruiting Net with Success

    by KEVIN THOMAS Staff Writer December 2014

    When Katherine Ferland began looking for a college, she had offers to stay near her home in Montreal, with fellow French- speaking students. But then came the lure of Fort Kent, Maine.

  • Duke Stadium Upgrade to Match Football Team's Rise

    by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) December 2014

    Coaches talk about "rebuilding years," of arduously reshaping a program whose ticks in the win column have been disappointing.

  • Campus Judicial Systems in Legal Gray Area

    by Collin Binkley, Mike Wagner, Jill Riepenhoff and Sara Gregory November 2014

    Those who work in the campus judicial system say that, because the private proceedings aren't bound by the laws and rules of criminal courts, they function differently and hold different standards. They point out that, legally, schools are allowed to enforce their own rules.

  • Opinion: If FSU Won't Punish Winston, NCAA Should

    by ZACH BRAZILLER November 2014

    The NCAA should do what Florida State refuses to do: Punish Jameis Winston for breaking a rule.

  • Columnist: In OSU Band, Success Trumps Behavior

    by Joe Blundo, The Columbus Dispatch November 2014

    If I had to pick one sentence as most telling in the latest Ohio State University marching-band report, I'd pick this one: "It appears that the university did not assert proper oversight because of the band's continued successful performance on the field."