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."