Indiana Basketball Player Injures Teammate with Car
by From staff and wire reports November 2014
Indiana freshman basketball player Emmitt Holt was cited Saturday for misdemeanor underage drinking after he struck teammate Devin Davis with his SUV, leaving Davis hospitalized with a serious head injury. Holt and his passengers told police that they had dropped off Davis, a 19-year-old sophomore, at the Memorial Stadium parking lot about 12:45 a.m. Saturday, Bloomington, Indiana Police Sgt. Jeffery Canada said. Holt was driving away "when, for unknown reasons, Mr. Davis came into the roadway and struck the side of the vehicle near the front passenger windshield," Canada said.
Some UNC Faculty Call for Athletic Department Reforms
by LAURA OLENIACZ firstname.lastname@example.org November 2014
Faculty members called for changes to the special-talent admissions process and to the time student-athletes can devote to practice and games at a standing-room-only meeting Friday.
Flood-Ruined Pauley Pavilion Court Restored
by Emily Attwood October 2014
When there are nine inches of water on your hardwood court, who do you call first?
Tuesday, July 29, 2014: A water main burst under Sunset Boulevard, near the University of California-Los Angeles, spewing an estimated 20 million gallons of water across the campus and flooding numerous buildings, including Pauley Pavilion, the Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center, J.D. Morgan Center and John Wooden Center. Emergency response was immediate, though it took city workers several hours to contain the leak.
New Report Shows Improvement in NCAA Grad Rates
by Bozeman Daily Chronicle October 2014
The NCAA's newest graduation report showed 84 percent of athletes who entered college in 2007-08 earned a degree within six years, a 2 percent increase over last year's high mark.
UMaine Cheerleading Still Going Strong
by Pete Warner BDN Staff October 2014
Despite the program's status as a "sports activity" and overall budget constraints, UMaine has maintained a viable cheerleading program.
Colleges Using Data to Justify Lavish Rec Centers
by Andrew Brandt October 2014
Across the country, college rec centers have gone from places to shoot hoops with your pals to centerpieces of campuses, and one of the major ways to attract new students.
UNC Men's Basketball Coach Williams: I Was Naive
by email@example.com October 2014
In the irony of ironies, North Carolina junior point guard Marcus Paige had his ACC Operation Basketball interview session moved back six hours Wednesday because it conflicted with a political science exam.
Male Practice Players Help Strengthen Women's Teams
by MIRIN FADER staff writer, The Orange County Register October 2014
Man to man. Two-three zone. Full-court press. Possession after possession, their legs are crouched low, burning, in a defensive slide to give the Titan women repetitions in their offense.
Former Army Coach Defends Trips: No Beer, No Women
by Tom Roeder firstname.lastname@example.org October 2014
When Army football recruits took a bus trip with head coach Bobby Ross, there was no drinking or dancing in the aisles like a trip for recruits earlier this year.
In Georgia, D-I Athletes' Academic Performance Lags
by Associated Press October 2014
Data from Georgia universities with top tier Division I football programs show they're willing to make exceptions to admission requirements for football players despite the schools becoming increasingly competitive for other incoming freshmen.