- NCAA Hopes to Refine Tourney Selection with More Data
by Dayton Daily News February 2017
The NCAA has used the RPI as a metric to help it pick the NCAA Tournament field for more than three decades. The analytics system may be ready for an upgrade.
- Tennessee Taps Turnkey for AD Search
by Patrick Brown January 2017
The University of Tennessee will pay Turnkey Sports and Entertainment $75,000 plus expenses to assist in its search for a new athletic director.
- Opinion: College Athletics Needs Image Overhaul
by Mark Wiedmer January 2017
At some point, isn't it way past time for us to take a long, hard look at how we recruit these athletic wunderkinds to Big State U? Shouldn't everything about the recruiting process take a Clorox bath and have its guidelines rewritten by Disney?
- MWC Institutes Zero Tolerance Sportsmanship Policy
by Geoff Grammer January 2017
A Jan. 15 memo written by MWC Commissioner Craig Thompson highlighted the league's concern that the perception of the conference had become "nothing short of embarrassing" this season
- BYU Swimming Pool Plans Finalized
by Deseret Morning News January 2017
BYU has finalized plans for a new pool that will fit in the current space of the university's existing aquatic facility. The new design will continue to serve both the university's aquatic programs and BYU's intercollegiate swim programs.
- New Lawsuit Alleges Dozens of Rapes by Baylor Players
by Fuller Jackson January 2017
A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football players filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more assaults of women involving other players.
- UCF to Install End Zone Cabana Suites
by Jason Scott January 2017
The University of Central Florida is taking a recent trend in football stadiums, on-field cabanas or suites, to the next level by selling access to field-level suites just behind the end zones, offering an unobstructed view of the field.
- U. of North Dakota to Change Conferences
by Spokesman Review January 2017
The University of North Dakota is moving its basketball teams to the Summit League in 2018 and its football team to the Missouri Valley Football Conference in 2020.
- Ex-Baseball Coach Seeks to Reopen Lawsuits
by Karen Herzog January 2017
A former baseball coach at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is asking both a Winnebago County judge and a federal judge to reopen lawsuits they dismissed against four university administrators in light of what he calls new evidence against the former chancellor and former chief business officer. The former coach, Tom Lechnir, said new evidence that surfaced last week could validate his legal claim that he lost his job because he blew the whistle on former Chancellor Richard Wells for allegedly diverting private gifts earmarked for a new baseball stadium to another building project - the Oshkosh Sports Complex - without informing the donors. His attorneys are seeking to reopen lawsuits in Winnebago County Circuit Court in Oshkosh and U.S. District Court in Green Bay.
- Marquette Names Construction Firm for Athletic Center
by Alex Zank January 2017
Marquette University has chosen Mortenson Construction to build a proposed athletic-performance research center because of the contractor's "wide-ranging experience" in putting up both athletic and health care centers.