• More Complaints Against Ex-AD Teague Emerge

    by Brandon Stahl, Eric Roper August 2015

    The University of Minnesota confirmed Wednesday that "additional reports have been received" in relation to former athletic director Norwood Teague since his abrupt resignation on Aug. 7. In a brief statement, the U said the new complaints had come in through EthicsPoint, a service it uses for confidential reporting. "Not all reports allege the same conduct," the statement said, but it provided no further details, "in fairness to those who have reported and others who may do so."

  • Two Away Games to Pay UMaine Football $725K Sum

    by Mark Emmert August 2015

    UMaine will make $725,000 for trips to Boston College and Tulane this fall University of Maine AD Karlton Creech made "guarantee" games a priority for his football team, and it is paying off.

  • UNM Hires Former State Employee to Oversee Budget

    by Mark Smith August 2015

    The University of New Mexico has hired a new administrator to help oversee the athletic department budget.

  • ESPN Fights to Unseal Notre Dame's Police Records

    by AB Staff August 2015

    The legal fight by ESPN to have incident reports from the University of Notre Dame's Security Police Department declared public records gained some momentum last week.

  • WVU Searches for Ultimate Fan Via Social Media Contest

    by Charleston Gazette-Mail August 2015

    Do you finish every tweet with #HailWV on a Mountaineer game day? Is it a must for you to take a selfie in the stands of Milan Puskar Stadium this season? Well, you might be just what West Virginia University is looking for in its next Ultimate Mountaineer Fan.

  • Rally Calling for No North Dakota Nickname Set

    by April Baumgarten August 2015

    A group expects 500 to 1,000 people will rally Saturday at the University of North Dakota to support the UND/North Dakota option and call for the university’s president to resign immediately.

  • Temple Re-Ups Linc Agreement, Mulls Own Stadium

    by By Susan Snyder and Marc Narducci August 2015

    Temple University and the Eagles have reached an agreement that would allow the Owls to play their home games in Lincoln Financial Field for two more years after their current rental contract expires in 2017.

  • U. of Cincinnati Athletes Get Big Benefit Boost

    by Steve Berkowitz and Andrew Kreighbaum August 2015

    The difference between what the University of Cincinnati could cover under an athletic scholarship and what it reported as the actual cost of attending the school used to be a problem for Bearcats coaches.

  • Answers to Lingering Questions in Athlete Union Case

    by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015

    The National Labor Relations Board halted the effort to unionize Northwestern's football team without answering the biggest question of all: Are the players effectively university employees?

  • Ruling: Northwestern Players Cannot Unionize

    by Stuart Goldman August 2015

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in a unanimous decision that Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships cannot form a union, a ruling seen as a victory for the NCAA.