UNC Preps for FBS Move with New Marching Band
by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) October 2014
A Charlotte couple has donated $2 million to the University of North Carolina Charlotte to help start a marching band in time for the school's move up to big-time NCAA football next year.
Opinion: Four-Year Scholarships a Positive Move for USC
by Brad Senkiw October 2014
South Carolina made a serious decision when the school announced last week it would start guaranteeing some student-athletes four-year scholarships, instead of the typical one-year program set up at most schools.
NCCU Athletics Aims to Reduce 'Institutional Support'
by LAURA OLENIACZ firstname.lastname@example.org; 919-419-6636 October 2014
N.C. Central University athletics officials are looking to grow department revenues and cut costs under a request from university leadership to keep the amount the school contributes to athletics in check.
Power Conferences Make Proposals on New NCAA
by Michael Gaio October 2014
The Big Ten announced a set of initial recommendations for the NCAA on Wednesday designed to "provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes that are members in good standing with their individual universities as part of the NCAA's new autonomy governance structure." The announcement came just a day after the ACC made a similar statement and on the same day the Pac-12 announced it too had notified the NCAA of forthcoming proposals.
Columnist: At Michigan, Coach and AD Must Go
by Christine Brennan October 2014
The best line in the best college fight song in the country says, simply, "Hail! Hail! To Michigan, the leaders and best!" Growing up, I sang that song hundreds of times at Michigan football games or while just thinking about Michigan football games. I didn't end up going to college there and have long since moved on with my life, but the song has stayed with me forever, as have those words: "The leaders and best!" These days, Michigan is neither.
Even Academic Support Centers Can Need Renovation
by By John N. Mitchell; Inquirer Staff Writer October 2014
As part of its effort to improve the student-athlete experience, Temple unveiled the newly renovated Nancy and Donald Resnick Academic Support Center on Monday.
UNC Group Debates Student-Athlete Advising
by LAURA OLENIACZ email@example.com October 2014
In what a professor said started as an effort to ensure student-athletes aren't pursuing "eligibility" as an academic major, a group Monday debated academic advising requirements for student-athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Cheerleader Starts Pregame Prayer Despite ACLU Ban
by Robert Knight September 2014
The Oneida Indians' squad used the moment of silence before the Sept. 12 football game with Watertown to deliver a cheer - for God.
Air Force Academy Outlines Plan of Action to Fix Athletics
by Tom Roeder, firstname.lastname@example.org September 2014
The academy's athletic programs came under fire after an August investigation revealed athlete misconduct, including drug use, drinking, sexual assault and cheating on tests.
UNC Breaks Down Financials in Newly Required Report
by Laura Oleniacz September 2014
CHAPEL HILL - A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees committee got a report on the athletic department's finances and on student-athlete academic performance on Wednesday in response to a reporting requirement from the university system's board.