30-Second Shot Clock Unlikely to Impact College Hoops
by Andrew Carter The News & Observer June 2015
In a move designed to speed the pace of play and increase scoring, both of which have been in decline for years, the NCAA has formally approved trimming the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds.
Lessons to Learn from UAB Football Saga, Consultant Says
by Taylor Bern June 2015
On June 1, a few weeks after the report was sent to UAB's task force, UAB President Ray Watts announced the sports would return, in large part because of the financial support the community of Birmingham pledged after the football team was taken away.
UMaine Unlikely to Fund Cost of Attendance, AD Says
by Pete Warner, Bangor Daily News June 2015
In August, NCAA legislation takes effect that provides added financial assistance for Division I student-athletes. Those receiving a full scholarship -- which covers tuition, textbooks and room and board -- are eligible for funds to cover their remaining cost of attendance.
U. of Maryland Approves Beer Sales Trial Run
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
The University of Maryland approved a trial plan that will allow the school to sell beer and wine at football games, as well as at other sporting venues starting in the fall.
NJIT Fills Northern Kentucky's Void in Atlantic Sun Conference
by Dana Caldwell, Naples Daily News June 2015
Florida Gulf Coast University’s home, the Atlantic Sun Conference, apparently has found its eighth member.
Utah Must Share Details of Naming Rights Contract, Committee Says
by Morgan Jacobsen, Deseret News June 2015
The Utah State Records Committee ruled Thursday that a business contract between Utah State University and Maverik convenience stores over the renaming of the university's renovated football stadium is public record.
Soccer Camps Prepping Players for College
by Pat Hickey, Evansville Courier & Press June 2015
Josh Tudela was fortunate enough growing up to have a father who loved soccer as much as he did. Otherwise, his transition to college soccer might have seemed even more overwhelming.
Tennessee Coaches' Past Reputations Still Haunting Them
by Mike Strange, Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2015
Most days, Donnie Tyndall diving into pro wrasslin' would be the top Tennessee basketball headline of the news cycle. If only that were the case this time.
Texas Fraud Claims Create New Issues at Tennessee
by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2015
Tennessee fired its last men’s basketball coach after one season due to alleged NCAA wrongdoing in his previous program.
U. of North Dakota Cuts Nickname List to 15
by Anna Burleson, The Bismarck Tribune June 2015
Fifteen possibilities are now under consideration to be the University of North Dakota’s new nickname.