• Preseason Sessions Outline the Perils of Social Media

    by Brent Briggeman April 2015

    Troy Garnhart's message boils down to one simple tenant: When in doubt, don't post.

  • Opinion: UND Logo Process May Be Smoke and Mirrors

    by Thomas Fairbairn April 2015

    As regards the University of North Dakota's nickname/logo, the university had touted from the outset that the process for selecting (or not selecting) a new name and logo would be open and transparent.

  • Major CFB Schools Averaging $600K More on Nutrition

    by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports April 2015

    When it comes to dinner, Wisconsin athletes won't know what's on the menu until they enter the dining hall below Camp Randall Stadium and find the chalkboard: steak, it might read, or prime rib, or even crab legs, the latter a post-victory reward during the football program's run under former coach Gary Andersen.

  • Details of Utah Basketball Coach's 8-Year, $25M Contract

    by Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake Tribune April 2015

    Utah athletic director Chris Hill said in his most recent State of the Utes video: "Whether people want to accept it costs a lot of money to have great coaches, that's the reality."

  • Columnist: Freshmen Ineligibility Needed for Basketball

    by Bob Hunter, The Columbus Dispatch April 2015

    The only things missing from D'Angelo Russell's farewell news conference on Thursday were balloons, streamers and a pep band. The freshman All-American grinned his way through most of his 30-minute goodbye, as did his father, Antonio, and Ohio State coach Thad Matta.

  • Last Defendants in Florida A&M Hazing Death Convicted

    by Mike Schneider, The Bismarck Tribune April 2015

    Three years after a Florida A & M University drum major died after being hazed, the last defendants facing charges in his death were convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing in a case that shined a light on the violent ritual within the school's famed marching band.

  • Partnership Expands Sports Medicine at Miami U. Campuses

    by Hannah Poturalski, Dayton Daily News April 2015

    Miami University and Mercy Health - Cincinnati are partnering to offer sports medicine services for students and new academic programs around the state.

  • Changes to Scoring Format Polarizing Tennis Community

    by Rhiannon Potkey, Ventura County Star April 2015

    The schedule for the Pac-12 Conference men’s team championship anticipated matches would last no longer than three hours. But on Thursday and Friday, the forecast was as cloudy as the weather. The first two matches each day went more than four hours.

  • Report Questions Whether UAB Football Was Unprofitable

    by Emily Attwood April 2015

    The University of Alabama-Birmingham drew national attention — and a great deal of anger locally — last fall when it announced it was dropping its football program due to cost concerns. A new report released this week, however, questions that decision, asserting that the sport did make money for the university and would continue to increase in value. 

  • Study: Pac-12 Athletes Burned Out, Sleep-Deprived

    by Paul Steinbach April 2015

    A study of Pac-12 Conference student-athletes has found that an average of 50 hours per week is consumed by the individual's given sport, with as much time spent traveling (22 hours) as is devoted to the actual athletic activity (21 hours). The result is students sacrificing sleep as they try to keep pace on the field and in the classroom.