• After Five Years, Uproar Over Sports Cuts Dies Down

    by Joe Paisley, November 2014

    The pop of shoulder pads and the cheers for touchdowns have been absent from Washburn Field for five autumns now. Those sounds may never return. Colorado College eliminated its NCAA Division III programs in football, women's softball and water polo in 2009 citing a need to cut $8 million-$12 million from the school's budget.

  • Calls for Eight-Team Format for College Football Playoff

    by Erik Brady and Paul Myerberg November 2014

    Even before the first four-team tournament begins, calls for an eight-team tournament are as common as passes on third-and-long.

  • Opinion: One 'Lady Vols' Team Is One Too Many

    by Christine Brennan,, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    Just as Tennessee was entering the 21st century, university officials did the unthinkable: They left the women's basketball team behind.

  • Full-Time Dietitian at UNM a First in Conference


    Since Becky Freeman began her job as the University of New Mexico's first full-time Athletics Department sports dietitian earlier this year, she's probably been on the football field as much as she has been in the neighborhood Smith's.

  • Branding Consultant Helped Steer New UT Image

    by Mike Strange Mike Strange covers UT athletics. Follow him at November 2014

    While reaction from former Lady Vol athletes and a large segment of the fan base of UT's women's teams has been negative, internal response has been accepting.

  • All Sports at Tennessee But One to Be Called 'Volunteers'

    by News Sentinel staff November 2014

    The University of Tennessee announced Monday night in a release it will implement a branding restructure that will feature the Power T logo for all programs except for women's basketball.

  • Scheduling Tougher for D-II Team That Challenged Duke

    by Bruce Pascoe, Bruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star November 2014

    After winning the 2010 Division II national championship, Cal Poly Pomona coach Greg Kamansky took his guys to visit a place called Cameron Indoor Stadium at the start of the next season.

  • UNC's Special Talent Admissions Being Debated

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 November 2014

    In response to concerns voiced by a few UNC-Chapel Hill professors about the admissions process that gives special consideration for athletes' prowess on the field, court or in the pool, administrators say they've already reformed the process to make it more rigorous.

  • U. of Maryland Eyes Cole Field House as Football Facility

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    Maryland has moved from a “basketball conference” in the ACC to a “football conference” in the Big Ten, at least in the eyes of head football coach Randy Edsall.

  • Columnist: Key Is Not to Get Caught by NCAA

    by John Adams November 2014

    Tennessee fans probably are trying to decide whether they should be worried about their men’s basketball program. And not just because it has been picked to finish either last or second to last in the SEC this season.