- Update: Oregon Suspends Coach Over Rhabdo Episode
by Courtney Cameron January 2017
Three football players were hospitalized and several others were left slightly the worse-for-wear following an intensive, post-break strength and conditioning workout at the University of Oregon.
- Opinion: CFP Proves Only Some Teams Able to Win Title
by Paul Woody January 2017
A week after Clemson 's upset victory over Alabama, in one of the most exciting games in college championship football history, we are left with competing theories.
- Arizona AD Byrne Takes Position with Alabama
by Greg Hansen January 2017
Greg Byrne is expected to be replaced by interim director of athletics Erika Barnes, the UA's senior associate athletic director and a former Arizona softball player.
- Bill Could Give State Power Over Athletic Departments
by Jacob Thorpe January 2017
A new bill proposed in the Washington Legislature would give the state Senate the power of the purse over university athletic departments that are consistently insolvent. Michael Baumgartner, a Republican state senator from Spokane, proposes that college athletics budgets that run deficits in three consecutive fiscal years will have to submit their budgets for review and approval by the Senate's Commerce, Labor and Sports committee.
- Football Coaches Push for Rule Changes
by Harry Minium January 2017
The American Football Coaches Association recommended Wednesday that the NCAA approve an early signing period in December, liberalize redshirt rules and allow the 129 Football Bowl Subdivision schools to hire a 10th assistant coach.
- U. of Dayton Seeks Dismissal of Football Hazing Suit
by By Mark Gokavi January 2017
University of Dayton attorneys have asked a judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought against the school by a former football player who claims hazing left him with a cognitive brain injury.
- University of Charleston to Unveil Athletic Facility
by Clint Thomas January 2017
The official opening of the University of Charleston's new, state-of-the-art athletic facility will tip off with a pair of college basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 14 on the UC campus at 2300 MacCorkle Ave., S.E., in Charleston. The UC women's basketball squad will play West Virginia Wesleyan College's team at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by a UC men's match-up, also against Wesleyan, getting underway at 3 p.m.
- Rutgers Revises Drug Policy, Eases Marijuana Penalties
by Jason Scott January 2017
A new drug testing policy at Rutgers, implemented last August, relaxes penalties student-athletes receive if they are found to have used marijuana. The new policy creates a distinction between penalties for marijuana and other drugs, including hard drugs such as cocaine or heroin, or performance enhancing drugs.
- Football League Could Offer Pay to College-Aged Players
by Tom Pelissero January 2017
The people behind a new professional league that hopes to launch in 2018 say they don't intend to compete with the NCAA. They have a long way to go financially and otherwise just to get their venture off the ground.
- Opinion: Is Wilson Too Hot to Hire at Ohio State?
by Rob Oller January 2017
The American Football Coaches Association convention runs through Wednesday in Nashville, Tennessee, a host city that fits perfectly with the task of Ohio State reorganizing its offense.