• College Partners with Y to Offer Campus Fitness Classes

    by Liz Freeman; 239-263-4778 October 2015

    Greater Naples YMCA has an exclusive relationship with Florida SouthWestern State College to provide wellness services for students and faculty, which launched last week with fitness demonstrations, a mini health fair and discount YMCA memberships of $20 a month to students, Cari Hansen, YMCA marketing director, said.

  • Temple's Focus on Football: Bowl Game, New Stadium

    by Bob Brookover October 2015

    Can Temple on its own merit ever consistently fill an on-campus stadium of half that capacity? That's the destination the administration has in mind and Rhule and his 6-0 football team are doing everything they can to fulfill it even if that's not a goal that enters their mind.

  • Cal Holding Football Players Accountable as Students

    by Paul Myerberg, @PaulMyerberg, USA TODAY Sports October 2015

    California's Memorial Stadium sits nestled in the Berkeley Hills, positioned high enough to look down upon this bustling campus but below the rarefied air of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, one of the university's research jewels.

  • Jimbo Fisher's FSU Budget Claims Don't Match Reality

    by Powell Latimer October 2015

    Florida State has, by any definition, the biggest budget in the ACC and one of the biggest in the country. On Wednesday's ACC football coaches teleconference, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had interesting thoughts about finances.

  • Opinion: Ignorance Isn't Excuse, So Pitino Has to Go

    by Nancy Armour,, USA TODAY Sports October 2015

    If Rick Pitino isn't already packing up his office at Louisville, he ought to get started.

  • Group Asks U. of Utah Coaches to End Religious Classes

    by Amy Donaldson Deseret News October 2015

    A Washington, D.C.-based organization has asked the University of Utah to stop the school's football coaches from teaching an optional LDS religion class for players.

  • Pitino in Denial, But Scandal May Bring His Downfall

    by Jeff Schultz; Staff October 2015

    One of the biggest potential scandals to hit a major college athletics program is unfolding in Louisville and Rick Pitino doesn't know what to do.

  • Ex-Dayton Basketball Player Loses Legal Fight to Return

    by Mark Gokavi October 2015

    DAYTON - A federal judge on Monday shot down suspended University of Dayton basketball standout Dyshawn Pierre's legal effort to immediately return to school. Pierre was seeking a temporary restraining order in Dayton's U.S. District Court that would have nullified the semester-long suspension imposed by UD. The school found Pierre violated university policy after a female student alleged unwanted sexual contact. The Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office reviewed evidence from the April 23 incident and declined to pursue a criminal indictment.

  • Recruits Feeling Pressured into Unofficial College Visits

    by Jim Halley, @jimhalley, USA TODAY Sports October 2015

    As the recruiting timetable has moved up, players say they feel pressure to use unofficial, sometimes expensive visits to help make their decisions.

  • Michigan AD Chastises Fans' Behavior in Open Letter

    by Wire services October 2015

    AD Jim Hackett urged fans to avoid "thoughtless comments" after a punting mistake cost the Wolverines Saturday night's game against Michigan State.