Penn State Pulls Scholarship Offer to Sayreville Recruit
by Joe Juliano; Inquirer Staff Writer October 2014
Penn State has rescinded its scholarship offer to a highly recruited Sayreville (N.J.) High School football player who allegedly was involved with teammates in the hazing and sexual assault of four younger players, two recruiting websites reported Monday.
2014 Facilities of Merit: David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre
by AB Editors October 2014
David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre | Mohawk College | Hamilton, Ont.
From colored circles in the plaza paving to spot color on select wall panels and glass panes to the “Our Vision” statement at the building entrance, the Braley Center’s environmental graphics weren’t lost on our judges.
Parents Want Answers Following UT Track Athlete Cuts
by Ben Frederickson October 2014
During his daughter’s official visit to Penn State in October of 2013, George Harvey sat beside coach Beth Alford-Sullivan during a dinner for track prospects. The head of the Penn State track and field program had offered Morgan Harvey, one of the top hurdlers in the 2014-15 class, an 80-percent scholarship. She would have accepted, had she not received a full ride from Tennessee. Harvey recalled the pleasant dinner conversation he shared with Alford-Sullivan in late June, after his family learned she would replace fired UT coach J.J. Clark.
Penn State Monitoring Sayreville Assault Case, Recruit
by Matt Breen October 2014
Penn State's football program said it "continues to monitor the situation" at Sayreville High School after one of its top recruits was questioned by police following an investigation of a hazing scandal at the Central Jersey high school.
Critics Question Nike's Influence at University of Oregon
by Scott M. Reid, Staff writer, The Orange County Register October 2014
The university, said economics professor Bill Harbaugh, has had a series of presidents and administrators "who have rolled over for Phil."
Accuser's Attorney: FSU Hindered Title IX Investigation
by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
An attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault said Friday that the university is willing to break laws "to protect this football program."
2014 Facilities of Merit: Crisler Center Renovation & Addition
by AB Editors October 2014
Crisler Center Renovation & Addition | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, Mich.
Constructed in 1967, the University of Michigan’s Crisler Arena debuted upgrades in 2013 that impressed judges with their transformative effect. The like-new arena now has wider, brighter concourses to facilitate fan movement, modern fan seating options and amenities and state-of-the-art infrastructure for optimal building function.
Utah State Facility Ramps Up Prominence of Plyometric Training
by Paul Steinbach October 2014
Other college athletic training facilities have incorporated inclines for plyometric workouts, but few showcase the amenity like Utah State University.
Suspended Georgia RB Allegedly Signed Memorabilia for Cash
by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
Georgia has suspended star running back Todd Gurley indefinitely during an investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the university said Thursday.
Criticism of Officials New Trend in College Football?
by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
Claims of bias in college football officiating are as old as the game itself, but when Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard went to a podium Saturday and essentially accused Big 12 officials of systematically sticking it to the Cyclones, it sent shock waves through college athletics and particularly the officiating community.