• Opinion: Time for a Group of 5 Revolt in College Football

    by Doug Robinson January 2017

    You know what college football needs? A good revolt. Bringing equity to the game is decades overdue and that will happen only with drastic measures. It's time for the so-called Group of 5 conferences to declare war on the Power 5 conferences.

  • Cal Suddenly Fires Coach Sonny Dykes

    by Josh Dubow January 2017

    More than six weeks after coach Sonny Dykes finished his fourth season at California, he was called into a meeting Sunday with athletic director Mike Williams and promptly fired.

  • Benefits Offset Clemson's Millions in Football Spending

    by Kirk Brown January 2017

    Clemson University will spend millions of dollars on travel expenses in its quest that will end Monday night in Tampa, Florida, against the University of Alabama. But thanks to the location of this year's game and changes instituted by the College Football Playoff organizers, the benefits outweigh the costs.

  • Scandal Could Impact U. of Minnesota Funding

    by Maura Lerner January 2017

    The latest Gophers athletic scandal is starting to make waves at the State Capitol, where some say it could affect funding for the University of Minnesota as well as the choice of the newest members for the Board of Regents. On Tuesday, the university fired Gophers football coach Tracy Claeys just as lawmakers were returning to St. Paul for the new session. And officials say the debate has just begun over the university's handling of the case, which started with an alleged sexual assault in September involving multiple Gophers football players.

  • Opinion: Entire Wrestling Teams Deserve Recognition

    by Steve Christilaw January 2017

    We spend a great deal of time promoting high school sports as team sports. Coaches approach them and coach them as team sports. We enjoy them as team sports. And at the end of the wrestling season, the state treats it as a collection of individual champions.

  • Ex-Indiana Coach to Take Coordinator Job at Ohio State

    by Zach Osterman January 2017

    Per multiple reports, Kevin Wilson has agreed to become Ohio State's offensive coordinator, taking the reins of Urban Meyer's offense days after the Buckeyes were shut out 31-0 by Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinal.

  • Saban: New to Job, Sarkisian Still Knows Offense

    by Spokesman Review January 2017

    Steve Sarkisian took over the top-ranked Tide's offense Monday when Lane Kiffin left a week earlier than expected for his new job as Florida Atlantic's coach.

  • Minnesota Fires Coach Tracy Claeys

    by Spokesman Review January 2017

    Minnesota fired coach Tracy Claeys on Tuesday, just more than two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with allegations of sexual assault.

  • Ideas for Changes in the College Football Postseason

    by Ralph D. Russo January 2017

    There have never been more bowl games, and three years into the College Football Playoff era there are more questions than ever about why these games are being played at all.

  • Coach K Sidelined After Back Surgery

    by Dayton Daily News January 2017

    Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery. The school announced Monday that the procedure is scheduled for Friday, with an anticipated recovery time of four weeks.