FSU Pulling Offer to Recruit Linked to Gym Mat Death
by Christian Boone; Staff February 2015
Florida State is likely to withdraw its scholarship offer to Brian Bell, a star linebacker out of Lowndes High School whose name surfaced in a federal probe of a classmate's controversial death, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution learned.
New NCAA Benefits May Change Recruiting Game
by Dan Wolken, @DanWolken, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
Whereas coaches used to go into homes with pictures of weight rooms and presentations about academics, they will soon be armed with dollar figures and cost-of-living adjustments.
Despite Title, Ohio State Lowers Football Prices Slightly
by Bill Rabinowitz, The Columbus Dispatch February 2015
This will be the third season of variable pricing for Ohio State games. In 2013, Ohio State's board of trustees approved a plan that allowed for premium pricing for up to two games per season.
New Deal for Ohio State AD Emphasizes Academics
by Bill Rabinowitz and Collin Binkley, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH February 2015
Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith's new contract eliminates bonuses for national and conference championships in several sports.
NCAA Official: Academic Misconduct on the Rise
by Bozeman Daily Chronicle February 2015
The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations.
NCAA Turmoil Continues to Grow at Southern Miss
by Ben Frederickson firstname.lastname@example.org January 2015
Two Southern Miss basketball players who were recruited and signed by Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall are now ineligible in accordance with NCAA rules, Southern Miss announced Thursday.
After Snowy Travel History, UND Flies to Omaha
by BRAD SCHLOSSMAN Forum News Service January 2015
The drive to Omaha is a fairly easy seven-hour jaunt straight down Interstate 29. UND will not be making that trek today.
Performance Award Puts FSU's Fisher in $5M Club
by Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer January 2015
Jimbo Fisher will receive a raise of nearly $1.4 million next season, a reward for leading Florida State to a second consecutive undefeated regular season and another top 5 finish.
Former UNC Athletes Calling for Better Education
by JOHN McCANN JMCCANN@HERALDSUN.COM; 919-419-6601 January 2015
Former North Carolina basketball player Rashanda McCants said she and former UNC fullback Devon Ramsay need teammates to help them go against not only their former school but also the mighty NCAA.
UT Chattanooga to Cut Men's Running Programs
by David Uchiyama Chattanooga Times Free Press January 2015
Athletics director David Blackburn said he made the decision to help UTC in its five-year Title IX recovery process.