• U. of Idaho Coach Apologizes for Bench Behavior

    by Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) February 2015

    Video of University of Idaho men's basketball coach Don Verlin apparently berating an assistant coach on the bench during a game was a popular choice on the Internet last week.

  • WVU Athletics on Pace to Set Fundraising Records


    The Mountaineer Athletic Club began the 2014-15 financial cycle by setting record highs in four of the first seven months. It has already created new seven-month highs and is tracking toward all-time highs for an entire year, according to executive director Matt Borman.

  • Opinion: Ineligible Freshmen? Don't See it Happening

    by Dave Hickman February 2015

    It's hard to find anyone these days with a truly sensible reason for why college football and basketball should consider returning to the days of freshman ineligibility.

  • Restore Freshmen Ineligibility in College Athletics?

    by Steve Greenberg February 2015

    Major college conferences - including the Big Ten - are contemplating a new (old) rule that would make all freshman football and basketball players ineligible to play.

  • WVU Placed on Probation for Recruiting Violations

    by Dave Hickman, Staff writer February 2015

    The misdeeds involve text messages and phone calls sent to recruits in virtually every sport the school sponsors, although most were committed in women's gymnastics, football, women's basketball and women's soccer.

  • Va. Bill Limiting Use of Fees for Sports Clears Hurdle

    by The Virginian-Pilot(Norfolk, VA.) February 2015

    A bill that would limit the amount of student fees the state's 15 public colleges could spend on college athletics was approved by the Senate Finance Committee 12-0 Wednesday.

  • High School Football Coaches Making Jump to D-I

    by Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports February 2015

    If other signs point favorably in his direction, history is not on UNLV coach Tony Sanchez's side. In December, Sanchez became the fourth coach to make the leap from the high school ranks to the top of college football's highest level.

  • Realignment Boosts SoCon Basketball Attendance

    by Gene Henley February 2015

    Perhaps the biggest difference between last season's Southern Conference in basketball and this season has been in the seats.

  • Editorial: Mitigate College Costs with Athletic Fees Cap

    by Robert M. Davis February 2015

    The recommendation to place a cap on the amount of fees that Virginia's institutions could collect was part of a large set of recommendations put forth by Virginia's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission and released in November.

  • U. of Georgia Indoor Practice Facility Finally on Table

    by Chip Towers; Staff February 2015

    The UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors will hear at its quarterly meeting about plans for an indoor practice facility to be built somewhere on campus within the next year or so.