• Cost of Attendance Proving to Be Troublesome Issue

    by Ken Sugiura, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution July 2015

    Georgia Tech is examining its cost-of-attendance figures, the end result of which could have implications on the recruiting efforts of the school's football, basketball and other teams.

  • NCAA Post-Graduate Transfers Proliferating

    by Frank Fitzpatrick, The Philadelphia Inquirer July 2015

    As often as 10 times a year, graduated players with basketball eligibility remaining would contact Jay Wright to see whether a final season at Villanova might make sense. "You never say never in this business," the head coach said, "but we haven't felt like those players would fit our culture."

  • Utah Colleges Not Alone in Being Misled by Coaches

    by Brad Rock Deseret News July 2015

    Along with "the check's in the mail" and "it looks just like real hair," the least trustworthy phrase on Earth is "I'm not going anywhere."

  • Can K-State Parents Ride NCAA's Equestrian Support?

    by Celia Llopis-Jepsen, Topeka Capital-Journal (Kansas) July 2015

    Equestrian will receive continued support from the NCAA, according to the group that oversees the sport nationally, prompting parents of Kansas State University athletes once again to call into question their school's decision to cancel it.

  • Opinion: Schools Should Control Player Admissions

    by Abilene Reporter-News (Texas) July 2015

    Back in 1957, a young Queen Elizabeth was on a tour of the United States and wanted to experience a traditional American sporting event. A few days later, she attended a college football game between Maryland and North Carolina and was astounded by the size and skill of the athletes on the field.

  • Penn State Football Revives No-Name Jersey Tradition

    by Erin McCarthy, The Philadelphia Inquirer July 2015

    Penn State football coach James Franklin gathered former and current players Thursday morning for a special announcement: The players' names that had been stitched onto the backs of the Nittany Lions' blue-and-white jerseys since 2012 were coming off.

  • Alabama's Saban Still Argues Against Satellite Camps

    by Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post (Florida) July 2015

    Nick Saban already has made his opinion clear regarding satellite football camps. The Alabama coach called the camps "ridiculous" in April. Saban spoke out against them again at Southeastern Conference Media Days on Wednesday morning.

  • NCAA Bias, Rule-Breaking in Reggie Bush Investigation?

    by Michael Lev & Ryan Kartje, Orange County Register (California) July 2015

    A new batch of documents released Wednesday further suggest the NCAA broke its own rules and displayed bias toward USC and former assistant coach Todd McNair during the Reggie Bush investigation.

  • Private School Player Crime Records Released to Public

    by Josh Sweigart, Dayton Daily News (Ohio) July 2015

    The University of Dayton for the first time Wednesday released dozens of police reports detailing recent criminal investigations of prominent Flyer basketball players. This newspaper requested the police reports in May after the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that police records at private universities are public record.

  • College Sports Fiscally Fit — For Now

    by Jay Greeson, Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) July 2015

    William Blake wrote "the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom" in 1793. More than 200 years later, Blake's words still ring true, and in addition to his place in history as a poet, add college sports prognosticator.