- No Further Penalty in Cheerleading 'Sugar Daddy' Probe
by Andrew Knapp May 2017
Coastal Carolina University will take no more action against its cheerleading squad after it suspended the team over anonymous allegations of prostitution, drug use and cheating, the Conway school said Friday.
- Pac-12 Revenue Deal Puts League Behind SEC, Big Ten
by Arizona Daily Star May 2017
By 2020, it's possible all Arizona athletic teams, and those in the Pac-12, will have corporate logos on their game-day gear (in addition to Nike, Adidas or Under Armour). The Pac-12 could arrange the sponsorship from someone like DISH (but not DirecTV) for several million per school, per year.
- Ex-Notre Dame Coach Weis's Buyout Totals $18.97M
by Laken Litman May 2017
The final tab is in: Former Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis ended up receiving $18,967,960 from the university as a buyout for being fired in 2009. The amount of the final installment -- 2,054,742 for the 2015 calendar year -- was disclosed on Notre Dame's new federal tax return, which was released Monday. The filing did not mention this would be the end of Weis' payments the way the others did. Previous filings noted Weis was being paid through December 2015 as part of the termination agreement.
- Former Dayton Football Player Sues School, Accuser
by Mark Gokavi May 2017
A former University of Dayton football player has sued the school and a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct, which resulted in the player being suspended from the university for two years.
- Lawsuit Claims Drugging, Gang Rape at Baylor
by Jason Scott May 2017
On Tuesday night, Baylor University was hit with a seventh Title IX lawsuit related to a sexual assault scandal that has rocked the football program for nearly a year.
- Opinion: Ex-Baylor AD McCaw Impressive in New Role
by Harry Minium May 2017
Ian McCaw came to Liberty University with a ton of accolades and some heavy baggage after serving as Baylor’s athletic director for 13 years.
- ACC Coaches Worry Early Signing May Cause Problems
by Matt Porter May 2017
The apparent goal of an early signing period, in the best intentions of college football's administrators, was to make it easier on recruits. Those with a firm college decision would lock up a spot early, and go back to enjoying the last moments of their time as high school students. For some, it appears the pressure may have shifted.
- C-USA Basketball Tourneys Head to Cowboys' Complex
by Harry Minium May 2017
Conference USA officials will announce today that the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be held at the Dallas Cowboys’ training complex in Frisco, Texas, next season.
- SEC Coaches Agree Redshirt Proposal a Good Idea
by David Paschall May 2017
In a post-spring teleconference Monday, SEC coaches unanimously agreed to a recent proposal by the American Football Coaches Association allowing players to compete in up to four games without burning a redshirt year.
- Athletic Facility Upgrades Pay Off for Small School
by Brenden West May 2017
Since 2008, the University of Dubuque has returfed its soccer field; upgraded its baseball and softball fields; renovated the Stoltz Center; and built the Chlapaty Rec Center, football stadium/outdoor track, tennis courts, Debra Runkle Center and the Mercer-Birmingham Office Complex.