• UND Women's Programs Axed Under Budget Cuts

    by The Bismarck Tribune March 2017

    Budget cuts ordered by the school president have forced the University of North Dakota to eliminate three sports, including a women's hockey program loaded with Olympians.

  • Shadow of Academic Scandal Hangs Over UNC

    by NC Fuller Jackson March 2017

    North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to the school's multi-year academic scandal will reach a conclusion.

  • College Basketball Coaches Reap Record Compensation

    by Steve Berkowitz and Christopher Schnaars March 2017

    College basketball has two coaches earning more than $7 million in the same season for the first time since USA TODAY Sports began tracking coaches' compensation.

  • Tennessee Holds Title IX Listening Session

    by Rachel Ohm March 2017

    An independent commission tasked with examining Title IX policies at the University of Tennessee met with faculty, staff and students behind closed doors Monday at the Knoxville campus.

  • NCAA to Distribute $200M in Supplemental Funds

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    In a one-time supplemental distribution of $200 million, the NCAA will present Division I schools with sums between 165,000 and $1.3 million per school, dependent upon the number of athletic scholarships they awarded during the 2013-14 school year.

  • Coastal Carolina Football Adjusts for Life in FBS

    by Andrew Miller March 2017

    After spending nearly three decades in the world of high finance, Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia approaches just about every new challenge from the perspective of a chief executive officer. When Moglia was hired at Coastal Carolina in 2011, he heard rumors that the school's administration and boosters were interested in moving the program from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). The Chanticleers, who fielded their first football team in 2003, became an elite program at the FCS level competing in the Big South Conference alongside teams like Charleston Southern, which several months ago saw its head coach Jamey Chadwell and recruiting coordinator Willy Korn leave to join Moglia's staff.  Moglia, who previously served as CEO of TD Ameritrade - one of the world's largest discount brokerage firms - at first was lukewarm to the idea of moving up to FBS. His concerns were based on the business principle of supply and demand.

  • Legal Bills in UNC Academic Scandal Case Near $18M

    by Jessica Coston March 2017

    From mid-2015 to near the end of last year, UNC said Friday that it has spent another $5.6 million on legal costs for the NCAA investigation, three lawsuits by former athletes who say they were harmed by the scandal and document reviews for two public records requests.

  • SEC to Implement Conference-Wide Clear-Bag Policy

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    Following a unanimous approval vote from the league’s 14 athletic directors, the Southeastern Conference has announced that it will implement a clear-bag policy for the 2017 football season.

  • U. Richmond Baseball Limited After Fantasy Football Ban

    by John O'Connor March 2017

    After Norfolk State scored twice in the 10th inning to beat Richmond 10-8 on Wednesday, Spiders coach Tracy Woodson held his customary meeting with his players down Pitt Field's left-field line to discuss what's coming up.

  • Roof Fire Delays Construction of TTU Sports Center

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    On Wednesday evening, a fire broke out on the construction site of Texas Tech’s new Sports Performance Center, as crews were adding new roofing materials. According to Michael Molina, TTU’s vice chancellor of facility planning and construction, wind may have been a contributing factor, but an investigation into the cause is ongoing.