• From Uniforms to Slogans, Oregon a Proud Trendsetter

    by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports January 2015

    The first thing Oregon players and administrators noticed when they arrived in Seattle for a 2012 game against Washington State was that they had been ripped off.

  • Air Force Takes Aim at Culture with Hiring of New AD

    by Brent Briggeman - The Gazette January 2015

    Saying it found a man who will "set a culture and climate aligned with our core values," Air Force announced Jim Knowlton as its selection as the academy's athletic director.

  • WVU Tabs State Native, Alum as Next Athletic Director


    The first thing Shane Lyons wants to do as West Virginia's newly hired athletic director is get to know the place he once knew so well.

  • Meyer Calls to Help Fund Families' Title Game Travel

    by David Jablonski January 2015

    Urban Meyer, feeling the squeeze from Ezekiel Elliott, said families shouldn't feel the financial squeeze of another trip. If it's up to Urban Meyer, Buckeyes players such as Nik Sarac and Doran Grant will have their families to celebrate with after the title game in Texas.

  • College Football Playoff Exceeding Expectations

    by AB Staff January 2015

    Midway through the first College Football Playoff, one thing really stands out. Why did it take so long for this to happen?

  • National Championship Game Tickets Hit Four Figures

    by Ryan Osborne Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS) January 2015

    Unless you planned ahead, you likely won’t have a chance to buy tickets to the college football national championship game at the $450 face value.

  • State Rep. Correct: Most Colleges Lose Money on Sports

    by NANCY December 2014

    At the end of his 24-year congressional career, Rep. Jim Moran Jr. is returning to his athletic roots. Moran, D-8th, is the son and namesake of Jim Moran Sr., who played professional football with the Boston Redskins in the mid-1930s.

  • Meet Ray Watts, the Most Unpopular Man in Birmingham

    by Las Vegas Sun December 2014

    The most unpopular man in Birmingham, Ala., these days is Dr. Ray Watts, the president of the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

  • Lady Vols Alums to Rally Against Name Change

    by Dan Fleser December 2014

    Mollie DeLozier swam at the University of Tennessee in 1973, when she said the team’s yearly operating budget was $1,700.

  • In Today's College Football, No Such Thing as Cheap Win

    by Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY Sports December 2014

    Renowned for its spending on football facilities, the University of Oregon has been one of the nation's least-extravagant schools this season when it comes to basic coaching cost per victory. Not bad for a team in the College Football Playoff.