RECENT ARTICLES
  • Auburn AD Proposes Swapping Divisions with Missouri

    by Mark Long June 2017

    One Southeastern Conference athletic director wants the league to swap Tigers. Auburn's Jay Jacobs made it clear Wednesday that he would like his program to change divisions with Missouri, a trade that would make financial and geographical sense and likely provide the league with more competitive balance. The Western Division has won eight consecutive SEC title games, including the last three by powerhouse Alabama.

  • Payout for Iowa Discrimination Suits Reaches $6.5M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former Iowa athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, have settled discrimination suits filed against the University of Iowa for a total of $6.5 million.

  • IHSAA Mulls Limits for Offseason Contact

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    A rules-change proposed at this year’s spring area principals meeting was brought up for further discussion at the Indiana High School Athletic Association executive committee meeting earlier this month.

  • U. of Dayton Breaks Ground on $72M Arena Renovation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    On Thursday, the University of Dayton announced that approval has been given by the university board of trustees to begin work on a $72 million arena renovation.

  • NCAA's 2015-16 APR Increase Gets Mixed Review

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Yesterday, the NCAA announced that the 2015-16 Division I student-athlete Academic Progress Rate showed an increase over the previous four-year average for the 12th year in a row, resulting in another all-time high.

  • Iowa Responds to Ruling, Orders External Investigation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    The day following the decision by a Polk County jury to award $1.43 million to former University of Iowa athletics administrator Jane Meyer for discrimination, retaliation and unequal pay, the school announced its intention to undergo an external review of its employment practices.

  • Iowa Discrimination Suit: Ex-Associate AD Wins $1.43M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former senior associate athletic director Jane Meyer has been awarded $1.43 million in her discrimination suit against the University of Iowa.

  • Competitive Boxing Mulls Hijab-Inclusive Uniform Policy

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    This weekend, 16-year-old Amaiya Zafar will box in her first competitive match in Minnesota. After three-and-a-half years of focused training, Zafar was granted a religious exemption last week by national governing body USA Boxing to compete wearing a hijab.

  • Rec League Rugby Teams Suspended After Hazing Probe

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The Student Conduct and Community Standards office at the University of Wisconsin—River Falls has recently concluded an investigation of several months into the conduct of its men’s and women’s rugby teams.

  • Four Fired, One Suspended in HS Recruiting Probe

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    At a Board of Education meeting Wednesday night, a Patterson (N.J.) Eastside athletic director and two coaches were terminated following a series of investigations into the school’s recruiting practices.