• Florida's First HS Bowl Games Preparing to Kick Off

    by Jim Halley, @jimhalley, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    College teams have played postseason football since 1902, but this season, for the first time, six high school state champions will go to bowl games.

  • All Sports at Tennessee But One to Be Called 'Volunteers'

    by News Sentinel staff November 2014

    The University of Tennessee announced Monday night in a release it will implement a branding restructure that will feature the Power T logo for all programs except for women's basketball.

  • Sports Project Suspends Fundraising; City to Market Site

    by Steven Matthews November 2014

    GoodSports Enterprises is suspending its $22 million fieldhouse/hotel project on the site between TJ Chumps and the Heights music center in Huber Heights indefinitely.

  • Pregame Pyro Out as Tennessee Prioritizes Resources

    by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News-Sentinel November 2014

    Tennessee basketball fans will notice some differences at Thompson-Boling Arena this season.

  • Advance Deals Make Tougher College Football Schedules Tricky

    by Dan Wolken, @DanWolken, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    More and more commonly, schools are making long-range scheduling plans for the rest of this decade and well into the 2020s, hoping to secure games that will boost their football program's profile if it happens to be in playoff contention.

  • UNC Has Spent $782K on PR Work Since Scandal Broke

    by Laura Oleniacz, October 2014

    The University of North Carolina contracted the global public relations firm Edelman to help with the planning of the release of the investigation findings by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein as well as to help with the school's overall communication's strategy, spokesman Rick White said.

  • PR Firm to Plead Case for Marshall U. Spot in Playoffs


    Conference USA, of which Marshall is a member, has retained the Los Angeles-based firm Brener Zwikel & Associates. According to USA Today, the firm sent a statement Thursday touting Marshall's credentials to the College Football Playoff committee.

  • New Process to Let Ohio State Ticket-Holders Pick Seats

    by Todd Jones, The Columbus Dispatch October 2014

    OSU hopes any disgruntlement among its football season-ticket holders over a system beginning in March 2016 will be overshadowed by the empowerment of being able to choose their seat locations.

  • Could Arena Do for Colo. Springs What One Did for Tulsa?

    by Rich Laden - October 2014

    For years, downtown Tulsa, Okla., had a reputation as quiet and dull - the kind of place where the sidewalks were rolled up at night. That was before the Tulsa community invested in a major, publicly funded economic development initiative.

  • Fitness Business Lets Underserved Pay What They Can

    by Carly Harrington, Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) October 2014

    Adaptive Fitness Warehouse wants to make fitness opportunities available to underserved neighborhoods by bringing the gym to them — and letting people pay what they can.