• Study: College Concussion Protocols Need Improvement

    by Emily Attwood October 2014

    In September, University of Michigan coach Brady Hoke drew a firestorm of criticism (including calls for his firing) for leaving a player in the game despite what many considered obvious signs of concussion. 

  • FSU Faces Another Scandal as RB Accused of Battery

    by Tom D'Angelo, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014

    Florida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for alleged domestic battery, according to the Tallahassee Police Department. The TPD said in a statement on Monday that it received the case Saturday night and it was immediately assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division.

  • Report: West Point Recruits Wooed with Alcohol, Women

    by Tom Roeder - October 2014

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., which acknowledged the misconduct, disciplined 20 cadets for promoting underage drinking and other misdeeds and self-reported a recruiting violation to the NCAA.

  • Media Members' Inside Look at Playoff Selection Process

    by Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times (MCT) October 2014

    The folks running the playoff recently invited selected media members to participate in a mock selection for the new four-team playoff.

  • OU Changes Sideline Policy Following Player Collision

    by Michael Gaio October 2014

    Photographers and videographers at Oklahoma Sooner football games will have to live without a few extra comforts after a sideline collision shook up one of Oklahoma’s star players last week.

  • Sentenced in Larceny Case, Star Running Back Will Play

    by Mark Gaughan; News Sports Reporter October 2014

    Central Michigan's star running back, Thomas Rawls, was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation and 104 hours of community service stemming from an April arrest after he stole a woman's purse.

  • UNC Coaches Removed from Academics, Report Finds

    by HAROLD GUTMANN; 919-419-6655 October 2014

    When asked Wednesday how involved he was in his players' academics, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said he was only focused on his next opponent.

  • Call for 'Big, Meaningful Changes' at U. of North Carolina

    by LAURA OLENIACZ; 919-419-6636 October 2014

    Academic failures revealed in an investigation into one UNC-Chapel Hill department Wednesday occurred because of a system that requires athletic "eligibility to be prioritized over educational enrichment," a university professor said Thursday.

  • In Aftermath of Report, No Closure for UNC Athletics

    by HAROLD GUTMANN; 919-419-6655 October 2014

    With the release of Kenneth Wainstein's report detailing the paper class system in the UNC Chapel Hill Department of African and Afro-American Studies, the academic side of campus can begin the process of moving on. But there will be no such closure for the athletic side,

  • NCAA: Mo'ne Davis Can Keep Money, Amateur Status

    by Tom Mahon, Daily News Staff Writer October 2014

    The dimwits at the NCAA take a lot of flak, so when they get something right, it's worth mentioning. In this case it's a ruling that Mo'ne Davis - Philly's most popular ballplayer - will keep her amateur status even though she was paid for her role in a TV commercial.