• New Baseball Complex Comes Up Short for Teens

    by John Martin May 2015

    Some youth baseball tournament games scheduled for the new complex at North Green River and Heckel roads have had to be moved because its fields were not built for players 13 and older.

  • Graduate Transfers Emerge as Big 12's Hot-Button Topic

    by Dave Hickman, Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) May 2015

    Bob Bowlsby and the rest of the Big 12 hierarchy came to its collective senses last week in doing an about-face on the notion of staging a championship football game. One has to believe that public opinion - or call it logic or sensibility if you will - played a role. Hopefully a similar push will force Bowlsby to reverse course on another hot-button topic, that of graduate transfers.

  • Pac-12 Gymnastics Coaches Push for NCAA Format Fix

    by Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune May 2015

    The coaches, who recently met at the Pac-12 offices in San Francisco, want to see the format change from 12 teams to eight for the championships.

  • Once-Suspended Hornung: Brady Suspension Ridiculous

    by Jim Corbett, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    Paul Hornung, who was suspended during the NFL's 1963 season for betting on games, said Brady doesn't belong in the same conversation with Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds or Lance Armstrong.

  • Columnist: Smug Patriots Should Have Been Smarter

    by Nancy Armour, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    For the smartest people in the league, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots sure are dumb. Hammered by the NFL largely because of their arrogance, Brady and the Patriots just couldn't leave well enough alone.

  • Former Illinois Lineman Accuses Coach of Mistreatment

    by Jordan Wilson Correspondent May 2015

    Former University of Illinois offensive tackle Simon Cvijanovic on Monday continued his Twitter barrage against head coach Tim Beckman and the Illini football program, calling for unionization of college athletes and demanding NCAA reform.

  • Columnist: Loosen, Don't Tighten NCAA Transfer Rules

    by John Adams May 2015

    Student-athletes and their coaches have never operated under the same standards, rules or benefits system. Coaches go wherever they please without penalty, other than the buyout clause in their contract.

  • Columnist: Brady's Punishment Doesn't Fit the 'Crime'

    by Deron Snyder,, The Washington Times May 2015

    For an entity that does so much so well, transforming its brand into a 24/7, year-round fixture, the NFL can be incredibly ham-handed at times.

  • NCAA Likely to Trim Five Seconds Off Shot Clock

    by Jason Smith 9015295804 May 2015

    University of Memphis coach Josh Pastner has long been an advocate of reducing the shot clock in men’s college basketball from 35 seconds to 24 to match the NBA and speed up the pace.

  • First-Time Football State Champs Face Recruiting Probe

    by Jami Frankenberry May 2015

    Five months after winning its first state championship, the Ocean Lakes High School football program is being investigated by the Beach District for "allegations of inappropriate recruiting practices," according to a Virginia Beach Public Schools spokesperson.