• Documentary Takes Inside Look at Sport of Cheerleading

    by Paul Guzzo, Tribune staff April 2015

    Cheerleaders once served mainly to whip up enthusiasm for the athletes on the field. Now, many are elite athletes in their own right, thrilling crowds at cheer competitions.

  • Mets Fans Buy Billboards to Protest Front Office

    by Press Services April 2015

    A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by two new billboards just outside the ballpark.

  • Four Maine Tribes Call for Retirement of 'Indian' Mascot

    by DOUG HARLOW Morning Sentinel April 2015

    Representatives told Skowhegan school officials and residents that the use of the word "Indian" as a school mascot is insulting and they want it changed.

  • Success Has Mo'Ne Davis Toeing Amateur-Athlete Line

    by Elizabeth Wellington; Inquirer Fashion Writer April 2015

    The NCAA would not disclose the monetary limit that would disqualify Davis from college sports, but the organization did have to sign off on her Chevy commercial and the Disney Channel project.

  • e-Sports Athletes Looking for Recognition

    by Emily Attwood April 2015

    At first glance, one might scoff at any comparison between the athletic feats of an athlete on the field and a gamer online, but for e-Sports competitors, there may be more similarities than differences.

  • Calipari Stands By Remarks About Notre Dame Game

    by Scott Adamson, Anderson Independent-Mail April 2015

    John Calipari is one of those men that you probably love if he happens to be coaching your team but have little use for if he isn’t.

  • Mountain West Conference Gets $8M Piece of NCAA Pie

    by Geoff Grammer, Journal Staff Writer March 2015

    The Big Dance means big money for Division I men's college basketball teams around the country.

  • Why Don't More D-I Schools Hire Lower-Level Coaches?

    by Mark Whicker, Press - Telegram (Long Beach California) March 2015

    John Moore has coached basketball at Westmont College for 22 years. On Tuesday, he was on the bench when Westmont lost the NAIA championship to Dalton (Ga.) State. On Thursday he was teaching his kinesiology class. He, and hundreds like him, are trapped in a coaching caste system.

  • Real Salt Lake to LDS Fans: Understand Sunday Games

    by Xoel Cardenas, Deseret News March 2015

    For some in the community, in particular members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Christians, having Real Salt Lake home games on Sundays conflicts with their religious beliefs.

  • 'Cheated': New Book Examines UNC 'Paper Class' Scandal

    by Kelsey Dallas Deseret News March 2015

    Published March 15, the book details a broken model for life as a student-athlete, focusing on a flawed NCAA eligibility system that rewards players for remaining eligible at any cost.