• 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.

  • NFL Blackout Policy Taking Timeout in 2015

    by Jerry Zremski and Vic Carucci, News Staff Reporters March 2015

    The NFL blackout rule appears to be on its way to the football graveyard.

  • Opinion: NCAA Women's Tourney Could Use Date Change

    by Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports March 2015

    It's that time of year again, time for every American to focus on the basketball games being played by men and all but ignore the basketball games being played by women.

  • Daryl Gross Out as Syracuse AD, Boeheim to Retire

    by Michael Gaio March 2015

    Syracuse Athletics is experiencing a major shakeup. Daryl Gross is out as Syracuse athletic director, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports, and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim plans to retire in three years, the university announced.

  • Comcast to Partner with Braves, Outfit New Stadium

    by Greg Bluestein, Tim Tucker, J. Scott Trubey; Staff March 2015

    Cable giant Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new Atlanta Braves stadium and become an anchor tenant in the mixed-use project planned for next door to the ballpark, a move expected to spur more development, the team is set to announce today.

  • Marketing Madness: NBA Touts Players' College Roots

    by Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY March 2015

    The NBA, which might seem to be a direct competitor for the eyeballs and backsides of sports fans this time of year, for this first time will run ads this month that actually embrace the NCAA's annual basketball tournament and championship series.

  • Opinion: SEC's Search for Slive Successor Lacked Vision

    by AB Staff March 2015

    The SEC did the expected Thursday. It hired Greg Sankey as conference commissioner. And for that, it needed a search committee? What did it search? The office?