Ohio State's Meyer Extended, Will Get $6.5M Annually
by David Jablonski, Dayton Daily News April 2015
Urban Meyer completed his third season with the Buckeyes in January and won the first College Football Playoff national championship. His previous contract ran through 2017 and would have paid him $4.9 million for 2015. His new salary in 2015 will be $5.8 million.
Opinion: UB Botched the Bobby Hurley Situation
by The Buffalo News (New York) April 2015
Danny White deserved criticism for mishandling the situation in the weeks after Hurley led University at Buffalo to its first NCAA Tournament. The $551,000 offer, the bare minimum needed to make Hurley the highest-paid coach in the conference, wasn't White's smartest approach. Neither was giving him the cold shoulder.
Ohio State Paid $8.4M to Three in Athletics Last Year
by Laura A. Bischoff April 2015
The three highest-paid Ohio State University employees are sports guys - football coach Urban Meyer, men's basketball coach Thad Matta, and athletics director Gene Smith.
‘Sloppy Drunk’ Episode Costs BGSU Coach Jans His Job
by Paul Steinbach April 2015
Bowling Green State University fired Chris Jans on Thursday after receiving a tip from patrons in a local bar that the men’s basketball coach was “sloppy drunk” and behaving inappropriately toward several women, including the daughter of the eyewitness who submitted an email and video to BGSU athletic director Chris Kingston.
UT Got Its Coach Quickly, Paid Search Firm $51K
by Ben Frederickson email@example.com Ben Frederickson covers Tennessee men's basketball. Follow him at twitter.com/Ben_Fred April 2015
Tennessee paid Collegiate Sports Associates $51,000 for its assistance in hiring new men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes
Sanctions Loom; Coach Out After Winning State Title
by John Cummings April 2015
Less than two weeks after claiming the school's first state team championship in wrestling, Dayton Christian High School has opted not to renew Ted Bray as coach.
On-Court Incentives Gone from Calipari's UK Contract
by Steve Berkowitz, @ByBerkowitz, USA TODAY Sports April 2015
After last season, when Kentucky and John Calipari renegotiated one of college sports' highest-paying contracts into an even more lucrative deal, $800,000 of the $850,000 in bonuses he used to be able to get annually were eliminated.
School District Turning AD Post Into One of Promoter
by Timothy Chipp firstname.lastname@example.org 325-676-6776 April 2015
Administrators at the Abilene ISD are looking to make some tweaks to the responsibilities of the district’s director of athletics.
UT Releases Five from Former Coach Tyndall's Staff
by Ben Frederickson email@example.com April 2015
UT spokesman Tom Satkowiak said current plans call for new coach Rick Barnes to interview assistant coaches Al Pinkins and Chris Shumate, the remaining two holdovers from Tyndall's staff.
A Third Former Tyndall Coaching Assistant Resigns
by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News-Sentinel March 2015
Another resignation has occurred in the wake of the NCAA investigation that cost Tennessee men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall his job.