• LSU Fires Miles, Orgeron Named Interim Coach

    by Brett Martel September 2016

    Les Miles was 114-34 in 11-plus seasons at LSU. LSU fired coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron on Sunday, and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach.

  • AD Byrne Spurns Florida, Will Remain at Arizona

    by Arizona Daily Star September 2016

    Some have speculated that the Florida job is imposing because their legendary AD, retiring Jeremy Foley, will remain on the scene in an emeritus role. Byrne said that was no factor, and that he would've enjoyed Foley's presence and his insight.

  • HS Pulls AD Offer After Parental Pushback

    by Rick McCrabb September 2016

    Parental "backlash" led Fenwick High School to rescind its athletic director's position to Lance Schneider, he told this news outlet Wednesday.

  • Sarkisian Back to Coaching, Named to Alabama Staff

    by David Paschall September 2016

    Alabama isn't limiting its staff of former Southern California head football coaches to one. Nick Saban announced Monday in his news conference that Steve Sarkisian is joining the Crimson Tide as an offensive analyst. Sarkisian coached the Trojans to a 9-4 record in 2014 and was 3-2 last year before getting terminated for being intoxicated at multiple events ranging from booster meetings to practices and even the Arizona State game, according to reports. "I told him that we would love to have him as part of the organization," Saban said. "He's gone through some personal things to get himself in a very positive position. He loves coaching, and we thought it would be a great thing for our organization.

  • Behavioral Issues Force HS Football Staff Shakeup

    by Trevor Phibbs September 2016

    Two Orem High assistant football coaches resigned and a third is expected to after school administration gave them the option to step down or be terminated after the Tigers' game against East on Saturday for violating warnings about their behavior.

  • Five Steps to a Cleaner Health Club

    by Rob Bishop August 2016

    This article appeared in the September issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Ex-Illini Coach Beckman Volunteering with UNC

    by Chris McGaughey August 2016

    Former Illinois coach Tim Beckman, fired last year amid allegations of player mistreatment, is working as a volunteer assistant with No. 22 North Carolina s defense. Speaking after Wednesday evening s practice, Tar Heels coach Larry Fedora described the decision as helping a friend while also gaining Beckman s expertise as a former head coach and defensive coordinator. Fedora and Beckman were assistants together at Oklahoma State in 2007.

  • Iowa's Strength Coach Earns Coordinator Pay

    by Chad Leistikow and Steve Berkowitz August 2016

    There is now a major-college football strength and conditioning coach making nearly $600,000 a year: Iowa's Chris Doyle. Doyle will make $595,000 in base compensation from the university for a one-year period that began July 1, according to information provided by the school in response to an open-records request from USA TODAY Sports. Doyle's compensation reflects a raise of $80,000, or 15.5%, over his pay from last year, and it matches the basic amounts that Hawkeyes offensive coordinator Greg Davis and defensive coordinator Phil Parker are scheduled to make.

  • HS Seeks Recovery from Hazing Scandal with New Staff

    by Michaelle Bond August 2016

    On a steamy afternoon last week during a break between practices, coach Marquis Weeks said the team is "looking to the future." However, he acknowledged the specter of the alleged incidents linger.

  • Georgia Tech Shocked as AD Leaves for Purdue

    by Ken Sugiura August 2016

    Monday, while on his way to Purdue and his new job, Georgia Tech Athletic Director Mike Bobinski looked out the window of his airplane as it flew over central Indiana, a landscape of farmland and grain silos. It was far different than the scenery he might have seen as he flew to Atlanta 3½ years ago from Cincinnati for his introduction at Tech. "It was back to what I'm familiar with," he said. "It was awesome."