• Three Coaches Sharing Community College's AD Duties

    by Ron Bush January 2015

    For nearly three months now, the athletic director job at Chattanooga State Community College has been cut three ways.

  • Assistant Coach Hire Puts WVU Football Staff in Bind

    by Dave Hickman, Staff writer January 2015

    With a series of moves and the stroke of a few pens, Dana Holgorsen has managed to both stabilize his coaching staff and create a bit of a quandary.

  • Air Force Takes Aim at Culture with Hiring of New AD

    by Brent Briggeman - The Gazette January 2015

    Saying it found a man who will "set a culture and climate aligned with our core values," Air Force announced Jim Knowlton as its selection as the academy's athletic director.

  • WVU Tabs State Native, Alum as Next Athletic Director


    The first thing Shane Lyons wants to do as West Virginia's newly hired athletic director is get to know the place he once knew so well.

  • New Prep Basketball Coaches Undeterred by Job Turnover

    by Greg Fennell Valley News Staff Writer January 2015

    You have to start somewhere. Chris Cook has found his starts in four different locations. Each time the 1996 Thetford Academy graduate and former Panther athlete takes on a new basketball coaching job, he works to build a rapport with his players and get them to buy into what he's teaching.

  • Liquor License Keeps Stadium Authority Together For Now

    by RICK WILLS January 2015

    Butler's stadium authority is unlikely to disband as fast as its members intended when they voted to do so last month. The authority runs Kelly Automotive Park, home of the minor league Butler BlueSox baseball team, and owns a liquor license it can neither sell nor transfer.

  • Superintendent Questioned Watermelon-Gate Firing

    by amanda kerr; January 2015

    As the situation surrounding the Academic Magnet High School football team s watermelon ritual escalated, former Charleston schools Superintendent Nancy McGinley's first instinct wasn't to fire the head football coach.

  • Opinion: NFL Should Pay Cheerleaders a Decent Wage

    by Ventura County Star (California) December 2014

    Even the most devoted pro football fans will admit that there is an extraordinary amount of down time at a game, especially if the fan is watching it in person without the distractions of the TV commercials that sponsors pay the National Football League $6 billion a season to air.

  • WVU to Move Swiftly to Replace NCAA-Bound Oliver Luck


    Oliver Luck, who sat in the athletic director's chair at WVU for four years and seven months, will be the NCAA's executive vice president for regulatory affairs. Luck begins his new position Jan. 15.

  • Harbaugh to Become Highest Paid College Coach?

    by news wire service reports December 2014

    Michigan is apparently making a serious run at San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to fill its open coaching position, reportedly offering Harbaugh $8 million per year to coach the Wolverines.