• N.C. State AD Yow Gets Extension, 34 Percent Pay Hike

    by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) April 2015

    North Carolina State's board of trustees has approved a two-year contract extension for athletic director Debbie Yow that includes a significant pay bump.

  • 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 Ben Frederickson covers Tennessee men's basketball. Follow him at 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 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 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.