• AD Reassigned as Iowa Braces for Her Partner's Lawsuit

    by Emily Attwood December 2014

    Pending a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by her partner, an athletic administrator for the University of Iowa has been reassigned. Jane Meyer, a senior associate athletic director, has been reassigned to the school’s facilities management office, where she will assist with construction contract quality and compliance. 

  • Coaches' Market: UT Gives $640K Raise to 11-13 Jones

    by John Adams December 2014

    Football coach Butch Jones has a record of 11-13 after two seasons at Tennessee. So UT athletic director Dave Hart gave him a $640,000 raise to $3.6 million a year.

  • Superintendent: Coach 'Simply Not Re-Applying' for Job

    by Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine) December 2014

    Portland Superintendent of Schools Emmanuel Caulk on Wednesday responded to what he called "unfounded speculation and innuendo" surrounding the sudden departure of former Deering High School football coach Matthew Riddell.

  • Woman Charged with Looting Athletic Scholarship Fund

    by PATRICK VARINE December 2014

    A Murrysville woman is accused of making 24 transactions from two bank accounts between November 2013 and July.

  • Beyond Buyouts: Schools Get Creative to Land Coaches

    by Steve Berkowitz, @ByBerkowitz, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    It long has been a practice for universities that want to hire a coach to pay the "buyout" to get him out of his contract at his old school. The question has been, who pays the taxes?

  • Bowling Green's Babers Hire One with Odd Detail

    by Steve Berkowitz, @ByBerkowitz, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    Dino Babers' job change from Eastern Illinois to Bowling Green stands as one of the more unique head coaching transactions even as the compensation associated with such movement grows more complex.

  • College Football Coaches' Contracts Full of Quirky Clauses

    by Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    College football head coaches' contracts include a broad range of perks, bonuses and arrangements. Here are some from the USA TODAY Sports annual coaches' salary survey.

  • Backlash After Admin Fired for Mishandled Cheating

    by Robert J. McCarthy News STAFF Reporter November 2014

    The dismissal of a top Canisius High School administrator for his role in the discipline of a star football player has students, parents, alumni and national media taking notice.

  • Full-Time Dietitian at UNM a First in Conference


    Since Becky Freeman began her job as the University of New Mexico's first full-time Athletics Department sports dietitian earlier this year, she's probably been on the football field as much as she has been in the neighborhood Smith's.

  • HS Admin. Fired Over Handling of Cheating Allegations

    by Robert J. McCarthy News November 2014

    Canisius High School has fired a top administrator because he failed to follow proper procedures surrounding cheating allegations against a star football player, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.