• Wilson Out at Indiana After Player Mistreatment Claims

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    Athletic director Fred Glass of Indiana University announced in a press conference Thursday that six-year Hoosiers head coach Kevin Wilson has resigned.

  • Model Pleads Not Guilty to Locker Room Body-Shaming

    by Howard Gensler November 2016

    Dani Mathers, 29, faces a misdemeanor count of invasion of privacy for secretly snapping and Snapchatting a photo of a woman changing at an LA Fitness club in July.

  • Las Vegas NHL Franchise Unveils Name, Logo

    by The Associated Press November 2016

    Owner Bill Foley and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the Las Vegas expansion franchise's official name and revealed its logo and colors Tuesday night at a gala ceremony for about 5,000 fans.

  • Kent State Players Invite Fans on Court for Anthem

    by Theresa Cottom November 2016

    At Wednesday night's home opener against the Delta Devils, Kent State fans got a glimpse of something they've never seen before at a game: the American flag straight from the basketball court, standing alongside people of all walks of life.

  • Some NFL Players Seek Action Beyond Protests

    by Lindsay H. Jones November 2016

    In what Malcolm Jenkins, a safety with the Philadelphia Eagles, considers to be the second phase of the national anthem protests, he and four other NFL players, the Detroit Lions' Anquan Boldin and Glover Quin and the Cleveland Browns' Josh McCown and Andrew Hawkins, spent Tuesday in Washington meeting with lawmakers to learn more about how to enable policy changes.

  • Opinion: Colleges Must Educate to Prevent Disturbing Team Behavior

    by Nancy Armour November 2016

    Columbia said Monday that it was suspending its wrestling team's season while it investigates lewd, misogynistic and racist text messages exchanged among the wrestlers over the last two years.

  • UW Student-Athletes Tweet for Change

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    On Monday, University of Wisconsin student-athletes took to twitter in a campaign to raise awareness of the problems inherent in a system that they say lauds the athlete and dismisses the student. According to ESPN, a score of UW football players as well as celebrated basketball player Nigel Hayes have shared a statement that earnestly asks for respect and understanding. The athletes are calling on university officials to take a stand, address head-on the issues that student-athletes of color face daily on college campuses around the United States and take the initiative to effect real change.

  • Harvard Team Perpetuates Harassment, Forfeits Season

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    The Harvard University men’s soccer team has forfeited the rest of the season after officials discovered the team participating in what has become a team tradition of sexual harassment targeting their female counterparts.

  • Atlanta Opens Miniature Soccer Pitch in Transit System

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    The MARTA transit system in Atlanta, Ga., has found a unique way to make youth soccer more available to widespread urban residents.

    MARTA has partnered with Soccer in the Streets and Atlanta United to build the world’s first soccer pitch inside the boundaries of a major urban transit system. Located at MARTA’s Five Points station in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the new field will sit right at the hub of Atlanta urban transit, making it convenient and accessible for all Atlanta residents.

  • Opinion: NFL Focus on Brand Hurting TV Ratings

    by Sally Jenkins November 2016

    The NFL's firm grip on the psyche is based in the fact that it's the most real, live event on live television. Every game is a character-driven story, and a high-speed chase in which the action and the stakes of a collision are genuine. But lately the NFL has seemed formulaic, and lacking in a certain kind of authenticity.