• Fired Trainer Kills Two Equinox Employees

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    On Sunday, Equinox gym sent an email to members confirming the deaths of three employees at their Merrick Park location in Coral Gables, Fla. The deaths were a result of injuries sustained in a fitness center shooting.

  • Snubbed by NCAA, Coach Tweets Scheduling Plea

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    After his team narrowly missed out on an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, Illinois State basketball coach Dan Muller took to Twitter (bitmoji included) to try to find power conference opponents to boost his team’s resume.

  • College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.

  • Opinion: U.S. Soccer's Anthem Policy Will Test Players

    by Dylan Hernandez March 2017

    The next time a U.S. national soccer team player refuses to "stand respectfully" for the anthem, there will be consequences. Good.

  • Wolverines' Aircraft Grounded by Gusting Winds

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Wednesday afternoon, the University of Michigan men’s basketball team was loaded and ready to leave for the Big Ten tournament in Washington, D.C., when gusting winds forced the aircraft carrying the team off the runway.

  • Tennessee Tracks Recruits on Twitter

    by Rhiannon Potkey March 2017

    The UT football program subscribes to a service that monitors recruits on social media and alerts them if any red flags arise.

  • Opinion: A Nuanced Look at U.S. Soccer's Anthem Policy

    by Mark Wiedmer March 2017

    My initial reaction to this past weekend's news that the U.S. Soccer Federation has adopted a new policy stating, "All persons representing a Federation national team shall stand respectfully during the playing of national anthems at any event in which the Federation is represented" was one of joy and patriotic pride.

  • NFL Combine to Open Up to Fans

    by Joe Rutter February 2017

    For the first time, the NFL is conducting a fan experience at the annual combine in Indianapolis.

  • Big Ten Schools Embrace eSports Competition

    by Eric Lagatta, The Columbus Dispatch February 2017

    This winter, Ohio State and 11 other schools among the 14 in the Big Ten have fielded teams for a pilot season of "League of Legends" competition.

  • Arena Football Team Lets Fans Call Shots

    by Joseph Coles February 2017

    As the 16 players on the field take a break in between plays at their first practice together, the nearly 20 observers in the stands — comprising mainly team executives and media members — are glued to their phones. This isn't just another case of people looking for something to keep them entertained during breaks in play, because what people are tapping on their phones right now will have an actual, tangible impact on the game unfolding in front of them. Since the beginning of sport, fans have analyzed the games, studied the rosters, and second-guessed the coaches, but fans had no control over the game.