• Opinion: Wake Forest Leaks a Blow to Sport's Integrity

    by Christine Brennan December 2016

    Former Wake Forest assistant football coach-turned-radio announcer Tommy Elrod, who played football at Wake Forest in the 1990s, has been fired, and Louisville athletics director Tom Jurich has confirmed that Elrod gave secrets to his team this season.

  • PlayCore CEO Bob Farnsworth Set to Retire

    by Mike Pare December 2016

    As Bob Farnsworth prepares to retire as PlayCore's CEO at the end of the year, the maker of playground and recreational equipment is preparing to move into its own headquarters building with about 125 employees in Chattanooga and 1,800 workers across the country.

  • Wake Forest: Radio Analyst Leaked Game Plans

    by Paul Myerberg December 2016

    A radio announcer for Wake Forest's football games "provided or attempted to provide" details about the Demon Deacons' game plans to opponents during the last three seasons, according to the findings of an internal investigation conducted by the university.

  • Hijab-Wearing Hoops Team Makes History

    by Chicago Daily Herald December 2016

    Last week, the MCC Academy girls basketball team made history at the Illinois Elementary School Association's regional finals game in Ford Heights as the first and only team to wear hijabs on the court.

  • Philly Columnist: Firing 'Pistachio Girl' Was Right Call

    by Michael Smerconish December 2016

    Emily Youcis has been fired by Aramark for her political speech off the job. She said she was told her "social media doesn't align" with Aramark's values.

  • WIAA and NFHS Launch #MyReasonWhy Campaign

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association has partnered with the National Federation of State High School Associations to help launch a social media campaign highlighting the benefits of participation in high school extracurricular activities and sports.

  • Ex-US Football Player Killed in Shooting

    by Joey Kaufman December 2016

    Joe McKnight, who played for the Trojans for three seasons, had four seasons in the NFL and played in the Canadian Football League this fall, was shot and killed at 2:43 p.m. local time at the intersection at Berman Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Terrytown, a New Orleans suburb near his hometown of River Ridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Mourners Gather to Honor Athletes Killed in Plane Crash

    by Mauricio Savarese and Stephen Wade December 2016

    The accident Monday in the Colombian Andes claimed most of the team's players and staff as it headed to the finals of one of Latin America's most important club tournaments. Seventy-one of the 77 people on board died, including 19 players on the team.

  • 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.