- Video: Queen's University Chooses Sport Systems for Historic Stadium Redesign (Sponsored)
by AB Editors March 2018
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Sport Systems was proudly awarded the contract to completely redesign and install the seating at Queen's University's Richardson Stadium. Working closely with key stakeholders at the university, a revolutionary new bowl seating experience was created from top to bottom and unveiled ahead of the 2016 football season.
Watch how they made it happen:
- Opinion: Student-Athletes Owed Mental Health Care
by Stephanie Rosado March 2018
The Journal of Sports Health reported that, from 2003-12, there were 35 suicides from a review of 477 NCAA athlete deaths. Suicides represented 7.3 percent of all causes of death among NCAA athletes.
- Former Player Says Purdue Nixed His Degree Choice
by Courtney Cameron March 2018
In an essay to Boilermakers blog Hammer & Rails earlier this week, former Purdue safety Albert Evans shares details of his college experience trying to juggle football and an education.
- Tourney's East Coast Slant Means Long Travel for Some
by Brent Schrotenboer March 2018
Only nine of the 68 best college basketball teams in the nation are from west of the Kansas border this year, according to the NCAA Tournament men's selection committee.
- Georgia Taps Tom Crean to Be Next Basketball Coach
by David Paschall March 2018
Georgia hired Tom Crean as its new men's basketball coach Thursday night, giving him a six-year deal at $3.2 million annually.
- Memphis Fires Head Coach Tubby Smith
by Mark Giannotto March 2018
Tubby Smith emerged from the elevator within the University of Memphis Administration Building at 11:32 a.m. on Wednesday and realized he was on the wrong floor. Accompanied by his attorney, Smith found the nearest open door and asked for directions to the office of university president M. David Rudd. Then, he climbed the one flight of stairs left between him and his fate as the Memphis men's basketball coach. About 20 minutes later, Smith walked back out of a meeting with Rudd and athletic director Tom Bowen and confirmed the news everyone had been expecting: He was no longer the head coach at Memphis.
- C-USA Inks TV Deal, Will Appear on Multiple Platforms
by Ed Miller March 2018
Conference USA announced a media rights deal Wednesday that will put an additional $200,000 per year in member schools’ coffers, according to sources familiar with the deal.
- Report: Ole Miss Hiring Middle Tennessee's Kermit Davis
by Erik Bacharach March 2018
Middle Tennessee coach Kermit Davis will be named the next Ole Miss men's basketball coach, according to the Clarion Ledger. The hire is expected to be announced later this week. FanRag Sports' Jon Rothstein was the first to report the news. Davis, who led the Blue Raiders to a second straight Conference USA regular-season title this year, has a record of 332-187 since first arriving in Murfreesboro in 2002. He is the program's all-time winningest coach and led it to three NCAA tournament appearances (2013, 2016-17), more than any other coach in program history.
- Letter: Davie Suspended for Violating Reporting Policy
by Jessica Dyer March 2018
As University of New Mexico head football coach Bob Davie nears the end of his 30-day suspension, a newly released letter provides some additional insight into the basis for his punishment.
- Opinion: Could This Be the Last 'Innocent' Tournament?
by Thom Loverro March 2018
This may be known as the last tournament of innocence well, at least the pretend innocence college sports supporters cling to. It may be awfully hard to watch the games with blinders on if events unfold as expected.