• University of New Mexico Drops Four Sports

    by Andy Berg July 2018

    The University of New Mexico will slash four sports as it attempts to deal with both financial problems and Title IX compliance issues. 

  • Will Legalized Betting Force Standardized Injury Reports?

    by Randy Peterson July 2018

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby rode the fence when asked about the recent legalization of sports gambling that's allowing states to determine if they're in or out.

  • Michigan State Names Beekman Permanent AD

    by Jason Scott July 2018

    A long-time Michigan State University official who had been serving as the school’s interim athletic director since February had the interim label removed this week.

  • SAIT in Calgary Makes Some Noise for Mental Health

    by Brody Mark July 2018

    Coordinators are on the front lines of campus recreation departments across North America; those individuals who develop programs or champion campus initiatives know it can be tricky not to get stuck in a rut. But Marketing and Recreation Coordinator Amanda Gill and her team at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary are constantly working to build the buzz for healthy people and healthy communities. This past winter, Amanda and her team brought their creativity to bear on one special event in particular.

  • Opinion: Olympic Model Right for Collegiate Athletics

    by Joe Rexrode July 2018

    Walk outside the College Football Hall of Fame and onto Marietta Street and you can't miss it — Vanderbilt quarterback Kyle Shurmur on a billboard, proclaiming him "Nashville's next big star."

  • Athletics Must Be Part of Minnesota President Search

    by Chip Scoggins July 2018

    The amount of money flowing through college sports and the pressure on schools to win big in their flagship programs have never been higher. Athletics have long been cast as a window or front porch to a university, but even that description feels inadequate in measuring the true scope.

  • Colleges in Wait-and-See Mode on Legalized Gambling

    by Derek Redd July 2018

    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby cannot yet give a definitive opinion on how sports betting becoming legal in states like West Virginia sooner rather than later will affect the college athletics landscape. But he isn't ignoring it.

  • Opinion: SEC Needs Bold Leadership

    by Jay Greeson July 2018

    When the Southeastern Conference commissioner steps to the microphone at the annual Football Media Days -- regardless of whether they're in downtown Atlanta or in a Birmingham suburb -- you can expect some pompoms on the circumstances. It may be billed as the state of the conference, but Greg Sankey, like Mike Slive before him and Roy Kramer before him, is happy to focus on the great of the conference.

  • AD Leaves Murray State for Abilene Christian

    by Joey Richards July 2018

    Allen Ward resigned as Murray State's athletic director on Friday, after 13 years with the Racers' program.

  • Clemson Works to Eliminate Sexual Assault

    by Grace Raynor July 2018

    On Feb. 6, athletic director Dan Radakovich called an emergency meeting with every member of Clemson's athletic department, campus police, Clemson's Title IX coordinator and the director of university compliance...