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  • Ex-Illinois Football Player Awarded $250K in Settlement

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    The University of Illinois is paying out $250,000 in a settlement with former football player Simon Cvijanovic, whose claims about being forced to play while injured led to the eventual ouster of football coach Tim Beckman and athletic director Mike Thomas.

  • Lawsuit Claims Drugging, Gang Rape at Baylor

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    On Tuesday night, Baylor University was hit with a seventh Title IX lawsuit related to a sexual assault scandal that has rocked the football program for nearly a year.

  • NCAA's 2015-16 APR Increase Gets Mixed Review

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Yesterday, the NCAA announced that the 2015-16 Division I student-athlete Academic Progress Rate showed an increase over the previous four-year average for the 12th year in a row, resulting in another all-time high.

  • Iowa Responds to Ruling, Orders External Investigation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    The day following the decision by a Polk County jury to award $1.43 million to former University of Iowa athletics administrator Jane Meyer for discrimination, retaliation and unequal pay, the school announced its intention to undergo an external review of its employment practices.

  • Missouri Valley Conference Extends Invite to Valparaiso

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Valparaiso University is set to become the newest member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), after the league announced it had extended a conference membership invitation to the school.

  • Blog: Involving Students in Plans for College Recreation

    by John Horn May 2017

    For this blog post, I felt it was time to showcase the student involvement in the Rec Sports Master Plan. After all, the entire reason the plan even exists is due to our students. They requested the initial master plan and later voted to fund it. They suggested we take that plan to referendum, and ultimately the plan as you see it has been driven by the student voice.

  • Iowa Discrimination Suit: Ex-Associate AD Wins $1.43M

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former senior associate athletic director Jane Meyer has been awarded $1.43 million in her discrimination suit against the University of Iowa.

  • Borrowing Plan OK'd for Mississippi State Ballpark

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Mississippi State University trustees approved plans Thursday for the school to borrow up to $30 million to renovate and expand Dudy Noble Field-Polk DeMent Stadium.

  • Former Student-Athlete Files $102M Defamation Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., is being sued by a former student-athlete seeking damages in excess of $102 million for emotional distress, loss of athletic opportunities and damage to his reputation, according to WSET.

  • College Fitness Facility Stands Firm on Dress Code

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    A student who was kicked out of the College of Charleston’s fitness facility for wearing a shirt that exposed her midriff got some attention on social media this week, but C-of-C is standing firm in its choice to ask her to leave.