• Bemidji State Reacts to Report of Coach Harassment

    by Paul Steinbach July 2019

    A report posted Wednesday evening by the Bemidji Pioneer regarding inappropriate contact between a former Bemidji State University softball coach and a player has prompted a response from BSU president Faith Hensrud.

  • Ohio State Hit with New Strauss Lawsuit

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    Ohio State’s troubles with legal challenges stemming from the conduct of a now-deceased doctor continue to mount, as 30 more former Buckeye student-athletes filed suit against the school on Monday.

  • UMKC to Drop Men's Tennis, Women's Golf in '20-'21

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    The University of Missouri - Kansas City is planning to drop two sports following the 2019-20 school year, the Kansas City Star reports.

  • Opinion: Social Media Criticism of LSU Lacks Nuance

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    Yesterday evening after arriving home from another day at the office, I pulled out my phone and settled on the couch for a few minutes of what my wife and I call “scrolling,” the kind of mindless perusing of social media timelines that my phone-addled generation often engages in a moment of downtime. 

  • How One Company Prepares Student-Athletes for the Workforce

    by Greg Mitchell July 2019

    According to the NCAA, fewer than 2 percent of the almost 500,000 student-athletes participating in NCAA competition will end up pursuing a professional career in their sport of choice. That means 98 out of every 100 student-athletes will be entering the workforce alongside other college graduates. Are athletic departments around the country doing enough to ensure that when these student-athletes are done representing their schools they are at the same stage of the employment process as their non-athlete peers? Avenue Next hopes to empower career development services departments and athletic departments alike to develop a path to successful employment for student-athletes upon graduation.

  • Albany State to Cut Men's Golf and Cross Country

    by Paul Steinbach July 2019

    Albany State University in Georgia announced Wednesday afternoon that the men's cross country and golf programs will be discontinued at the conclusion of the 2019-20 academic year in an ongoing effort to build an efficient, effective and sustainable athletics program.

  • Ex-Auburn Assistant Avoids Jail in Bribery Case

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    Former Auburn basketball assistant coach Chuck Person was sentenced on Wednesday for his role in the massive bribery scandal that implicated some high profile programs. 

  • College Hockey in Alaska Faces Uncertain Future

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    College hockey in the state of Alaska faces unprecedented uncertainty, with budget cuts and conference realignment threatening the future of the sport at Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Fairbanks.

  • AAC Commish: No Plans to Replace UConn

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    During the American Athletic Conference’s Media Days this week, the news about the University of Connecticut leaving the conference was a hot topic of discussion, and one that commissioner Mike Aresco addressed on Tuesday. 

  • Mizzou, Ex-Swim Coach Dispute Investigation Results

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    A public relations firm retained by former University of Missouri swimming coach Greg Rhodenbaugh released a statement Monday declaring that the coach had been cleared of all charges in the wake of a nine-month Title IX investigation centering on how he managed the team.