• Ex-Athlete Alleges Retaliation for Support of Coach

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    A former student-athlete at the University of Minnesota Duluth has filed suit against the school, claiming that it retaliated against her for supporting her former coach who had been accused of sexual misconduct. 

  • Oklahoma State Hires Brother of Hoops Prospect

    by Paul Steinbach June 2019

    Oklahoma State on Tuesday hired the older brother of Cade Cunningham as its new assistant basketball coach, leading to speculation that the Cowboys are now the favorites to land the nation's No. 2-ranked rising senior prospect.

  • Report: UConn Mulling Return to Big East

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    After years of all-sports membership in the American Athletic Conference, the University of Connecticut may be set to depart for familiar territory, rejoining former rivals in the Big East Conference.

  • Study: WVU Athletics Contributed More Than $300M

    by Courtney Cameron June 2019

    A new study values the impact of West Virginia University Athletics on the state economy at $302.7 million during the 2017-18 academic year, and its impact on Monongalia county at $78.8 million, according to

  • Fired Iowa Coach Issues Statement on NCAA Violation

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    Bond Shymansky, fired earlier this week from his post as the University of Iowa volleyball coach, has issued an explanation for the “major” NCAA violation that landed him in trouble.

  • Facility Friday: Nicholls Football Center, SIUE Golf and More

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    Nicholls State University received a $2.52 million gift to support the expansion of Barker Hall to include a football operations center at the south end of the school’s football stadium. The football program will relocate from Barker Hall to the new football facility, which will include a locker room, a player lounge, a team meeting room, a training room, equipment storage, coaches offices and a position group meeting rooms. Construction is expected to be complete in time for the 2020 football season. —

  • Maryland Basketball Committed Minor Violations

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    The NCAA announced minor rules violations committed by both the men’s and women’s basketball programs at the University of Maryland.

  • Iowa Fires Volleyball Coach for Impermissible Benefit

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    University of Iowa volleyball coach Bond Shymansky has been fired for a major NCAA violation: providing an impermissible benefit to a student-athlete to get them to come to the school.

  • Some Question Institutional Support for Athletics

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    When colleges and universities face budget shortfalls, sometimes questions arise surrounding athletics. While some schools have self-sufficient athletic departments, most get some support from the institution — which can be a hard thing to swallow for other communities on campus.

  • Idaho Axes Basketball Coach Verlin After Investigation

    by Jason Scott June 2019

    The University of Idaho has fired men’s basketball coach Don Verlin following an investigation of NCAA violations.