• Firings, Suspensions in Wake of Admissions Scandal

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    News broke yesterday morning that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts had filed charges in a nationwide college admissions scam in which individuals paid and accepted bribes to make prospective students more attractive to prestigious institutions.

  • Ex-Louisville Recruit Defends Suit Against Adidas

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    Former University of Louisville basketball recruit Brian Bowen is suing Adidas, arguing that the fraud committed by some of the company’s executives adversely affected his athletic career.

  • Wisconsin Governor's Budget Would Upgrade UW Venues

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    In his first budget as Wisconsin governor, Tony Evers is earmarking $126 million for capital projects at two University of Wisconsin athletics venues.

  • Study: Coaches Really Do Affect Sports Success

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Researchers at the University of Chicago have determined that the impact coaches have on a team's success is significant, and that certain coaches are more effective than others.

  • LSU's Wade Caught on Wiretap, Suspended

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    LSU men’s basketball clinched the regular season Southeastern Conference title on Saturday, but the team’s head coach wasn’t on the sideline. Instead, Will Wade was serving an indefinite suspension, handed down by LSU president and chancellor F. King Alexander and athletic director on Friday.

  • Maryland: Most Post-McNair Recommendations in Place

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    University of Maryland athletic director Damon Evans told an advisory council Wednesday that his department has completed 18 of the 20 recommendations made in the wake of football player Jordan McNair's death last June.

  • UMD Taps Military, Cirque du Soleil for Safety Protocols

    by Courtney Cameron March 2019

    Following the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair due to heat stroke at an outdoor practice session last year, the school is looking to new sources for ideas on how to keep its student-athletes as safe as possible.

  • Three Sentenced in College Basketball Corruption Case

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    Three men who were convicted as part of college basketball’s pay-for-play schemes were sentenced to prison on Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan.

  • Auburn U., Area High Schools Take On Tornado Relief

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Auburn University has announced its athletic department will assist relief efforts in the wake of Sunday's tornado that produced 170-mile-per-hour winds and left at least 23 dead in Lee County, a mere 10 miles from the Auburn campus, as reported by The Auburn Plainsman.

  • Judge Reopens C-of-C Coach's Wrongful Termination Suit

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    A wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former College of Charleston baseball coach Matt Heath was reopened this week when a judge in the case said that the “landscape has changed” according to a report by the Post & Courier.