• Mountain West Holds First Coaches/Officials Summit

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    The Mountain West Conference, in what it is calling a first-of-its-kind event, hosted a two-day summit aimed at improving dialogue between football coaches and officials.

  • Bogus Tennis Admit Claims Ignorance, Sues Georgetown

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    Georgetown University has announced its intention to expel two students whose admission was linked to the bribery scandal still unfolding in federal court, including one student who is suing the university claiming he knew nothing about his father's scheme to land him on the prestigious Washington D.C. campus.

  • Colorado Athletics Commits to Climate Action

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    On Monday, the University of Colorado became the first university in the country to sign on to the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework aimed at combating climate change.

  • La. Tech, LSU to Meet in Exhibition for Disaster Relief

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    As Louisiana Tech and the Ruston, La., community continue to recover from the tornado that ripped through the area on April 25, the school announced an exhibition basketball contest between the Bulldogs and in-state rival Louisiana State University to take place on Nov. 2.

  • MAC Commissioner Discusses Student-Athlete Mental Health

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    Want to know what's on the minds of collegiate student-athletes? Ask them. That's just what Mid-American Conference commissioner Jon Steinbrecher did following the 2013-14 academic year, when he sought direction from MAC athletes regarding issues his office could better address. Their response steered the league to the national forefront of mental health awareness and promotion in the form of its recurring Mental Health Summit and Mental Health Awareness Week. This year, the MAC's third summit gathered dozens of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty and medical experts to discuss the prevention of self-harm and suicide. AB senior editor Paul Steinbach asked Steinbrecher to open up about the conference's ongoing efforts.

  • Miami University Uses Fees to Boost Attendance Figures

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    How are colleges handling their well-documented struggles getting fans through the turnstiles at athletic events?

  • College Recreation Works to Launch Esports Programs

    by Michael Popke May 2019

    If you think the esports competitions sweeping college campuses these days are nothing more than a passing fad, consider this: More than 100 cities bid for the opportunity to host the 2019 National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) National Convention.

  • Failure to Report Fight, Gun, Drugs Cause to Fire Coach

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    Winston-Salem State University officials have announced that they intend to fire the school's head football coach, claiming he did not take proper action following an altercation between team members that possibly exposed the existence of guns and marijuana on campus.

  • UConn to Admit Students to All Home Games for Free

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    The University of Connecticut announced Thursday that students will be admitted to all home sporting events free of charge beginning this fall.

  • Wiretap Catches Assistant Claiming Miller Paid Ayton

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    An FBI wiretap already led to the suspension of one high-profile NCAA basketball coach earlier this year, but now it appears that another coach may have some explaining to do.