RECENT ARTICLES
  • Tweet Helps Spark Scheduling Policy Change

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    Social media has many perils and pitfalls for student-athletes, but sometimes leveraging these tools can help apply pressure to people in power and lead to change.

  • Players Rally to Support Accused Softball Coach

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    The case of a softball coach accused of sexual harassment has left campus leaders, the coach and the team in a conundrum about what to do next.

  • LSU Broadens Booze Footprint at Football, Baseball

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

     

    Louisiana State University continues to leverage alcohol sales at athletic events with two recent announcements. Football fans will soon have access to a second Tiger Stadium location of "The Chute," where a $20 entry fee afforded access to seven brands of beer — and, by midseason, a selection of three wines — in 2018. Meanwhile, baseball fans will be able to purchase beer and wine in two tented areas dubbed "The Yard" at Alex Box Stadium.

  • School Adopts Therapy Dog to Boost Mental Health

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    Student-athletes and their mental health have come increasingly into the fore, especially in the wake of the tragic death by suicide of former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski.

  • Corey Maggette ID'd as Ex-Duke Player Accused of Rape

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    The identity of a former Duke University men's basketball player accused of rape by one of Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax's sexual assault accusers has been revealed as Corey Maggette.

  • Players Allege Abuse Against GCU Soccer Coach

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    Derek Leader, the head women’s soccer coach at Grand Canyon University, has been accused of mental and physical abuse by a number of his players.

  • Women's Basketball Coach Benched Over Player Injury

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    The discipliner becomes the disciplined. St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia has suspended its women's basketball coach for the remainder of the season after a player was injured from a disciplinary measure.

  • Ohio Makes Room for Athletics Department Psychologist

    by Courtney Cameron February 2019

    After confusion arose in the past year regarding protocol for referring student athletes in situations involving mental health, suicide or self-harm, Ohio University has created a position for a psychologist within its athletics department.

  • Locker Room Visits Spur Sexual Harassment Allegations

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    A University of Missouri-Kansas City assistant softball coach’s frequent visits to the locker room have raised eyebrows, and led some players to leave the program entirely. Some have accused the coach of sexual harassment, but the details of the case are disputed and any disciplinary action has reportedly failed to put a stop to the coach’s alleged behavior.

  • Duke, Krzyzewski React to Player Assault Allegation

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    One of the women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault also claims that a member of Duke University's 1998-99 basketball team sexually assaulted her in 1999.