- Opinion: UNC Should Be Punished for Academic Scandal
by The Virginian-Pilot October 2017
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill could learn this week what action the NCAA will take in response to the school’s nearly 20-year academic scandal involving athletes.
- Proposed Sports-Specific Dorm Draws Scrutiny
by News & Record October 2017
N.C. State spends somewhere between $50,000 and $70,000 per bed to build new dorms. That means State could put up a 300-bed residence hall for about $18 million, give or take. N.C. State's newest proposed dorm...
- College Football Player's Death Listed as Natural Causes
by Linda Hall October 2017
College of Wooster football player Clayton Geib died of natural causes, according to his death certificate. Geib’s death certificate, filed with the Wayne County Health Department, contains additional information about contributing factors, which Wayne County Coroner Amy Jolliff interpreted when asked by The Daily Record.
- Basketball Scandal Makes Impact on Top Recruits
by Bruce Pascoe October 2017
The top half of the Arizona Wildcats' 2018 recruiting board is shattered, less than two weeks after assistant coach Book Richardson was arrested on federal bribery and fraud charges. On Saturday, five-star center Bol Bol became the latest five-star prospect from the class of 2018 to drop the Wildcats. Bol also eliminated USC, which had an assistant coach arrested along with Richardson and eight other college basketball figures on Sept. 26 as a result of a sweeping FBI investigation.
- Clemson Softball Stadium Gets Phase I Approval
by Marcel Louis-Jacques October 2017
Clemson's newest sport and stadium moved one step closer to reality Friday. The athletic department received Phase I approval for the construction of a new softball stadium from the university's board of trustees, allowing the athletic department to select an architect and begin the design process, according to a press release from the school.
- Adidas Deal a Boon for Pitino, Not Student-Athletes
by Andy Berg October 2017
Louisville head basketball Rick Pitino was the main benefactor of a large contract between Louisville and athletic apparel company Adidas.
- Interim Louisville Coach Padgett Preaches Normalcy
by Associated Press October 2017
Interim coach David Padgett doesn't have much help yet at Louisville. Assistants Kenny Johnson and Jordan Fair are on campus but aren't participating in practice.
- Coaches Set to Cash In As Teams Become Bowl Eligible
by Steve Berkowitz October 2017
Major-college football coaches have been qualifying for bonuses here and there since the first preseason rankings came out.
- Illness Postpones College Sporting Events
by Megan Guza October 2017
Thiel College is rescheduling several sporting events because of a gastrointestinal illness affecting some students on the Mercer County campus.
- Opinion: The Real Purpose of College Football
by Lisa Denton October 2017
If you happen to be a Tennessee or UTC fan, it has been painful to watch both football teams struggle to even get on the scoreboard.