RECENT ARTICLES
  • Iowa Fights $2.3M Jury Award Over Practice Facility

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    The University of Iowa has requested a new trial in a six-year battle over work performed on its football indoor practice facility, citing court errors during the first one, which resulted in a jury awarding the contractor in question more than $2 million.

  • LSU, Wade Spar Over Suspension, Contract Language

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    Fresh off of a regular-season conference title, the LSU men’s basketball team takes the court today in the SEC tournament — but coach Will Wade won’t be on the sidelines, despite asking to be be reinstated from suspension this week.

  • Ex-Coach Beaty Sues Kansas, Claims Breach of Contract

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    Former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty is suing the school's athletic department, claiming it concocted reasons to fire him to avoid a $3 million payout.

  • N.C. State Latest to Seek Restitution in Adidas Case

    by Paul Steinbach March 2019

    North Carolina State University this week submitted a "victim impact statement" to a federal court in New York, claiming the government's well-publicized fraud trial involving N.C. State shoe and apparel partner Adidas has damaged the university.

  • Former Coach Sues Newman University, AD over Title IX

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    A former volleyball coach at Newman University in Wichita, Kan., is suing the Division II Catholic institution and its athletic director, claiming her internal sex discrimination and harassment complaints were met with pushback.

  • Lawmaker: Let College Athletes in Maryland Unionize

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Citing the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the victims of Larry Nassar's abuse at Michigan State, a Maryland lawmaker has proposed legislation to allow collegiate student-athletes in her state to unionize.

  • Auburn Paid Jacobs Nearly $3M After Resignation as AD

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    According to records obtained by Auburn Undercover, former Auburn University athletic director Jay Jacobs received nearly $3 million in severance compensation following his departure in 2018.

  • Report: No 'Inequitable Treatment' in Iowa Athletics

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Nearly two years removed from the University of Iowa paying $6.5 million to settle discrimination claims, an independent report has determined that Iowa's athletic department harbored no "inequitable treatment of applicants or employees on the basis of protected class," the university said Thursday.

  • Ex-UConn Coach Ollie Files Motions Over Firing

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    The legal process has officially gotten underway in the dispute between the University of Connecticut and former men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie.

  • Michigan to Pay Former USA Gymnastics Official $15K

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The University of Michigan will pay $15,000 to Rhonda Faehn, the former USA Gymnastics official fired by the school on Sunday, for the four days she spent in the university's employ.