• American University Offers Free Admission for Shutdown

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    With the federal government shuttered, many federal employees have more time on their hands and less money to spend on filling it.

  • Penn State Coach Suspended for Pushing Player

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers wasn't courtside with his team Sunday night after he was suspended for a game for pushing a player during last Thursday’s game against Michigan.

  • Ole Miss Returns $350K It Received from Ponzi Operator

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The University of Mississippi’s athletic department has agreed to return funding it received from a businessman who has since been convicted of a massive Ponzi scheme.

  • #MeToo's Impact on Sports in 2018

    by Howard Fendrich, Teresa Walker, Anne Peterson, Larry Lage, Eddie Pells and Kelli Kennedy January 2019

    One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful yet defiant. Vulnerable but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice. Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women and girls sexually abused by Larry Nassar confronted the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor, and over seven draining days detailed the devastating effect the molestation had on their lives. The #MeToo movement reached the sports world in 2018 with a scandal that reverberated not just in locker rooms and gyms but in courthouses, in boardrooms and at kitchen tables. The sight of women being not just heard but believed — combined with other breakthroughs for female athletes in the fight for fair treatment — created a sense of real momentum in sports over the past year.

  • Opinion: NCAA Should Cap Scholarships to Even Field

    by Dan Wolken December 2018

    Another national signing day for college football has played out, and you'll be shocked to learn the big winners are, well, the teams that win every year.

  • South Carolina Approves Raises, Extensions for Coaches

    by David Cloninger December 2018

    Will Muschamp has won more games than any other coach in his first three seasons at South Carolina, and is the first coach in school history to take the Gamecocks to bowl games in each of his first three years. USC appreciates it.

  • Illinois Coaches Hand Off Prep Football Scheduling

    by Andy Berg December 2018

    High school coaches and athletic directors in Illinois have agreed to turn over football scheduling to a higher power.

  • AB Salutes Industry Difference-Makers

    by AB Staff December 2018

    Eradicating debilitating disease. Shining a light on social injustice. Advocating for safer sports and greater access to fitness. Equipping schools to best handle life-and-death situations.

  • Post-Funeral Comments Cost Coach His Job

    by Andy Berg December 2018

    A high school football coach was fired for attending a funeral where he was apparently unwanted.

  • Goodell Says NFL Won't Pay for Video in Investigations

    by Schuyler Dixon December 2018

    Speaking after owners held their annual winter meeting, Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL's approach to dealing with domestic violence is "extraordinary" and that the league has some of the highest standards of any organization.