• Costs of UNC Academic Scandal Rise to $21M

    by Dan Kane August 2018

    The bills from 2016 through this year show the university has spent more than $3.5 million on several law firms involved in successfully defending the university against NCAA allegations and individual lawsuits by former athletes.

  • Meyer Saga Puts Ohio State AD in Spotlight, Too

    by Bill Rabinowitz August 2018

    Gene Smith has served on some of the NCAA's top committees, previously for the NCAA men's basketball tournament selection and now for the College Football Playoff. But the 62-year-old also has had to navigate some OSU scandals.

  • Opinion: For Ohio State, Scandal Nothing New

    by Brent Schrotenboer August 2018

    In April, Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer stood behind a lectern in Columbus, Ohio, and gave a eulogy about his mentor, Earle Bruce, the former Buckeyes coach who had died five days earlier at 87.

  • Hilinski Remembered at Pac-12 Media Day

    by Theo Lawson July 2018

    Leach's interview at Pac-12 Media Day didn't strike the same comedic tone it typically does at the Hollywood-based gathering — and part of it can be attributed to the fact that one of the over-arching themes was the tragic suicide of his quarterback Tyler Hilinski.

  • High School Football Coming to Local TV

    by Ashley Brown July 2018

    It's hard to believe, but we are less than a month away from the kickoff of high-school football for 2018.

  • County to Sell Naming Rights to Sports Complex

    by Brent Batten July 2018

    Collier County commissioners on Tuesday approved a contract for $150,000 — an amount that could grow significantly over five years — with the Superlative Group of Cleveland to market naming rights for county facilities.

  • Motivational Speaker Responds to UNCW Controversy

    by Alex Riley July 2018

    Brian Cain has been traveling the country for more than a decade as a mental performance coach. His clients include powerhouse college programs and professional athletes.

  • Esports Championship to Air on ESPN

    by Jake Seiner July 2018

    Esports are coming to ESPN. The network will air the inaugural Overwatch League Grand Finals in prime time this month as part of a multiyear agreement to bring esports to the biggest sports platform on American television.

  • Semi-Pro Soccer Teams Help Grow the Game

    by Orrin Schwarz July 2018

    To find how the sport of soccer is growing, you have to know where to look. While the World Cup goes on without the United States, new semipro soccer teams are playing in the suburbs, building the sport's infrastructure in Aurora, Elgin, Joliet and DeKalb as well as in Chicago.

  • North, South Korea Meet on Court in Peace Gesture

    by Kim Tong-Hyung July 2018

    The rival Koreas on Wednesday began two days of friendly basketball games in Pyongyang in their latest goodwill gesture amid a diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.