Sports - Higher Education
Appeals Court Won’t Revive Lawsuit Over UNC Sham Classes

Appeals Court Won’t Revive Lawsuit Over UNC Sham Classes

by Associated Press | April 18, 2017
RALEIGH, N.C. — A state appeals court won’t revive a lawsuit by two former athletes who say [...] Read more
UNLV Hires Reed-Francois to Lead Athletics Department

UNLV Hires Reed-Francois to Lead Athletics Department

by Associated Press | April 17, 2017
LAS VEGAS — UNLV has hired Desiree Reed-Francois as its next athletic director, making her th [...] Read more
Ex-official’s Trial to Focus on Bias Claims Against Iowa AD

Ex-official’s Trial to Focus on Bias Claims Against Iowa AD

by Ryan J. Foley and Luke Meredith, Associated Press | April 16, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — The former associate athletic director at the University of Iowa will squa [...] Read more
Florida House Passes Bill to Open Books of University Boosters

Florida House Passes Bill to Open Books of University Boosters

by Associated Press | April 13, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s college athletic booster groups and university foundations wo [...] Read more
Ashe Winner Nicole Evans Exudes Winning Spirit

Ashe Winner Nicole Evans Exudes Winning Spirit

by Catherine Morris | April 12, 2017
A passion for softball keeps Nicole Evans, the female winner of the 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports [...] Read more
Ashe Sports Scholars Honored

Ashe Sports Scholars Honored

by G.E. Branch III | April 11, 2017
Leland Melvin, who knows a thing or two about travel, told a group of young student athletes Tu [...] Read more
University of Kentucky Sports Scholar Finds Perfect Balance

University of Kentucky Sports Scholar Finds Perfect Balance

by Catherine Morris | April 10, 2017
Paul Sime knew early on that he had big aspirations. He has excelled both athletically and acad [...] Read more
Martin Learned to be Game-Changer Off the Field

Martin Learned to be Game-Changer Off the Field

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 6, 2017
Although he was the first Black football player at North Carolina State University, Dr. Marcus [...] Read more
Stats Show Diversity Hiring in College Sports Still Gets Failing Grade

Stats Show Diversity Hiring in College Sports Still Gets Failing Grade

by Catherine Morris |
A study by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport shows that virtually 90 percent of a [...] Read more
Florida Could Open Books of Athletic Boosters and Foundations

Florida Could Open Books of Athletic Boosters and Foundations

by Associated Press | April 5, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s college athletic booster groups and university foundations co [...] Read more
Federal Judge Dismisses UNC as Defendant in Athlete Lawsuit

Federal Judge Dismisses UNC as Defendant in Athlete Lawsuit

by Associated Press | March 30, 2017
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A federal judge has granted the University of North Carolina at Chapel [...] Read more
Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

Bill Proposes Commission to Protect California’s College Athletes

by Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | March 15, 2017
LOS ANGELES — A California legislator is proposing that the state create a commission to prot [...] Read more
Venerable Basketball Coach, Mentor Ben Jobe Dies

Venerable Basketball Coach, Mentor Ben Jobe Dies

by Reginald Stuart | March 12, 2017
Ben Jobe, the college basketball coach who won more than 500 games in more than five decades of [...] Read more
Judge: Federal Lawsuit Against Baylor University Can Proceed

Judge: Federal Lawsuit Against Baylor University Can Proceed

by Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | March 8, 2017
HOUSTON — A lawsuit filed against Baylor University by 10 women alleging they were sexually a [...] Read more
Court Filing Details of Former Baylor Coach Art Briles’ Conduct

Court Filing Details of Former Baylor Coach Art Briles’ Conduct

by Associated Press | February 5, 2017
WACO, Texas — A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football [...] Read more