Sports - Higher Education

Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door to College Sports Gambling

by Gregory Clay | May 20, 2018
The NCAA, which has played a game of tug-of-war for years with its staunch anti-college gamblin [...] Read more

Congressional Black Caucus Calls for NCAA Reforms

by Walter Hudson | May 3, 2018
The Congressional Black Caucus has sent a letter to the head of the NCAA urging him to reform t [...] Read more

False Equivalences Used to Deny Paying College Athletes

by Robbie R. Morganfield | May 2, 2018
I say without equivocation: Enough with the false equivalences. Pay college athletes what they [...] Read more

NCAA Governors Accept Basketball Panel’s Proposed Reforms

by Sammy G. Allen | April 25, 2018
The NCAA Board of Governors is reported to be assessing their rules after unanimously voting We [...] Read more

Maryland Begins Search for New Athletic Director

by Lois Elfman | April 17, 2018
Speculation over the Terrapins’ search for the next athletic director has intensified followi [...] Read more

Education of Student-Athletes a Hot Topic at Panel Discussion

by Gregory Clay | March 18, 2018
For all the heightened chatter this year about whether college student-athletes should be paid, [...] Read more

Challenges Persist in Hiring Black Head Coaches in College Football

by Gregory Clay | January 18, 2018
Penn State University’s James Franklin was the quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator a [...] Read more

The Role of Analytics in Studying the Hiring of Black Coaches in College Football

by Gregory Clay | January 17, 2018
In the dizzying merry-go-round that is the hiring of head coaches in college football, Willie T [...] Read more
Ex-Univ. of Iowa Wrestler Released on Bond in Cheating Case

Ex-Univ. of Iowa Wrestler Released on Bond in Cheating Case

by Associated Press | November 2, 2017
DAVENPORT, Iowa — A former University of Iowa wrestler has been released on bond after appear [...] Read more
‘Yes’ Team Wins Debate Over Paying College Athletes

‘Yes’ Team Wins Debate Over Paying College Athletes

by Lois Elfman | October 25, 2017
Two sides with decidedly different opinions on whether college athletes should be paid particip [...] Read more
Assistant Coach Sues Oregon State University After Firing

Assistant Coach Sues Oregon State University After Firing

by Associated Press | October 23, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. — An assistant wrestling coach fired by Oregon State University has filed a fe [...] Read more
Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press | October 17, 2017
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more
Kentucky Supreme Court Rules University of Louisville Board Issue Moot

Kentucky Supreme Court Rules University of Louisville Board Issue Moot

by Adam Beam, Associated Press | September 28, 2017
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Supreme Court won’t say if Republican Gov. Matt Bevin broke t [...] Read more
Con Man Steals Spotlight as Informant in College Hoops Probe

Con Man Steals Spotlight as Informant in College Hoops Probe

by Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press |
NEW YORK — A con man named Louis Martin “Marty” Blazer III may have failed in his scheme [...] Read more
U. of Louisville Places Rick Pitino, AD on Administrative Leave

U. of Louisville Places Rick Pitino, AD on Administrative Leave

by Gary B. Graves, Associated Press | September 27, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick Pitino couldn’t survive another scandal, as an angry interim Univers [...] Read more