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Saban’s Contract Extension Raises Player Compensation Questions

by Marcus Bright | May 7, 2017
The news that University of Alabama football coach will now be paid about $11.125M a year rekin [...] Read more

Lessons from the Lack of White Cornerbacks in the NFL

by | April 26, 2017
The last time a White cornerback started in an NFL game was in the 2003 season. Let’s unpack [...] Read more

Saudi Council Rejects Proposal for Female Sports Colleges

by Aya Batrawy, Associated Press |
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi wom [...] Read more

Athletic Director: Complaints, Not Bias, Led to Iowa Coach’s Firing

by Luke Meredith, Associated Press | April 24, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three rou [...] Read more

ACC Extends Deals With North Carolina Sites after Law Revision

by Associated Press | April 19, 2017
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference has added a replacement year to contracts fo [...] Read more

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

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

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

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

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

Mentorship program for Black student athletes at UNM

by Cathy Cook | April 4, 2017
A University of New Mexico (UNM) mentorship program for Black student athletes is being revampe [...] Read more

North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ Compromise Under Fire

by Catherine Morris | March 30, 2017
The replacement bill has elicited strong criticism from a diverse coalition of sources since it [...] Read more

Judge Dismisses Ex-rowers’ Suit Against University of Kansas

by Associated Press | March 22, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Kansas by parents of t [...] Read more

Baylor Draws Record Number of Applications Despite Scandal

by Associated Press | March 20, 2017
WACO, Texas — Baylor University has drawn a record number of freshmen applications despite a [...] Read more

Who’s Winning? Why HBCU Athletic Branding Strategies Matter

by William Broussard | March 19, 2017
If you ask the question “who’s winning?” and routinely cannot answer the question, allow [...] Read more