Athletics

The Power of Pink

The controversy over the University of Iowa's locker room for visiting football teams -- painted pink -- resurfaces.

Settlement in Sexual Assault Case

Ending six-year ordeal, U. of Colorado agrees to pay $2.85 million to two former female students who alleged that they were gang raped at a party for football recruits.

Fallout from Fresno State's Multi-Million Dollar Case(s)

Just five months ago, a $5.85 million verdict in favor of Linda L. Vivas, the former California State University at Fresno women's volleyball coach, set a record for Title IX verdicts. On Thursday, a second Fresno jury blew that mark away, ordering the university to pay $19.1 million to Stacy Johnson-Klein in a case that involved alleged sex discrimination and retaliation for the former women's basketball coach's advocacy for female athletes.

College Sports and Spending

In wake of Fresno State lawsuits, an evaluation of equity in expenditures for men's and women's athletics at Fresno -- and beyond.

Key President Pushes for a Playoff

Georgia's chief, reversing course, urges NCAA to adopt four-team football playoff after major bowls to replace BCS system. (Not just because his team was left out this year, he says.)

Scholars and Sports

NCAA's inaugural faculty conference on college sports issues considers academic research, campus culture -- and the association's role as event sponsor.

NCAA Rundown: News From Nashville

Football is a full-time job in the association’s most visible division; ban on text messaging high-school recruits remains in effect.

Growing Pains

With a burgeoning membership and, some contend, a widening philosophical gap among its colleges, Division III considers splintering.

An Upsetting Outcome

College football fans are more likely to commit assaults or other violence when their teams lose -- or even win -- against the odds, a study finds.

Extra Eyes For Athletics Staff

Online technology that tracks students' Facebook and MySpace pages for potentially harmful language gets a mixed reaction from college officials.

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