U of Missouri football boycott demonstrates economic power of athletes

Smart Title: 

The University of Missouri football team threatened to strike if the university's president didn't resign. The success of the boycott shows the economic influence athletes can wield.

U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill releases new guidelines on coach, faculty contact

Smart Title: 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill releases new guidelines about how coaches and faculty members should interact. Will they help prevent further academic fraud?

Community college faces criticism after football player convicted of rape in high school joins team

Smart Title: 

As colleges enroll athletes found to have engaged in sexual misconduct, including athletes the colleges don't deem safe to live in their dormitories, some question institutions' motives.

Louisiana State University player to auction jersey, despite NCAA rules

Smart Title: 

Critics say NCAA decision to allow football player to auction off his jersey for charity points to arbitrary nature of the association's stance on players making money from their own "name and likeness."

Appeals court ruling on O'Bannon case a mixed bag for NCAA, athletes

Smart Title: 

A federal appeals court backs ruling that NCAA violates antitrust laws with limits on athlete compensation, but rejects allowing athletes to receive up to $5,000 a year in pay.

Kansas State suspends band director after halftime show featuring rival mascot

Smart Title: 

Is a marching band being punished for unsportsmanlike conduct or because a formation meant to represent the starship Enterprise struck some as ribald?

Pacific 12 Conference promotes its teams, and U.S. college athletics model, in China

Smart Title: 

Pac-12 is leading an effort to globalize U.S. intercollegiate sports, with a focus on China.

U of Illinois fires football coach over mistreatment of players

Smart Title: 

Illinois fires football coach whom university earlier defended against charges of making team members play while injured.


Subscribe to RSS - Athletics
Back to Top