| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:07 PM
The college football season opens on Labor Day weekend in 2013, and the timing is as fittingly pathetic as it is ironic. While the holiday was established 119 years ago after the Pullman Strike to celebrate the contributions of the working class, this...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Penn State ranks 19th in the country in college merchandise sales, a drop of seven spots over last year, according to a new report. Collegiate Licensing Company on Monday released its annual rankings (read them here) of the nation's top-sellers......
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:43 PM
As the winds of change continue to blow across the NCAA, one of its key participants – athletic directors – have taken what it believes are necessary steps to present a unified front as it pertains to recommendations to improve governance....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Maybe Jim Delany has a point.
The commissioner of the Big Ten and one of college football’s biggest power brokers made waves this week when he suggested that Division I football and basketball would be better served to allow players to sigh...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:23 PM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden and David Roberts, USC's vice president for athletic compliance, met with NCAA officials this week and discussed the possible reduction of scholarship losses that were imposed on the Trojans in 2010.
Haden revealed the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Should college athletes be paid to play sports at school? That's what a reader who is a student at a Division I NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) college in southwest Florida wants to know.
He's not alone in asking the question and it's a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:38 AM
The majority of athletic directors throughout the country don't see paying athletes as an option, according to UCF athletic director Todd Stansbury.
A group of Division I athletic directors were in Dallas last week for the National Association of...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League.
Whitehouse was chosen in...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
In a move that signifies a change in its age-old philosophy, the NCAA is working towards including athletic directors in more key issues.
Part of that move begins with the creation of a new council composed of athletic directors that will meet regularly...
| Jun 17, 2013
The thinnest line in sports writing has less to do with winning and losing, and certainly much less to do with any degree of criticism. It strikes me on this great Father's Day sports weekend that the thinnest line is the one between the appropriate...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:59 PM
The UC Irvine women's cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA based on its Academic Progress Rate.
The Anteater team's score ranked among the top 10 percent in its sport for 2011-12, the most recent year in the report....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Concerns over the current state of the NCAA have grown to such a point that the group’s own president admits that a fourth subdivision is a possibility.
After meeting with Big 12 leaders last week in Texas to discuss their concerns, NCAA president...