| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The NCAA and its member schools have preached a vision of amateurism whereby young men and women play for the love of the game, not money.
That concept will be put on trial in an Oakland courtroom this week.
A class-action antitrust suit led by former...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Northwestern football fans, rejoice: Your team is going to be looking bigger than ever. Maybe not so much on the field, but certainly if you peer just above it.
Northwestern announced Monday plans to upgrade the videoboards at Ryan Field in time for the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Northwestern football fans will have to work a little harder to show love for their favorite players.
As reported by ESPN.com, Northwestern, Texas A&M and Arizona will not sell jerseys this season with numbers that reflect current players. An NU...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Rachel Fox (La Caņada High, 2011) Chapman tennis junior: The former All-Area singles player turned in a season to remember in doubles alongside teammate Andrea Hammer.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Northwestern football players finished voting Friday on whether or not to be represented by a union, but the results won’t be known any time soon.
The balloting at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill., concluded at noon Central time, according to...
| May 25, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Connor Cook leads a group of three Michigan State players on our list of 10 Big Ten players to watch this upcoming college football season.
Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska
The Buzz: Nebraska finished with the third-best rushing offense in the Big Ten...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:36 PM
For the last week, Northwestern lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller did her best to get into Kat DeRonda’s head.
Amonte Hiller wanted to encourage the senior from Carthage, N.Y., who had lost her starting attack position in early May and would...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Presidents from the 12 schools in the Pac-12 are urging their counterparts from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten and SEC to push for sweeping changes to the NCAA including autonomy. The move was first reported by The Associated Press, which obtained a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Welsh-Ryan Area is going high-tech, with Northwestern adding four high-definition video boards to the 62-year-old arena.
NU fans attending basketball games, volleyball matches and wrestling meets will notice a center-hung two-sided display board...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
With many of its core principles under siege in the courts — think Northwestern football’s unionization effort and Ed O’Bannon’s ongoing lawsuit — and with the NCAA scrambling to offer meaningful reforms, college athletics...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Oak Park junior Adam Lemke-Bell put on weight this spring and saw the scholarship offers pour in from the Big Ten, ACC and even an SEC school.
A rising star in the recruiting world, the 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive tackle saw no need to continue the...