NCAA suspends Pitino, sanctions Louisville

Jun 16, 2017

NCAA suspends Pitino, sanctions Louisville

The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also Thursday placed the basketball program on four years’ probation, vacated wins in which ineligible players participated and handed down a ...

Japanese collegiate sports study ends Phase 1

Apr 2, 2017

Japanese collegiate sports study ends Phase 1

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Japan is currently working to reform college sports and establish its own version of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), creating athletic departments at universities to help it function more efficiently. When that’s accomplished, the hope is that it will benefit universities as a ...

Baylor's Briles out amid sex assault scandal

/ May 27, 2016

Baylor's Briles out amid sex assault scandal

Baylor University demoted school president Ken Starr and ousted football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university’s handling of sexual assault complaints against football players. The board of regents at the largest Baptist university in the United States said ...

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Nov 13, 2015

China to host first NCAA basketball game

Shaka Smart brings his version of “havoc” to China in his coaching debut with Texas against Washington in the first regular-season college basketball game played in that country. They will meet Saturday in Shanghai — Friday night back in the United States — more ...

/ Nov 7, 2015

Lawsuit challenges NCAA transfer rule

A former Weber State football player who says his scholarship was not renewed following the 2012 season has filed a federal lawsuit against the NCAA alleging it violates antitrust laws by forcing players to sit out a year after transferring schools. The lawsuit filed ...

Miami downs Duke on wild play

/ Nov 1, 2015

Miami downs Duke on wild play

The Miami players kept chucking the ball back and forth, trying to stay upright, to somehow keep the game going just long enough to make something magical happen. And then it did. Call it a Miami miracle. Even if it’s one that’s going to ...

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

/ Sep 7, 2015

Alabama opens season with win over Wisconsin

Derrick Henry ran for 147 yards and three touchdowns and No. 3 Alabama beat No. 20 Wisconsin 35-17 on Saturday night in the opener for both teams. Jake Coker got the starting nod at quarterback for the Crimson Tide, and was 15-of-21 passing for ...

May 16, 2015

NCAA looking at 30-second clock

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee has recommended reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds among a series of changes aimed at speeding up a game that has reached historic lows in scoring. The NCAA experimented with a 30-second shot clock during ...