Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 7:27pm
A new report that incorporates perspectives of higher education leaders nationwide, including University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst, is urging colleges and universities to enhance their governing boards' oversight of their athletics programs.
Submitted by Tim Goral on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 11:02am
Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall. Judge John Cleland sentenced him to 30 year minimum to 60 years maximum in prison.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 7:56pm
The Southern Miss athletic department owes the university proper in excess of $1.2 million for deficits the program has run in three of the past four fiscal years — and athletics is projecting a shortfall of at least $1 million for 2012-13.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 7:54pm
Webster Bank signed on this summer to become a major sponsor of University of Connecticut athletics and help build a new basketball training center, but UConn has refused to say how much the bank is spending or what exactly it will get in return for its millions.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 10:51pm
Thousands of logos depicting an American Indian warrior will remain inside the University of North Dakota's hockey and basketball arenas under a reworked agreement announced Wednesday by the NCAA and the state's attorney general.