LEADERSHIPMarie Tuite takes passion for teaching to NCAA Convention Her first NCAA Convention as the Spartans' AD includes educating future leaders in college athletics.
NEW MOTHERSResearcher collects experiences of college athletes-turned-mothersAuthor became intrigued by the concept of elite athletes who also are new mothers.
FANSAtlanta police preparing for Donald Trump's attendanceClips eFlashPolice Chief asks attendees not to bring guns (really!)
COACHESThe debate is truly over: Why Nick Saban is the greatest coach of all timeWhat Saban is doing at Alabama has no precedent in the history of sports.
TKTSWhy this year's national title game is the hottest, most expensive ticket in college football historyFinite supply; huge demand
FB PLAYOFFCollege football playoff solutionAdd one round, cut one regular-season game.
COACHINGThe Saban Way: Process-Success-RepeatClips eFlashPrograms looking to replicate Nick Saban's process have been eager to turn his assistants into head coaches. Has it worked?
SABANCan a former Nick Saban assistant finally beat the boss?Clips eFlashFive former assistants have coached against Saban. They are 0-11 versus him and have collectively lost by nearly 29 points.
RE-DOPac-12 football careens toward crisis modeIt’s not the bowl record, it’s everything.
D3Wesleyan University: A D3 Football Factory?Clips eFlashHere's a deep dive into Wesleyan University and D3 athletics.
TAXESEluding the Endowment Tax Despite unknowns, universities are looking at investment and spending strategies to dodge a new tax on net investment earnings.
MEDIAJoe Nocera, Bloomberg: Disney Will Rue Its Merger With FoxClips eFlashThe author very adeptly pokes holes in the merger.
HOFStanford Dazzles With New Hall Of FameClips eFlashHalls of Fame are not what they used to be.
CHEATINGRussians 'Doctor' Urine Samples, Get Banned From Olympicsclips eflashRussia for basically looking the other way—no, worse, for actively flouting the sacrosanct Olympic ideals of fair play
MEDIAMedia Circus: College Football Ratings Are on the DeclineHere's a look at where college football stands in aggregate viewership.
DOPINGWhat The Last Winter Olympics Would Have Looked Like Without Russia 538 recalculated the Sochi results to see what the medal table would look like without the Russians.
GO PROThe Balls' Route to NBA Draft: Lithuania (That's Between Latvia and Kaliningrad)Clips eFlashOptions were running out for the Balls, so it's off to Europe they will go.
AGENTSSuper Agent Andy Miller Steps Down, Casualty of Adidas ScandalClips eFlashWith the FBI looming on the horizon, Miller bows out.
FINANCESESPN: How A Midlevel School Became The University Of Adidas At Louisville Clips eFlashSometimes growth can be TOO rapid.
LOVIs loss-of-value insurance for colleges in for a contraction?This article provides the latest updates on LoV litigation and potential and future claimants,
CHEATINGRussian Doctors 'Doctor' Urine Samples, Get Banned From Olympicsclips eFlashThe Russians seem to have been caught red-handed on this one. Get it? Red!
PLAYOFFHere's the solution to college football's inefficient and (often) meaningless postseasonHere's a well thought-out scheme to make the 4 into 8.
OLYMPICSRussian Chemist Defects with Doping Diaries Clips eFlashRussia sanctioned in 2018 Winter Olympics?
FUBARYahoo's Forde: SEC FB OK On Field, "Mess" Off FieldClips eFlashFubar plagues the SEC.
PAYMAC, Atlantic 10 commissioners: College athletes are students, not employeesPaying players for the sports that generate money could jeopardize many of the college sports that don’t generate revenue.