TITLE IXOpen letter to Ken Starr: Stop stonewalling about Baylor rapesThe forcefully written letter details several Title IX failings at Baylor.
CONCUSSIONSNFL donations to brain research benefit league-linked doctors, raise worries about influence on scienceThe NFL maintains a powerful role in science that could affect millions of people and the well-being of their league.
ADSSuper Bowl Marketing OpportunitySome colleges try to get a share of their local market by joining the ad frenzy during the big game.
NCAACommittee on Academics seeks to enhance academic accountabilityAPR changes for postgraduate students considered.
COMMUTEGeography MattersMost public college students enroll within 50 miles of home, so location is more influential than policy makers think.
SA WELL-BEINGU of Michigan “Athletes Connected” program helps fight the hidden battlesAthletes Connected is a partnership among the Michigan School of Public Health, Depression Center and Athletic Department to handle mental health issues, promote coping skills and encourage help-seeking.
NCAAWhy the rush to extend NCAA prez when Emmert has so much baggage?Our guest writer comprehensively, pointedly and angrily questions the 5-year extension of NCAA president Mark Emmert.
F40Forde Minutes: Why the NCAA tournament could look wide openForty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college basketball (“Make UNLV Great Again” hats sold separately).
COACHESFrom social media to geolocation, coaches track recruits more than everCarnival-barking coaches have amused us with their Internet antics.
LEADERSHIPPresident Gary Ransdell retiring from WKUOne of Clips’ favorite presidents will be retiring after 20 years of service.
TURNOVERBeware, football recruits: Your coach likely won't stay four yearsOf the 650 head coaches and assistants who were coaching at current Power Five schools in 2011, 66% of them left the staff by 2015.
RECRUITINGIrish may have committed violation with 18-wheelerNotre Dame spokesperson: "We believe this is permissible because it served as transportation of a coach to visit a prospective student-athlete."
100KMassachusetts’ 6-figure state employees up nearly 25%13,167 employees made $100,000 or more during 2015.
RACEFor Black MenUConn creates new living and learning space for African-American male students. Some see overdue attention to this group's needs. Others see segregation.
COACHINGAlvarez: Tackling the topic of assistant coach salariesPay for football staff has become 'convenient narrative' as coaches come and go.
ROUNDBALLInventor of Jump Shot Dies at 95In 1942 a Wyoming farm kid named Kenny Sailors dribbled up the floor at Madison Square Garden. He stopped, elevated and launched the first jumper that most spectators had ever seen.
T9Baylor faces accusations of ignoring sex assault victimsLongform article alleges poor Title IX compliance at Baylor in rape allegations.
FUNDRAISINGColleges raised $1.2 billion in donations for sports in 2015This was the fourth time in the past five years that gifts for athletics had crossed the billion-dollar mark.
ETHICSQ&A with new Rutgers AD Patrick HobbsNJ Advance Media spoke with Hobbs about the ethics side of his new job in an interview last month.
RANTINGUNC Coach Roy Williams says nasty things about the “Worldwide Leader”North Carolina coach Roy Williams is unhappy with ESPN (understatement).
DONATIONSUS colleges raise $40 billion; Stanford #1 with $1.6 billionDonations increased 7.6% over the previous year, and giving to higher education has increased every year since 2010.
ACADEMICSThumbs up and down from NCAA conventionMany were disappointed that the plan to ease time demands of student-athletes was delayed for further study and didn’t even come up for a vote at the NCAA’s annual convention.
RECRUITINGThe Big 12's biggest concern should be its football talent drainAs more outsiders compete for recruits in Texas -- we're looking at you, SEC -- the Big 12 talent drain is happening again in this year's recruiting classes.
DATADetail on Big Ten expenses and revenues for 2014-2015Here, in exhausting detail, is what Big Ten athletic departments spent/made/paid in 2014-15.
AMATEURISMPay for play in college sports really can be done!David Ridpath praises NY Times columnist Joe Nocera for making the case that college athletes deserve market based compensation above and beyond the current benefit of an athletic scholarship.