- Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe; AD McCaw resigns Updated: May-30-16 9:34 pm
Scrambling to find a coach to lead its football program through a tumultuous time, Baylor hired a man known for turnarounds and integrity.
- Baylor AD McCaw resigns in wake of sexual assault scandal Updated: May-30-16 7:49 pm
WACO, Texas - Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw has resigned, less than a week after he was put on probation as part of the school's reaction to a scathing report about its failure to properly respond to allegations of sexual assaults.
- Advocacy groups, district debate transgender athletes Updated: May-29-16 1:50 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Haines School District and a nonprofit Christian advocacy group are at odds over a transgender competitor at the state track meet in Anchorage.
- Students accused in campus sex assaults target federal rules Updated: May-28-16 1:27 pm
ATLANTA - As colleges face increasing pressure to aggressively investigate reports of sex assaults, some critics say the rights of the accused are being trampled. Now they want federal guidance on the issue to be tossed out.
- Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol'days Updated: May-27-16 4:09 pm
Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach.
- Mississippi self-imposes scholarship cuts in football Updated: May-27-16 3:50 pm
OXFORD, Mississippi - Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations and is still investigating more allegations involving first-round NFL draft pick Laremy Tunsil.
- The Latest: US says it's aware of Baylor announcement Updated: May-26-16 7:29 pm
WACO, Texas - The Latest on Baylor University's demotion of its president and firing of its football coach amid criticism of the school's handling of sexual assault complaints involving players (all times local):
- Utah to play rival BYU in basketball again in 2017 Updated: May-26-16 6:05 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah will play rival BYU in basketball again in 2017 in a game that will end a "cooling off period" Utah demanded due to events at recent games.
- Filing in Tennessee Title IX suit suggests drawn-out process Updated: May-26-16 5:12 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Lawyers for both sides of the Title IX lawsuit filed against the University of Tennessee over its handling of sexual assault complaints believe it may not be ready to go to trial for another two years.
- Police investigate Minnesota wrestlers amid drug allegations Updated: May-26-16 1:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota police department is investigating allegations that several Golden Gophers wrestlers have been involved in selling and using drugs.
- Ex-Auburn baseball coach sues seeking $1 million buyout Updated: May-25-16 9:22 pm
AUBURN, Alabama - Former Auburn baseball coach Sunny Golloway has filed suit in federal court seeking payment of his $1 million buyout.
- New athletic director gives Washington unique distinction Updated: May-25-16 5:06 pm
SEATTLE - New Washington athletic director Jennifer Cohen and school President Ana Mari Cauce hope that someday their situation is not noteworthy. That women being in charge of a university and its athletic department at the same time does not make a school stand out.
- Amid turmoil, chess helps Ferguson kids cope, excel Updated: May-24-16 7:53 pm
ST. LOUIS - Ten-year-old Tyson Stegall stared intently at the chess board as his opponent, grandmaster Alejandro Ramirez, pondered a move. The fourth-grader gave a little grimace, then a smile, when Ramirez finished him off with a checkmate.
- Illinois dismisses Nunn after domestic battery guilty plea Updated: May-24-16 7:01 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois on Tuesday dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.
- 2 Purdue athletic courts damaged in water main break Updated: May-24-16 10:35 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Two Purdue University athletics complexes were damaged during a weekend water main break.
- Fort Smith athletic director resigns over mascot controversy Updated: May-24-16 9:53 am
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - The longtime Fort Smith School District athletic director has resigned amid a controversy over a high school mascot's name change.
- North Texas AD Rick Villarreal stepping down after 16 years Updated: May-23-16 7:16 pm
DENTON, Texas - North Texas athletic director Rick Villarreal is stepping down after 16 years, a tenure marked by persistent instability in the football program despite the building of a new stadium.
- Satellite camps, recruiting, hoops hot topics around the SEC Updated: May-23-16 6:49 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Southeastern Conference coaches and athletic directors will convene next week with familiar topics on the agenda, including football recruiting in general and satellite camps in particular, along with strengthening men's basketball across the league.
- Regents groups study Title IX, increasing college degrees Updated: May-22-16 1:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The Kansas Board of Regents has approved a working group to study how the state's universities respond to sexual violence and other sex-based discrimination issues. A separate group will consider whether to find and encourage Kansans with some college credits but no degree to return to school.
- Suit seeks testimony from ex-Texas coach Mack Brown, others Updated: May-22-16 11:06 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent current and former administrators as they dig into one of college sports' highest-profile athletic departments.
- Judge limits helmet evidence in college football death suit Updated: May-20-16 6:45 pm
ROCKVILLE, Maryland - A Maryland judge on Friday limited the evidence a jury will hear about football helmets in a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player in 2011.
- Documents: Ex-NC State player may have violated agents law Updated: May-19-16 4:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - State authorities say they have found evidence that a former North Carolina State football player may have violated the state's sports agent law.
- Syracuse University appoints Daniel French interim AD Updated: May-19-16 11:39 am
SYRACUSE, New York - Syracuse University has appointed Daniel French as interim athletic director.
- Former Missouri coach admits to sexual assault from 1990s Updated: May-18-16 1:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former Springfield coach has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager 25 years ago.
- New CSU stadium expected to finish on time, on budget Updated: May-18-16 2:06 am
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Colorado State University's athletic director says progress is being made on the school's new $220 million stadium and that it will be completed "on time and on budget."