College athletes have more power than ever before, almost everyone can agree on that. What is up for debate is whether that will lead to overdue change, or whether it will throw programs into turmoil.
Protests have been rare during the college athletes’ eight-decades and counting campaign for a bigger piece of the pie &mdas ... (full story)
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, Pa. (AP) — The closer you get to Cambridge Springs High School football practice, the louder the cheers get.
"He's going all the way!" one coach yells after a receiver leaps above a defender, snatching the pigskin above a cornerback's head and sprinting to the end zone. The player is greeted by ... (full story)
HOUSTON (AP) — Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life.
The Houston Texans running back knew he needed help but was reluctant to seek it because of the stigma surrounding mental health issues. He overcame that fear, sought therapy and it changed his life.
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When North Dakota State announced in August it would boost its athletic scholarships to cover expenses beyond traditional tuition, board and books, it sent shivers through the so-called second tier of college sports. Stipends were supposed to be the domain of the biggest schools as they chased top recr ... (full story)
RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada coach Eric Musselman and his assistants hover around a computer screen, shifting names, categories and columns on spreadsheets that will be part of a PowerPoint presentation.
They deliberate over what columns should be named, where names should be placed, the page order, whether certai ... (full story)