LOS ANGELES-Pat Haden took on a challenging job when he was hired to oversee a USC athletic program that had been hit hard with NCAA sanctions.
It's been more than two decades since the football team at the University of Colorado hoisted its one and only national championship trophy, and the program has struggled to remain relevant ever since.
Not to dis Mickey Mouse, but Big Ten officials know their fans don't want to go to Orlando every year. Or Tampa. Or Houston.
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien is fervently disputing suggestions raised in a report that player medical care has been compromised after the team doctor was replaced.
Jay Harris, one of the Philadelphia area's top football recruits, was stripped of his scholarship by Michigan State earlier this month after he posted a series of profanity-laced rap videos on YouTube, a source said Tuesday.
Cupcakes are out. Compelling matchups are in.
Brady Hoke was talking the way football coaches do, the way university presidents can't. Imagine, if you will, the snickering in academia if Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman, a biochemist by trade, accused her counterparts at Notre Dame of chickening out on a science fair.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has been suspended for the first two games of the 2013 season due to an unspecified violation of "university and team policy."
Bill O'Brien was angry. His voice rose often Wednesday on a conference call with reporters. Some folks swore they could feel the spittle through the phone.
Colorado quarterback Jordan Webb and former Buffaloes offensive lineman Alexander Lewis were both charged with second-degree assault on Wednesday after prosecutors alleged they knocked a man unconscious in a weekend brawl.
Hawaii's athletic department is scrapping a plan to drop the word "Rainbow" from its men's teams' nicknames.
Former Cincinnati running back Jameel Poteat has transferred to Stony Brook and joined the Seawolves program, coach Chuck Priore announced Monday.
The Newark (Del.) Police Department made an arrest Monday in connection with the Sunday morning stabbing of Delaware senior quarterback Trevor Sasek.
Lane Kiffin has an idea.
Without question, the SEC has become the most dominant conference in the nation over the past several seasons, making claim to the seven straight BCS National Championships.
Georgia Southern football will host Northeast Conference member Duquesne in 2014 when it moves up to the FBS level.
A call the other day to BCS executive director Bill Hancock drew this advisory from a receptionist:
Penn State has 67 scholarship players on its football roster and coach Bill O'Brien sees no reason why that will change significantly by the time the season starts Aug. 31.
Fans are being given the opportunity to name the annual Albany-Stony Brook rivalry football game.
Some of the greatest players have had to wait decades after becoming eligible to get the call from the College Football Hall of Fame.