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Tulane adds future dates with Oklahoma, Ole Miss

In a busy day on the scheduling front, Tulane secured a serious boost to its future schedules by announcing future games with Oklahoma and Ole Miss. Tulane and Oklahoma will play a three-game series spread out over seven years; the Green Wave will come to Norman in 2017 and 2024, with the Sooners visiting New…

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Five off-the-field Harbaugh lieutenants to earn $100K-plus in 2015

Jim Harbaugh‘s off-the-field staff will be significantly better paid than his predecessor’s. According to an open records request filed by Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free-Press, two non-coaching assistants will earn $250,000 in 2015 and five will top the six-figure mark, up from the salaries Michigan paid for the same positions on Brady Hoke‘s staff. Leading the…

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Haskell Indian Nations U suspends football program for 2015 season

Haskell Indians Nation University, a tribal university located in Lawrence, Kan., and competing in NAIA, announced Thursday it will suspend its football program for the 2015 season, citing the rising costs of college athletics. “Conference changes, the cost of maintaining ten athletic programs, the lack of coaching staff to recruit and develop players and programs,…

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Kansas State to induct four players to Football Ring of Honor

Kansas State announced Thursday that former Wildcats Michael Bishop, Jordy Nelson, Clarence Scott and Darren Sproles will enter the program’s Ring of Honor this fall. This immediately brings to mind one question, “Wait, how could Kansas State have a Ring of Honor and Michael Bishop and Darren Sproles weren’t a part of it until now?” Anyway, the above four represent…

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Kick times set for a number of bowl games

We’re only 100 days away from the official start of the 2015 season, which means we’re only 100 days plus 17 weeks from everyone’s favorite time of year: bowl season. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (MW vs. MAC): Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN Boca Raton Bowl (MAC vs. American): Dec. 22, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN…

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Report: UAB could announce decision to not reinstate football Friday night

There is no official statement saying anything other than there is no decision made yet on the future of UAB football. However, one report suggests an announcement could be made at the absolute textbook news dump hour; Friday night. In a report by Kevin Scarbinsky of Al.com, Alabama State Representative Jack Williams says he has…

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Syracuse, UConn set dates to renew old Big East rivalry

About a month ago we caught wind of the possible revival of an old Big East rivalry being put together. Now Syracuse and Connecticut have put the finishing touches on the home-and-home scheduling agreement. Announced today, UConn will host Syracuse on September 24, 2016 at Rentschler Field. Syracuse will host the Huskies two years later…

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Penn State dismisses CB following drug and alcohol incident

Penn State cornerback Da’Quan Davis was arrested earlier this month for drug and underage drinking charges. That incident has led to Davis no longer being a part of the football program under the watch of James Franklin. “Da’Quan Davis is no longer a member of the Penn State football team due to a violation of…

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Alabama vs. Wisconsin in AT&T Stadium goes primetime

In a scheduling announcement that should have been expected from the start, Alabama and Wisconsin’s season-opening clash in AT&T Stadium in Arlington on September 3 will be played in primetime. ABC will televise the game starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern. The Alabama vs. Wisconsin game was long expected to be placed in primetime, with ABC the…

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If student-athletes must be recognized as employees, Notre Dame prepared for drastic changes

Big changes could be on the horizon for college sports, and that has some concerned about the future. With the National Labor Relations Board still going through a review focused on Northwestern players’ union movement and various court cases taking the NCAA to task regarding how student-athletes are allegedly exploited, Notre Dame Athletics Director Jack…

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