Latest College sports News

Parker steps down as Colorado State's athletic director, will serve as special advisor to school

Feb. 19, 2024 16:58 PM EST

Joe Parker is stepping down from his role as Colorado State’s director of athletics after nearly nine years, the school announced Monday. John Weber, an alum of Colorado State, will take over as the interim athletic director. Weber has been serving as the executive director of the...

Arizona hires Desireé Reed-Francois as athletic director to navigate move to Big 12

Feb. 19, 2024 16:05 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has hired former Missouri athletic director Desireé Reed-Francois to guide the athletics department through financial difficulties prior to the school's move to the Big 12. Reed-Francois agreed to terms Monday on a five-year contract that will start at...

NCAA Committee on Infractions member resigns over association's transgender athlete policy

Feb. 16, 2024 15:11 PM EST

A member of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, a voluntary group that prescribes penalties to member schools that break association rules, has resigned over NCAA policies regarding the participation of transgender athletes. William Bock, the former general counsel of the U.S....

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Feb. 14, 2024 13:53 PM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. February 14, 2024. Editorial: Thom Tillis defies Trump, tells colleagues to ‘grow a spine’ on Ukraine Last week we wrote about Sen. Thom Tillis and his disappointing decision to withhold support for the bipartisan...

Northwestern's Izzy Scane is approaching an NCAA lacrosse record. This is news to Scane

Feb. 08, 2024 11:18 AM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Izzy Scane knows all about Charlotte North, another dynamic attacker and one of the biggest names in women's lacrosse. She just had no idea she was on pace to break North's NCAA scoring record, insisting she had no clue. “I didn't actually...

NCAA could add women's wrestling championship in 2026

Feb. 07, 2024 16:16 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics recommended Wednesday that Divisions I, II and III sponsor legislation to add a women’s wrestling championship, a key step to a potential jump from emerging sport status to an official NCAA championship sport. If...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Feb. 07, 2024 07:26 AM EST

Vicksburg Post. February 4, 2024. Editorial: Black History Month has arrived with opportunities to learn Black History Month is officially upon us and, as always, it comes as a great opportunity to not only teach children and adults alike about the contributions,...

ESPN, Fox, Warner Bros. Discovery are planning a sports streaming platform in the fall

Feb. 06, 2024 20:23 PM EST

ESPN, Fox and Warner Bros. Discovery announced plans on Tuesday to launch a sports streaming platform in the fall that will include offerings from at least 15 networks and all four major professional sports leagues. A one-stop app to view most sports should be a welcome sight for...

Longtime Georgia SID Claude Felton retiring after 45-year career in Athens

Jan. 30, 2024 20:52 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Claude Felton, the media liaison for Georgia athletics whose 45-year career at the university spanned from Vince Dooley to Kirby Smart, is retiring on Wednesday. Felton has served in the roles of sports communication director, associate athletic director and,...

Young ski jumpers take flight at country's oldest ski club in New Hampshire

Jan. 21, 2024 15:54 PM EST

MILAN, N.H. (AP) — Some of the Northeast’s best young ski jumpers took flight at the country’s oldest ski club on Sunday, continuing a comeback for the once-popular winter sport featuring speed, skill and sometimes spills. The Eastern Ski Jumping Meet took place at the Nansen...