Knight Commission Seeks Changes in College Football Playoff

WASHINGTON — The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called for the College Football Playoff to invest some of its revenue for the first time in national initiatives supporting the health and safety of football players and in programs to increase diversity among football coaches. In addition, the Commission urged the College Football Playoff to follow the […]

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Why Do Rich Athletes Go Broke?

From The BASN News Wire LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — The average professional athlete will make more money in one season than most Americans will make in their entire lives – but many of them will blow their fortunes. “Despite those amazing salaries, 78 percent of NFL players, 60 percent of NBA players and a large […]

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Canisius College goalie Charles Williams named Hobey Baker Award finalist

By William Douglas, The Color of Hockey Canisius College goaltender Charles Williams is a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, the coveted prize for the top NCAA Division I men’s hockey player. Williams, a transfer graduate student who’s enjoying an outstanding year between the pipes for the tiny Buffalo college, was one of 10 players […]

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2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament TV Schedule

NEW YORK — The TV schedule for the 2017 NCAA Women’s basketball tournament. All times Eastern (games are shown on a regional basis) First/second rounds Friday, March 17 XFINITY Center (College Park, Maryland) (3) Maryland vs. (14) Bucknell, Noon (ESPN2/WATCHESPN) (6) West Virginia vs. (11) Elon, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2/WATCHESPN) Frank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas) (6) NC […]

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Longtime coach Ben Jobe dies at 84

BATON ROUGE, La. — Ben Jobe, an iconic basketball coach who guided Southern to multiple Southwestern Athletic Conference championships, died Friday. He was 84. Former coach of the Denver Nuggets and ex-president of the Indiana Pacers Donnie Walsh, who was an assistant at the University of South Carolina with Jobe, once put him in perspective, […]

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