“This is a college student, who by the rules of the NCAA, is not allowed to have any kind of work study. He can’t have a job. I don’t think that it is far-fetched,” said Lori Pelletier, Executive Secretary-Treasurer from the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.
Temple University says it is cutting seven sports programs in 2014, including baseball, women’s rowing and softball, among others. Nine coaches will lose their jobs.
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This week, for the first time in a dozen years, when the NFHCA Division I National Field Hockey Coaches Poll was released, it included Temple.
The WCU Golden Rams have won back-to-back Division II National Championships and they are the favorite to make it three straight titles.
As of July 1, however, what used to be the Big East has now dissolved into the American Athletic Conference, which is what basically used to be Conference USA. That’s where Temple now resides.
Lawyers for former student athletes are seeking to turn their lawsuit against the NCAA over compensation into a class action representing thousands of collegiate competitors.
Julie Hermann has started her first full day as Rutgers’ athletic director.
The Temple Owls are on their way to Dayton for Friday’s NCAA tournament contest against North Carolina State.
Sir’Dominic Pointer raced down the court and hit a jumper from the corner at the buzzer to lead St. John’s to a 63-61 come-from-behind win over Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.
Treveon Graham scored 17 points, and hot-shooting VCU beat Saint Joseph’s 82-79 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday night.
La Salle loses to Butler, 69-58 in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals, and now the Explorers must await their NCAA tournament fate.
Russ Smith scored 28 points in a bittersweet homecoming, leading No. 4 Louisville into the Big East tournament semifinals with a 74-55 victory over Villanova on Thursday night only hours after the death of his esteemed high school coach.
Langston Galloway hit two free throws with 1.4 seconds left to lead Saint Joseph’s past Xavier 58-57 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.
Traevon Jackson made a contested 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with 15 points, and No. 22 Wisconsin survived an upset scare from Penn State with a 63-60 win Sunday in its regular-season finale.