Alabama Boosters Are Paying For Nick Saban's House

It is very good to be a successful football coach at a school where people care too much about that sort of thing. According to a report from AL.com, Nick Saban sold his Tuscaloosa home to a Bama booster club, and still lives there while the boosters pay the property taxes. » 10/27/14 11:53am 10/27/14 11:53am

Old-Time College Football Booster Gets Wistful About Paying Players

Roy Adams, an infamous booster in SEC country, thinks the game has changed of late and that the players and boosters don't have the same relationship. He thinks the players want too much money. Don't get Adams wrong, he'd probably still give it to them and brag about it, but it's just not as quaint as it used to be. » 10/05/13 1:46pm 10/05/13 1:46pm

How North Dakota Lost Its Mind Over A "Choke Job"

On Feb. 16, the Northern Arizona basketball team rallied to beat North Dakota in overtime, 74-72. In a postgame interview with North Dakota head coach Brian Jones, the team's radio guy, Paul Ralston, a university employee, called the loss a "choke job." What ensued was the most pitiful college sports "scandal" in… » 5/16/13 1:45pm 5/16/13 1:45pm

NCAA Had Nevin Shapiro's Defense Attorney On Its Payroll, Suspends…

Not a good day for the NCAA. The enforcement program, the hired guns responsible for investigating and recommending penalties for NCAA infractions, has come under its own scrutiny. The probe into the University of Miami booster scandal has been put on hold today, as president Mark Emmert announced a number of problems… » 1/23/13 2:10pm 1/23/13 2:10pm

Oregon Football Boosters Are Mad That Chip Kelly Doesn't Hang Out With…

The Chip Kelly era has brought the Oregon Ducks to two Rose Bowls and a BCS Championship Game in three seasons—and a Fiesta Bowl appearance this season—so it'd seem difficult to complain about the then-unknown New Hampshire offensive coordinator who took over a Pac-10 program. And yet, some of the university's… » 12/20/12 3:50pm 12/20/12 3:50pm

Idaho State Hoops Gets Its Own Pay-For-Play Scandal

Something very strange and secretive is going on in Pocatello. NCAA investigators have swarmed Idaho State's campus to see if a whistleblowing former coach is right, and a booster has been paying off recruits and JuCo coaches to play basketball for the university. » 6/04/12 10:15am 6/04/12 10:15am

Oklahoma State Gambled Millions That Its Boosters Would Die, And Lost

For billionaire businessman and Oklahoma State sugar daddy T. Boone Pickens, only two things are certain: wind and death. Well, the wind farm didn't work, and neither did Pickens's genius fundraiser idea to take out life insurance policies on some of OSU's richest and most elderly donors. » 3/20/12 12:25pm 3/20/12 12:25pm

And You Thought Boosters Would Let Butch Davis Go Without A Lawsuit

Clearly we underestimated the value of two straight Meineke Car Care Bowls. But Butch Davis is something of a hero in Chapel Hill, where he took the Tar Heels from mediocrity to ACC Success, which we remind you is not the same as actual success. » 8/08/11 2:15pm 8/08/11 2:15pm

UConn Booster Goes Crawling Back To The Place That Loves His Money


University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Chairman Larry McHugh announced last night that the academic institution has reached detente with booster Robert G. Burton. » 2/12/11 4:30pm 2/12/11 4:30pm

A Former UConn Football Player Puts Robert Burton In His Place

Booster Robert Burton made some news yesterday thanks to the obnoxious letter he sent to UConn's athletic director, Jeff Hathaway, explaining why he will no longer donate money to the school's football program. Robert Lunn, a former UConn player, responds. » 1/26/11 2:30pm 1/26/11 2:30pm

Here's The Angry Letter That UConn Donor Wrote Demanding His Money Back

Robert G. Burton didn't want Paul Pasqualoni. He wanted Steve Addazio. As a result, he's taking his money and going home. Here's what he wrote to Connecticut AD Jeff Hathaway. » 1/25/11 4:50pm 1/25/11 4:50pm