A Troll Is Trying To Hijack The University Of North Dakota's Search For A New Nickname

When we last checked in with the University of North Dakota in the spring, they had convened a nickname committee to trawl through thousands of nominations to find something suitable to replace the Fighting Sioux. On July 21, the nickname committee met and agreed on five finalists (but not before sitting through a … »9/15/15 10:12pm

Ole Miss Benches Laremy Tunsil As Precaution Against NCAA Process

Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss’ starting tackle and a probable future top-five pick in the NFL draft, was held out of today’s season opener against Tennessee-Martin in what the school called a “precautionary measure.” Tunsil and his stepfather Lindsey Miller filed domestic violence charges against each other after a… »9/05/15 12:31pm

The NCAA Has Always Paid Players; Now It's Just Harder To Pretend They Don't

Contrary to popular belief, the NCAA has only ever truly enforced a nationwide prohibition on payments to athletes for three years—from 1948 to 1951. Prior to that, there was no NCAA-wide rule on scholarships at all, meaning that the full flowering of the popularity of college football prior to World War II was… »8/29/15 12:25pm