The Heart Of College Athletics Is Still In NCAA Division III

One of the first stories I wrote in this space almost five years ago was a story about the heart of college athletics and amazingly it still holds true today so I thought I would update this piece. In today’s world people seem jaded about college athletics. This probably comes with good reason given the […]

College Athletes Lost Another Fight To Get Paid. But There’s A Silver Lining.

On Monday, a federal appeals court ruled against three track and field athletes who had sued the University of Pennsylvania and the NCAA on the grounds that they were employees who did not receive fair compensation under federal wage and hour laws. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was the latest […]

Wisconsin Badger Nigel Hayes Calls Out NCAA With ‘Broke College Athlete’ Sign

On Wednesday, Wisconsin basketball player Nigel Hayes told ESPN’s College GameDay that he would join the football pre-game show in Madison before the Badgers took on Ohio State. He said he’d have a “great sign,” too. On Saturday, he delivered. “BROKE COLLEGE ATHLETE, ANYTHING HELPS” Hayes’ poster says, directing viewers to the Venmo account “BrokeBadger1.” […]

Supreme Court Won’t Review Disputes Over Whether College Athletes Should Be Paid

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the contentious issue of pay for college athletes, leaving in place a lower court’s decision finding that rules by the governing body for collegiate sports limiting compensation violate antitrust law. The justices declined to hear an appeal by the National Collegiate Athletic Association seeking to […]

College Students: When it Comes to Plastic, You Have Options

By Lindsay Konsko There’s no doubt about it: College life means buying a lot of stuff. You might not have considered this before, but the type of plastic you use to pay for all of it really matters. Not sure which is right for you? Take a look at the details below. The benefits of […]

College Football Player Spots Boy Sitting Alone At Lunch And Joins Him

It was perhaps one the simplest gestures, but one that will forever leave a mark on one Florida mom. A team of Florida State football players was visiting a Tallahassee middle school Tuesday when one wide receiver went out of his way to join a child who was seen eating lunch by himself. The sixth […]

This College Cheerleader ‘How-To’ Guide Is Complete BS

The University of Washington made a bit of a misstep when they published a guide to cheerleader “do’s” and “don’ts” — solely focused on very specific physical qualifications. The infographic was shared on social media this week ahead of try-outs for the team, featuring a white, thin, young blonde woman dressed in a black sports bra […]