On a per student basis, in an era of tight budgets, schools are spending more on athletics than academics. Much more.
It’s not just that the Big Ten – historically a football powerhouse – is far and away the strongest basketball conference this year. Realignment is establishing the conference as the country’s premiere league.
How a catchphrase – which many find offensive — got started
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is taking on the NCAA. But why now?
Sure, a college player can benefit from budgeting advice from coaches. But is snooping on spending going too far?
One professor proposes that schools design an academic curriculum centered on sports, complete with credits for showing up to practice. Why the idea has merit
Led by Manti T’eo, a Heisman candidate at linebacker, the Fighting Irish have flourished
Though it took him 102 shots to get there, Jack Taylor of Grinnell College, in Iowa, Makes History
Sure, more TV money can help a school. But only if it’s spent with care
As Penn State’s Nittany Lions open their first football season since in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky pedophelia scandal, TIME takes a look at how the team and fans are showing support as they kick off a new age of football.
A new Joe Paterno bio, written by one of America’s best sportswriters, Joe Posnanski, is intriguing. But it just doesn’t fit the times.
Penn State’s football program faces the daunting task of rebuilding itself while accepting punishment for enabling a culture that covered up child sexual abuse and led to the downfall of a storied college coach