College Sports Archive

  • Ray And Tracey Leone: Together In Marriage, 3 Miles Apart In Coaching

    Northeastern coach Tracey Leone and her husband, Harvard coach Ray Leone, have fashioned a unique partnership, working with each other at various schools and raising a daughter together. The only thing they haven't done: square off as head coaches.

    Nov 5 2:19 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: Santa Clara's Sofia Huerta

    With Santa Clara clinging to NCAA tournament hopes, Sofia Huerta scored twice to beat Gonzaga and had a spectacular unassisted game winner against archrival Portland to earn our weekly honor.

    Nov 4 3:34 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • UNC facing review from accrediting agency

    The University of North Carolina faces more scrutiny by an accrediting agency after details emerged on an academic scandal.

    Nov 4 11:20 AM ET

  • NCAA Soccer: 5 Things You Need To Know

    In five things you need to know about soccer, Graham Hays looks at schools such as Valparaiso and Stephen F. Austin that went undefeated in league play but still must navigate treacherous conference tournaments to earn a spot in the NCAA tourney.

    Nov 3 2:01 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Embattled Michigan AD Brandon resigning post

    The Dave Brandon era in the Michigan athletic department officially ended Friday afternoon.

    Oct 31 4:11 PM ET | By Dan Murphy

  • Former Iowa St. coach Stapleton dies at 93

    Iowa State says that former Cyclones football coach and Florida State and Vanderbilt athletic director Clay Stapleton has died.

    Oct 30 2:48 PM ET

  • Swofford hoping for closure in probe at UNC

    ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the independent investigation into the academic scandal at North Carolina only will help the NCAA in pursuing its case against the Tar Heels.

    Oct 29 5:30 PM ET | By Andy Katz

  • Emmert says UNC fraud findings 'disturbing'

    NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.

    Oct 29 11:17 AM ET

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: Penn State's Kori Chapic

    Penn State senior defender Kori Chapic took care of things on the offensive end as well in two wins to help the Nittany Lions reclaim the Big Ten title and earned our weekly honor.

    Oct 29 10:34 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Lawyer: FAMU hazing organized by band leader

    A prosecutor says a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.

    Oct 28 6:46 PM ET

  • NCAA grad rates improve as critics cry foul

    College athletes are graduating at better rates than non-athletes, according to new statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA.

    Oct 28 3:40 PM ET

  • Pac-12 passes reforms, including scholarships

    The Pac-12 passed sweeping changes for athletes in all of the conference's sports Monday, guaranteeing four-year scholarships, improving health care benefits and liberalizing transfer rules.

    Oct 27 8:27 PM ET

  • NCAA Soccer: 5 Things You Need To Know

    Florida State and North Carolina fought to a draw atop the ACC, BYU continued to look scary and Portland's NCAA chances came to a sad ending, as Graham Hays recounts in five things you need to know about soccer.

    Oct 27 2:43 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • The Rise of Morgan Brian, America's Next Big Soccer Star

    Don't be surprised that Morgan Brian has already made herself at home on the U.S. women's national team while still in college at Virginia. She's always been far ahead of the game.

    Oct 24 12:38 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Chancellor: UNC fraud 'compounded by inaction'

    An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.

    Oct 23 10:34 PM ET

  • Judge questions $75M concussion settlement

    A federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed concerns Thursday about some terms and the scope of the $75 million deal that encompasses all athletes going back decades.

    Oct 23 3:10 PM ET

  • Okla. St. sues NMSU over pistol-packing mascot

    Oklahoma State is suing New Mexico State over the use of a pistol-packing mascot that it says is "confusingly similar" to the Cowboys' own Pistol Pete.

    Oct 23 1:18 AM ET

  • O'Bannon lawyers want $50M from NCAA

    The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA -- and it's a whopper.

    Oct 22 6:56 PM ET

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: West Virginia's Kate Schwindel

    Healthy at long last, West Virginia's Kate Schwindel scored three goals in two victories that kept the Mountaineers in control of the Big 12 to earn our weekly honor.

    Oct 22 2:56 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Daland, former swim coach at USC, dies at 93

    Peter Daland, who coached the University of Southern California swim team to nine NCAA championships and mentored Olympic gold medal winners, has died. He was 93.

    Oct 21 2:13 PM ET

  • NCAA Soccer: 5 Things You Need To Know

    South Carolina pulled off a big upset of Florida, but goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo avoiding a major injury might have been the bigger win for the Gamecocks, as Graham Hays details in this week's five things you need to know about soccer.

    Oct 20 4:13 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Nicole Dennion Using Soccer Fearlessness To Win Against Cancer

    Last November, Elon University's Nicole Dennion was named conference player of the year. Two months later, she was diagnosed with bone cancer that she's been battling since. But she's circling the days until she can get back with her team. And she will.

    Oct 17 12:24 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Vanderbilt AD out of hospital after procedure

    Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams is back home after being hospitalized and having a procedure for an undisclosed issue.

    Oct 16 9:17 PM ET

  • espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: BYU's Ashley Hatch

    After recording a hat trick in a 3-0 win against Portland and an assist in a win against Gonzaga, both teams previously unbeaten in WCC play, BYU sophomore forward Ashley Hatch nabbed our weekly honor.

    Oct 15 1:44 PM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Slive will retire as SEC's commish in 2015

    SEC commissioner Mike Slive will retire next summer after 13 years leading the league and plans to begin treatment for a recurrence of prostate cancer.

    Oct 15 12:56 PM ET