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SEC commissioner Mike Slive addresses athlete compensation concerns

Although Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't believe college athletes should be considered university employees, he does contend that a common ground can be reached.

Columbia College softball swept by Freed-Hardeman in doubleheader

Columbia College lost both games of its doubleheader against Freed-Hardeman, 1-0 and 2-1 Friday.

NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance for athletes

The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for all athletes Tuesday.

Panel of administrators: NCAA system must change

A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.

Auburn's Barber diagnosed recently with dyslexia

Auburn tailback Peyton Barber, who was diagnosed with ADHD in high school, found out he also has dyslexia, a fairly common combination. Learning what was wrong came as a relief, but not much of a surprise to Barber.

Columbia College women's golf takes 2nd in Spring Open

Columbia College freshman Avery Rochester led her team to a second-place finish.

Columbia College softball sweeps Stephens College in doubleheader

Columbia College softball won both games in a doubleheader against Stephens College on Tuesday that resumed from a suspended game last week.

Columbia College vs. Stephens softball postponed

Monday's Columbia College and Stephens softball doubleheader was pushed back a day.

NCAA urges schools to discuss pitfalls of unions

In a set of talking points issued to school leaders late last week, the NCAA urged school leaders have a unified voice on the topic that could dramatically alter college athletics

Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

His voice quavering at times, Oscar Pistorius struggled to explain alleged inconsistencies in his testimony and broke down sobbing on two occasions, forcing Judge Thokozile Masipa to temporarily halt proceedings.


Union wins NCAA hockey title, beating Minnesota 7-4

Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

Northwestern players see push as spark for change

No matter how they feel about the push to unionize, at least a few Northwestern players see the movement as a spark for change in college sports.

Stephens softball loses twice

Stephens College softball loses twice to Benedictine University. Benedictine won Game 1 2-0 and 6-4 in Game 2.

Columbia College softball claims two shutout victories

The Columbia College softball team beat Hannibal-LaGrange University on Friday 8-0 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.

LSU releases study on football team's economic impact on Baton Rouge

An economic study released by LSU's athletic department on Thursday found that Baton Rouge-area business sales related to the Tigers' sports programs has more than quadrupled since 2001 to nearly $400 million annually.

Minnesota advances on last-second goal in Frozen Four

Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory over North Dakota on Thursday in the NCAA hockey semifinals.

UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon announces he's gay

Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball on Wednesday, making the announcement on ESPN and Outsports. Now he hopes to inspire others in similar situations.

Hall of Famer Bill Russell: Gay athletes face old questions

Bill Russell, who won 11 NBA championships with the Boston Celtics, said talk about whether gay athletes can be good teammates or if they might disrupt locker rooms are the same questions black athletes heard years ago.

Big win, but a long road ahead for college athletes union

Athletes for schools other than Northwestern have reached out about the possibility of unionization, labor organizers said.


Stephens College tennis player Cross named AMC Player of Week

Stephens College senior Emily Cross earned Player of the Week honors.