College & University

How Do 529s Affect Scholarships (and Vice Versa)?

A 529 plan is a type of tax-advantaged investment account specifically designed for college savings. With tax-free growth and withdrawals for higher …

Students

GRUMORS: A running timeline of Jon Gruden to Tennessee Rumors

Tennessee and Jon Gruden have been a thing for nearly a decade now. The linkage isn’t hard to follow. Gruden was a graduate assistant at Tennessee in …

Tennessee Volunteers

Woman charged with stealing $773K from UConn vendor system

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A Georgia woman has been arraigned on charges she stole more than $773,000 from the University of Connecticut by hacking into its vendor-payment system.<p>Police say 38-year-old Muthini Nzuki (moo-THEE'-nee ZU'-kee), of Kennesaw, diverted 32 payments meant for computer vendor Dell …

John O'Brien

Police Search For Gunman Spotted On Michigan State University Campus

<b>EAST LANSING (WWJ) –</b> Police at Michigan State University are still on the lookout for a man who was seen carrying a gun on campus late Friday …

Michigan State University

Finalist withdraws from Iowa State president search

CLOSE<p>Learn about the faculty and students at Iowa State University, Iowa's largest university.<p>One of the four finalists to become Iowa State …

Iowa State University

Tennessee wants Bama ... to put the Vols out of their misery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- It was the early morning hours of Nov. 2, 2014, and for the first time in what felt like forever, the University of Tennessee …

College Football

University of Louisville donor withdraws $6 million pledge over Tom Jurich firing

Tom Jurich’s firing has already cost University of Louisville athletics more than $6 million.<p>Max Baumgardner, an 88-year-old retired pilot and still-savvy investor, protested the dismissal of U of L’s long-time athletic director Thursday by instructing his attorney to change the terms of his …

Tom Jurich

From poverty to philanthropy: Dunlaps discuss journey that led them to FSU

Neither Al Dunlap nor his wife, Judy, attended Florida State University. Until 15 years ago, they didn’t even know where the school was located.<p>But …

Florida State Seminoles

Warner Robins beefs up its support for Bulldogs’ Jake Fromm

WARNER ROBINS —<p>Once you’ve had your name in lights in the butcher’s display, right between the chuck shoulder roast and the jalapeno cheddar burgers, …

Jake Fromm

Dino Babers once told Texas A&M to ‘keep the check’

As you likely know by now, Syracuse Orange head coach Dino Babers was born in Hawaii, and also played for the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in college. …

Syracuse Orange

CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd Speculates That Jim McElwain Could Leave Florida

McElwain has been in Gainesville since 2015.<p>In two-plus years at Florida, Jim McElwain has taken the Gators to a pair of SEC Championship games and …

Sports

How UNC changed its story — and lost its voice on college sports

When Paul Hardin, the president of Southern Methodist University in the early 1970s, found evidence that boosters were paying Mustang football …

UNC Chapel Hill

Five-star Clemson QB commit Trevor Lawrence breaks Deshaun Watson's Ga. all-time passing record on a TD pass

If you haven’t seen Trevor Lawrence yet, there’s now another reason to: He’s the greatest high school passer in Georgia state history.<p>On Friday, …

News (U.S.)

Texas A&M Reels In Verbal from In-state IMer Alberto Gomez

<b>Alberto Gomez</b> of The Woodlands, Texas has made a verbal commitment to swim for the in-state Aggies in 2018-19. There he will join an all-Texan cast …

Swimming

Dark cloud hangs over college hoops, in part because of mounting pressure

Lindsay Schnell, USA TODAY Sports<p>How did we get here?<p>That’s the question on a lot of people’s minds as college basketball season revs up with a dark cloud hanging over the sport.<p>Since the FBI investigation implicating multiple Power Five schools (and their coaches) in a pay-for-play scheme broke a …

College Basketball

Covington High roars into Homecoming 2017 week | NOLA.com

<b>BY MARLEE MONTGOMERY</b><p><b>Covington High School columnist</b><p>Marlee Montgomery<p>Homecoming week at Covington High is a week full of traditions and fun. This …

New Orleans

College football's coaching carousel: Where will Scott Frost be in 2018?

Yahoo Sports<p>When Chip Kelly was filling his staff at Oregon back in 2009, an intriguing candidate emerged. He’d played quarterback in college for …

College Football

TE Mustapha Muhammad, No. 47 in ESPN 300, commits to Michigan

ESPN 300 tight end Mustapha Muhammad committed to Michigan on Friday. The No. 47-ranked prospect chose the Wolverines over offers from Clemson, …

Notre Dame must beat USC for Kelly to put nightmare 2016 behind him

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports<p>Notre Dame is set to face USC on Saturday in a very different place than it was a year ago ... at least in the …

Notre Dame

POLL: Pretend Tennessee’s only choices are Lane Kiffin and Jon Gruden. Which should UT hire?

Yes yes yes, we know these are unlikely hires. Let’s see who wins the poll.<p><b>1.</b> Tennessee still has a head coach, named Butch Jones, for at least a few more days. In the meantime, discussion about who’ll coach the Vols in 2018 is in full swing.<p><b>2.</b> <i>Monday Night Football</i> announcer Jon Gruden has turned …

College Football

Seamus McFadden: USD's ageless soccer wonder

The University of San Diego has had an intercollegiate men’s soccer program for 39 seasons. It has had one head coach.<p>Think about that for a …

MBMB Ep. 37: USC-Notre Dame preview with Anthony Davis, Lawrence Jackson

Basketball

Friday at 4: Bye Week Mailbag Part Two

The bye week mailbag went pretty well. In fact, there were many more questions than any reasonable word count could have allotted for. Then again, …

College Football

Here’s why Anthony Herron says Jim Harbaugh’s No. 19 Michigan will dominate No. 2 Penn State

Joining Colin Cowherd to discuss college football, Anthony Herron says Jim Harbaugh's No. 19 Michigan Wolverines will shut down Saquon Barkley and …

College Football

Two of three Duncanville High players decommit from Kansas women's basketball | Lunch Break

The Kansas women’s basketball program, rocked by the tough break of losing leading scorer Jessica Washington for the season with a torn ACL, also has …

Women's Basketball

After Cal Bears offer Ryan Puskas, recruiting ready to take off for Liberty safety

Ranking Arizona’s top 2019 high school football prospects<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these …

Arizona

Now in Her 70s, First Black Ivy-League President Finds a Third Act

Courtesy of Prairie View A&M U.<p>Ruth J. Simmons, a former president of Brown U. and Smith College, has been named permanent president of Prairie View …

HBCUs

SEC Memes: Could one notorious world dictator be in line to replace Butch Jones?

Everyone wants ‘Bama. That is, everyone wants ‘Bama until they actually have to face ‘Bama.<p>Then priorities tend to change.<p>Tennessee might not want …

Butch Jones

The Blogger Who Became One University’s Scold

CHICAGO — Last January, a website called NM Fishbowl published the explosive results of a public-records request for anonymous exit interviews of athletes at the University of New Mexico.<p>Lobos players, who compete mainly in the Division I Mountain West Conference, said that sports had held them …

Sports

Rutgers doubleheader moved out of Yankee Stadium, football wrestling to be played in Piscataway

Rutgers football will not be playing at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 4 because of conflicts with the postseason run