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Study reports $603M impact by USM in Mississippi
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - A new study says that the University of Southern Mississippi has a $603 million impact on the state. The Hattiesburg American (http://hatne.ws/2ceTFxD ) details the findings which were released Thursday. The newspaper reports that this was the first independent study of the Hattiesburg-based university's impact on ...
1 points by The Washington Times | University of Southern Mississippi Oak Ridge Associated Universities Hattiesburg Mississippi Clyde Kennard Washington D.C. Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Newspaper
Wojo's Pigskin Picks: Never too early to overreact!
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges Central Collegiate Hockey Association Michigan State University
Wojo's Pigskin Picks: S-Bombs to just duds
It will go down in college football lore as the Super Special Sensational Saturday Spectacular        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges Central Collegiate Hockey Association Michigan State University
Politics of lopsided victories vary between college football coaches
PHOENIX – Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer was critical of his starting receivers after the Buckeyes’ opener against Bowling Green. Same thing with most of the offensive linemen and Ohio State’s kickoff coverage unit. The defensive backs “did okay.”All this after Ohio State set a school record with 776...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | American football Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh Ohio Coaching Oak Ridge Associated Universities Defense Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Man accused of threat to black MTU students sues
Matthew Schultz filed the lawsuit Tuesday in federal court.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | University Michigan Technological University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Student Houghton Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
College football TV guide for the weekend
FRIDAY 4:30 p.m.: Maryland at Florida International, CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). 5 p.m.: Louisville at Syracuse, ESPN2. SATURDAY Morning Utah State (1-0) at USC (0-1), 11 a.m., Pac-12 Networks This game isn’t a gimme for USC, which is reeling from a 52-6 thumping by top-ranked Alabama. It’s a must...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges North Carolina Mountain West Conference American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big Ten Conference Southeastern Confer
Auburn kicker-turned-receiver Hastings catching on already
AUBURN, Ala. — Undersized, baby-faced and sporting floppy blond hair, Will Hastings doesn't really look the part of a Southeastern Conference receiver.Auburn's converted placekicker played the part pretty well in the opener against No. 2 Clemson. He caught two balls to convert third-and-long situations and his third catch moved the chains on fourth down.
-1 points by Boston Herald | American football High school Arkansas American football positions Blond Henderson State University Southeastern Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Trieu: MSU gets shot to sway 4-star LB Henderson
Jaquan Henderson, a four-star from Covington (Ga.) Newton, is committed to Tennessee, and has been since June, but will visit Michigan State this fall.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Ohio Michigan State University University of Michigan Michigan U.S. state Oak Ridge Associated Universities West Virginia
Big Ten football picks: Reality check coming for Illinois
College football's first weekend produced stunners like Houston over Oklahoma — and some silly oversimplifications. ESPN deemed the Big Ten to have had "the best opening weekend" based on its 12-2 record. Hmmm … going 2-1 against the Power Five and losing at home to a MAC team constitutes achievement?...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Big Ten Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Association of American Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation Indiana Ohio Michigan
Why Las Vegas sports books loved opening weekend of college football
Bolstered by the Badgers' 16-14 upset of LSU, Las Vegas sportsbooks cruised to a profitable opening weekend that sent a pair of Texas upstarts shooting up the odds board to win ...
30 points by Las Vegas Sun | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Texas English-language films
College football, NFL games on TV this week
Check out which game will be on which channel and at what time        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities North Carolina American Association of State Colleges and Universities Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Land-grant universities and colleges U.S. state Michiga
Penn State seeks voluntary faculty, staff buyouts
ANGLING TO reconcile budgetary constraints with a high payroll, Penn State University is offering voluntary retirement packages or buyouts to more than 1,200 faculty and staff members.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | University Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Association of American Universities State College Pennsylvania Commonwealth System of Higher Education Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Bowl projections: Clemson, Florida State look good
Alabama and Ohio State also are in the field after the first week of the season.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Florida Southeastern Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Football American football Major Decision theory
Friday’s NCAA women: Baylor rolls past Louisville
Nina Davis scored 21 points to help top-seeded Baylor defeat Louisville 97-63 on Friday and advance to the Elite Eight.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | University of Notre Dame NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Baylor Lady Bears basketball Oak Ridge Associated Universities The Final Elite
Football recruiting: Early look at Big Ten teams for 2018
Northwestern has seven early commitments and is ranked No. 13 in the nation, ahead of Michigan State and Michigan.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference Michigan State University Pennsylvania State University Committee on Institutional Cooperation University of Michigan Central Collegiate Hockey Association Pennsylvania Oak Ridge Associated Universities
UNLV basketball at San Diego State — LIVE STATS
UNLV men’s basketball meets the San Diego State Aztecs today at 1 p.m. PST in San Diego. Follow the game’s live stats here.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Mountain West Conference
Alabama father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
Alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed Jeffrey Morris Brasher and his 22-year-old son, Austin Blaine Brasher.
1 points by Daily News | Birmingham Alabama University of Alabama at Birmingham Alabama University of Alabama System Mile Huntsville Alabama Oak Ridge Associated Universities Fayette County Alabama
Michigan offers 4-star athlete Quindarious Monday
Monday, a junior, has received numerous offers, including from Alabama, Auburn, Florida and Georgia.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Jim Harbaugh Georgia High school Oak Ridge Associated Universities Florida Ice hockey Montgomery Alabama University of Michigan
UNLV roundup: Freshman excels at MW women’s swimming championships
Sofia Carnevale finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke to highlight the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team’s showing on the final day of the Mountain West Championships.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Idaho Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Boise Idaho Big West Conference Pacific-10 Conference Western Athletic Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Mountain West Conference
Bubble Watch: Winners and losers among NCAA tournament fringe teams
Miami, Kansas State, Pitt and Tennessee are just few of the bubble teams that excelled.         
30939 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Team The A-Team Oak Ridge Associated Universities Kansas Big 12 Conference North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Michigan Tech lawsuit stirs free speech debate
Case over backlash against social media post due in court        
-2 points by The Detroit News | 2016 Houghton Michigan University Michigan Michigan Technological University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Houghton County Michigan 2015
TV-radio listings: Feb. 16
TV-radio listings: Golf Women's Australian Open Golf 10 p.m. Skiing Alpine world championships NBCSN 6 a.m. Soccer Fenerbahce SK at FC Krasnodar FS2 9:50 p.m. Soccer Tottenham at KAA Gent FS1 noon
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Tennessee Southeastern Conference ESPN Manchester United F.C. Oak Ridge Associated Universities ESPNU Texas Houston
Man accused of killing 13-year-old thought she was pregnant
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Court documents show a Virginia Tech student accused of killing a 13-year-old girl said he might have had sex with the girl and was worried she was pregnant. Nineteen-year-old David Eisenhauer is charged with first-degree murder in Nicole Lovell’s death. Twenty-year-old Natalie Keepers is charged with accessory before the fact and concealing...
424 points by New York Post | Virginia Roanoke Virginia The Roanoke Times Blacksburg Virginia Capital punishment in the United States Oak Ridge Associated Universities Atlantic Coast Conference Abortion
College basketball roundup: Alabama wins in four overtimes
Riley Norris scored six points in the fourth and final overtime period, including the go-ahead free throws with 56 seconds left, and Alabama outlasted No. 19 South Carolina, 90-86, on Tuesday night at Columbia, S.C. Sindarius Thornwell finished with career highs of 44 points and 21 rebounds for...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Southeastern Conference Pennsylvania State University Basketball Prime number Nittany Lion Big East Conference Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities
TV-radio listings: Feb. 8
Col. basketball Texas Tech at TCU (w) FSSW 7 p.m. Golf Maybank Championship Golf 9 p.m. Pro basketball L.A. Clippers at New York ESPN 7 p.m. Pro basketball Chicago at Golden State ESPN 9:30 p.m. Skiing Alpine world championships NBCSN 5 a.m. Soccer Derby County at Leicester City FS1 1:30 p.m.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | ESPN Texas National Basketball Association Big East Conference United States Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southern United States U.S. state
Army suspends coach for 2 weeks in WakeyLeaks case
Army has suspended defensive coordinator Jay Bateman for two weeks for mishandling information about the Wake Forest football program         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Atlantic Coast Conference Frank Beamer Jim Grobe Head coach Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Wake Forest University Wake Forest Demon Deacons football
Army suspends DC Jay Bateman for role in Wake Forest leak scandal
The Sports Xchange Army suspended defensive coordinator Jay Bateman for two weeks and fined him $25,000 for accepting game-plan information from a Wake Forest radio announcer, the service academy announced Tuesday.
-2 points by UPI | Atlantic Coast Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Wake Forest University Winston-Salem North Carolina
Jackson State asks alumni to give to offset cash crunch
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson State University's temporary leader is asking alumni to dig into their pockets to overcome the school's cash crunch. In a letter sent Monday, interim President Rod Paige says expenses are exceeding income and asks graduates to each contribute $100 to an "urgent fundraising campaign" that ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Jackson Mississippi Jackson metropolitan area Jackson State University United States W23BC Cleveland Indians Jackson State University Botanical Garden Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week of Feb. 6
       
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Pennsylvania State University Association of American Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation Michigan State University User Oak Ridge Associated Universities Weekend
Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas on top of AP poll after wild week
Gonzaga is No. 1 for a second straight week in the Associated Press college basketball poll following a week in which all but four of the top 10 teams lost at least one game.The Bulldogs (24-0), the only remaining unbeaten team in Division I, received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Big East Conference U.S. state North Carolina Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southern United States Virginia United States Confederate States of America
TV-radio listings: Feb. 7
TV-radio listings: Col. basketball LSU at Kentucky ESPN 6 p.m. Col. basketball Texas Tech at TCU ESPNN 8 p.m. Pro basketball Orlando at Rockets Root, NBA 7 p.m. Skiing Alpine world championships NBCSN 5 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Big Ten Conference National Basketball Association ESPN Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference ESPN2 ESPNews Texas
TV-radio listings: Feb. 6

1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas U.S. state Oak Ridge Associated Universities United States Major League Soccer Southern United States Jackson Mississippi ESPN
Lewis, Murray announce engagement
Lewis – MurrayRobert Lewis of Pittsburgh and Kimberly Haggin of Ligonier, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Lewis, to Matthew Murray, son of Timothy and Eileen Murray of Hopkinton.Lewis is a graduate of Penn State University and earned a master’s degree in business administrati...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Virginia Association of American Universities Pennsylvania University of Virginia Thomas Jefferson Oak Ridge Associated Universities Business school James Madison University
Should universities weigh in on Trump's statements?
Immigration ban offers test for Michigan's universities        
198 points by Detroit Free Press | University Michigan Public university Oak Ridge Associated Universities University of Michigan North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Student Wayne State University
TV-radio listings: Feb. 4
Col. basketball Virginia Commonwealth CBSSN 3 p.m.at St. Bonaventure Col. basketball Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPN 5 p.m. Golf Dubai Desert Classic Golf 2:30 a.m. Motor sports Monster Energy Supercross FS2 6 p.m. Pro football NFL Honors Show Fox 7 p.m.* Soccer Arsenal at Chelsea NBCSN 6:30 a.m. Soccer Schalke at Bayern Munich FS1 8:30 a.m. Soccer Mainz at Hoffenheim FS2 8:30 a.m. Soccer Liverpool at Hull City NBCSN 9 a.m. Soccer RB Leipzig at Borussia Dortmund FS2 11:20 a.m. Soccer Middlesbrough at Tottenham NBC 11:30 a.m.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | ESPN Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities ESPNews ESPN2 Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference Big 12 Conference Kansas
How Michigan State fared with decisions on Signing Day
A primer on when Spartans fans can expect MSU targets to announce their college choices on Signing Day.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Florida Tennessee Association of American Universities Georgia Michigan State University Michigan
Georgia State football adds HBCU to 2020 schedule

7 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | North Carolina Oak Ridge Associated Universities Georgia Tennessee South Carolina U.S. state Southern United States Raleigh North Carolina
What's on TV? Detroit sports listings for Feb. 3-5
Sporting events you can check out on your couch on Feb. 3-5        
231 points by Detroit Free Press | North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Michigan American Association of State Colleges and Universities Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges
Yvonne M. Theodore, former Hopkins official who worked to diversify student body, dies
Yvonne M. Theodore, a former assistant to the provost at the Johns Hopkins University whose philanthropic interests were Roman Catholic-based charities, died of cardiovascular disease Jan. 22 at her Canton home.She was 78.The daughter of Richard Powell, a farmer and mechanic, and Alice Powell,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Johns Hopkins University Maryland Baltimore Catholic Church Oak Ridge Associated Universities Johns Hopkins Johns Hopkins Hospital Bachelor's degree
Top 25 capsules: Villanova handles Wake Forest with ease
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Josh Hart scored a career-high 30 points with six 3-pointers and No. 3 Villanova powered past Wake Forest, 96-77, on Friday to reach the finals of the Charleston Classic.Hart, a preseason All-American, made five of his team’s first six baskets to open a 16-8 lead and the Wildcats...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | South Carolina Michigan State University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Washington Charleston Lake Buena Vista Florida Charleston South Carolina Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Lamar Jackson still will probably win the Heisman, but Louisville’s playoff hopes are shot
It was all set up so nicely for Louisville entering Thursday night’s road showdown against Houston. The Cardinals were at No. 5 in the College Football Playoff poll and at least one of the teams in front of them – either Ohio State or Michigan, who play each other the Saturday after Thanksgiving –...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Heisman Trophy American football Mark Ingram Jr. Sam Bradford Touchdown Oak Ridge Associated Universities Tim Tebow U.S. state
Staff picks: U-M will win, MSU could get crushed
Our Free Press sports writers make their predictions for Saturday's Michigan State vs. Ohio State and Michigan vs. Indiana games.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference American football Michigan Ohio Michigan State University University of Michigan American football positions Oak Ridge Associated Universities
How to watch Week 12 of college football on TV Saturday in Las Vegas
Week 12 of the college football regular season is here and with the season winding down, fans only have a couple more Saturday’s to watch football all day long.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Land-grant universities and colleges Big Ten Conference Florida ESPN Mountain West Conference ESPNU
Which team is too low in College Football Playoff rankings?
Western Michigan, LSU and Washington State all have cases to be higher.         
147 points by Arizona Republic | Big Ten Conference Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Oak Ridge Associated Universities Idaho U.S. state The A-Team Michigan Land-grant universities and colleges
Big Ten football picks: No matter who's at QB for Michigan, lay those points
One week at a time? One game at a time? Sorry, football coaches of America, I can't do it. I'm already thinking about what will transpire Nov. 26 in Columbus, Ohio. And I'm not the only one. The Las Vegas Super Book (@LVSuperBook on Twitter) has a line for the game: Michigan plus 6.5 at Ohio State....
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Big Ten Conference Michigan Association of American Universities Committee on Institutional Cooperation Ohio Oak Ridge Associated Universities Illinois University of Michigan
Staff picks: Michigan will win, but Michigan State could get crushed
Our Free Press sports writers make their predictions for Saturday's Michigan State vs. Ohio State and Michigan vs. Indiana games.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference American football Michigan Ohio Michigan State University University of Michigan American football positions Oak Ridge Associated Universities
What's on TV? Detroit sports listings for Nov. 18-20
Sporting events you can check out on your couch on Nov. 18-20, 2016        
231 points by Detroit Free Press | Big Ten Conference Michigan University of Michigan Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Detroit National Basketball Association East Lansing Michigan Oak Ridge Associated Universities
UCLA pulls away for 20-point win over San Diego
T.J. Leaf had 26 points and 10 rebounds and fellow freshman Lonzo Ball added 13 points to help No. 16 UCLA defeat San Diego 88-68 on Thursday night.  Thomas Welsh had 12 points and 11 rebounds as one of six players in double figures for the Bruins (3-0), who failed to top 100 points for the first...
82 points by Los Angeles Times | California Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities California State University Long Beach California Southern California San Diego State University Western Association of Schools and Colleges Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Tom Herman, Houston kiss Louisville goodbye
The Cougars, who closed as 17½-point underdogs, knocked the Cardinals out of College Football Playoff contention in a 36-10 blowout that got ugly early.
4 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Oak Ridge Associated Universities Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big Ten Conference Land-grant universities and colleges Michigan Sports betting Committee on Institutional Cooperation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Wojo's Pigskin Picks: Move over SEC, Big Ten is dominant now
In the next three weeks, the big games will be centered in our humble Midwest, from Columbus to Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Pennsylvania State University Michigan University of Michigan Committee on Institutional Cooperation Michigan State University Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southeastern Conference