Northwestern football players take union hopes to labor board hearing

The goal: an attempt to revolutionize the way collegiate athletes are treated.

Clark Atlanta Athletics Placed On 3-Year Probation

“We cooperated fully with NCAA officials and are in accord with their recommendations,” CAU Chief Compliance Officer Robert Clark said. “After an aggressive investigation, thorough review and careful deliberation, we are moving forward in the right direction.”

Australian Open: Venus Williams refuses to blame health for early exit

The former world No. 1 came into the year's first grand slam in good form after reaching the final of a warm-up event in Auckland in New Zealand, but despite winning the first set against Russia's Ekaterina Makarov, Williams slipped ...

In the Eastern Conference, Hawks defend a top spot

Going into Friday, Jan. 10’s matchup versus “The Beard” (James Harden) and the Houston Rockets (23-13), the Hawks (19-17) have proven to be a team with a persevering spirit that is producing a winning attitude and results.

Sports Briefs (Jan. 10 - 16)

The Atlanta Falcons say Mike Tice will become their new offensive line coach.

Braves Pitching Duo Joins 2014 Hall of Fame Class

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced today that former Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine have been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, along with Frank Thomas.

Falcons fire offensive, defensive line coaches

Coach Mike Smith took his first steps to help the Atlanta Falcons return to NFL relevance, firing defensive line coach Ray Hamilton and offensive line coaches Pat Hill and Paul Dunn on Monday night.

Southern U QB leads BOXTOROW All-American Team

It's time for the annual All-American team.

Should false rape accusers be sued?

Law enforcement agencies estimate that the number of false rape accusations ranges from 2 percent to 8 percent annually, or between 2,000 and 7,000 cases each year.

Atlanta Hawks show their better half against Kobe, Lakers

No one fears the Black Mamba.

How Mandela Changed Everything With A Rugby Jersey

He emerged into bright winter sunshine, stepped onto the lush field and pulled on a cap.

FSU's Jameis Winston will not be charged in rape case, prosecutor says

Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston will not be charged in a case of alleged rape, the state attorney for Lee County, Florida, said Thursday.

Major College Football Game Sparks Deadly Shooting

A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama college football fan after the end of last weekend’s Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn’t seem upset over the Crimson Tide’s loss to archrival Auburn, said ...

‘Breaking The Line’ explores black college football’s impact on the Civil Rights Movement

What does current African American NFL quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Geno Smith, and former great signal callers Doug Williams and the late Steve “Air” McNair have in common?

Lawsuit against NCAA to pay players gains new life

A lawsuit challenging the NCAA over payment of athletes isn’t going away soon.