Will Northwestern University football unionize?

Northwestern University's president emeritus said that if the players on its football team are successful at forming a union, he could see the prestigious private institution giving up Division I football.

Georgia State Faces UL Lafayette Sunday With NCAA Bid on the Line

With an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament on the line, Georgia State will face UL Lafayette on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET at Lakefront Arena in the final of the Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Panthers will be looking ...

Father and son have NCAA hopes for GSU Panthers

With one dream and 15 players, the Georgia State University’s men’s basketball team is 80 minutes away from an NCAA tournament berth.

NFL Analyst Darren Sharper Fired Amid Rape Charges

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been fired by the NFL Network, the channel's vice president of communications told CNN.

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.