Beholden to the head coach, the strength and conditioning coach is often tasked with doling out punishment to players in the form of extra push-ups and sprints.
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North Carolina officials suspended 13 football players who sold their university-issued sneakers. But their aversion to shoe money does not apply to their own incomes.
Maryland’s president apologized to the family of a football player who died after a workout in May, bringing a harsh spotlight to how Durkin, the head coach, ran the team.
Durkin has been placed on leave while the university investigates accusations about mistreatment of players that surfaced after a player collapsed during a workout and died weeks later.
Meyer, the Ohio State football coach, told the news media last week that he had long been unaware of accusations that assistant coach Zach Smith had assaulted his wife in 2015.
The remarkably successful Ohio State football coach is learning that tolerance for off-the-field problems is at an all-time low.
A report by an independent journalist included text message exchanges suggesting Meyer knew of Zach Smith’s abusive relationship with his wife. Meyer said last month he did not.
Want to play volleyball or field hockey or soccer in college? Say goodbye to your summer.
Staff turnover has proved crushing to other college football programs. For Alabama, it’s business as usual.
Keith Mumphery was twice cleared of an alleged sexual assault. Then he was tried a third time, without even knowing it. And then his life collapsed.
The blunt-spoken Mallory led Colorado to the Orange Bowl, found success at Miami of Ohio and Northern Illinois, and took Indiana to six bowl games.
Binghamton, N.Y., home of the Mets’ Class AA team, is embracing the so-called Tebow effect. Churches want him, and restaurant menus invoke him.
Bruce had the unenviable task of following the revered Woody Hayes, but he compiled 81 victories over eight seasons before being fired.
An early signing period in December has affected college football recruiting, giving the prospects who wait more leverage and helping the best programs.
The police found Hilinksi, who was expected to start at quarterback for the Cougars next season, after he did not show up for a practice.
Brian Hanlon is a prolific sculptor of sports-related statues, the guiding hand behind an assembly line that starts in a New Jersey chicken coop.
In 1998, when Jackson was making what turned out to be premature retirement plans, a Times reporter chronicled a game day with him in Ann Arbor.
Confident and capable, Tagovailoa arrived just in time to deliver Alabama’s latest national championship.
The true freshman Tua Tagovailoa replaced Alabama’s starting quarterback, Jalen Hurts, at halftime, and led the Crimson Tide past Georgia in a thrilling comeback.