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Alabama Extends Saban’s Contract

Alabama Extends Saban’s ContractRonald Martinez/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Winning two national championships in three years has earned Alabama head coach Nick Saban a raise and a two-year contract extension.  The school’s board of trustees on Monday approved the de...

Ohio State Tops Syracuse To Advance To Final Four

Ohio State Tops Syracuse To Advance To Final FourJim Rogash Getty Images Sport(BOSTON) -- (2) Ohio State (31-7) took down (1) Syracuse (34-3), 77-70 in the East Regions Elite Eight to advance to the Final Four.  Sophomore forward Jared Sullinger led the Buckeyes with 19 points while senior guard...

Louisville Defeats Florida To Advance To Final Four

Louisville Defeats Florida To Advance To Final FourJamie Squire Getty Images(PHOENIX) -- (4) Louisville (30-9) defeated (7) Florida (26-11), 72-68 in the West Regions Elite Eight to advance to the Final Four. Freshman forward Chane Behanan hit the go-ahead basket for the Cardinals with 1:06 left in the...

Top-Seeded Syracuse Survives Opening-Game Scare

Top-Seeded Syracuse Survives Opening-Game ScareGregory Shamus/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- (16) UNC-Asheville (24-10) took (1) Syracuse (32-2) to the limit but were unable to seal the deal, as the Orange came from behind to defeat the Bulldogs, 72-65, in the second round of the East Region in the NC...

Louisville Advances In The NCAA Tournament

Louisville Advances In The NCAA TournamentJ. Meric/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- Junior guard Peyton Siva poured in 17 points and had six assists as (4) Louisville (27-9) defeated (13) Davidson (25-8), 69-62, in the second round of the West Region in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournamen...

Syracuse Loses Star Player Before NCAA Tournament

Syracuse Loses Star Player Before NCAA TournamentJim McIsaac/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Syracuse sophomore center Fab Melo will not play in the NCAA tournament because of an eligibility issue, the university announced Tuesday. The university did not elaborate on the nature of the issue. Melo missed ...

UNC Football Hit With One-Year Postseason Ban By NCAA

UNC Football Hit With One-Year Postseason Ban By NCAAiStockPhoto/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- The NCAA handed down a one-year postseason ban on North Carolina’s football program Monday for multiple violations, including academic fraud and a failure to monitor the team.In addition, the Tar Heels...

UNC Football Hit With One-Year Postseason Ban By NCAA

UNC Football Hit With One-Year Postseason Ban By NCAAiStockPhoto/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- The NCAA handed down a one-year postseason ban on North Carolina’s football program Monday for multiple violations, including academic fraud and a failure to monitor the team.In addition, the Tar Heels...

College Freshmen in California Asked to Declare Sexual Orientation?

College Freshmen in California Asked to Declare Sexual Orientation?Hemera/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- College freshman entering the University of California system next year could be asked to identify themselves as gay, straight, bi, or transgender when they accept their admissions offer.The system’s Academic Sen...

Louisville Wins Big East Championship

Louisville Wins Big East ChampionshipChris Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Louisville (26-9) won its second Big East championship Saturday night, knocking off Cincinnati (24-10), 50-44, at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Senior guard Chris Smith scored 15 points while senior forw...

Woman Sues College Over Roommate’s Sex

Woman Sues College Over Roommate’s SexJupiterimages/Thinkstock(EASTON, Mass.) -- Sometime college dorm rooms make for strange bedfellows. Such was the case for Lindsay Blankmeyer, a former student at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., who filed a suit against the school claiming that her ...

Rick Santorum: ‘A Lot’ of People in US Have No Desire for College

Rick Santorum: ‘A Lot’ of People in US Have No Desire for CollegeJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said on Sunday’s This Week that “a lot” of Americans have no desire to go to college and defended previous comments he made calling President Obama a &ld...

Calhoun Aiming For March 3 Return

Calhoun Aiming For March 3 ReturnAndy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Connecticut Huskies head basketball coach Jim Calhoun is planning on returning March 3 after he undergoes his back surgery on Monday. According to multiple sources, the 70 year old desperately wants to return to coa...

College Student Becomes City Treasurer, Takes on $317 Million Debt

College Student Becomes City Treasurer, Takes on $317 Million DebtComstock/Thinkstock(HARRISBURG, Pa.) -- When John Campbell finished class Tuesday at Lebanon Valley College, he had a busy day ahead of him.In addition to a full course load, the 23-year-old student is juggling two jobs. He is executive director of a n...

NC Community College Locked Down After Reports of Gunman

NC Community College Locked Down After Reports of GunmanJupiterimages/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- A community college in Raleigh, N.C., was put on lockdown Tuesday morning after a gunman was spotted near the main campus, ABC News affiliate WTVD-TV reported. Around 10:30 a.m., Wake Technical Community Colle...

Student Pens Letter of Rejection to Oxford

Student Pens Letter of Rejection to OxfordHemera/Thinkstock(HAMPSHIRE, England) -- Every year, thousands of students are rejected from Oxford, one of the most elite universities in the world. But how many times has Oxford been rejected by a student? The answer is at least once, thanks to Elly ...

Iran: 1000+ Students Change Majors to Nuclear Physics, Engineering

Iran: 1000+ Students Change Majors to Nuclear Physics, EngineeringiStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Approximately 1,300 Iranian university students have applied to switch their majors to the field of nuclear sciences following the assassination of a top nuclear expert in Iran, a government official reportedly s...

Three Crimson Tide Players Declare for NFL Draft

Three Crimson Tide Players Declare for NFL DraftRonald Martinez/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- After winning a national title on Monday, Alabama will lose three of its underclassmen to the NFL Draft. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower, running back Trent Richardson and cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick announc...
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