Tuesday was Blackout Tuesday on social media platforms, with University of Alabama athletics leadership and official team Twitter accounts posting blank black pictures in solidarity with the black community. UA players across sports did the same, but Tuesday was far from the beginning from them: UA’s athletes have let their voices be heard throughout the protests taking place around the nation.
AUBURN — There are so many things on everyone’s minds right now, Auburn athletics director Allen Greene said, that it’s difficult to focus on a topic that dominated the conversation just weeks ago — the return of sports.
The Idaho Press is counting down the 25 most important players for the Boise State football team during the 2020 season. Next up is No. 23, defensive tackle Scott Matlock:
The Mountain West Conference voted Monday to eliminate postseason tournaments in baseball, soccer and tennis for next season as part of sweeping changes made to cut costs.
No wonder Aaron Reiss remembers it. After all, he was standing in to face John Rocker, of the 98-mph heater and some nasty prejudices. Good thing it was just to ask a question.
A season-long penalties problem proved to be most costly at the end of Alabama’s regular season last year, in its final possession of a loss to Auburn. Fifteen penalty yards slowed progress on a drive that ultimately ended with a missed field goal attempt on the 11-yard line.
The Idaho Press is counting down the 25 most important players for the Boise State football team during the 2020 season. Next up is No. 24, linebacker Benton Wickersham.
AUBURN — Pat Dye, the legendary football coach who led Auburn's football program to great heights in the 1980s, died Monday, according to multiple reports. He was 80 years old.
BOISE — Boise State football coach Bryan Harsin and men’s basketball coach Leon Rice both issued statements over the weekend condemning the racial injustices in the United States after George Floyd’s killing by a white police officer in Minneapolis sparked protests all across the country.
AUBURN — On Friday, Chandler Wooten tweeted that he was going to continue speaking out. "If you don't like it or you're offended/ & or uncomfortable," he wrote, "please unfollow me NOW !"
University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and athletics director Greg Byrne both released statements Sunday, after days of protests against police brutality on people of color around the nation.
In the wild west, cutthroat world of recruiting, there are the Jared Bubaks of the world, who know where they want to go. All they need is a direct message back on Twitter.
Would MU have gone through with the move to the SEC if Harry Plumer had missed the media conference? Thanks to the kindness of an Oklahoma highway patrolman, we'll never know.
The Idaho Press is counting down the 25 most important players for the Boise State football team during the 2020 season. First up is No. 25, running back Robert Mahone.
College football recruiting is not immune to the peculiar era that has been the spring of 2020. Tennessee (No. 2 in the 247 Sports Composite rankings) and North Carolina (No. 4) are ahead of traditional recruiting powers such as Michigan, Florida, LSU and Notre Dame. Minnesota and Iowa are top 10 teams; Texas and Georgia are not.
Nebraska already has between 150 and 175 student-athletes on campus, Athletic Director Bill Moos said on his monthly radio show Tuesday.
Auburn landed its potential quarterback of the future when four-star dual-threat Dematrius Davis committed May 17. On Wednesday, it landed a guy who knows how to block for him.
BOISE — Boise State student-athletes won’t be able to practice until they have tested negative for COVID-19 and they’ll be subject to regular resting thereafter, according to a campus reintegration plan announced by the university.
In some ways, there hasn't been a startling difference in operations for New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis caused by restrictions associated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Orleans Saints fans didn't know that in games against Pittsburgh in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, during the 2016 preseason or 2018 regular season, they'd had a glimpse of the future.
MOSCOW, ID — Lizzy Klinker wants to be the president of the United States. And the Fairfield, Montana native and basketball star believes the caliber of her degree from the University of Idaho will get her there.
Rocky Mountain College men’s basketball head coach Bill Drekiosen has announced the addition of former Billings West standout Logan Meyer to the Battlin’ Bears roster.
TEMPE – Although wrestling is thriving at the developmental level in the West, the same can’t be said of the sport at Division I universities.
Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball head coach Wes Keller has announced the signing of Josie Eccher, who will join the Battlin’ Bears program from Montrose High School, Montrose, Colo.aHarHar
University of Montana Western linebacker Jason Ferris has signed a contract as an undrafted free agent with the National Football League's Carolina Panthers.
GREAT FALLS, MT – The University of Providence volleyball program announced the 2020-2021 recruiting class Friday afternoon. The class contains 12 signees, including seven from the state of Montana.
Rocky Mountain College women’s head basketball coach Wes Keller announced Friday that Teegan Ewing has signed a Frontier Conference Letter of Intent to join the Battlin’ Bears.
TEMPE – In 2004, the shocking news that Pat Tillman, a former Arizona State and Arizona Cardinals defensive standout, had been killed in action while serving with the elite Army Rangers in Afghanistan rippled through the Valley.
LOS ANGELES – One month ago, every sporting event in the nation came to a screeching halt to thwart the rapid spread of deadly COVID-19. The first to shut down were the professional leagues – and then came the biggest competition in college basketball: March Madness.
Rocky Mountain College women’s head basketball coach Wes Keller announced today that Laiten Lantis has signed a Frontier Conference letter of intent to join the Battlin’ Bears for the 2020-21 season.
Rocky Mountain College men's head basketball coach Bill Dreikosen has announced the signing of junior college transfer Raoul Harley to a Frontier Conference letter of intent. He will join the Battlin’ Bears this fall.