Val Ackerman is the commissioner of the Big East Conference. In this interview with espnW, she explains why she doesn’t think college athletes should be paid and why she loves leading a league without football.
The Yankees and Dodgers are each one win away from the World Series. How’d they put themselves in that position? Find out in my latest for CBS Local.
How does a basketball referee make it to the NBA? How do refs work together on the court and what do they do to improve? As part of espnW’s “Women with Cool Sports Jobs” series, I spoke with the NBA’s only female referee, Lauren Holtkamp, to find out. More goes into the job than you probably realize.
LSU and Texas A&M scored big wins on Saturday, mostly due to defense. Alabama and Georgia remain undefeated. Read all about it, plus check the videos of a couple incredible catches, in my latest SEC football report.
The Dodgers and Astros are through to the next round, thanks mostly to their bats. One and possibly two teams will join them later today. Here are the key storylines as the MLB playoffs move forward:
LSU got a much-needed win, but squeaking past Florida doesn’t tell us all that much. I take a look at that game and everything else in the SEC in my weekly report for CBS Local.
Saturday will be just the fourth night game in Michigan Stadium history. A school like Penn State has no problem hosting games under the lights. Why does the University Michigan—its administration, head coach, and many of its fans—reject the idea? What do players think? I sought answers in an in-depth story for Scout.