The Role of Academics in College Sports — Part II

June 14th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Yesterday, in part one of the series, “the Role of Academics in College Sports,” KVNO reporter Brandon McDermott looked at a recent sports study showing the graduation gaps among different student athlete demographics at universities across the country. Today in part two, he focuses on academic incentives in contracts for college football coaches.

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The Role of Academics in College Sports — Part I

June 13th, 2017

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Across the country, college football coaches’ salaries have steadily increased over the past twenty years. In part one of a two part series, “The Role of Academics in College Sports,” KVNO’s Brandon McDermott takes a look at a recent study which focuses on the correlation between college sports team graduation rates and college coaching salaries.

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UNO volleyball adds local talent for 2014

May 28th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – After finishing last year with an overall record of 7-22, the University of Nebraska at Omaha women’s volleyball team has recently added some some new recruits. According to Head Coach Rose Shires, at least a couple should have a big impact for the upcoming Maverick volleyball season.

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