The Bednarik Award has been presented to the College Defensive Player of the Year since 1995.
The Maxwell Award, named in honor of Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, has been given to America’s College Player of the Year since 1937.
Former IPFW standout, Frank Gaines, made waves playing with the Oklahome City Thunder’s NBA Summer League Team. In their first game on Saturday, Gaines scored a team high 17 points in OKC’s 76-74 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
The University of Saint Francis Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome one team and four new members in September on Homecoming Weekend when the USF football team plays Trinity International on Sat., Sept. 19.
Geronimo Berroa, Jr., Dezmon Nunn and Clay Wallace all signed contracts to play in the Ozarks Professional Baseball League.
Isaac Haas, a 7-2, 297-pound sophomore, becomes the third Purdue player in the last three weeks to try out for a spot on a USA Basketball National team.
Ralph Green III was arrested in April after police say he slapped a woman who refused to dance with him.
IPFW Athletic Director Kelley Hartley Hutton has announced that head women’s golf coach Jessica Steward has resigned effective immediately, to become the women’s golf coach at Lamar University.
With A.J. Hammons returning for his senior season, the addition of graduate transfer Johnny Hill, and the signing of incoming freshman Caleb Swanigan, expectations are on the rise in West Lafayette.
According to a report by 247Sports, Notre Dame has suspended running back Greg Bryant for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating team rules.
Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan plans to retire after next season, looking to pass the torch after molding the Badgers into a national power during his 14 seasons in Madison.
PFW head men’s basketball coach Jon Coffman has announced the addition of former Bradley student-athlete Xzavier Taylor to play for the Mastodons starting in the 2016-17 season after sitting out next year because of the NCAA Transfer Residency requirement.