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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Athlete sues University of Idaho over mistakes in her sexual assault case

Former diver Mairin Jameson sued the University of Idaho in federal court this week, seeking monetary damages for the university’s mistakes in


New ‘caretaker’ Pete Isakson plots course for Idaho athletics

For interim athletic director Pete Isakson, the prevailing rationale for his return to the University of Idaho in February of 2017 was pretty simple.


Sports letters: Firing of Rob Spear at University of Idaho is surprising, devastating

The loss of Rob Spear as University of Idaho’s athletic director is surprising and devastating.


John Blanchette: Rob Spear, University of Idaho failed where it matters most – taking care of students

On Thursday, Idaho’s state board of education finally cut loose University of Idaho athletic director Rob Spear after lots and lots of investigation and risk assessment and hand-wringing. And presumably …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 7:02 p.m.

Athletic director Rob Spear fired at University of Idaho

The Idaho State Board of Education Thursday morning fired University of Idaho athletics director Rob Spear. The action concludes a four-month administrative leave for Spear. He was suspended by UI …


Idaho athletics trying to balance revenue shortfall, leadership uncertainty with new arena project on the horizon

It has been quite a year at the University of Idaho – roiled by sudden leadership changes and a thorny transition in the football program.


Independent report sheds no new light on Idaho’s handling of sexual assault, harassment complaints

A long-awaited report on the University of Idaho’s handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints five years ago contained no startling new information and offered conclusions that have been debated …


Idaho State Board of Education meets, makes no decision on future of Idaho athletics director Rob Spear

For the second time in a month, the Idaho State Board of Education met in a lengthy executive session on Friday in Boise to discuss the fate of Idaho athletics …


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Idaho State Board of Education delays decision on Idaho athletics director Rob Spear

Rob Spear was placed on a 60-day administrative leave in April by Idaho President Chuck Staben following social media accounts early this year from two former Vandals women athletes. The …


UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 5:27 p.m.

University of Idaho extends AD Rob Spear’s administrative leave

Uncertainty over the future of University of Idaho’s athletics remains ongoing after the UI announced Thursday it was indefinitely extending the administrative leave of athletics director Rob Spear.


Sexual assault accusation against Idaho student athlete surfaces

The Moscow Police Department disclosed that a University of Idaho student athlete was accused of sexual assault last year, contradicting a statement by the athletic director that his department has …


UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018, 11:16 a.m.

Associated Students of the University of Idaho approve resolution calling for athletic director Rob Spear’s resignation

In a Wednesday night meeting that lasted more than three hours, the Associated Students of the University of Idaho Wednesday approved a resolution calling for the resignation of athletics director …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

University of Idaho places athletic director Rob Spear on administrative leave

One day before an Associated Students of the University of Idaho vote on whether athletics director Rob Spear should be fired, UI president Chuck Staben announced he is placing Spear …


Idaho AD Rob Spear’s future uncertain

As the Associated Students of the University of Idaho listened Wednesday night to testimony about a resolution they will vote on next week calling for the firing of Vandals athletics …


Idaho athletic department admits to mistakes in handling of sexual assault, harassment complaints against football player in 2013

Diver Mairin Jameson and distance runner Maggie Miller reported six instances of harassment by wide receiver Jahrie Level in 2013 to Moscow Police and members of the university’s athletic department …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

College football title pits rich vs. richer. Idaho Vandals won’t play that game.

Almost two years after University of Idaho President Chuck Staben announced that the Vandals would no longer compete in college football’s top division, and a month after the school won …


Schools make contingency plans while hoping smoky skies abate by Saturday

Will college football in the Inland Northwest be saved from smoky skies this weekend?


University of Idaho teams with timber industry for new basketball arena

In the unending desire of higher education institutions to differentiate themselves as unique, the University of Idaho is aligning itself with the state’s widely recognized timber industry.


Board pushes back University of Idaho’s request to put more institutional funds toward athletics

The University of Idaho wants more of its state funding to go to athletics to cover a projected deficit, and the State Board of Education wants more details before it …


Lewiston man’s online petition seeks to keep Vandals in FBS

The University of Idaho football team made its statement last week in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Now a Vandals booster is trying to make another one.


Idaho Vandals not a lock for Arizona Bowl

For weeks the University of Idaho football team’s most likely bowl destination appeared to be the Arizona Bowl on Dec. 30 in Tucson. But that’s not so certain now.


Vandals unveil plan for $30 million basketball, multi-use facility

A new home for University of Idaho events was unveiled on Friday. The Idaho Arena will be 4,700-seat, 70,000-square-foot athletics facility that will be home for the Vandal men’s and …


Idaho’s move to FCS has big funding implications

Hugh Diener doesn’t think of it as a boycott. He’s merely sticking to what he – and other boosters – told University of Idaho president Chuck Staben months ago.


Email reveals Spear wanted to delay FCS move

A week before the University of Idaho announced that it would become the first school to drop from the highest level of college football, athletic director Rob Spear wanted to …


Wyoming football game at Idaho in 2018 dropped

Wyoming will not make a scheduled road trip to Idaho in 2018 because Idaho is dropping out of the Football Bowl Subdivision.


John Blanchette: Idaho president Chuck Staben made the right call for Vandals

Here’s a guess: the next time University of Idaho president Chuck Staben joins his educrat compadres at a convention or gathering, every five minutes or so he’ll get clapped on …


Changes Idaho Vandals basketball staff as Helbling, Palacio leave program

Chris Helbling, who served as assistant coach, and Milt Palacio, who served as Director of Player Development, are no longer with the Idaho men’s basketball program, Idaho athletic director Rob …


WSU, arena host 9th NCAA games since 2001

When the Duke and Maryland women’s basketball teams tip off this afternoon at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, it will be the ninth time since 2001 that Washington State University has …


UI details plans to raise $30 million for arena

The University of Idaho is moving forward with plans to aggressively raise funds for a $30 million multiuse on-campus arena, UI president Chuck Staben and athletic director Rob Spear informed …


Idaho, Florida agree to declare suspended game “no contest”

With oddsmakers casting them as 36 1/2-point underdogs, the Idaho Vandals’ season opener at Florida last Saturday was being dismissed as no contest well before kickoff. Now that’s what it …