Boise State University will become the 10th member of the Mountain West Conference starting in 2011, the school and the conference said today in news releases, the latest move in a realignment of college sports.
With its 92-year-old football stadium starting to crumble, the University of Washington began contemplating a renovation half a dozen years ago. One financing idea -- getting $150 million from Seattle-area taxpayers -- ran afoul of state Representative Ross Hunter. The state was reducing college funding, and tuition was surging.
Boise State University will forfeit three football scholarships over the next two years as part of self-imposed sanctions for National Collegiate Athletic Association rules violations that extended to the school’s men’s and women’s tennis and track and field programs.
Knowles Corp., a maker of hearing- aid components and microphones for smartphones, said a Chinese court barred it from a trial where it’s the defendant in a patent dispute with Apple Inc. supplier Goertek Inc.