Indianapolis officials say they’re up for the challenge of hosting the eighth annual College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2022, even as they're planning six other big sporting events that take place within a 13-month stretch.
A federal jury on Wednesday found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payments to the families of top-tier basketball recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.
The court in a unanimous ruling rejected the claims of former players Akeem Daniels and Cameron Stingily of Northern Illinois University and Nick Stoner of Indiana University, who argued the companies violated their right of publicity.
The move follows recommendations released earlier this year by the NCAA's Commission on College Basketball, a group that was chaired by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and tasked with reforming the college game.
The father of a top-rated college basketball prospect testified Thursday that his son was offered thousands of dollars on the sly to play at major NCAA programs before a corruption scandal derailed the promising player's collegiate career.
A diversity study finds that white men still "overwhelmingly" fill leadership positions at top-level college sports programs and conferences, leaving a "consistent under-representation of women and people of color" in those roles.