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.
The worst sex-abuse case in sports history ended Monday with a third long prison sentence for Larry Nassar, but investigations involving USA Gymnastics, Michigan State University and the NCAA could go on for years.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is examining how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time for sexually assaulting Olympic gymnasts and other young female athletes.
With President Mark Emmert pushing for swift action to clean up college basketball, the NCAA on Thursday approved setting aside $10 million in reserves to help schools implement new rule changes and $2.5 million annually for any additional new rules.
Paying the relatives of high school basketball players to entice them to attend a particular university may be a violation of NCAA rules, but it isn’t a federal crime, say three men charged in a college bribery scandal.
Rick Pitino said the school had no valid reason to fire him. He is seeking the balance of his contract, which amounts to about $4.3 million a year through June 2026. He was one of college basketball’s highest-paid coaches.
The University of Louisville says in an appeal that the NCAA imposed "grossly excessive" penalties in ordering the vacation of its 2013 men's basketball championship and tournament revenue over a sex scandal.