As commissioner, Bobby Cox pushed for more corporate sponsors and better technology while promoting better sportsmanship and stronger health initiatives.
After long opposing federal intervention, NCAA seeks congressional help
With nearly 30 states considering some form of legislation that tackles athlete compensation, NCAA President Mark Emmert said he is now open to federal lawmakers potentially crafting uniform guidelines that help reshape the college athletic model.Read More
NCAA urges California governor not to sign ‘fair pay’ bill
The outcome is being closely watched as one of the biggest challenges in years to the Indianapolis-based NCAA’s longstanding and far-reaching model of amateur sports.Read More
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who co-chairs a bipartisan congressional working group on athlete compensation with Utah Republican Mitt Romney, also announced they would meet Tuesday with NCAA President Mark Emmert to discuss national policies for paying athletes.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said he is spending most of his time trying to figure out how the NCAA and its hundreds of member schools will allow college athletes to get compensation under the auspices of amateur athletics.
Following California’s lead, Florida lawmakers are tackling NCAA rules that prohibit college athletes from reaping financial benefits from their prowess in the arena of big-money sports.
California will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the Indianapolis-based NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape amateur sports in the United States.
USA Diving has been losing money in recent years. The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee in February threatened to decertify the organization if it did not make changes.
Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday, setting up a potential confrontation with the Indianapolis-based NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of powerhouse programs like USC, UCLA and Stanford.
The victim is among divers suing Indianapolis-based USA Diving, alleging it didn’t do enough to stop coach William Bohonyi.
Li Li Leung said she has spoken with more than 400 members of the gymnastics community—including Larry Nassar victims—in an attempt to create an open dialogue about what USA Gymnastics needs to become if it wants to survive.
It wasn’t the first time Biles had criticized Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics and its former president, Steve Penny, for its inaction against Larry Nassar. But rarely has she been as emotional in public as she was Wednesday,
Westfield-based Henke Development Group, which helped the city develop Grand Park, plans to spend $77 million developing Championship Park, a commercial development on land next to the sports park. A hotel could also be part of the project.
The Indianapolis-based organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of people, including child welfare advocates and survivors of emotional and sexual abuse.
The embattled organization announced it had removed Edward Nyman on Tuesday, barely 24 hours after naming him as its first full-time director of sports medicine and science.
A new lawsuit seeks to protect potentially thousands of abused gymnasts who might not have known about a deadline for filing claims against USA Gymnastics in the embattled group's ongoing bankruptcy.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is preparing for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand. Its board of governors will be considering new gambling policies at its next several meetings.
The U.S. Olympic Committee has tried to remove itself as a defendant in a number of other similar lawsuits, contending it should not be held legally responsible for Larry Nassar's crimes.
Leung, the fourth person to lead the gymnastics organization in the last two years, most recently was vice president of global partnerships for the NBA.
With a big assist from the Indiana Sports Corp., Indianapolis has had quite a run, hosting more than 450 sporting events over four decades, including a Super Bowl, seven NCAA men’s basketball Final Fours and dozens of amateur world championships.
Special counsel Bill Forsyth released a report Friday that accuses the school of fighting the release of certain relevant documents and releasing others that were “irrelevant.”