With cases of the novel coronavirus rising in the South and West, some governors hope that the threat of a canceled college football season will encourage their residents to follow public health guidelines.
Senators press NCAA for coronavirus rules, criticize schools’ liability waivers
To this point, having received recommendations but no mandates from the Indianapolis-based NCAA, universities have implemented widely varying plans to deal with the novel coronavirus for the upcoming academic year.Read More
Top conferences ask Congress for athlete compensation law
Conference commissioners encouraged federal lawmakers to not wait for the NCAA process to play out before passing a national law that would set parameters for college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images and likenesses.Read More
Appeals court upholds injunction against NCAA on education expenses
The appeals court ruling clears the way for Division I conferences to independently set rules for education-related compensation provided to student-athletes.Read More
NCAA board supports name, image, likeness compensation
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media.Read More
Thousands of parents of college football players across the country grappling with unanswered questions about coronavirus this month as their sons returned to campuses for socially distanced workouts.
The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its sponsored events, one day after the Southeastern Conference made a similar declaration.
Burke, the longest serving athletic director in Purdue University history, died at his home Monday after battling a rare disease for the past year.
The new varsity team at Ball State, where about 500 people participate in the esports club, will help bring esports experiences into education for digital sports production, business, animation and other fields.
The decision clears the way for individual workouts by athletes, mostly on their own, subject to safety and health protocols decided by their schools or local health officials.
Dr. Brian Hainline expressed cautious optimism that college sports could be played during the fall semester, but “it’s not going to be risk-free, that’s for sure.”
Going without college sports pales in comparison to the sacrifices made at hospitals every day, but the absence of normalcy weighs on everyone.
Evansville basketball was known for more than its national titles.
One month after the pandemic forced the cancellation of the lucrative NCAA men’s basketball tournament, officials at athletic departments and college sports conferences across the country remain puzzled by one question: Why wasn’t the NCAA better prepared for this?
Five major football conference commissioners have asked the Indianapolis-based NCAA to relax some requirements to compete in Division I for four years.
In an era when most college cheerleaders were still wearing bulky sweaters and pleated skirts, or at least nothing more risqué than a skirt, blouse and vest, UCLA’s eight-girl dance team broke the mold.
Getting his ring back from the 1980 NCAA championship was nice and all, but David “Poncho” Wright would regain something more important several years later: his life.
Coaches don’t usually leave for a smaller program after a big tournament run, but this divorce made sense.
The documentary purports to tell, according to HBO promotional materials, “the revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins and how the 25-year-old wound up at the center of the biggest criminal case in collegiate sports history.”
The organization had been scheduled to distribute $600 million to more than 300 Division I schools from April to June.
Early this century, the NCAA enlisted the accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a risk assessment, one that looked at the seemingly preposterous notion that the NCAA men’s basketball tournament—one of the most lucrative events in sports—would be canceled.
Indiana University on Tuesday announced the appointment of longtime IU athletics administrator Scott Dolson as the school’s new athletic director.