Jones has started every game for Purdue, part of a five-man unit that has remained unchanged through Purdue’s 24 games heading into Thursday evening’s encounter with Minnesota.
Butler University athletic director Collier announces retirement
Barry Collier, who has overseen Butler’s athletic programs since 2006, plans to step down effective April 30, 2024.Read More
Judge’s ruling in latest antitrust lawsuit against NCAA could lead to billions in damages
Class-action status in the damages portion of an antitrust lawsuit against the Indianapolis-based NCAA was granted by a federal judge on Friday, a decision that could put the association on the hook for a potential multibillion dollar payout to former and current college athletes.Read More
Mark Montieth: A word to describe the late Bob Knight? Complex.
He’ll ultimately be remembered for his coaching acumen, of course. His teams featured what for his era was the ultimate brand of basketball. Controlled pace, crisp ball movement, careful shot selection and stout defense.Read More
NCAA President Charlie Baker to testify during Senate hearing on college sports
Baker, who took over as president of the Indianapolis-based NCAA in March, has been spending a lot of time in Washington, D.C., lobbying lawmakers to help college sports with a federal law to regulate how athletes can be compensated for their fame.Read More
The university made the move after the team lost its ninth game in 11 outings on Tuesday and appeared unlikely to reach the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
A federal judge said Tuesday he will rule “in short order” on a preliminary injunction to stop the Indianapolis-based NCAA from enforcing its rules governing name, image and likeness compensation for athletes as part of an antitrust lawsuit.
Coach Rick Pitino, 71, who a history of run-ins with the Indianapolis-based NCAA, said he believes it’s time for the enforcement staff to stand down when it comes to policing member schools.
The two wealthiest and most-powerful college conferences announced Friday the formation of a joint advisory group of university leaders and athletic directors, with the intent to find solutions to the challenges facing college sports.
The NCAA’s deal with CBS and Warner Bros. Discovery for rights to the men’s Division I basketball tournament accounts for about $900 million annually. That means March Madness brought in about 69% of the NCAA’s revenue.
The lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of Tennessee claims the NCAA is “enforcing rules that unfairly restrict how athletes can commercially use their name, image and likeness at a critical juncture in the recruiting calendar.”
A former scholarship player for Brad Stevens, Grant Leiendecker returned to Butler University in 2023 after spending the previous four years in athletic department leadership roles at Marquette University.
NCAA President Charlie Baker talks growing fanbase, gambling and new tier of Division in 1st address
Baker, who started as NCAA president March 1, gave his state of college sports address at a packed symphony hall in the Phoenix Convention Center.
Both Hail! Impact, an NIL organization for the University of Michigan’s Wolverines, and Montlake Futures, which supports athletes at the University of Washington, have philanthropy at their cores.
Many are looking for one missing piece that is important to them: A revenue sharing program that gives performance units for success in the NCAA Tournament.
The eight-year deal covers 21 women’s and 19 men’s sports, adding tennis, track and field, men’s gymnastics, the women’s Division II and III volleyball and basketball championships and the men’s DII and DIII basketball championships.
Indiana State got off to a 10-1 start, riding its longest winning streak (nine games) since the halcyon days of the legendary Larry Bird.
Navigating potentially choppy political waters was a skill Charlie Baker honed as a Republican in a Democratic state, adapting to a sometimes frosty political environment by making as many allies as possible and choosing his fights carefully.
Penn State coach James Franklin is looking for a replacement for Manny Diaz, who spent the last two seasons as defensive coordinator before leaving earlier this month to become head coach at Duke.
New Indiana University head football coach Curt Cignetti has a plan to make a smooth transition into his new job—hiring all of his coordinators from his previous staff at James Madison University.
The not-for-profit organization that helps Purdue University student-athletes use their name, image and likeness to boost charitable organizations has a new leader.
Donor-fueled collectives that raise money and funnel it to college athletes through name, image and likeness opportunities they facilitate probably won’t go away entirely if NCAA President Charlie Baker’s proposals for paying athletes become reality. But changes will be inevitable.
NCAA President Charlie Baker said his groundbreaking proposal is just the beginning as he tries to shift the association to be more proactive than reactive.
NCAA President Charlie Baker is seeking a new tier of Division I in which schools with the most athletic resources can offer unlimited educational benefits, enter into name, image and likeness partnerships with athletes, and directly pay them through a trust fund.