Brian Kelly became the winningest coach in Notre Dame history earlier this season, surpassing Knute Rockne. No previous head football coach has ever left the Irish to take a job at another school.
Here’s what new NCAA constitution means for college sports fans
On Monday, representatives of the full NCAA membership get the chance to weigh in during a specially called constitutional convention after being given a week to digest the 19-page document.Read More
NCAA streamlines constitution, set to give power to schools
The NCAA on Monday set the stage for a dramatic restructuring of college sports that will give each of its three divisions the power to govern itself.Read More
Second NCAA gender equity report shows spending disparities
The law firm hired by the NCAA to investigate equity issues on Tuesday night released its 153-page report, which includes a series of recommendations to improve the gap among all sports tournaments.Read More
College football championship organizers prepare for kickoff
IBJ sat down with leaders of College Football Playoff Inc. and members of the local host committee to discuss the preparations underway to make the January game a reality.Read More
Teammates for Mental Health will be unveiled this week during basketball games involving the three conferences, including the ACC/Big Ten women’s and men’s challenges.
Shondell, who coached the Ball State University men’s volleyball team to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, was frequently referred to as the father of Indiana volleyball. He coached the Ball State team for 34 years and saw dozens of his players go into the coaching ranks.
The Old Oaken Bucket rivalry will be rekindled this year, and in Indiana’s case, it will be one last chance to find shelter from the Category 5 hurricane this season has become.
Gaze around the state of Indiana landscape in Division I basketball. Find the one and only program voted to win its league this season.
NCAA President Mark Emmert’s words came after the NCAA’s online constitutional convention, during which the entire membership of more than 1,100 schools in three divisions weighed in on the proposed, scaled-down version of the association’s foundational document.
Forget NCAA, the most relevant acronym now is NIL—name, image and likeness. It means that formerly amateur athletes can now be compensated for their popularity in a myriad of ways with a myriad of dollars.
The first rankings from the College Football Playoff committee had the contenders lined up, so now we look at the top names and try to figure out why each would be a good fit for the championship Indy in January.
Host Mason King talks with IBJ sports business reporter Mickey Shuey and with Michelle Perry, a former NCAA executive and now a sports consultant, about what a combined Final Four event could mean for the city of Indianapolis, women’s basketball and the sport’s fans.
The NCAA’s efforts to address equity imbalances could lead to a joint championship site later this decade, with Indianapolis believed to be a likely contender for hosting such a spectacle.
Combining the tournaments was one of the recommendations stemming from an external review of gender equity issues of the tournaments.
National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo also threatened action against schools, conferences and the NCAA if they continue to use the term “student-athlete,” saying that it was created to obscure the employment relationship with college athletes and discourage them from pursuing their rights.
Using the phrase, which has been associated with the men’s tournament for years, was one of the recommendations stemming from an external review of gender equity issues of the tournaments.
Clarity. That’s what October is for.
Wasn’t it just yesterday that Indianapolis was basking in the glow of pulling off the NCAA Tournament, with COVID banging on the door? But the calendar moves on, and now Indy and its 425-person playoff host committee prepares for their next moment of truth on the big stage.
Indiana University quarterback Michael Penix Jr. is cashing in before he goes under center for the team’s season opener Saturday at No. 18 Iowa. It’s the first time a motorsports league has paid prominent college players to help sell tickets.
While leading the Indianapolis-based NCAA through a period of unprecedented change, Mark Emmert has faced relentless criticism. For those outside college sports skeptically peering in, he has become the face of an unpopular and seemingly ineffective bureaucracy.
Hundreds of college student-athletes across the country have started signing endorsement deals and social media contracts, under rules the NCAA approved this summer.
Harkness, who passed away early Tuesday morning at age 81, had a knack for being part of history. He also had a knack for making it himself when necessary.