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.
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The tournament is expanding beginning with the current season, giving it an equal number of participants as the men’s tournament as part of a concerted effort at gender parity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The panel was announced less than two weeks after the NCAA’s Board of Governors called for a constitutional convention to reform the way sports are governed by an organization with more than 1,100 member schools and some 450,000 athletes.
The updated guidance mostly follow CDC recommendations and come as football practices start across the country.
The review, commissioned by the NCAA in the wake of an uproar over inferior facilities at the women’s basketball championships, offers a detailed accounting of the ways systemic inequities can disadvantage women athletes and constrain the growth of women’s sports.
Small business owners in college towns are sorting out just what it means to strike an endorsement deal with athletes who are now free to profit from the use of their name, image and likeness.
Revenue was down more than 50% over the previous fiscal year, from more than $1.1 billion to just more than $520 million, mostly because the lucrative college basketball tournaments were canceled as the coronavirus hit the United States early in 2020.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said the NCAA’s more than 1,100 member schools should consider a less homogenous approach to the way sports are governed and re-examine the current three-division structure, which includes 355 Division I colleges.
This month, the dam finally broke on college athletes getting paid as the NCAA scaled back its rules. But as some athletes cash in on that shift, a growing number of young basketball players are forgoing college and even high school to play in upstart professional leagues.
The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity.
Here are some questions and answers about “NIL,” the shorthand most commonly used for athlete compensation tied to use of their name, image or likeness.