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The NCAA is working to change its rules restricting athletes from earning money for things such as endorsements, in-person appearances and social media posts.
The conference is in the early stages of a complicated process that also involves broadcast partners and possible neutral site venues, but could have a season starting as soon as Thanksgiving weekend.
The NCAA’s insurance payout for March Madness is perhaps the largest for a pandemic-related event cancellation thus far.
The highest tier of Division I football, the Bowl Subdivision, is not affected because it is not overseen by the NCAA.
Within hours of the board’s announcement, the Division III presidents council canceled fall sports championship and determined they will not be made up in the spring.
More than two dozen Division I conferences had urged the NCAA’s highest governing body to delay a decision on fall championships until a majority of leagues determine whether to hold regular-season competition.
The NCAA football oversight committee is asking the association’s Board of Governors to avoid making a decision soon on whether to conduct fall championships, “so that conferences and schools may have ample latitude to continue to evaluate the viability of playing football this fall.”
The NCAA handed down its latest guidelines for playing through a pandemic while also sounding an alarm: The prospect of having a fall semester with football and other sports is looking grim.
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.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s bill would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow athletes to earn money for endorsement deals and personal appearances.
The appeals court ruling clears the way for Division I conferences to independently set rules for education-related compensation provided to student-athletes.
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.”
The federal lawsuit accuses the organization of failing to address gender-based violence by male athletes against female students at colleges and universities.
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.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA is figuring out the details of how college athletes can be compensated for the use of their name, image or likeness. Social media is expected to play a huge role.
Recommended rule changes that would clear the way for athletes to earn money from their names, images and likeness are being reviewed by college sports administrators this week before being sent to the NCAA Board of Governors, which meets Monday and Tuesday.
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?