Peyton Manning has lived in Denver since retiring from the NFL a month after becoming the first quarterback to win Super Bowls with two different teams.
Colts, 3 other NFL teams remain under 50% vaccinated, source says
Pittsburgh, Miami, Carolina and Denver have the highest vaccination rates and are among 10 teams that have achieved at least 85%.Read More
NCAA could seek once-radical solutions after Supreme Court loss
After the NCAA’s stinging legal loss this week, college sports leaders are acknowledging the path forward will have to include changes that once seemed antithetical to the mission.Read More
NCAA’s D1 Council hopes athlete pay rules get hashed out in June
The NCAA Division I Council plans to act on legislative proposals next month that would allow athletes to be paid to be sponsors, social media influencers and product endorsers, the governing body for college sports announced Wednesday.Read More
Supreme Court skeptical of NCAA’s case for withholding benefits from student athletes
In 90 minutes of arguments held via teleconference, justices across the ideological divide grilled the NCAA’s lawyer and repeated criticisms that the organization invokes its defense of amateurism as a way to increase profits while keeping its labor cost low.Read More
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.
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.
The 24-member NCAA Division I Board of Directors is expected to approve the historic recommendation Wednesday, the eve of the July 1 date that athletes rights advocates have been pointing toward with anticipation for months.
In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the high court on Monday unanimously sided with a group of former college athletes in a dispute with the NCAA over rules limiting certain compensation.
The photo for Gretzky’s rookie card was taken just weeks after he left the Indianapolis Racers, where the 17-year-old phenom played eight games (including home games at Market Square Arena) before his contract was sold to the Edmonton Oilers.
Vinatieri, 48, entered the league as undrafted free agent and became known as the best clutch kicker in NFL history. He made 29 game-winning kicks during his career and scored a franchise-record 1,515 points with the Indianapolis Colts.
The source, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the conversations are ongoing, said the league is evaluating all aspects of the combine, including the player experience.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that has often deterred players in high-profile sports from switching schools, two people with knowledge of the council’s decision told The Associated Press.
The Division I Council meets Wednesday and Thursday, and the agenda includes voting on a proposal that would grant all college athletes the ability to transfer one time as undergraduates without having to then sit out a season of competition.
If the former college athletes who brought the case win, colleges could end up competing for talented student athletes by offering over-the-top education benefits worth tens of thousands of dollars.
The difference in a top-50 basketball player headed to Duke University or Kentucky and an unranked kid heading to Loyola Chicago might have felt like night and day 15 years ago. Now, the difference is negligible — if it exists at all.
NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt responded to athletes’ renewed demands for compensation Thursday by saying he supports and encourages their right to free speech within the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s rules.
Despite the current gridlock, NCAA President Mark Emmert said he is still hopeful the NCAA will have uniform national name, image and likeness rules in place before the start of next football season.
Players will lose their NCAA eligibility but are promised a minimum salary of at least $100,000 per year, full health care insurance coverage, and aree guaranteed up to $100,000 for college tuition should they end their pursuit of a pro basketball career.
Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick said the school went public last week with its decision not to be included in EA Sports’ new college football video game to call attention to a major issue that has not been thoroughly addressed.
The team’s return to the IUPUI campus follows challenges in scheduling weekend games at Lucas Oil Stadium, which already has a busy slate of conventions and other sporting events throughout the year—including Indianapolis Colts home games.
EA Sports announced Tuesday that it is bringing back its college football video game series, a beloved franchise that was discontinued in 2013 after EA and the Indianapolis-based NCAA were taken to court over the unpaid use of player likenesses.
The growth on his kidney was discovered during a routine physical examination after Caris LeVert was traded earlier this month from the Nets as part of a package of players and draft picks.