Monday, July 13, 2020

‘Unwinding Madness’- What Went Wrong with College Sports and How to Fix It

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has "placed commercial success above its responsibilities to protect the academic development, health and well-being of college athletes," a...

Division III Graduate Transfer Proposal Defeated

After lengthy debates before and throughout the 2017 NCAA Convention, a proposal to permit graduate students to participate in athletics at the Division III...

NCAA Establishes Best Practices for Student-Athlete Mental Health

SAN ANTONIO -- Concussions may currently be the most-talked-about safety issue in college sports, but it’s the mental health of athletes that really keeps...

New Benefits for Athletes Trigger Talks of Cutback in College Sports

After years of rapid spending increases in major-college athletics, a series of large new outlays, including more scholarship assistance for players, has Division I...

NCAA to Distribute Revenue Based on Academics

For the first time, a portion of Division I revenue will be distributed to member schools based on the academic achievement of student-athletes. The...

IU Implements ‘Bill of Rights’ for Student-Athletes

BLOOMINGTON – As the debate over athletes' rights and the NCAA's amateurism model burns hot across college athletes, Indiana is preparing to introduce sweeping reforms. The...

Higher Ed’s Incurable Sports Problem

ADELPHI, Md. -- William (Brit) Kirwan grew up in the world of competitive college athletics. His father was the University of Kentucky’s football coach...

Why the NCAA Continues to Work Against Athletes’ Best Interests

The NCAA slipped an important announcement by the public last month when the Board of Governors, consisting of 20 college chancellors and presidents, approved...
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Colleges Discuss Ending NCAA Initial Eligibility Standards

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby has spent lots of time recently talking and thinking about what he calls an “upside down” NCAA academic model. Instead...

DIII Management Council Eliminates Football Two-a-Days

The Division III Management Council has voted to eliminate traditional two-a-day practices in football, effective immediately, citing the most up-to-date consensus from leading medical...