Monday, July 13, 2020

The Rule Breakers

More than a quarter of all Division I colleges, 43 percent of all universities that play in the high-profile Football Bowl Subdivision and more...

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...

Coaches Group Calls on NCAA to Require Schools to Interview Minority Candidates

A group representing minority coaches is calling on the NCAA to adopt a rule that would require its member schools to interview a candidate...

A Salary Cap for College Coaches?

I wrote my first article for The New York Times about the N.C.A.A. four years ago. Appearing in the magazine, it was headlined “Let’s...

Division II Announces National Television Agreement

Division II and Sinclair Networks Group have reached a three-year agreement to televise national athletic events across the country on the American Sports Network....

NCAA Perks Out of Control

The term “student-athlete” is meant to conjure up images of college football players hitting the books after practice. It is not meant to make...

Jerry Tarkanian and Walter Byers: Adversaries Who Left Mark on NCAA

This weekend, The New York Times Magazine will publish its annual “The Lives They Lived” issue, which recalls notable people who died in 2015. In...

Judge Grants Class Action Status in NCAA Scholarships Cases

A federal judge on Friday granted class-action status to a pair of lawsuits challenging the NCAA’s current limits on the compensation athletes can receive while...
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NCAA Says Division I Grad Rates Are Higher Than Ever

The “graduation success rate” of Division I college athletes, as reported by the NCAA, ticked up again this year. The association announced on Wednesday...

Division III Presidents Council Opposes Two Significant Proposals

Two key membership-sponsored proposals have met resistance from Division III’s top governing body. In a Thursday teleconference, the Division III Presidents Council voted to oppose...