Wednesday, September 20, 2017

D 1 Continues Talks on Time Demands

The Division I Council is playing an active role in discussions about time demands placed on student-athletes and is working with the Atlantic Coast,...
video

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...

GOALS Survey: Student-Athletes Say Sports Have Positive Impact on Lives

Across all three divisions, 90 percent of student-athletes who responded to the NCAA Growth, Opportunities, Aspirations and Learning of Students in College survey, credit...

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...

Renewing the Ideal of the Scholar Athlete

On August 3, 1852, the Harvard and Yale rowing clubs raced on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee in the first American intercollegiate athletic competition. (Harvard...

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...

Voices: What It’s Like to Be A Division III Student-Athlete

  Roomel Reese remembers putting on his Waynesburg University football uniform and stepping out onto the field for the first time during his sophomore year. But, as a Division...

Athletes and Group Culture

Do athletes from different cultures react to competitive anxiety the same way? Emilia Flint, associate professor of psychology at Black Hills State University, studied Special...
video

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...

Pac-12 Gives Athletes A Vote

The Pacific 12 Conference will now feature athletes as a subgroup in its voting governance structure, the Pac-12 Council, the conference announced Tuesday. The...