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NCAA Investigates Michigan
Football for Alleged Rule Breach
Oct 20, 2023 9:57 AM CDT
NCAA Investigates Michigan Football for Alleged Rule Breach
Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh denies any involvement or knowledge of allegations
- The NCAA is investigating the University of Michigan's football team, amid allegations of rule violations related to sign stealing. Yahoo Sports first reported Thursday on accusations against the Wolverines, with the Big Ten Conference confirming it had received notification Wednesday on them, said to involve alleged violations of one...
Reggie Bush Plans to Sue NCAA
Over 'Pay-for-Play' Remark
Aug 24, 2023 7:49 AM CDT
Reggie Bush Plans to Sue NCAA Over 'Pay-for-Play' Remark
Former USC star wants his Heisman Trophy back
- Former Southern California running back Reggie Bush plans to file a defamation lawsuit against the NCAA over a statement made by college sports' governing body about the reasoning for its decision not to restore the Heisman Trophy winner's records. Bush and his attorneys at McCathern PLLC announced the lawsuit...
Texas Governor Signs Bill on
Transgender College Athletes
Jun 16, 2023 6:38 AM CDT
Texas Governor Signs Bill on Transgender College Athletes
ACLU calls it 'unfair,' 'cruel'
- Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Thursday that was denounced by the ACLU of Texas as "unfair, unconstitutional, and just plain cruel." SB 15 requires college athletes to play on teams that correspond to the sex they were assigned at birth, meaning transgender men will...
'One of Most Impressive
March Madness Runs in
History' Is Complete
Apr 3, 2023 11:09 PM CDT
'One of Most Impressive March Madness Runs in History' Is Complete
UConn beats SDSU to win
- UConn topped off one of the most impressive March Madness runs in history Monday night, clamping down early and breaking it open late to bring home its fifth national title with a 76-59 victory over San Diego State, the AP reports. Adama Sanogo had 17 points and 10 rebounds and...
'One of the Biggest Upsets' in
NCAA History Just Went Down
Mar 18, 2023 8:30 AM CDT
'One of the Biggest Upsets' in NCAA History Just Went Down
No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson takes out No. 1 seed Purdue in March Madness tournament
- Fairleigh Dickinson brought down a giant. Pulling off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history, the undersized underdog Knights stunned top-seeded Purdue 63-58 on Friday night, becoming the second No. 16 seed to win a game in March Madness, per the AP . The shortest of the 363 Division...
'Auntie, Chill': Player Handles
Dec 19, 2022 10:00 AM CST
'Auntie, Chill': Player Handles Interview-Bombing Relative
College star Frank Gore Jr.'s very enthusiastic aunt spurs 'hilarious' reaction from her nephew
- College football star Frank Gore Jr. had a monumental game over the weekend—and a postgame interview went viral to boot. Gore (the son of NFL great Frank Gore) rushed for 329 yards, an NCAA bowl-game record, to help Southern Miss beat Rice in the LendingTree Bowl, per
She Said NCAA
Nov 23, 2022 8:13 AM CST
She Said NCAA Caused Husband's Death. Jury Disagrees
Jurors rule in favor of sports body, blamed by wife of ex-USC player Matthew Gee for his CTE
- A Los Angeles jury on Tuesday rejected a claim by the widow of a former USC football player who said the NCAA failed to protect him from repeated head trauma that led to his death. Matthew Gee, a linebacker on the 1990 Rose Bowl-winning squad, endured an estimated 6,000...
After a Win 16 Years
in the Making, Fans
Toss One in River
Oct 17, 2022 1:30 AM CDT
After a Win 16 Years in the Making, Fans Steal Goalposts, Toss One in River
Tennessee is asking for donations to replace them
- The University of Tennessee enjoyed an upset football win against the University of Alabama on Saturday; it was the Tennessee Volunteers' first time beating the Alabama Crimson Tide since 2006. Needless to say, fans were excited—a bit too excited. After the win at Tennessee's Neyland Stadium, they stormed...
May 3, 2022 5:46 AM CDT
JMU Cancels Softball Season After Player's Suicide
'We will use this time to continue healing and to honor Lauren's memory'
- Virginia's James Madison University has canceled the remainder of its softball season after the death of a star athlete. Catcher Lauren Bernett, 20, of McDonald, Penn., died of an apparent suicide on April 25, according to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. That was the same day she was...
James Madison U. Grieves
for Softball Star After Suicide
Apr 28, 2022 3:52 AM CDT
James Madison U. Grieves for Softball Star After Suicide
Days earlier, Lauren Bernett was named Player of the Week in her conference
- Lauren Bernett, star catcher for the James Madison University softball team, died in an apparent suicide on Tuesday, according to NBC News. In a statement announcing the death of the 20-year-old sophomore, JMU President Jonathan Alger said, “Our hearts are aching, hearing the news of the loss of one...
Kansas Pulls Off
Apr 5, 2022 12:14 AM CDT
Kansas Pulls Off Biggest-Ever NCAA Championship Comeback
Erases 16-point deficit to win the title
- What looked like a lost cause turned into one of the sweetest wins ever for Kansas. The Jayhawks brought their fourth NCAA title back to Allen Fieldhouse on Monday thanks to a second-half flurry that erased a 16-point deficit and eventually overcame North Carolina 72-69 in an epic battle of...
Swimmer Lia Thomas
Scores a Big First
Mar 17, 2022 10:18 PM CDT
Swimmer Lia Thomas Scores a Big First
She's the first transgender athlete to win NCAA Division I title
- Lia Thomas won the 500-yard freestyle event at the NCAA Division I women's swimming and diving championships Thursday night in Atlanta, becoming the first known transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division I title in any sport, WSVN reports. The University of Pennsylvania swimmer told ESPN after the race...
US Transgender Swimmers
Get Some New Rules
Feb 2, 2022 9:35 AM CST
US Transgender Swimmers Get Some New Rules
Panel to decide if transitioned athletes like Lia Thomas have unfair advantage at elite level
- A panel of three medical experts will determine whether a transgender swimmer has an unfair advantage over other female competitors before they are accepted at the elite level, according to a new policy from USA Swimming . The panel will consider "prior physical development of the athlete as a male...
She Broke a Bunch
of Swim Records,
Dec 17, 2021 1:00 PM CST
She Broke a Bunch of Swim Records, Now Faces Transphobia
Controversy swirls over U of Penn's Lia Thomas, who moved to women's team after transitioning
- The debate on trans athletes participating in college sports has just been kicked up a notch after a University of Pennsylvania swimmer broke three school records and two national ones over the past month. LGBTQ advocates say the ensuing controversy has veered into transphobic waters. NBC News reports on the...
Man Born Into
Dead at 26
Aug 11, 2021 11:35 AM CDT
Man Born Into 'Track Royalty' Dead at 26
Death of Carl Lewis' godson Cameron Burrell reported at parking garage
- A former NCAA track star who was the godson of US track and field legend Carl Lewis has died. Cameron Burrell, a former University of Houston sprinter who won NCAA championships in the 100-meter race in 2018 and in the 4x100-meter relay in 2017 and 2018, died Monday at age...
for the NCAA
Jul 15, 2021 7:00 PM CDT
Boss Suggests Smaller Role for the NCAA
President says maybe the decisions should be made by conferences or schools
- All-powerful, national, centralized governance of college sports might be outdated, NCAA President Mark Emmert suggested on Thursday. Perhaps conferences and schools should make the decisions, he said, or maybe each sport should be run individually. Emmert made his remarks in an interview with several reporters,
reports, saying it'...
to Let Players
Cash In, Starting
Jun 28, 2021 7:45 PM CDT
NCAA Moves to Let Players Cash In, Starting This Week
Board could approve change Wednesday, and players could accept offers Thursday
- Facing pressure from state governments and the Supreme Court , the NCAA moved within one step of allowing its athletes to profit from the use of their name, image, and likeness—beginning as soon as this week. The NCAA Division I Council, consisting of athletic directors and conference commissioners, recommended an...
Supreme Court's NCAA
Ruling Is a Big Deal
Jun 21, 2021 1:53 PM CDT
Supreme Court's NCAA Ruling Is a Big Deal
Decision undermines group's longstanding argument against student pay
- The Supreme Court ruled against the NCAA Monday in a case involving the compensation of student athletes, and the decision is getting lots of attention for good reason. The unanimous decision is "narrow but potentially transformative," writes Nina Totenberg at NPR . That is, while the case doesn't...
Supreme Court Sides With
College Athletes on Benefits
Jun 21, 2021 10:10 AM CDT
Supreme Court Sides With College Athletes on Benefits
Ruling could make it easier for them to be compensated for non-tuition expenses
- In a ruling that could push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously sided with a group of former college athletes over rules limiting certain compensation. The high court ruled that NCAA limits on the education-related benefits that colleges can offer athletes who play Division I basketball...
He Carried Team to NCAA
Tournament, Died Days Later
Mar 26, 2021 10:07 AM CDT
He Carried Team to NCAA Tournament, Died Days Later
Oscar Frayer, sister die in car accident, just like their father
- A basketball player from Grand Canyon University has died days after playing in his first NCAA tournament. California native Oscar Frayer, 23—who lost his father in a car accident when he was only 7—died in a Tuesday car accident that also killed his older sister, 28-year-old Andrea Moore,...
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