The NCAA redefined athletic scholarships in the past year, providing athletes with a "cost-of-attendance" stipend that gives them a small amount of money that doesn't go directly towards school-related costs like tuition and board. With...Show More Summary
There are 43,603 students at the University of Illinois. Around 10 percent of those students hail from China. So what better way to get those students excited about Fighting Illini football than by broadcasting home games in Mandarin. That’s exactly what Illinois will do this year with David He, a sophomore majoring in recreation, sport […]
When Virginia Tech assistant football coach Bud Foster proposed fining players, his real mistake was telling the truth about "amateur" NCAA sports.
Earlier this year, NCAA member institutions voted to redefine athletic scholarships so that they covered not only the cost of tuition, room and board, books, and fees, but also incidental expenses. Essentially, it gives players a bit...Show More Summary
USC's football team had returned to prominence. After laboring under NCAA sanctions that limited scholarships and the school's ability to attract top talent, the Trojans were back in the national top 10 in preseason polls. Excitement was building with the opening game two weeks away.
Rutgers is investigating whether Scarlet Knights football coach Kyle Flood sent an impermissible e-mail to a player’s professor, in violation of school and possibly NCAA policy. According to Keith Sargeant of NJ.com, who broke the story, the school’s investigation “is focused on an e-mail Flood allegedly sent from a personal account to a faculty member […]
Wanna see an incredible one-handed catch? Of course you do. And you’re in luck, too. We’ve got one for you right here. It’s not by Odell Beckham, though. In fact, it’s not by anyone in the NFL, the NCAA, or even the CFL. The catch is by a kid named Aaron Baker of the McMaster […]
If you think about it, it all started with a dance. Sitting out the 2014 season to satisfy both NCAA and Big 12 intraconference transfer rules, Baker Mayfield wasn't eligible to play for the Oklahoma Sooners. The former Texas Tech starting...Show More Summary
The NCAA celebrated last week's NLRB punt on Northwestern football players' unionization push, but if college athletes are ever recognized as employees, the association likely will reconsider.
The second major college football preseason poll has been released, and the Associated Press has declared the Ohio State Buckeyes are the nation's best team before the 2015 season begins. Ohio State has been a near-unanimous No. 1 coming...Show More Summary
Official rankings continue to roll out as the college football season creeps toward kickoff. Up next after the release of the Amway Coaches Poll is Sunday's official unveiling of the Associated Press NCAA Top 25. Like all others, itShow More Summary
Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.
When Kain Colter called for Northwestern football players to unionize in early 2014, he cited his experiences in my class, “Field Studies in the Modern Workplace,” as the turning point in his thinking on the status of NCAA “student-athletes” (or “workers,” depending on one’s interpretation). Show More Summary
USC is favored to win not just the Pac-12 South Division, but also the entire conference in 2015 based on a vote of the league's media members last month. The Trojans won the South in 2011, but because of NCAA sanctions, they weren't...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's what you missed from college football while sleeping or whatever. Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell is officially cleared by the NCAA and fully reinstated, coach Brian Kelly announced. Russell, a former four-star...Show More Summary
On Monday, a labor board decision put an end to the unionization bid by a group of Northwestern football players hoping to gain benefits through collective bargaining. But the National Labor Relations Board's move to dismiss the case by deferring judgment on narrow, jurisdictional grounds was, for some experts, a surprising result. Show More Summary
Chris Webber believes the NCAA’s current way of doing things is akin to slavery. When asked by TMZ about the NCAA’s decision to refuse Northwestern’s football players the right to unionize, Webber didn’t hold back. “Oh, yeah, I saw that come out today. Show More Summary
After hearing the ruling from the NLRB denying Northwestern football players the chance to unionize, the NCAA released a statement (...)
The National Labor Relations Board ruling is a victory for the NCAA amid a tide of legal challenges to its business model.
The weather is always perfect on this training field. The University of Mississippi is one of a growing number of football programs in the NCAA and NFL that think the flexibility of virtual reality technology could give their team a competitive edge.