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NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert to Meet With Protesting Basketball Players
NCAA President Dr. Mark Emmert is planning to meet this week with basketball players who protested rules banning student-athletes from earning money from their names, images and likenesses (NIL), ESPN reported. Emmert is scheduled for a videoconference call with Michigan’s Isaiah Livers, Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon and Rutgers’ Geo Baker on Thursday. The three protestors used a social media campaign […]
March 31, 2021
NCAA Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About COVID-19, Will Only Support Fall Sports With ‘Strict Conditions’
The NCAA on Wednesday directed each division to make its own decision on fall sport championships but said it has “serious concerns” about the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and will support fall events if “strict conditions” of health and safety are followed. The NCAA also made clear that all student-athletes must be allowed to opt out […]
August 6, 2020
NCAA President: No Fall Sports if Campuses Are Online Only
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) president Mark Emmert said on Friday he doesn’t expect college sporting events will take place this fall if students don’t return to campuses around the country, reported USA Today. Emmert’s comments came as part of a conversation on the NCAA’s Twitter channel. “College athletes are college students, and you can’t […]
May 11, 2020
NCAA Tournament to Be Played Without Fans Due to Coronavirus
Amid fears about the continuing spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Wednesday decided its annual men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will be played without any fans in attendance, reported ESPN. The NCAA’s decision came after the Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he would issue an order that would […]
March 11, 2020
Intercollegiate Athletics Forum Addresses Prospect of Major Policy Changes
The consensus at this year’s Intercollegiate Athletics Forum is that changes are coming to the NCAA and overall governance of college sports, but questions remain about when and how.
December 12, 2019
Dr. Katrice Albert Championing Diversity at NCAA
In 2018, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) Racial and Gender Report Card for College Sport (RGRC) revealed that college and professional sports continue to earn low grades for racial and gender diversity in hiring. But on the same report card, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) headquarters earned high marks for its diversity and inclusion practices. Today, the job of advancing diversity and inclusion across the NCAA belongs to Dr. Katrice Albert, named the NCAA’s executive vice president of inclusion and human resources in 2017.
November 4, 2019
Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door to College Sports Gambling
The NCAA, which has played a game of tug-of-war for years with its staunch anti-college gambling stance, was placed on notice as the inevitable finally happened in the sports betting world. Legal betting will be allowed on college games in states —not just Nevada anymore — if the individual states choose,
May 20, 2018
Congressional Black Caucus Calls for NCAA Reforms
The Congressional Black Caucus has sent a letter to the head of the NCAA urging him to reform the organization’s operating model since its current “state of play…may fail to properly serve a large component of the NCAA’s student-athletes.”
May 3, 2018
NCAA Governors Accept Basketball Panel’s Proposed Reforms
The NCAA Board of Governors is reported to be assessing their rules after unanimously voting Wednesday to accept the recommendations of a special panel that proposed drastic changes to college basketball.
April 25, 2018
College Basketball + More Scandals = More Task Forces
As the scandals in major-college basketball grow, so does the scrutiny. The Congressional Black Caucus became the latest entity to take an interest in the comings and goings of men’s college basketball players, coaches and sports agents.
March 13, 2018
Fierce Rhetoric at Knight Commission Meeting Addresses Systemic Problems
Although the speakers did not shy away from addressing an array of key issues, there were no easy solutions to the crisis of the safety, integrity and relevancy of college athletics.
October 30, 2017
4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme
Ten men — including a top Adidas executive and four college basketball assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors.
September 26, 2017
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