dubbed “guardrails" by the NCAA — for college athletes to cash in on endorsement deals is dwindling. The plan is for NCAA membership to vote on adopting NIL rules by January, just six months ahead of Florida's law.
Jason Day is playing the third round of the Travelers Championship as a single after asking to be tested for COVID-19. Officials say it’s a precautionary measure. Two players withdrew yesterday because of the coronavirus. Denny McCarthy tested positive for the virus and Bud Cauley tested negative but decided to pull out after playing alongside McCarthy on Thursday. In all, there have been seven withdrawals from the tournament related to COVID-19.
Clemson said 14 more football players tested positive for the coronavirus this week, bringing the team total to 37 members who have had the disease since the school reopened facilities for workouts earlier this month.
Three football players at Liberty University say they have entered the transfer portal, with two of them citing “racial insensitivity” by the university's leadership or similar reasons for their decisions.
Iowa athletic director Gary Barta gave a vote of confidence to longtime football coach Kirk Ferentz on Monday after deciding to cut ties with a strength coach accused of mistreating African American players.
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Ryan Walters had just arrived at the University of Missouri to coach safeties for the football program when a series of protests related to racial injustice led to the resignations of the system president and the chancellor of its flagship campus.
Groups that advocate for civil rights and women’s rights have joined notable athletes in asking the NCAA to move 2021 men’s basketball tournament games out of Idaho after the state passed a law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports.
Brown University has reinstated its men's varsity track and cross country programs, with the school president saying dropping the teams to club status would have had a negative effect on efforts to build and maintain diversity on campus, particularly for African Americans.
Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle denies any “unethical behavior or bias” based on race after being accused by several former players of contributing to what they allege is systemic racism in the program.