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SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 1st - 2:44pm

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.

Some new college hoop coaches turn to experienced transfers

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 29th - 11:25am

if it's the right transfer, I'll add,” said Drew, whose first class includes Division I transfers Asbjorn Midtgaard (Wichita State), Dima Zdor (Weber State) and Sean Miller-Moore (Oregon State).

Day plays Travelers as a single after seeking virus test

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 27th - 10:04am

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 has 14 more football players test positive this week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:05pm

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.

3 football players announce plans to transfer from Liberty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:33am

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.

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:32pm

and maybe some solutions.

Oklahoma St. coach Gundy apologizes for wearing OAN T-shirt

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:02pm

One day after Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard lashed out at coach Mike Gundy on social media for wearing a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel, Gundy apologized.

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:22pm

the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference — for unspecified damages. The suit seeks class-action status.

Doyle out as Iowa strength coach; Barta standing by Ferentz

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 15th - 2:42pm

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.

Florida governor signs college athlete NIL compensation bill

Aaron Beard and Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 12th - 3:07pm

18 months earlier than California's and Colorado's. About two dozen more states are working on similar legislation.

Missouri football program pushes again for racial justice

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 12th - 2:19pm

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.

Liberty player to transfer, cites 'racial insensitivities'

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 12th - 9:24am

A women's basketball player at Liberty University says she is transferring because of “racial insensitivities shown within the leadership and culture” of the school.

Rights groups, athletes ask NCAA to move tourney from Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 3:40pm

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.

Track is back at Brown after outcry about lost opportunities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 1:10pm

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 strength coach denies 'unethical behavior or bias'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 7th - 6:45pm

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.

College basketball coaches discuss racism, diversity

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 6th - 12:23pm

after not one but two tickets — “but in retrospect my biggest failure is that I never took action afterward.”

NCAA hits Oklahoma St with postseason ban in corruption case

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 3:35pm

and likely won't be the only one.

DePaul AD Jean Lenti Ponsetto retires after 18 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 2:40pm

Longtime DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto is retiring.

Oklahoma State fined $10,000, men's basketball team banned from upcoming postseason in fallout from corruption scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 10:26am

Oklahoma State fined $10,000, men's basketball team banned from upcoming postseason in fallout from corruption scandal.

Texas football players march to Capitol to honor Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 4th - 5:55pm

Dozens of University of Texas football players marched with Austin police officers from campus to the state Capitol to honor the memory of George Floyd on Thursday.