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Championship watches help commemorate the time of their lives

The NCAA presents a commemorative watch to all members of each national title-winning team in 88 of its 90 championships.

2 committee chairs go to the mat for wrestling

Jackie Paquette, associate athletics director for student support and community engagement at UIndy, oversees the sport on her campus and is chair of the Division II Wrestling Committee. Karen Langston, senior associate athletics director for external affairs and capital projects at California State University, Bakersfield, oversees it on her campus, too, and is chair of the Division I Wrestling Committee.

NCAA schools’ investments yield returns for Olympians

Every year the U.S. Olympic Committee supports America’s future medalists, but the organization is also open about the fact that it doesn’t work alone.

The Hope-Calvin rivalry, rooted in a 150-year-old church division, keeps western Michigan talking

Hope and Calvin colleges are conference opponents located just 30 miles from each other in western Michigan, so their long-standing rivalry is no surprise.

Sensory-inclusive experiences open college sports to more fans

Pyrotechnics, loud music and light shows allure many fans on game day. But for some, the added effects can be overwhelming.

D.C. nonprofit trains college athletes to teach local youth about health and HIV prevention

The Grassroot Project arms college athletes with the knowledge and skills they need to teach local youth about HIV prevention, nutrition and physical health education.

Women’s Lacrosse Rules Committee honored with coaches association award

Accolades rarely come when coaches and athletics administrators volunteer to serve on NCAA playing rules committees.

Sports mentoring program is training women leaders from around the world

Sarah Hillyer has a global vision that keeps her on the move. In any given year, you may find her in China or Ecuador or Iran leading initiatives designed to empower women through sports.

UAB Blazers catch fire only two seasons after football program returns

By any measure of reason, University of Alabama at Birmingham football should not be using the term “champion” just yet.

Without Basketball We Wouldn’t Have …

Since the game was created in 1891, basketball has burrowed its way into American culture. Here’s a nostalgic look at some of our favorite things this sport has given us.

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