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One to Watch: Seimone Augustus

Seimone Augustus is regarded as one of women’s basketball’s most service-driven players, with a foundation that raises awareness about health and wellness.

Putting Rio Within Reach

Forty-two Paralympians, and three guides, are current and former NCAA athletes who are competing for Team USA in Rio.

Cougar trio tests the waters

In April, Washington State coach Ernie Kent encouraged three of his top players to learn more about themselves and their futures.

More time to blossom

When Jaron Blossomgame told Clemson coach Brad Brownell that he would be returning for his senior season, Brownell gave him a hug.

New draft rule expands opportunities

This year, a new NCAA rule gave prospects an NBA assessment period about five weeks longer than in previous years.

Celebrating the 2016 Graduates

Nearly half a million college athletes compete while pursuing an education, and each spring thousands of them receive their diplomas. It’s a moment to celebrate.

Great to the Finish

Jesse Owens lives on in history as arguably the greatest American track athlete ever, rightly remembered and revered for great and inspirational deeds – primarily for claiming four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany.

Picture of Health

From supporting solid research to helping members make well-informed decisions, the NCAA is devoted to keeping college athletes safe, healthy and ready to compete – on the field of play, in their college classrooms and in their future careers. Together with its Sport Science Institute, the NCAA collaborates with experts to develop resources that ensure college athletes are getting the best care possible – and develops resources to keep schools educated along the way.

2016 NCAA Convention Coverage

Every January, NCAA members travel from campuses and conferences around the country to gather at the NCAA Convention. It is the venue where representatives from NCAA schools and conferences gather to vote on rule changes, large and small, developed by NCAA members and committees throughout the year.

2016 NCAA Inspiration Award: O.J. Brigance

Brigance’s battle is moving, but the people who knew him best when he was Rice’s star defensive player in the late 1980s say ALS didn’t make him an inspiration, it simply found its way into a man who already was one: Today, he is the same person who once wrung every drop of sweat from his teammates on the field and who was their conscience off of it.

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