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Running the show

Jeff Martin, a track and field assistant coach at Indiana State University, is tasked with overseeing the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships and shares the joys and trials of hosting an NCAA championship.

A Game for Lauren

On Sunday, they all came together – coaches, competitors, teams from around the country, even a legend of her sport – all for a young woman battling brain cancer who just wanted to play basketball.

She's got game

In more than 40 years since Title IX was passed, NCAA schools have seen rapid growth in the participation of women in sports at every level, including growth in participation and scholarships available for female student-athletes and an increase in female administrators and coaches. Learn more about the contributions of women to college sports and to celebrate their achievements.

Solving the mental health puzzle

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s guide to mental health, “Mind, Body and Sport,” University of South Carolina athletic trainer Rachel Sharpe looks at the challenges of addressing mental health in college sports.

Make the experience positive

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s guide to mental health, “Mind, Body and Sport,” Lincoln Memorial student-athlete Bradley Maldonado offers his perspective and advice as a student-athlete to managing mental health.

Living the dream - and waking up to reality

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s guide to mental health, “Mind, Body and Sport,” former Purdue swimming and diving coach Cathy Wright-Eger discusses the challenges coaches face in learning to help student-athletes dealing with mental health distress.

SAAC experience won’t be forgotten

Bradley Maldonado, a senior cross country student-athlete at Lincoln Memorial in Harrogate, Tenn., joined the Railsplitters’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee as a freshman and was named chair of the Division II national SAAC as a junior. Maldonado took a break from SAAC’s fall meetings to discuss his experiences on the committee.

15 years later

Fifteen years ago, Americans witnessed the unthinkable as terrorists turned four passenger airline jets into missiles that crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a rural Pennsylvania field, forever making Sept. 11, 2001, an infamous date in U.S. history.

Award winner transforms from survivor to inspirer

(Ed. note: Louis Zamperini passed away on July 2, 2014. This article was originally published in 2011.)

Louis Zamperini, 94-year-old World War II survivor and
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