September 2014 Athletics director – Blackburn named Mark Hopping as interim athletics director for the 2014-15 academic year. He will maintain is role as head cross country coach … Wells hired Michael Lindberg as athletics director … Lynn...
Mark Harmon, the Burbank-born star who calls Los Angeles his home, excelled at sports long before he ever got in front of the cameras. He was the quarterback of the UCLA Bruins’ football team during the 1972-73 seasons and graduated in 1974 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Today he is widely recognized for his achievement in the entertainment industry. Read more about Harmon’s UCLA legacy in the inaugural issue of the “Bruin Blue” quarterly magazine.
“The NCAA and the co-defendant member conferences filed their response in support of their motion to dismiss the Jenkins , Alston and related cases. The filing outlines the flaws and implausibility of the plaintiffs’ case. Under the...
Elizabeth Tucker didn’t know if she would contribute to Notre Dame’s soccer team. Four years later, she was the Fighting Irish’s most valuable player and had helped a sick child feel like part of the team.
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.
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.
The NCAA has launched its search to hire a new executive vice president to oversee the Association’s regulatory functions. NCAA President Mark Emmert has appointed a search committee to help identify candidates for the new role. Emmert...
Proposals are being sought for the second year of the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant Program. The program will award $100,000 to support research and data-driven projects aimed at improving the mental health and psychosocial well-being of student-athletes.
If, as anticipated, the new Division I governance structure establishes a championships subgroup reporting to the Division I Council, the new group should have representation from each conference, the championships cabinet recommended.
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.