Concussion and its consequences are complex, but fear has surged ahead of science. To catch up, researchers funded by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense teamed up in the largest concussion study in history. They hope to turn anxiety into answers.
In 2005, three University of West Florida baseball players donned baby blue uniforms and represented their hometown of Maitland, Florida, on the biggest stage in youth baseball: the Little League World Series.
April 20, 2015 Presidents and Chancellors – Wingate Rhett Brown was the school’s 10th president. Brown came to Wingate as a football student-athlete. In his 26 years of working at Wingate, Brown has fulfilled many duties. He served a stint...
Faculty athletics representatives work on a day-to-day basis to support student-athlete well-being as well as to promote academic integrity. As such, FARs are uniquely positioned to comment on student-athletes and their role within a university.
Bob King didn’t want his career in collegiate athletics administration to be nomadic. Finding the right fit was a priority, and he has more than accomplished this goal as he is in the process of completing his 22nd year as the director of athletics at Trinity University in San Antonio.
Joe Vicario knows how to battle. Start with his birth defect, Goldenhar syndrome, which left him without a left ear, left lung and left thumb and with a malformed aortic heart valve. It led to 28 surgeries before age 12.
In January, Division III and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators launched 360 Proof, a new online tool designed to help members better address alcohol use and abuse on their campuses and to encourage collaboration between athletics departments and student affairs personnel.
Amy Wilson will join the NCAA inclusion office as the director of gender inclusion in May. Wilson will join the national office staff after concluding her duties at Illinois College where she is an associate professor of education and...
Despite a recommendation from the Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports that each division cease testing at championships for street drugs such as marijuana, the Division III Management Council voted to reject the recommendation.
Michael Gorman spent half of his winter break as many college basketball players do: visiting with his parents, his sister and foster brother at his childhood home on the edge of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He spent the other half with a different family
In recent years, students with disabilities have sued their high schools to create more access to varsity athletics, opening new doors in states across the country. It was only a matter of time before they started seeking out the same opportunities in college.
Eric Roberts can eloquently describe every feeling he went through from December through late February – the pain of traumatic injury, relief of recovery, the tightened connection with his team, the pain of losing a friend and all the discovery that came with it.
On Friday, after Lauren Hill lost her battle with an inoperable form of pediatric brain cancer, hundreds of Mount St. Joseph students, friends, faculty members, coaches and administrators gathered in her honor.
More than 200 NCAA student-athletes representing all sports and various campus academic departments are meeting in Orlando this week for the annual NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum. The conference will be held April 9-12.
“Lauren Hill’s bravery, enthusiasm and strength were an inspiration not only to those who knew her best but also to the millions of people she touched around the world by sharing her story. Lauren achieved a lasting and meaningful legacy,...