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NCAA recognizes Division I academic achievement

Highlights Six of the 2013-14 National Champion teams have been awarded Public Recognition Awards. University of Georgia women’s swimming and diving University of Colorado men’s cross country University of Connecticut women’s field hockey...

Likeness case proceeds to a jury trial

Statement by Donald Remy, NCAA chief legal officer. Today, a federal court in Oakland, California rejected motions by both sides in the O’Bannon litigation that would end the case short of trial. The court said a jury, not the judge,...

NCAA Men’s Final Four brings record number fans to North Texas, leaves lasting impact

The 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Final Four set an all-time attendance record and saw record-breaking online and television viewership for both semifinal games on Saturday, April 5. The two-session Final Four attendance totaled 158,682 fans...

Division III student-athletes continue academic success

Division III student-athletes continue to graduate at higher rates than their peers in the student-body, according to the most recent NCAA Academic Success Rate data.

NCAA Opposes Motion to Centralize Jenkins and Alston Cases in California

The NCAA today filed its opposition to a proposed consolidation of antitrust lawsuits that challenge the Association’s football scholarship rules. Former West Virginia University running back Shawne Alston wants to consolidate an antitrust...

Erica Payne Of Stanford University Wins Elite 89 Award For 2014 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

NASHVILLE---Erica Payne, a junior at Stanford University, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the...

Anheuser-Busch Pledges $3 Million to Support NCAA Alcohol Education Grant Program

The NCAA and Anheuser-Busch announced today a new five-year agreement that will continue to provide funds for NCAA CHOICES , a grant program that supports comprehensive alcohol education at NCAA member schools. The funding agreement will...

Sam Malone of University of Kentucky wins Elite 89 Award for Division I Men’s Basketball Championship

Sam Malone, a junior at the University of Kentucky, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-...

Oregon State's Ben Wetzler eligible to play on March 2

Oregon State University baseball student-athlete Ben Wetzler must miss 11 games (20 percent of the season) due to his involvement with an agent during the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. According to the facts of the case, which were...

Supreme Court Denies NCAA Motion To Intervene in First Amendment Case

Today the Supreme Court denied the NCAA's request to intervene and review the Ninth Circuit's decision in Keller v. Electronic Arts Inc. The Keller case involves "right of publicity" claims brought by several former college football...

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