‘Think Tank’ to tackle violence prevention

By Gail Dent The NCAA will host a Think Tank on campus violence prevention in Washington, D.C., Oct. 3-4, to discuss how the issue relates to higher education and intercollegiate athletics, and to develop best practices and possible...

NCAA files new pleadings, responds to misleading reports

By Donald Remy NCAA Executive Vice President and General Counsel In recent days, the selective release of misleading information in relation to a lawsuit has created much confusion. For background, a group of former student-athletes sued...

Hamline course dissects art and science of recruiting

By Greg Johnson NCAA.org Any collegiate coach will tell you it isn’t always about the Xs and Os. It’s more about the Rexes and the Joes. That’s right – recruiting prospective student-athletes is the life blood of any college athletics...

Rules panel approves shot clock procedure in men’s lacrosse

By Greg Johnson The Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Friday approved rules changes in men’s lacrosse, including the establishment of a shot clock procedure that replaces the sport’s stall warning. The panel also approved changes in...

Through flames for a friend

Hampden-Sydney's Kirk Rohle to receive NCAA Award of Valor for his heroic act

Concussion rate remains steady

By Brian Hendrickson Recent information collected by the NCAA’s Injury Surveillance Program indicates that the rate of football related concussions has remained steady over an eight-year period, even as efforts have been made to recognize...

Public reprimand issued to Syracuse University's women's lacrosse head coach and student-athlete

A public reprimand and certain penalties have been issued for the Syracuse University head women’s lacrosse coach Gary Gait and student-athlete Michelle Tumolo for misconduct during the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship...

Division II, CBS Sports Network announce basketball regular-season TV schedule

Division II and CBS Sports Network have announced the 2013 regular-season television schedule for basketball. The program, now in its seventh year, will feature a total of nine men’s and women’s games from seven Division II conferences...

Roby named to the DI Men’s Basketball Committee

By Dave Worlock Peter Roby, the director of athletics at Northeastern, has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. Roby replaces Bernard Muir, the former director of athletics at Delaware who accepted a similar...

NCAA student-athlete participation hits 450,000

The number of NCAA student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics surpassed 450,000 in 2011-12, an all-time high. Participation levels for both male and female student-athletes were the highest in NCAA history, with total at...

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