Treatment plan allows Puget Sound student-athlete to manage sickle cell trait

By Brian Hendrickson NCAA.org Puget Sound football coach Jeff Thomas rarely sees an athlete like Nassar Kyobe at the Division III level. The 6-foot-3 defensive back, Thomas says, is so explosive that he can touch his elbow on a basketball...

NCAA partners with Department of State to empower girls and coaches from around the world

A group of 18 teenage girls and six women’s coaches from around the world will learn about women’s sports in the United States as part of the Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative. The delegation—which includes participants...

Jimmy Buffett, Kiss and The Black Keys to headline the Big Dance Concert Series

NCAA Corporate Champions AT&T, Coca-Cola and Capital One together with the NCAA and Turner Sports, today formally announced Jimmy Buffett, KISS and The Black Keys as the headliners for the 2012 NCAA Big Dance Concert Series, in New...

NCAA to celebrate Indiana student-athletes

Approximately 60 NCAA student-athletes from surrounding NCAA member institutions and national office staff will celebrate National Student-Athlete Day, in conjunction with the 4th annual NCAA Membership & Student-Athlete Affairs...

Bridgewater athlete changes his lens on life

By Andrew Crum NCAA.org Sometimes perspective is everything. The way you see something depends on your outlook and your point of view. For Joseph Cross, football transformed into art and a passion for photography. Cross came to Bridgewater...

NCAA President Emmert “Huddles” with Division III Swimmers and Divers

By Josh Weinfuss For a few minutes Wednesday, NCAA President Mark Emmert relived his days working on a college campus. He stood in front of about 70 Division III swimmers and divers in Eskenazi Hall on the campus of Indiana University-...

Kimball brothers rock stage and field

By Zak Keefer NCAA.org The seven young men often spend their weeknights crammed into a recording studio in Pittsburgh, their legs still stiff from a two-hour trek in the car. The sacrifice is unique – sometimes they’ll be there past two in...

DI student-athlete selects top-10 Michigan engineering over senior year on the court

By Marta Lawrence NCAA.org Last season, junior guard Jay Shunnar averaged 5.6 points in 20 starts for Toledo’s basketball team. As the only returning senior, Shunnar was poised to be a big contributor and a team leader in his final season...

Soccer panel adds teeth to card system

By Gary Brown The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee has authorized a card repository system that will provide an official record of men’s and women’s players in all three divisions who are required to miss games because of...

Men’s basketball committee hopes to grow First Four tradition

By Greg Johnson Dayton, Ohio – In its second year of existence, the First Four is finding its niche amidst March Madness. This year’s version received a boost from two remarkable comebacks on opening night, with Brigham Young rallying from...

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