NCAA salutes top academic winners from fall championships

A repeat winner in football, along with a three-time recipient and a two-time honoree in different sports, lead the list of 22 student-athletes named as the top academic performers from the NCAA fall championships season. Senior Jared...

NCAA joins First Lady in honoring military families at 89 NCAA Championships

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has proudly joined First Lady Michelle Obama to recognize, honor and support service members and their families through a new campaign at each of its 89 championships. A Joining Forces...

Northwestern Mutual announces multi-year NCAA partnership with Turner Sports and CBS Sports

Northwestern Mutual announced today it has signed on to become the newest official corporate partner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) through a deal with CBS Sports and Turner Sports. Under the terms of the agreement...

Why the New York Times’ Nocera is wrong

By Donald Remy NCAA General Counsel Last weekend, the New York Times published an op-ed piece about the NCAA – “The College Sports Cartel” as well as a magazine story – “Let’s Start Paying College Athletes,” both authored by business...

NCAA invites 30 to Future Football Coaches Academy

The NCAA has invited 30 individuals who have an interest in coaching college football to its Future Coaches Academy, Jan. 8-10, in San Antonio, Texas. The Academy will be held in conjunction with the American Football Coaches Association (...

A conversation with Doris Burke

Former Providence College women’s basketball standout Doris Burke, who has worked for ESPN since 1991, ranks 10th all-time in scoring and second in career assists. She has served as a sideline reporter, analyst and play-by-play broadcaster...

Aye for an eye?

By Gary Brown NCAA.org The collegiate field hockey community is weighing whether a recommendation to require protective eyewear is good for the game. Citing increased rates of injuries to the face and head, the NCAA Committee on...

Sophia Dunworth, Duke University, volleyball

By Michelle Hiskey At the very heart of medicine is the defense of life itself. Seeing that power very personally early on in her college career made Duke senior middle blocker/outside hitter Sophia Dunworth want to become a doctor. She...

Matt Lozier, Albion University football

By Michelle Hiskey Matt Lozier played on a high school team that made the Michigan state championship. At Albion, he did not play much at all behind cornerback Chris Greenwood, an NFL prospect. Lozier’s most important stat was 4.0 grade-...

Keir Ross, Cornell hockey

By Michelle Hiskey When he isn’t playing defense for the Big Red and serving as its captain, Keir Ross is on the front line of medical research. He has authored a paper on his study related to multiphoton microscopy, a laser scanning...

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