Football

Former long-snapper Lewis now calling the plays

By Brian Burnsed NCAA.org Mark Lewis wasn’t fast enough, but that never slowed him down. The son of a coach, Lewis spent the fall Saturdays of his formative years roaming college football sidelines across the country. He knew speed. He...

Illinois College failed to monitor its athletics program; coach cited for unethical conduct

Illinois College failed to monitor its athletics program and the head football coach was cited for unethical conduct for providing false information, according to findings by the NCAA Division III Committee on Infractions. The three...

Three Division I championships to expand

Women’s rowing is one of three Division I sports whose championship brackets will expand in 2013. In August, the NCAA Executive Committee approved a budget that included a recommendation from the Division I Championships/Sport Management...

Rules changes will affect fall sports

By Greg Johnson As NCAA teams prepare to start in-season competition this fall, fans will see several rules changes in football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, field hockey, and men’s water polo. Each of those sport’s rules...

Getting ready for some football

By Brian Hendrickson NCAA student-athletes faced off against their first opponents of the fall season in the last two weeks. They’ve lined up against intense August heat, following a game plan of proper hydration and rest periods to avoid...

NCAA statement on Penn State’s fine and the endowment that will be established

“The endowment will benefit external programs across the country that help prevent child sexual abuse or assist victims of abuse. We are currently finalizing the details on how the endowment will be administered. We will post details to...

DI Board approves process to fill football bowls in case of shortfall

By Greg Johnson A new selection process to be followed only in the event that bowl-eligible teams in the Football Bowl Subdivison are exhausted was approved Thursday by the Division I Board of Directors. The board was concerned that...

Former Sen. Mitchell selected as Penn State athletics integrity monitor

The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State. Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately. As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn...

Central Florida cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control

The University of Central Florida exhibited a lack of institutional control and was responsible for impermissible recruiting activities and extra benefits, according to a decision announced today by the Division I Committee on Infractions...

Penn State football student-athletes allowed easier transfers

Due to the unprecedented nature of the Penn State sanctions, the NCAA will provide appropriate and immediate relief of some NCAA rules for all eligible football student-athletes who wish to transfer to another school. Several Division I...

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