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Sports mentoring program is training women leaders from around the world

Sarah Hillyer has a global vision that keeps her on the move. In any given year, you may find her in China or Ecuador or Iran leading initiatives designed to empower women through sports.

New DI conference commissioner has stood up for what she believes in

The coaching change Gloria Nevarez went through as a player left a lasting impression after seeing some teammates get run off her Massachusetts squad.

‘The Best Ever’ — Maybe Forever

Florida phenom Tracy Caulkins dominated all four strokes during her college swimming career and left the NCAA record book in her wake.

State of Our Sports

This year, 494,992 student-athletes will compete in 24 sports on 19,745 teams, vying for 90 NCAA championship titles across three divisions. A deep dive into that data and conversations with the sports’ leaders show where our sports have been — and where they’re going.

Breaking Ground

An NCAA dialogue about LGBTQ inclusion and religion found an unlikely host: BYU. Why athletics leaders and student-athletes traveled to a school at the heart of the struggle to find Common Ground.

Data at Your Fingertips

How many Division I student-athletes earned their degrees? What was the most popular field of study for Division II college athletes? How many NCAA field hockey players compete nationwide?

A Voice for Wellness

College sports is one of the few societal agents where people from different backgrounds can come together to reach a common goal.

Sink or Swim

Enna Selmanovic was only a sophomore when her sport — and her identity — were unexpectedly ripped away. She had to choose: Wallow or find a new way to win.

DI leaders consider the difference reorganization has made

The 2019 NCAA Convention marks the fifth since Division I restructured to give more autonomy to five conferences and make the governance structure more efficient.

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