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Softball coach donates kidney to No. 1 fan from her playing days

Softball brought Alison Ritter and RJ Henderson together. Ritter played first base for Salisbury; Henderson was the team’s biggest fan.

One team’s short-lived dance in tournament reminds why college basketball is worth fighting for

Each spring, my favorite March Madness memory replays in vivid detail as I watch the buzzer beaters punctuating the excitement of the Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.

DIII looks at requiring schools to submit student-athlete grad rates

Retention rates of football players and African-American student-athletes in Division III have lagged behind those of their counterparts for eight consecutive years.

Can honest dialogue and a college game help police and community overcome fears and distrust?

Sean Sheppard was distraught as he watched, again and yet again, videos circulating on news and social media of violent altercations between law enforcement officers and African-American men.

DI schools use special distribution dollars to fund student-athlete needs

Two years ago, the NCAA Board of Governors approved a special $200 million distribution to Division I schools.

DII aims to bolster involvement in injury surveillance program

No priority can be higher than the health and safety of our student-athletes, and making knowledgeable, informed decisions to promote their well-being requires accurate data.

Division II University brings health and safety, rules education to coaches online

Division II University is a new online program for Division II coaches that provides education on NCAA rules and student-athlete health and safety.

Lacrosse coaches show staying power in Division I positions

The number of women's teams in Division I lacrosse has nearly tripled since 1981-82, and the number of men's teams has grown by 40 percent in the same time period.

Student-athlete finds perfect harmony in tennis and barbershop quartet

Stephen Goldman enrolled in high school chorus because he wanted to take a class with his best friend. What he found instead was a profound passion for music.

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