NCAA statement on COVID-19 and sporting events

NCAA member schools and conferences make their own decisions regarding regular season and conference tournament play. As we have stated, we will make decisions on our events based on the best, most current public health guidance available...

NCAA statement on Senate working group

“The NCAA, its member schools and conferences are committed to enhancing our rules while providing the best educational and athletic experience for our student-athletes. We know that continuing our modernization of rules will require some...

NCAA statement on Gov. Newsom signing SB 206

As a membership organization, the NCAA agrees changes are needed to continue to support student-athletes, but improvement needs to happen on a national level through the NCAA’s rules-making process.

NCAA responds to California Senate Bill 206

The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter Wednesday to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, making clear its belief that this bill would wipe out the distinction between college and professional athletics and eliminate the element of fairness that supports all of college sports.

NCAA and Conferences file notice of appeal in Alston case

“The NCAA’s longstanding commitment, supported by its schools and conferences, is to provide student-athletes with the educational benefits they need to succeed in school and beyond. While the District Court upheld the distinction between...

NCAA Statement on the passing of Birch Bayh

"We extend our condolences to the Bayh family. Credited as the father of Title IX, former U.S. senator and NCAA President’s Gerald R. Ford Award recipient Birch Bayh was one of the most significant trailblazers for gender equity in higher...

NCAA statement on college admissions investigation

"The charges brought forth today are troubling and should be a concern for all of higher education. We are looking into these allegations to determine the extent to which NCAA rules may have been violated."

Statement from Mark Emmert on the passing of David Williams

"We send our deepest condolences to David Williams’ family, friends, colleagues and the entire Vanderbilt community. Throughout his career, David was an active member in the NCAA committee structure, serving as an important voice in...

Statement from Mark Emmert on the passing of Dr. James Frank

“We extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. James Frank. Throughout his memorable career, Dr. Frank spearheaded positive and impactful change, "championing diversity and inclusion in college sports. He...

U.S. Supreme Court denies petitions in O’Bannon v. NCAA

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the both the plaintiffs’ and NCAA’s request to clarify key issues of law affecting the NCAA and other similar organizations.


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