Blood, Sweat and 40 Years

Forty years ago, amid tension over how to make one big group fit the needs of hundreds of divergent institutions, the NCAA divided into three divisions. Here are the 40 moments that made them what they are today.

The Wizard of Awes

Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis organizes magical, one-of-a-kind sporting events he hopes fans and athletes remember for a lifetime

Mindful Healing

Overcoming the obstacles and stigma of mental health issues takes a team of allies

First Responders

Athletic trainers are a team's first line of defense.

Wrestling Away From a Troubled Past

How one sport found its way back after the unthinkable became real.

The Hard Road Home

Jason Church's odyssey from a football field in Wisconsin to a battlefield in Afghanistan... and back again.

The Best Final Four Games You've Never Heard of

Last year was the 75th anniversary of the Division I NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. The lists were plentiful regarding the Final Four's greatest hits. Since 1939, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship has grown into one of...

Back to Life

Reed Powell's journey from a grisly accident to the basketball court

Boundless Determination

Wheelchair sports advocates are steadily toppling barriers.

Obstacle Course

After reconstructive surgery, student-athletes face a grueling path to emotional and physical recovery.


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