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Unfinished business prompts return to skeleton

A question during a date brought John Daly out of retirement and back to the U.S. skeleton team.

Greenway to make history on U.S. Olympic hockey team

Jordan Greenway has donned a USA sweater for international competitions in the past.

Granato's dream job came with promise to hit the books again

Several times over the past three decades, Tony Granato longed for his college days at Wisconsin.

Weinstock set for first Olympic experience

When Evan Weinstock entered the world of bobsledding, he was told his role as a pusher of the sled would demand 90 percent athleticism and 10 percent skill.

U.S. hockey's Duggan is a born leader

In March, Meghan Duggan's leadership skills were challenged in ways she hadn't experienced before.

A World Above

Some of the planet’s most gifted college athletes are converging this month on Taipei, Taiwan, for the 29th World University Summer Games. More than 300 student-athletes representing more than 70 NCAA member schools are part of delegations that will compete for gold, silver and bronze as well as spread awareness of the American college athletics model.

Opening ceremonies for the second-largest multisport event on the globe — only the Olympics are bigger — are scheduled for Aug. 19. In 2017, athletes from 131 countries will compete among 22 sports.

The biennial


Concussion and college sports

The NCAA continues devoting resources to research, education and other efforts to make student-athletes safer.

2017 Theodore Roosevelt Award: Beth Brooke-Marciniak

Making a difference, particularly through inclusive leadership, is what drives Beth Brooke-Marciniak.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Susan Robinson Fruchtl

Susan Robinson Fruchtl, in her first year as athletics director at Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania), is now coaching her coaches and enjoying their successes with them.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Tommy Vardell

For Tommy Vardell, the transition from football to the business world was daunting, but invigorating.


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