Sean McCarthy is the compliance and student services intern at Villanova University. McCarthy graduated from Marquette University School of Law in the spring after obtaining a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
Jesse Owens lives on in history as arguably the greatest American track athlete ever, rightly remembered and revered for great and inspirational deeds – primarily for claiming four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Nazi Germany.
The NCAA Football Rules Committee will discuss possible modifications to the instant replay/targeting rule and will review the experimental rule that allowed medical spotters in the press box during the 2015 season – to consider approving it permanently – during its meeting Feb. 9-11 in Orlando, Florida.
Gail Koziara Boudreaux, recognized on Fortune magazine’s “50 Most Powerful Women in American Business” and Forbes' “100 Most Powerful Women in the World’’ lists, uses the lessons she learned on Dartmouth’s basketball court to build successful management teams in the healthcare industry.
February 12 Presidents and Chancellors – Elizabeth MacLeod Walls was appointed president of William Jewell. She will succeed David Sallee , who will retire July 31 after serving as president since 2000. MacLeod Walls currently oversees...
The NCAA Board of Governors has unanimously voted to extend NCAA President Mark Emmert’s contract for an additional three years. The action extends Emmert’s employment as the NCAA’s chief executive until October 2020, with an option to extend an additional year to 2021.
For women’s basketball, a few years and rules changes later, it appears that the pace of games has improved, scoring is up and a majority of fans, coaches and the student-athletes have come to embrace the new look and feel of the game.
“While we are pleased the court has provided a preliminary pathway to provide significant resources for the medical monitoring of student-athletes who may suffer concussion, we are still examining the conditions placed on preliminary...
The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Rules Committee recommended that the challenge review system become a permanent rule in the sport for schools and conferences who choose to implement it, starting in the 2016 season.
Terry Gawlik, senior associate athletics director for sports administration and senior woman administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will serve as the next chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee during the 2016-17 academic year.
The NCAA’s commitment to fostering a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion in athletics was bolstered Tuesday when the NCAA Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution to further commit the Association to those values.
Yvonne Gutierrez, a three-time NCAA softball champion at UCLA, now serves the people of Southern California as a 23-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Gutierrez credits her college coaches with keeping her focused on academics and credits athletics with preparing her for a career as a firefighter and fire engineer.