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Ex-Navy fighter pilot takes grounded approach to college sports

Jennifer Baker rebounded from a medical disqualification to launch a career leading to a job as Johns Hopkins athletics director.

St. Cloud State goalkeeper battles back to return to ice one more time

Janine Alder came back from a frightening seizure to return to the ice before a setback sent her back to the sidelines.

Schools double down on wagering awareness

To better understand schools’ current practices and challenges related to sports gambling education, the NCAA Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering and a national office team of subject matter experts issued a survey to compliance directors in all three divisions.

Division III creates new LGBTQ awards

A trio of awards will recognize student-athletes, coaches and staff who identify as members of the LGBTQ community, as well as athletics departments or conference offices that foster inclusive environments.

DII Governance Academies to get makeover

Since 2009, the Division II Governance Academies have provided a foray into NCAA committee experience for nearly 400 Division II ethnic minority or female athletics administrators.

Fund aims to help DII schools add academic advisors

Starting in the 2019-20 academic year, Division II has allocated $150,000 in annual funds to directly support athletics academic advising positions on campuses.

Daring To Be Bold: A Strategic Planning Update

Strategic Planning Working Group, provides an update on the next strategic plan for the NCAA.

Academic, athletics leaders to discuss impact of college sports on life outcomes

The summit is aimed at showing both sides where they can help each other improve the student experience for student-athletes and the general student body.

Name, Image, Likeness

In college sports, every new year brings the promise of a new season, a new chance at a title run and new college degrees to celebrate. But this year also promises a larger conversation that will shape the college sports world as it continues to turn.

More than a half-century later, Middlebury’s ace on the ice still dominates scoring records

When Phil Latreille played ice hockey for Middlebury, he was in a class by himself as a goal scorer. More than 58 years have passed since he graduated, and nothing has changed. He is still the greatest goal scorer in college hockey history.

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