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July 18, 2023

McMaster Univ. study shares best weight training practices

A study by McMaster University kinesiologists found that whether using heavy or light weights, lifting them as much as possible builds strength and muscle. The kinesiologists studied many of the popular variables when it comes to resistance traini...

July 18, 2023

Tennessee Football must vacate 2019-20 wins for Pruitt violations

The history books will not recognize the Tennessee football program's bounce-back efforts over the last few years. Due to penalties handed down by the NCAA for multiple violations under head coach Jeremy Pruitt, the Volunteers are being forced to vac...

July 18, 2023

UTSA to study well-being programs for NCAA student-athletes

Each day, collegiate student-athletes navigate the labyrinth of sports and academia while overcoming physical and mental hurdles. University of Texas San Antonio faculty members Seok Kang (communication) and Adel Alaeddini (mechanical engineering)...

July 18, 2023

Missouri law OKs NIL compensation for high school athletes who stay in-state

If Missouri high school student-athletes sign to play at an in-state college, they will be able to cash in on name, image and likeness (NIL) endorsement deals, according to a new state law. In a new amendment to the state's NIL law, which goes int...

July 11, 2023

Kitna enters transfer portal following plea deal on child pornography charges

Jalen Kitna, a former Florida Gators quarterback, entered the transfer portal just days after taking a plea deal that dismissed charges of child pornography stemming from a November 2022 arrest, according to various media reports. Kitna was instea...

July 11, 2023

Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald fired amid hazing scandal

Northwestern has fired longtime head coach Pat Fitzgerald amid the hazing scandal within Wildcats' football program that broke over the weekend. President Michael Schill released a statement earlier in the week announcing Fitzgerald's departure fr...

July 11, 2023

Study: Multidirectional Sports Lead to Stronger Bones

According to a recent study, young athletes develop more robust skeletons playing multidirectional sports — like soccer and basketball — than unidirectional sports like track and cross country. The study was conducted by the University of Indi...

June 26, 2023

Minnesota Athletics announces gymnastics performance center

At its June 2023 meeting, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved for Athletics to proceed with the construction of a new gymnastics performance center. The new performance center will be built in the Athletes Village footprint, whic...