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college sports

programs
July 2, 2020

UMass-Dartmouth Drops 8 Sports Programs

The athletics department of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth announced this week that it will be dropping eight intercollegiate sports programs, effective immediately, according to a press release from the school. The programs that have b...


minnesota
June 29, 2020

Minnesota AD ‘Optimistic’ for Fall Return of Sports

University of Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle is preparing for the Gophers' fall athletic season as if it will resume amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minnesota football players are already back on campus and Coyle told the Star Tribune that...


June 19, 2020

Powerline: Dangerous Dog Days for Student-Athletes

As I’m writing this column for the June publication, no one is sure when training athletes will resume at colleges and high schools. When schools take the locks off weight rooms and training does resume, strength coaches need to be especially caref...


June 19, 2020

Climate Control: Handling Heat Acclimation in Athletes

The entire sports world hopes and prays for a return to normalcy by the Autumn of 2020 following a spring and summer rife with cancellations and disappointments. A return to the former status quo would mean that fall athletes will be gearing up for t...


houston
June 15, 2020

Univ. of Houston Suspends Workouts Following 6 Positive COVID-19 Tests

Just 11 days after the University of Houston resumed voluntary workouts for student-athletes, the Cougars have suspended those activities as six student-athletes from various sports have tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement, according to...


ncaa
May 26, 2020

NCAA to allow student-athletes to resume activities June 1

Collegiate student-athletes across the country rejoice! The NCAA Division 1 Council announced that all student-athletes can resume voluntary activities in their respective sports starting June 1. The decision came on May 22 — two days after the ...


guidelines
May 11, 2020

ACHA announces guidelines for return of college sports

New guidelines have been laid out by the American College Health Association (ACHA) for how to safely return to sports in the college athletics world amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, May 7, the ACHA announced additional guidance for insti...


advice
April 14, 2020

Matt Doherty’s advice on coaching success

With his collegiate coaching career seemingly in the rearview mirror, Matt Doherty has turned his attention to offering advice and tips to the next crop of coaches at varying levels. Doherty made a national name for himself leading the Notre Dame ...