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NCAA

January 18, 2016

Drafted prep baseball players given flexibility to hire agents

High school baseball players drafted by major league clubs can now hire agents without affecting their college eligibility. [caption id="attachment_15133" align="alignright" width="273"] Drafted high school baseball players can now hire an agent w...


January 8, 2016

NCAA considers easing demands on student-athletes

Leaders around the NCAA are considering new rules that would diminish the amount of time student-athletes spend on their respective sport. Brad Wolverton at The Chronicle of Higher Education reported today that representatives from the five most ...


November 11, 2015

UAB basketball coach gives $46K to help programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham men's basketball coach Jerod Haase has donated $46,000 to help cover the cost of attendance for student-athletes at his school. [caption id="attachment_14598" align="alignleft" width="150"] Photo: uabsports.com[...


October 16, 2015

K-State coach congratulates TCU quarterback on victory

Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder watched his team cough up an 18-point halftime lead last weekend against TCU, losing the game 52-45. Snyder reacted by sending the opposing quarterback a letter commending him on his "performance and poise"...


August 4, 2015

NCAA Division II considering certification of strength coaches

NCAA Division II strength and conditioning coaches would be required to obtain national certification under recommendations from the division's Management Council. The Management Council last week recommended that the Presidents Council adopt th...


May 21, 2015

Brevard College announces reclassification to Division III

Brevard College announced plans this week to begin transitioning to NCAA Division III, a process that takes four years before an institution can become a full member. The college, located in Brevard, North Carolina, has spent the last eight years ...


April 27, 2015

Report: NCAA ‘likely’ to reduce shot clock in basketball

The NCAA appears "likely" to reduce the shot clock in college basketball, according to a report Monday from ESPN. ESPN reported that rules committee chairman Rick Byrd said the shot clock would be reduced from 35 to 30 seconds, if the change was a...


April 21, 2015

Pac-12 survey finds athletes ‘too exhausted to study’

A Pac-12 study has found that student-athletes spend on average 50 hours per week with their sport, making them "too exhausted to study effectively." Findings from the study were discussed at a symposium last week that was not open to the public o...