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Booker, Democratic lawmakers introducing NCAA reform bill

A bill being introduced Thursday by four Democratic lawmakers would grant college athletes sweeping rights to compensation, including a share of the revenue generated by their sports, and create a fed...

AP Sources: ACC close to making Northwestern AD commissioner

The Atlantic Coast Conference is finalizing a deal to make Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips the league’s next commissioner, replacing the retiring John Swofford. Two peopl...

Ole Miss at Texas A&M postponed as virus roils schedules

No. 5 Texas A&M will not play for a second straight week after its Saturday home game with Mississippi was postponed because of lingering issues with COVID-19 within the Aggies’ program. ...

Penn State coach Pat Chambers resigns after investigation

Penn State’s Pat Chambers has resigned following an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by the Nittany Lions’ basketball coach. Chambers, 49, had been a...

NCAA penalizes UMass for violations in basketball, tennis

The NCAA is stripping Massachusetts of victories in men’s basketball and women’s tennis for overpaying 12 athletes about $9,100 in financial aid over three years. The NCAA announced...

NCAA will vote in January to change NIL, transfer rules

A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in January, the last step for the association to change its rules but not the last...

Memo: NCAA to furlough its entire staff for 3-8 weeks

The NCAA will furlough its entire Indianapolis-based staff of about 600 employees for three to eight weeks in a cost-saving move, according to memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press. ...

NCAA board hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors is allowing each division of the association to decide independently whether it will be able to conduct championship events safely in fall sports such as soccer, volleyball...

Graham on NCAA compensation rules: We’ve got to do something

The Senate Judiciary Committee wants to have a bipartisan plan in place to regulate the way college athletes can be compensated for name, image and likeness rights by Sept. 15, Sen. Lindsey Graham sai...

Patriot League punts on fall football as SEC leaders meet

The Patriot League joined the Ivy League on Monday, punting on football and other fall sports because of the pandemic while holding out hope games can be made up. The Patriot League ...

Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

Late last week, Clemson announced 28 athletes and athletic staffers had tested positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, Kansas State said it was shutting down its voluntary workouts for ...

NCAA expands ban, joins SEC in targeting Confederate flag

The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy banning states with prominent Confederate symbols from hosting its sponsored events, one day after the Southeastern Conference made a similar declaration aimed a...

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the NCAA in federal court Monday that seeks to prevent the association from limiting the amount of money athletes can make off their names, images and likenesses. ...

Florida governor signs college athlete NIL compensation bill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that will allow college athletes in the state to earn money from endorsement deals. The law won't go into effect until Jul...

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two weeks could help coaches and players make up for the lost time. ...