NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted M...

NCAA weighs more eligibility for sports cut short by virus

The NCAA Division I Council is scheduled to vote Monday on whether to allow another year of eligibility for spring sport athletes such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players, who had their seasons...

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

Canceling March Madness because of the coronavirus pandemic will cost the NCAA about $375 million that it would have distributed to 350 schools across the nation. Some will be able t...

Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

The NCAA will distribute $225 million to its Division I members in June, $375 million less than had been budgeted this year because the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the men's basket...

How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men's Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a massive television rights deal with CBS and Turner that runs ...

AP Exclusive: NCAA tried to save March Madness with 16 teams

As it became apparent the NCAA basketball tournaments could not be held over three weeks because of concerns about the coronavirus, organizers scrambled to devise a plan for a 16-team event to salvage...

Power 5 leagues scrap tournaments, putting NCAAs in doubt

The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference all canceled their basketball tournaments Thursday because of concerns about coronavirus, putting the playing of the ...

Ohio order would force NCAA Tournament games without fans

An order from the governor of Ohio to restrict spectator access to indoor sporting events because of concerns about the coronavirus would force the NCAA to play men's basketball tournament games in th...

AP Q&A with NCAA chief medical officer on COVID-19

Less than two weeks away from the start of the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, the association is considering how to proceed safely amid an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. ...

Memphis' NCAA case goes to independent investigation arm

Memphis' NCAA case involving the recruitment of star basketball player James Wiseman will go through the association's new independent investigation arm. The NCAA announced Wednesda...

NCAA to allow potential Olympians to receive more benefits

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The NCAA will now permit elite athletes to be paid for training expenses by the U.S. Olympic Committee and other national governing bodies. The Division I Cou...

AP-NORC poll: 66% favor endorsement money for NCAA athletes

As the NCAA grapples with how to provide athletes opportunities to be compensated for their fame, about two-thirds of Americans support college players being permitted to earn money for endorsements. ...

Maxey leads No. 2 Kentucky past No. 1 Michigan State 69-62

NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky's latest freshman star is a guard from Texas who likes to smile wide and take big shots. Tyrese Maxey scored 26 points, including a clutch 3 that beat the sh...

How much are college athletes' names and images worth?

How much are a college athlete's name, image and likeness worth? And who would want to pay for them? The questions are front and center now that the NCAA, pressured by individual sta...

Athlete compensation comes front and center for NCAA

A key NCAA task force is expected to provide an update on whether it would be feasible to allow athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses while still preserving amateurism rules for t...