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August 5, 2020

NCAA instructs divisions to decide on fall sports by August 21

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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As expected, the NCAA is pushing the decision on fall sports back even further. The Board of Governors just announced that each of the organization’s three divisions (Divisions I, II, III) will have until August 21 to determine whether or not they can meet the requirements to hold fall championships in cross country, soccer, field…

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August 4, 2020

NCAA will vote on fall championships this afternoon

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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The NCAA Board of Governors will meet today to decide the fate of fall sports, and even though the FBS has its own championship outside of the organization’s structure, the decision could have huge ramifications on the future of college athletics. This afternoon, the board will vote on whether or not to hold championships for…

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August 1, 2020

NCAA planning on-time start for college basketball: “We’ve got a high level of confidence.”

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm August 1, 2020 8/1/20

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The NCAA is planning an on-time start for college basketball, with the season scheduled to begin on November 10. In an interview with NCAA.com’s Andy Katz, NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt said that while there is “uncertainty” in the world of sports due to the coronavirus, the organization is planning on moving…

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July 29, 2020

NCAA grants ANOTHER waiver for immediate eligibility

Jack Pilgrim 3:30pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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The NCAA is handing out instant-eligibility waivers like hotcakes. After granting three more waivers over the last 48 hours, the NCAA granted yet another one this week, as Rodney Howard of Georgia Tech has been declared eligible for the 2020-21. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports broke the news this afternoon: Sources: Georgia Tech's Rodney Howard…

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July 27, 2020

NCAA allowing fall sports other than football to play 50% of games

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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We’re still awaiting the fate of college football this fall — which will be decided by the conferences — but today, the NCAA granted some relief for other fall sports. This afternoon, the Division I Council Coordination Committee approved a blanket waiver that will allow men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, field…

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July 22, 2020

NCAA President talks transfer eligibility, COVID-19 protocols, NIL legislation

Maggie Davis 8:00pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss “ways to protect the integrity of college athletics,” and it went about as well as you’d expect. Some of the day’s most-vocal characters included NCAA president Mark Emmert, Republican Senator and committee chair Lindsey Graham (South Carolina) and Democratic Senator/former Stanford football player Cory Booker…

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July 11, 2020

How the University of Kentucky Altered the Trajectory of College Athletics in 1945

Nick Roush 7:00pm July 11, 2020 7/11/20 Comments Disabled

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College athletics as we know it would not be the same without the University of Kentucky. Don’t take my word for it. That comes from Alex Kirshner, one of a few authors for the upcoming e-book Sinful Seven: Sci-Fi Western Legends of the NCAA, brought to you by the fine folks from SB Nation and…

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June 19, 2020

NCAA bans championship events from being played in states where Confederate flag has prominent presence

Jack Pilgrim 11:30am June 19, 2020 6/19/20

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The NCAA Board of Governors announced this morning that it will be expanding its Confederate flag policy to prevent any NCAA championship events from being played in states where the symbol has a prominent presence. In a statement released this morning, the NCAA condemned symbols or acts of discrimination and oppression. “There is no place…

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June 17, 2020

NCAA approves preseason plan for football, summer calendar for basketball

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20 Comments Disabled

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As expected, the NCAA Division I Council has approved the six-week preseason practice plan that would lay the groundwork for college football beginning on time, along with the proposed summer calendar for men’s and women’s basketball. The preseason football plan calls for strength workouts and film study with coaches beginning July 13 for teams whose…

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June 8, 2020

NCAA’s practice plan calls for on-time start to season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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The NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee is working on a plan for the return of college football, and according to a new report, that plan allows the season to begin on time. Sports Illustrated’s Ross Dellenger shared the details of the six-week practice plan, which is currently being circulated to conference offices and athletic…

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