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May 24, 2020

NCAA brings down the hammer on Stephen F. Austin college athletics

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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In another classic case of NCAA hypocrisy, Stephen F. Austin is being forced to vacate a total of 289 wins, including conference championships, across several sports over the course of 2013 to 2019. Due to an administrative error in regards to the academic administration office, 82 student-athletes were ruled eligible when they actually were not.…

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May 22, 2020

NCAA will allow voluntary activities for all D1 student-athletes beginning June 1

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm May 22, 2020 5/22/20

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Just two days after the NCAA announced that student-athletes who participate in men’s and women’s basketball or football would be allowed to partake in voluntary activities, they extended those rights to all Divison I sports. On Friday afternoon, the NCAA posted a press release stating that “Division I student-athletes in all sports will be permitted…

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May 13, 2020

Mark Emmert says NCAA will not dictate the start date for return to college sports

Nick Roush 10:45am May 13, 2020 5/13/20

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The president of the NCAA is washing his hands on an important matter and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Mark Emmert, public enemy No. 1 in some circles, said Tuesday the NCAA will not oversee a uniform return to college sports. He told ESPN those decisions will be left up to local officials. “Normally, there’s…

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May 11, 2020

NCAA alters NET formula for 2020-21 season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm May 11, 2020 5/11/20

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Good news! The NCAA is finally fixing the NET…hopefully. In 2018, the NCAA replaced the RPI with the NCAA Evaluation Tool, aka the NET, to help the Selection Committee better sort and seed teams for the NCAA Tournament. Since then, mocking the NET has become a tradition of sorts because the rankings are usually all…

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May 8, 2020

Two new NCAA rules that could lead to a power struggle in college basketball

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm May 8, 2020 5/8/20

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Recruiting in college basketball is going to feel a lot like free agency in the near future. The NCAA is in the process of trying to add two new rules that will change the landscape of college athletics forever. The first is the institution of a one-time, immediate transfer rule that would authorize any student-athlete…

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May 7, 2020

The NCAA sends Kansas a 92-page response in battle over recruiting violations

Nick Roush 8:00pm May 7, 2020 5/7/20

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The University of Kansas and the NCAA are engaging in a war of words. Kansas has been accused of committing five Level 1 violations, the most severe charges that can be brought against a program. It also includes the granddaddy of them all — lack of institutional control. The indictment on Bill Self’s program was…

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May 4, 2020

UofL will not self impose sanctions after like the millionth NCAA violation

Drew Franklin 3:03pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20

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Ohhhhhhh you hate to see it. More NCAA violations showed up on the Louisville athletic department’s doorstep today. Those things are piled up like Amazon Prime boxes now. In this delivery of bad news, the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations included four alleged violations. And since it ain’t no fun unless the homies get some, the…

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April 30, 2020

NCAA Board recommends to NOT allow one-time transfer rule… yet

Drew Franklin 1:45pm April 30, 2020 4/30/20

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The new one-time transfer rule hit a bump in the road on Thursday when the NCAA Board recommended against implementing it. “Changes are not appropriate at this time,” reads the story on the NCAA’s website. “Board members recommended the waiver process be sensitive to student-athlete well-being, especially those impacted by COVID-19 in the interim period.”…

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April 29, 2020

What you need to know about the NCAA’s Player Endorsement Plan

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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This morning, the NCAA announced that its Board of Governors supports the proposed rule changes to allow college athletes to be compensated for their name, image and likeness. But, what does that actually mean? I spent the morning poring over the 31-page plan, which is chock full of legalese. In short, while the plan has…

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NCAA Board of Governors supports name, image, and likeness rights proposal

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:43am April 29, 2020 4/29/20

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The NCAA continues to move towards giving athletes name, image, and likeness rights. This morning, the organization announced that the Board of Governors supports the proposed rule changes to allow athletes to receive compensation for endorsements and promotions. From here, the plan will move to the rules-making structure in each of the NCAA’ three divisions…

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