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Study: Collegiate Esports Is Booming, But Women Are Being Left Behind

by | September 28, 2020 Varsity esports programs are rapidly expanding onto the collegiate scene, but women players are [...] Read more

Jackson State Names Deion Sanders Head Football Coach

by | September 21, 2020
Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was named head football coach at Jackson State Univers [...] Read more

Catana Starks, the First African American Woman to Coach a Collegiate Men’s Golf Team, Dead at 75

by | September 8, 2020
Dr. Catana Starks, a Tennessee State University golf coach and alumna, died on Sunday at the ag [...] Read more

St. Louis Cardinals’ Lou Brock, ‘The Greatest Base-Stealer Ever Known’, Dead at 81

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Lou Brock, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Hall of Fame outfielder who “became the greatest ba [...] Read more

Coach John Thompson, Jr. in Retrospect

by Joshua Wright |
Coach John Thompson, Jr. died on August 30, 2020, at the age of 78.  He redefined college bask [...] Read more

What Do Sporting Boycotts Tell Us About Ourselves?

by Michael H. Gavin | September 1, 2020
The decision to boycott has been coupled with questions about what NBA players and other profes [...] Read more

UK Basketball Coach ‘All Ears’ Regarding Conversation About Changing Name of Rupp Arena

by | August 27, 2020
In a letter written to the University of Kentucky president in July, faculty members at the sch [...] Read more

Some Student Athletes Playing a Leading Role When It Comes to Social Justice Advocacy

by Lois Elfman | August 20, 2020
Throughout the country, student-athletes and former student-athletes are taking action to addre [...] Read more

MEAC Releases Potential Spring Schedule for Fall Sports

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After July’s announcement that the fall sports season would be canceled, The Mid-Eastern [...] Read more

NCAA Names Dr. Derrick Gragg Vice President for Inclusion, Education and Community Engagement

by | August 19, 2020
The NCAA’s new senior vice president for inclusion, education and community engagement will b [...] Read more

Ten Former U of Michigan Athletes Allege Sexual Abuse by Late Team Doctor

by | August 17, 2020
Ten former University of Michigan athletes filed a lawsuit against the school’s Board of [...] Read more

University of Nebraska Student Athletes Call For More Diverse Athletics Staff

by | August 13, 2020
Student athletes at the University of Nebraska are pushing for more diverse leadership in athle [...] Read more

Big Ten, Pac-12 Postpone Entire Fall Sports Season

by | August 11, 2020
ESPN reported that on Tuesday, Big Ten Conference presidents and chancellors voted “to postpo [...] Read more

Mid-American Conference Postpones Entire Fall Sports Season

| August 9, 2020
ESPN reported that the Mid-American Conference (MAC) “has postponed its entire fall sports se [...] Read more

Big Ten Football Programs to Remain in ‘Acclimatization Period’

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ESPN reported that Big Ten football programs “will remain in the ‘acclimatization period’ [...] Read more




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