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By Andrew Zimbalist, Econofact
This year's NCAA basketball tournaments have gotten the highest TV ratings in years. Since 2021, athletes have been able to capitalize on the popularity of college sports through endorsements and sponsorships. But for female athletes, it's also exposing the dark…
By John Yang, Harry Zahn
Title IX, the federal law that bars educational institutions from discriminating on the basis of sex turned 50 this week. But some top college sports programs are skirting the spirit, if not the letter, of the law. Ali Rogin speaks…
By Ali Rogin, Claire Mufson, Emine Yücel
Duke University men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, fondly known as Coach K., will participate Saturday in his last Final Four, and possibly his final game, before retirement. Veteran sports writer Howard Bryant joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the matchups and…
The college football season gets into full swing this weekend. Players are returning to the field for what they hope will be a more normal year after a COVID-plagued 2020 season. But there’s another difference for student athletes this year.
By John Yang, Sam Lane
By John Yang, Courtney Norris
After years of pressure in and out of court, the NCAA moved this week to allow athletes to make money. Beginning Thursday, college athletes in the U.S. will be able to make financial deals that capitalize on their celebrity. Kevin…
By John Yang, Alex D'Elia
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to the NCAA as the justices sided with former college athletes in a dispute over compensation. While the unanimous ruling was limited to education-related benefits, like postgraduate scholarships and paying for…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
If the former college athletes who brought the case win, colleges could end up competing for talented student athletes by offering over-the-top education benefits worth tens of thousands of dollars.
By Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press
Both conferences cited the risk of trying to keep players from contracting and spreading the coronavirus when the programs are not operating in a bubble like the NBA and NHL are doing.
By Ryan Foley, Associated Press
An investigative report has found that the Iowa football program has suffered from racial bias against Black players and bullying by a small number of current and former coaches.
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