College Sports

Baylor celebrates with the trophy after winning the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Baylor Wins NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Over Gonzaga

Jared Butler and the Bears' dynamic backcourt blew past the Bulldogs to end Gonzaga's run at an undefeated season.

 | Simon Kaufman

UCLA basketball player Tyger Campbell

Supreme Court Listens To NCAA Athlete Benefit Case

For years, the NCAA has restricted the benefits of its athletes despite schools bringing in millions. The Supreme Court could change that.

 | Austin Kim

The NCAA logo is displayed at mid-court.

Supreme Court To Hear Case On NCAA Benefits

The NCAA says limits are needed to prevent an escalated bidding war for players.

 | Simon Kaufman

Georgia Tech women's basketball head coach Nell Fortner.

Georgia Tech Coach: NCAA Sees Women's Basketball As 'An Afterthought'

Women's basketball head coach Nell Fortner thanked the NCAA for exposing its own disparities between men's and women's collegiate sports.

 | Scripps News Staff

Oregon Duck's Sedona Prince shares videos of women's facilities at the NCAA tournament

After Complaints Go Public, NCAA Fixes Women's Weight Room

Social media posts showing the disparity between the men's and women's amenities at their respective basketball tournaments forces upgrade.

 | Johannah Grenaway

NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament vs. Women’s Basketball tournament bubble set up

NCAA Criticized For Disparity In Tournament Amenities

A picture that went viral shows a men's weight facility compared to the setup that the women's teams have.

 | Scripps News Staff

A March Madness sticker for the NCAA college basketball tournament is placed on a window in downtown Indianapolis.

NCAA Players Push For Reform Ahead Of Tournament

Players want the right to profit from their name, image and likeness by July 1.

 | Scripps News Staff

Georgia defensive back Eric Stokes returns an interception for a touchdown against Florida.

Several College Football Games Are Canceled This Week

COVID-19 cases are impacting the season.

 | Robin Dich

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence looking to pass.

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence Tests Positive For COVID-19

The star QB will have to sit out Saturday's game against Boston College and could potentially miss their next game against #4 ranked Notre Dame.

 | Gage Jackson

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst talks to his players

Wisconsin Badgers Cancel Nebraska Game Due To COVID-19

Wisconsin is the first Big Ten school to postpone or cancel a game since the league started last Friday.

 | Johannah Grenaway

Mask-wearing student walks past statue of legendary University of Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne on Tuesday.

Big Ten Reverses Course, Says Football Season Will Start Oct. 23

Conference says eight-game season will begin Oct. 23, with a championship game on Dec. 19.

 | Peter Hecht

Georgetown coach John Thompson shouts to the floor during the Hovas' NCAA semifinal game against St. John's in 1985.

Legendary Georgetown Basketball Coach John Thompson Dies At 78

Thompson's family announced his death in statement Monday, but provided no cause. He'd been battling multiple health issues.

 | Nathan Byrne

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor Signs Bill To Let College Athletes Get Paid

The law will let college athletes in the state profit off their names, images and likenesses, starting in July 2021.

 | Ahmed Jawadi

The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis.

NCAA Supports Student Athlete Compensation Plan

The Board of Governors is moving forward to develop rules that would allow student athletes to profit off their names, images and likenesses.

 | Gage Jackson

NCAA National Office

Student Athletes Would Get More Transfer Freedom Under NCAA Plan

The rule would let baseball, football, basketball and men's ice hockey players compete immediately after their first transfer.

 | Johannah Grenaway

NCAA logo on a basketball court

NCAA Will Let Athletes Profit Off Their Names, Images And Likenesses

The NCAA's board said each division has to draft and enact the necessary rules no later than January 2021.

 | Adam Elrashidi

UCLA football helmets

Calif. Law Lets College Athletes Get Paid, Challenging NCAA Model

A new California law challenges one of the NCAA's core rules.

 | Adam Elrashidi

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament game

How Much Money From The NCAA's March Madness Goes To The Players?

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament has pulled in around $1 billion in revenue, but the players don't get paid directly.

 | Cristina Mutchler

Head coach DJ Durkin of the Maryland Terrapins

Maryland Fires Football Coach DJ Durkin 1 Day After Reinstating Him

Just one day after the University of Maryland reinstated head football coach DJ Durkin, the school's president decided to fire him.

 | Briana Koeneman

Urban Meyer

Ohio State Suspended Urban Meyer For The Start Of The 2018 Season

Ohio State suspended its head football coach without pay because he didn't respond properly to abuse allegations against an assistant coach.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

University of Miami football player

Miami Football Team To Wear Uniforms Made With Recycled Ocean Waste

The Miami Hurricanes will wear uniforms made mostly from fishing nets and other waste found in the ocean.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Ohio State University head football coach Urban Meyer

Ohio State Football Coach Placed On Administrative Leave

Ohio State placed football coach Urban Meyer on administrative leave, following claims he knew of domestic abuse allegations by one of his assistants.

 | Joshua Kranzberg

2017 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship

Public Support For Paying College Athletes Is Still Largely About Race

Paying college athletes is not an explicitly race-focused conversation, but considering how many black people play, it's hard to separate the two.

 | Jamal Andress

A player for St. Bonaventure celebrates after making a basket in a March Madness game

The Scandal Hanging Over March Madness, Explained

The March Madness tournament is underway, and the FBI is making a cameo.

 | Carter Woodiel

Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim

The March Madness Bracket Was Tough On The Little Guys This Year

A basketball team winning most of its games isn't always enough to impress the selection committee — especially this season.

 | Carter Woodiel

Rick Pitino

Pitino Urges Louisville To Seek Legal Action Against The NCAA

Former University of Louisville coach says the NCAA's recent ruling to vacate a 2013 national championship is an "injustice."

 | Audrey Esther

Kolby Listenbee catches a pass.

University Sues Former Football Player Who Sued The School

Kolby Listenbee says doctors and coaches forced him to play hurt, costing him a chance at an NFL career.

 | Carter Woodiel

NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks to press

NCAA President Gets Caught In Michigan State Athletics Controversy

As early as 2010, NCAA President Mark Emmert reportedly knew about the athletic department's issues surrounding sexual assault.

 | Casey Mendoza

Former MSU Athletic Director Mark Hollis

MSU Athletic Director Resigns Amid Larry Nassar Fallout

The Michigan State University official resigned hours before an ESPN story aired that alleged inaction on reports of sexual assault at the school.

 | James Packard

Larry Nassar appears in court to listen to victim impact statements prior to being sentenced.

The NCAA Is Investigating Michigan State Over Nassar Sexual Abuse Case

The NCAA opened an investigation into how Michigan State University handled sexual abuse allegations against former sports doctor Larry Nassar.

 | Briana Koeneman