College Sports

Season’s Greetings

Alongside the Big Ten’s decision, the NCAA Division I Council announced that both the men’s and women’s 2020-21 basketball seasons would begin on Nov. 25, just 15 days after the […]

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Big Ten Reverses Decision, Will Resume Football Season in October

The Big Ten had originally postponed its season on Aug. 11. due to concerns regarding myocarditis and lack of testing.

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Rubicon Talent Prepares for NIL Reform With New College Sports Division

Rubicon-U will advise amateur athletes, brands, universities, conferences and media platforms on ways to leverage opportunities with NIL legislation, however it plays out.

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Senate Debate on College Athlete Name, Image and Likeness Continues

Senators and witnesses debated whether Congress should write its own laws for NIL, give the power to the NCAA through an antitrust exemption, or let states determine how they want to handle athlete compensation.

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October Return

Big Ten football could be back as soon as Oct. 17. A presentation from the Return to Competition Task Force went well Saturday, according to reports, and presidents from the […]

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Q&A: Malaika Underwood on the Future of Collegiate NIL Licensing

Underwood, a USA Baseball veteran, was recently named SVP of licensing with a focus on college sports at OneTeam Partners.

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Fanatics Acquires Collegiate Headwear Brand Top of the World

In August, Fanatics closed a $350 million investment round that is expected to be its last private funding round as it is reportedly gearing up for an IPO.

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Big Ten Commissioner Can’t Solely Restart Season Despite Trump Call

At least 60% of Big Ten presidents or chancellors must vote in favor of postponing a season in order to make the postponement official, according to a lawsuit filed by Nebraska football players against the Big Ten that details the Big Ten’s bylaws.

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NCAA Moves to Trademark ‘Battle in the Bubble’

The NCAA announced Aug. 17 that it expects a decision on the basketball season start-date by mid-September. As scheduled, the season would begin Nov. 10.

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College Athletic Department Diversity Efforts Face Scrutiny

Only 15.5% of Division I athletic directors at primarily white institutions in 2018-19 were people of color, while only 8.8% were Black, according to the TIDES Diversity report card.

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