college athletics

One of the proposals by the Democratic presidential candidate could shatter the NCAA’s “amateur” model.
The NCAA opposed the Fair Pay to Play Act, which is set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2023.
It's the third time this year the president has welcomed star athletes to the White House with greasy grub.
NCAA Division 1 schools alone generated at least $9.15 billion in revenue during fiscal 2015. Coaches make millions.
As the Final Four begins, the question is no longer whether college sports "amateurism" will die. It’s when and how it finally will.
Only in the asinine world of college sports could paying talented, marketable athletes be damaging to anyone.
The Indiana State University football player rose to national prominence after opening up about his sexuality in a heartfelt 2017 speech.
College basketball -- played by (honest) professionals. Just like the olden days.
We’re expected to believe these elite athletes are just regular students who play sports in their spare time.
Being a college athlete, you already have many things that demand your attention.
Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  
Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.
Division III, the largest grouping in the NCAA's membership, aspires to be the purist form of intercollegiate athletic competition. As there are no athletic scholarships, all athletes compete for the love of sport.
Identifying as an athlete was easy because, not only was I good at it, but I also was doing what I loved. What I didn't account for was what would happen to my identity without sports. My sophomore year of college, I found out.
Many student-athletes pursue their goal of playing an NCAA sport in college. While most people who follow college sports are familiar with Division I and its star athletics programs -- Alabama, Kentucky, Penn State -- few can articulate what the organization's three divisions stand for.
The opportunity to compete at the collegiate level is a special one. Today, competition between young athletes is greater than ever, with specialization (it seems) occurring at a much younger age.
Without question, college athletes are finding their way and intentionally choosing their battles in the name of fairness and in the name of basic rights and well-being.
Why did I need to be put in line? Because I needed to be shocked out of my extravagant college expectations, which had been influenced by stereotypical "college" stories told by people reminiscing about their "glory days." My initial expectations had been clouded by this way of thinking: I shouldn't be in my dorm room every night; rather, I should be out partying every chance I get.
Paying athletes salaries as university employees is impractical, given the complex set of ancillary issues that option raises. However, allowing college athletes to receive money from outside the athletic department is much more straightforward.