The NCAA announced on Wednesday that it’s working towards allowing student-athletes to earn money from their name, image, and likeness. As revealed on the NCAA official website, the board of governors expressed support for a rule change that will allow its athletes to receive compensation for third-party endorsements. Continue reading NCAA Moves Towards Allowing Student Athletes to Get Paid for Endorsements
The NBA has submitted a formal proposal to the National Basketball Players Association to lower the draft age for the league to 18, USA Today reports. The publication, which cited an anonymous source that has “knowledge of the proposal,” added that it’s the “first step in formal negotiations to lower the age limit by the 2022 draft.”
The current draft-eligible age is 19. Continue reading NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18
The Loyola of Chicago Ramblers arrived at the Big Dance with only a bit of attention. Four victories later, they’re guaranteed to leave March Madness as a legendary team. Continue reading Loyola-Chicago Earns Place Among All-Time Cinderellas with Trip to Final Four
The FBI is currently conducting an investigation into corruption allegations that have surrounded the world of college basketball. As part of that investigation, the FBI has taken a close look at the way former NBA agent Andy Miller was interacting with top-level college basketball recruits and players over the course of the last few years, and Yahoo! Sports published a report regarding some of the things the FBI has uncovered while looking into the way Miller and his associates at ASM Sports were conducting business prior to the FBI getting involved. Continue reading Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith Jr., and More Named in FBI’s Explosive NCAA Corruption Case
Top-seeded teams Gonzaga and North Carolina prevailed in a pair of thrilling finishes on Saturday to advance to the final of the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament.
Lamar Jackson came into this season as a relative unknown at Louisville. The sophomore had a spectacular season and became the first player in school history to bring home the vaunted Heisman Trophy.
March madness is here. The field is set for the 2016 NCAA tournament, and the entire field was announced during Sunday night’s selection show.