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States hands off when it comes to NCAA, athlete compensation

May. 16, 2022 13:12 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NCAA waited nearly a year to issue a warning that there are still rules to follow now that college athletes can earn money off their fame, sparking speculation that a crackdown could be coming for schools and boosters that break them. But the NCAA isn't the...

Sheridan resigns as Wisconsin's inside linebackers coach

May. 13, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bill Sheridan has resigned as Wisconsin’s inside linebackers coach while the NCAA investigates him for potential rules violations during his tenure as Air Force’s defensive line coach. Wisconsin hired Sheridan on Feb. 22 after he had spent two years at Air...

Keeping schools out of NIL dealings opened door for boosters

May. 13, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

By trying to limit how much schools can help college athletes cashing in on their fame, the NCAA seems to have inadvertently opened the door for boosters to get a foothold in a burgeoning market. Now, as the NCAA and its highest-profile Division I member schools try to rein in...

Morant, Parker honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

May. 13, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to...

Memphis to spend up to $200 million renovating Liberty Bowl

May. 12, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Memphis and the University of Memphis will be spending at least $150 million to renovate and renovate the home of the annual Liberty Bowl before the 2025 season. The renovation announced Thursday could reach $200 million for the Simmons Bank...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 12, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

Frankort State Journal. May 6, 2022. Editorial: Robinson is proof that dreams do come true Perhaps nothing is more magical than watching someone’s dream come true. That is exactly what happened to University of Kentucky wide receiver and Western Hills graduate...

ACC mulling division-free football scheduling model by 2023

May. 11, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference is mulling a change to its football scheduling model that could include the elimination of divisions by 2023. Discussions are taking place among league schools during the ACC's annual spring meetings in Amelia Island, Florida. Commissioner Jim Phillips...

Alabama's Saban denies tampering with Louisville transfer

May. 11, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban denies that anybody from his program had contact with receiver Tyler Harrell before the former Louisville player entered the transfer portal, which would have violated NCAA rules. Saban responded to a suggestion from Louisville coach...

South Carolina adds Jacksonville St to 2023 football lineup

May. 11, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is adding Jacksonville State and to its 2023 football schedule. The South Carolina Gamecocks announced the move Wednesday. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will take the place of previously scheduled Liberty on Nov. 4, 2023. ...

NIL expert predicts $50,000 minimum pay for Power 5 players

May. 10, 2022 15:09 PM EDT

Football and men's basketball players on scholarship in one of the major conferences can expect to soon earn a minimum of $50,000 each year he plays because of the influx of cash from so-called booster collectives brokering name, image and likeness deals. That prediction, based on...