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Union leader: Multibillion-dollar NCAA antitrust settlement won't slow efforts to unionize players

May. 24, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Efforts to unionize college athletes will continue, advocates said Friday, even with the NCAA’s landmark agreement to allow players to be paid from a limited revenue-sharing pool. “With this settlement, the NCAA continues to do everything it can to avoid free...

With college athletes on cusp of revenue-sharing, there are Title IX questions that must be answered

May. 24, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

The looming athlete pay system that will upend the traditional college sports model and still-to-be-determined details about how millions of dollars will be distributed are certain to bring questions about gender equity. Of special interest will be whether schools must comply with...

Paying college athletes is closer than ever. How could it work and what stands in the way?

May. 23, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

The proposed settlement of a federal class-action antitrust lawsuit that has been approved by the NCAA and major college conferences would cost billions and pave the way for college athletes to get a cut of the revenue that has been flowing to their schools for years. A judge must...

Birmingham-Southern baseball trying to keep on playing as school prepares to close

May. 23, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

Birmingham-Southern’s baseball team is playing on, even as the college prepares to close its doors. The Division III Panthers, in fact, could outlast the 168-year-old private liberal arts school with a super regional win this weekend at Denison in Grandville, Ohio. ...

Bayer Leverkusen finally loses but on list of storied sports teams with long unbeaten streaks

May. 23, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

The record-setting run of Bayer Leverkusen is over at 51. The German club was on the longest unbeaten streak by a team in a major European soccer league since the introduction of European competitions, but it ended after losing to Atalanta 3-0 in the Europa League final on Wednesday....

David Patrick steps down as Sacramento State head coach to join LSU's staff as associate head coach

May. 22, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — David Patrick has stepped down as Sacramento State’s men's basketball head coach to take a job as LSU’s associate head coach. Sacramento State announced Wednesday that Patrick had departed. The Big Sky Conference school also announced that Michael...

Power conferences, NCAA to vote on landmark $2.7 billion settlement as smaller leagues balk at terms

May. 20, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

University presidents around the country are scheduled to meet this week to vote on whether to accept a proposed settlement of an antitrust lawsuit that would cost the NCAA nearly $3 billion and create a landmark revenue-sharing system with college athletes. The terms of the...

UNC interim chancellor backs AD Bubba Cunningham after trustee criticism, audit push

May. 16, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

North Carolina interim chancellor Lee Roberts publicly backed athletics director Bubba Cunningham on Thursday, three days after the school’s board of trustees approved an audit of the athletics department due to financial concerns growing amid the volatile landscape of college sports. ...

Vanderbilt coach Mark Byington brings Jaylen Carey with him from James Madison

May. 15, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

Vanderbilt coach Mark Byington has landed a second portal transfer in as many days, this time forward Jaylen Carey following him from James Madison to his new job. Byington was hired by Vanderbilt after coaching James Madison to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. He added guard...

Green Bay's Doug Gottlieb believes he can balance his new coaching job with his national radio show

May. 15, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Doug Gottlieb believes he can effectively balance coaching Green Bay and hosting a national sports radio show. Gottlieb discussed his new arrangement during his introductory news conference Wednesday as the longtime broadcaster moves into the coaching ranks....