Ruling Dings N.C.A.A., but It Keeps Rule-Making Power

The narrow ruling was not quite the blow that the critics of college sports had hoped would bring the system crashing down.

#alston-shawne, #antitrust-laws-and-competition-issues, #basketball-college, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #emmert-mark, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-women, #obannon-ed, #student-athlete-compensation

0

Son of Bo Schembechler Says He Was Abused by Michigan Team Doctor

Matt Schembechler said his account of abuse when he was a child in 1969 was ignored by his father, Bo, who was the new head football coach at Michigan.

#anderson-robert-e-1928-2008, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #football-college, #schembechler-bo, #sex-crimes, #university-of-michigan

0

High School Football Coaches Suspended After Teen Is Forced to Eat Pork, Lawyer Says

A 17-year-old in Canton, Ohio, was forced to eat a pepperoni pizza even though the coaches were aware he does not eat pork because he is a Hebrew Israelite, a lawyer for the boy’s family said. The Police Department is investigating.

#canton-ohio, #education-k-12, #football, #football-college, #interscholastic-athletics, #ohio

0

Colt Brennan, Former University of Hawaii Quarterback, Dies at 37

Mr. Brennan, who set an N.C.A.A. record for touchdown passes in 2006 and led the Rainbow Warriors to their only bowl series appearance, had recently completed a course of treatment at a rehab center.

#colleges-and-universities, #deaths-obituaries, #football-college, #hawaii, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #university-of-hawaii

0

Cal Survived Covid. Now, Back to Its Usual Problems

The school conducted tens of thousands of coronavirus tests, aborted the football season and lost $10 million. Is that light at the end of the tunnel another train?

#berkeley-calif, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #pacific-12-conference, #university-of-california-berkeley

0

N.C.A.A. Chief, Pressured by State Laws, Pushes to Let Athletes Cash In

Five states are poised to allow college athletes to profit from their fame starting on July 1, and the N.C.A.A.’s leader says the association is preparing to respond.

#athletics-and-sports, #atlantic-coast-conference, #basketball-college, #big-ten-conference, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football-college, #law-and-legislation, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #politics-and-government, #southeastern-conference, #state-legislatures, #states-us, #student-athlete-compensation, #university-of-miami, #university-of-south-florida

0

Kyle Pitts Is Set to Be the N.F.L.’s Next Revelation at Tight End

After he is drafted Thursday, Pitts is expected to join the N.F.L.’s top-shelf tight ends: Rob Gronkowski, George Kittle and Travis Kelce, big-bodied pass catchers who are coveted by contending teams.

#content-type-personal-profile, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #football-college, #gronkowski-rob, #kelce-travis, #kittle-george-1993, #national-football-league, #pitts-kyle-2000, #university-of-florida

0

After Trevor Lawrence, Pick Another Quarterback

With no shortage of teams looking for a passer to build around, Zach Wilson, Justin Fields, Trey Lance and Mac Jones figure to shape the draft’s top 10 picks.

#draft-and-recruitment-sports, #fields-justin-1999, #football, #football-college, #jones-mac-1998, #lance-trey-2000, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #wilson-zach-1999

0

Urban Meyer’s Renewal in Jacksonville

After years of disarray, the Jaguars have what the team’s owner called “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in football” — the No. 1 pick in the N.F.L. draft and a coach who knows what to do with him.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #football-college, #jacksonville-fla, #jacksonville-jaguars, #khan-shahid-1950, #meyer-urban, #national-football-league, #ohio-state-university, #university-of-florida

0

C.T.E. May Not Fully Explain Phillip Adams’s Shooting Spree

A finding of C.T.E. can help explain violence and erratic behavior by former football players, but it will not give a clear picture of why Phillip Adams fatally shot seven people, including himself.

#adams-phillip-m-1988-2021, #boston-university, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #football-college, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-football-league, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

0

Supreme Court Arguments May Be Turning Point for N.C.A.A.

The justices will consider whether limits on payments to student-athletes violate antitrust laws.

#alston-shawne, #antitrust-laws-and-competition-issues, #appeals-courts-us, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #student-athlete-compensation, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wages-and-salaries

0

Howard Schnellenberger, College Coach Who Built Winners, Dies at 87

After assembling the formidable offense for the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins, he breathed new life into football programs at two universities.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #florida-atlantic-university, #football, #football-college, #miami-dolphins, #schnellenberger-howard, #university-of-louisville, #university-of-miami

0

At This N.C.A.A. Tournament, Orange Is the New Bracket

The color orange has developed a utilitarian reputation in the United States — except in college sports, where it makes a statement.

#albers-josef, #basketball-college, #color, #football-college, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #uniforms

0

Les Miles Leaves Kansas Days After Harassment Accusations at L.S.U. Became Public

The football coach was 3-18 in two seasons at Kansas, but his departure can be traced to accusations of sexual harassment during his title-winning tenure in Baton Rouge, La.

#football-college, #louisiana-state-university, #miles-les, #sexual-harassment, #university-of-kansas

0

LSU Mishandled Women’s Complaints Against Les Miles, Players

The university’s acknowledgment came after two reports in two days showed how L.S.U. mishandled complaints of harassment and assault.

#coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #davis-drake-1996, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #football-college, #guice-derrius, #louisiana-state-university, #miles-les, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

0

College Football Returns After Pandemic Delays

The Football Championship Subdivision season will begin in earnest this weekend after a long delay because of the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #historically-black-colleges-and-universities

0

E.A. Sports Will Resurrect College Football Video Game

The planned return of a game beloved by fans was announced amid a protracted national debate over whether players should be paid for their images.

#college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #collegiate-licensing-co, #computer-and-video-games, #electronic-arts-inc, #football-college, #national-college-players-assn, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn

0

Football Practices Pose More Concussion Risk Than Games, Study Suggests

The report will fuel the longstanding debate about safety in college football, but changes do not appear to be imminent.

#concussions, #emmert-mark, #football-college, #jama-neurology-journal, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #research, #sports-injuries

0

Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine members of his football program’s staff were fired after ongoing investigations into the team’s recruitment practices showed violations of N.C.A.A. rules.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #fulmer-phillip-1950, #pruitt-jeremy-1974, #tennessee, #university-of-tennessee

0

Jordan McNair’s Family Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement With University of Maryland

Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland offensive lineman, collapsed from heatstroke during a practice in 2018 and died two weeks later.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-fatalities, #football, #football-college, #heatstroke, #maryland, #mcnair-jordan-d-2018, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #university-of-maryland

0

Pandemic Victories for College Sports Have All Come With Caveats

And the problems made clear in staging a football season now shift to a basketball season that is looking toward a complicated March.

#basketball-college, #college-athletics, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #colleges-and-universities, #emmert-mark, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn

0

Alabama Fans and Ohio State Fans, and Reveling During a Pandemic

The immediate winner of college football’s national championship was easy to discern by the crowds after the game. The health consequences are yet to be seen.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #columbus-ohio, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #football-college, #maddox-walter-1972, #ohio-state-university, #tuscaloosa-ala, #university-of-alabama

0

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Proves to Be Bear Bryant’s Equal

Nick Saban was skeptical he wanted to be a coach. Under contract at Alabama through 2025, he might already be the greatest one in college football history.

#bryant-paul-william, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #football-college, #maddox-walter-1972, #saban-nick, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

0

Alabama Ends Pandemic Season by Overpowering Ohio State for Title

Ohio State could not keep up with Alabama’s offensive combination of DeVonta Smith, Mac Jones and Najee Harris.

#college-football-playoff-national-championship, #day-ryan-1979, #football-college, #harris-najee, #ohio-state-university, #playoff-games, #saban-nick, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

0

With Injury, Justin Fields Is Taking a Big Risk for Ohio State

The dynamics of college football mean that the quarterback will shoulder all of the downsides of playing in the title game after his painful injury in the semifinals.

#bazakas-henry-1997, #big-ten-conference, #day-ryan-1979, #fields-justin-1999, #football-college, #franklin-james-e-1972, #ohio-state-university, #saban-nick, #sports-injuries

0

Nick Saban Was Famous for Defense. Alabama’s Offense Is the Star Now.

The top-ranked team in college football will play for a championship on Monday with a dazzling offense. It wasn’t always that way for the team from Tuscaloosa.

#coaches-and-managers, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #football-college, #saban-nick, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

0

What to Watch as Alabama Plays Ohio State for the College Football Playoff Title

The Crimson Tide and the Buckeyes will face off for the national championship in a season that scuttled to the finish line amid relentless coronavirus throes.

#bowl-games, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #fields-justin-1999, #football-college, #hard-rock-stadium-miami-gardens-fla, #harris-najee, #miami-gardens-fla, #ohio-state-university, #playoff-games, #saban-nick, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

0

N.C.A.A. President Seeks Delay on Vote to Let Students Profit From Fame

Facing pressure from the Justice Department, the N.C.A.A. president “strongly recommended” postponing a crucial decision, almost certainly extending a protracted debate.

#antitrust-laws-and-competition-issues, #basketball-college, #california, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #emmert-mark, #florida, #football-college, #law-and-legislation, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #state-legislatures

0

‘Hateful’ Tweet About Stacey Abrams Costs University Football Coach His Job

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga said that it had parted ways with Chris Malone, an offensive line coach, over a now-deleted social media post.

#abrams-stacey-y, #chattanooga-tenn, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #elections, #elections-senate, #football-college, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2020, #tennessee, #university-of-tennessee-chattanooga

0

Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy

Smith, a senior, is the first wide receiver to win college football’s top individual award since 1991.

#football-college, #heisman-trophy, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #smith-devonta-1998

0

Virus Cases at Ohio State Loom Ahead of National Championship Game

Ohio State’s problems have prompted discussions about whether the game against Alabama should be postponed from Jan. 11.

#big-ten-conference, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #day-ryan-1979, #football-college, #playoff-games, #saban-nick, #smith-eugene-d-1955, #southeastern-conference, #university-of-alabama

0

The Heisman Trophy Has a Surprise Favorite: a Wide Receiver

Quarterbacks have claimed the award 17 times in the past 20 years. That may not happen on Tuesday night.

#clemson-university, #downtown-athletic-club, #football-college, #harris-najee, #heisman-trophy, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

0

The College Football Champion Not in the Title Game

The University of Connecticut led the way in shutting down its program in deference to coronavirus precautions. Most of the Huskies’ peers lacked the courage to do the same.

#college-athletics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #edsall-randy, #football-college, #shutdowns-institutional, #university-of-connecticut

0

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

Alabama and Ohio State took different paths to the national championship game, with twists that showed how much college football wanted its biggest stage to feel familiar.

#big-ten-conference, #clemson-university, #day-ryan-1979, #football-college, #ohio-state-university, #rose-bowl-football-game, #saban-nick, #southeastern-conference, #sugar-bowl, #university-of-alabama

0

Alabama and Ohio State Reach the National Title Game With Runaway Wins

Notre Dame never really threatened the Crimson Tide in their College Football Playoff semifinal, and then Ohio State rolled over Clemson.

#clemson-university, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #football-college, #harris-najee, #ohio-state-university, #playoff-games, #rose-bowl-football-game, #saban-nick, #sugar-bowl, #university-of-alabama, #university-of-notre-dame

0

What to Watch in the College Football Playoff Semifinals

Alabama will play Notre Dame and Clemson will meet Ohio State in College Football Playoff semifinals on Friday as a chaotic season nears its end.

#atlantic-coast-conference, #big-ten-conference, #bowl-games, #clemson-university, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #ohio-state-university, #playoff-games, #rose-bowl-football-game, #sugar-bowl, #university-of-alabama, #university-of-notre-dame

0

In Pasadena, Moving the Rose Bowl Makes For Unusual Rancor

The Rose Bowl moved to Texas from California to accommodate fans. But in Pasadena, city officials worried the maneuver could threaten its long-held ties to the game.

#bowl-games, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #pasadena-calif, #playoff-games, #rose-bowl-football-game, #rose-bowl-stadium, #stadiums-and-arenas, #television, #tournament-of-roses-association, #trademarks-and-trade-names

0

Virus Disrupts College Football Playoffs Even Before Kickoff

Both semifinals are being played in abnormal circumstances: The Rose Bowl will be in Texas, and the Sugar Bowl will feature teams hit hard by the coronavirus.

#bowl-games, #college-athletics, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #rose-bowl-football-game, #sugar-bowl

0

Don’t Let the Games Begin

College athletics can teach the right lesson by insisting that public health is more important than sports.

#basketball-college, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn

0

Was the College Football Season Worth It?

It brought joy — and revenue. But the full cost will never be tallied.

#big-ten-conference, #college-athletics, #coronavirus-reopenings, #disease-rates, #football-college, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #ohio-state-university, #warren-kevin-1963

0

Alabama Leads Rankings as College Football Playoff Field Is Set

The semifinals will be played on Jan. 1 in Louisiana and Texas, with the national championship scheduled for the Miami area on Jan. 11.

#atlantic-coast-conference, #clemson-university, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #football-college, #ohio-state-university, #playoff-games, #southeastern-conference, #texas-am-university, #university-of-alabama, #university-of-notre-dame

0

College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year

An unconvincing win by Ohio State and several odd circumstances during the pandemic have left the College Football Playoff with a jumble to consider.

#clemson-university, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #day-ryan-1979, #football-college, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #ohio-state-university, #university-of-alabama, #university-of-notre-dame

0

A First for Sarah Fuller, but That Wasn’t the Last of It

Women broke through glass ceilings to gain roles in men’s sports this year. But the celebration of their place in history, and sometimes the pushback, can overshadow their work.

#football-college, #fuller-sarah-athlete, #vanderbilt-university, #women-and-girls

0

For Cameron Kinley and Navy, the Army Game Can Give 2020 a Highlight

The rivalry is being played at West Point, the first time the game has not been at a neutral site in 77 years.

#anxiety-and-stress, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #kinley-cameron, #mental-health-and-disorders, #united-states-military-academy, #united-states-naval-academy

0

College Sports Has Reported at Least 6,629 Virus Cases

The N.C.A.A. does not track coronavirus cases, but a New York Times analysis shows the pandemic’s toll across college athletics. Many universities have kept their case counts from the public.

#atlantic-coast-conference, #big-ten-conference, #clemson-university, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #pacific-12-conference, #southeastern-conference, #university-of-north-carolina, #university-of-notre-dame, #university-of-wisconsin, #western-kentucky-university

0

SEC Reaches $3 Billion Deal With Disney, Drawing CBS Ties Toward an End

The Southeastern Conference is poised to become the richest conference in college football after it struck a television deal with Disney, which owns ABC and ESPN.

#abc-inc, #cbs-corporation, #college-athletics, #espn, #football-college, #southeastern-conference, #television, #walt-disney-company

0

Michigan Cancels Ohio State Game Because of Virus Cases

The cancellation raised the possibility that Ohio State might not qualify to play in the Big Ten championship game later this month.

#big-ten-conference, #college-athletics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #football-college, #ohio-state-university, #university-of-michigan

0

And Play Like a Girl She Did

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller is the first woman to play Power 5 football. She’s been a long time coming.

#football-college, #fuller-sarah-athlete, #title-ix-gender-discrimination-legislation, #vanderbilt-university

0

Reopening Whiplash in New York City

Schools will reopen as abruptly as they closed — but only for some.

#baltimore-md, #children-and-childhood, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-reopenings, #de-blasio-bill, #education, #education-k-12, #education-pre-school, #football-college, #fuller-sarah-athlete, #new-york-city, #private-and-sectarian-schools, #teachers-and-school-employees

0

A Season of Footnotes Limps to Its Conclusion

The wheezing college football show goes on without some star players and highly paid coaches and with, in one case, a female kicker.

#big-ten-conference, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #day-ryan-1979, #football-college, #fuller-sarah-athlete, #hancock-william-r-jr-1950, #ohio-state-university, #southeastern-conference

0