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The 5 Most Promising Careers in Sports (With Tips for Success)

The sports industry is growing fast. Here are five careers to consider, as well as helpful tips from sports professionals on how to break into the field.

Danika Miller, Stephen Gaffney

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The 12 Biggest College Football Rivalries

College football has a long and exciting history, with many notable feuds. Discover 12 of the most famous college football rivalries.

Ellery Weil

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Where 10 Super Bowl MVPs Went to College

Super Bowl MVPs weren't all college football stars. Here's a rundown of where 10 football MVPs went to college and their stats.

Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.

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Top 10 College Varsity Esports Programs of 2022

Today, college esports are more popular than ever. Check out our picks for the 10 best college varsity esports programs of 2022.

Staff Writers

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NCAA Draft Constitution Would Reduce Org’s Hold Over College Sports

The draft constitution still bars schools from paying athletes to play but would include greater representation for student-athletes in the org's governance.

Dean Golembeski

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Congressmen Seek to Reform NCAA Rule Enforcement Process

The NCAA Accountability Act would provide due process protections for universities and individuals under investigation.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA Focus On Big-Money Sports Creates Gender Disparities: Report

The independent report is the second to examine gender disparities in the NCAA and reviewed 84 championships for 23 sports.

Dean Golembeski

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Ex-NBA Star JR Smith Focused on Degree, Golf at HBCU

The two-time NBA champion enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University this fall to pursue a degree in liberal studies and play college golf.

Dean Golembeski

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College Athletes to NCAA: Prioritize Player Health and Safety

A new survey shows that athletes want the NCAA to focus on health and safety while college presidents say eligibility and academics are most important.

Dean Golembeski

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How Title IX Impacts Women’s Equality in College Athletics

Explore the history of Title IX and how it has impacted equality for women in college athletics.

Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.

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Bill Would Tax Some College Athletes Profiting From Name, Image, Likeness

A new bill would tax the scholarships of some NCAA college athletes earning profits from their name, image, and likeness.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA’s March Madness Brand to Include Women in 2022 Basketball Tournament

The NCAA's March Madness branding will be used to market the 2022 women's Division I basketball tournament and Final Four.

Dean Golembeski

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Inside the NCAA’s Name, Image, Likeness Madness

Big deals and confusion mark the first three months of the NCAA's name, image, and likeness policy as athletes and schools look to cash in.

Dean Golembeski

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Companies Rush to Make Name, Image, Likeness Deals With College Athletes

Big brands and local businesses are rushing to make deals with college athletes and their schools under the NCAA’s Name, Image, and Likeness policy.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA Struggles to Keep Its Hold on College Sports

After a defeat in the Supreme Court, the NCAA is struggling to keep its hold on college sports as student-athletes and Congress demand changes.

Dean Golembeski

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When Does 2021-22 College Basketball Start?

Trying to figure out when the first college basketball game is for 2021-22? Look no further to learn when college basketball will start.

Staff Writer

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College Athletes Often Bear the Cost of Injuries and Insurance

College athletes usually bear the cost of medical insurance, unless they're a likely top draft pick. Now, student-athletes are pushing for change in the NCAA's insurance policies.

Dean Golembeski

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College Football Kicks Off With Patchwork of COVID-19 Protocols

College football season kicked off with thousands of fans packing stadiums, putting many at risk of coronavirus exposure in a climate of lax COVID-19 guidelines and policies.

Dean Golembeski

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Should College Athletes Be Paid?

College athletes rake in millions of dollars each year for their schools, but these full-time players aren't making any money for themselves from the gig.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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College Fight Songs Stir Up Controversy

Colleges are deciding whether to alter, ban, or keep unchanged controversial fight songs and chants that remain popular at sporting events.

Dean Golembeski

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ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 Form Alliance in Response to SEC Expansion

As the SEC plans expansion, the Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC form an alliance. See how this move could impact the future of college sports.

Dean Golembeski

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When Does College Football Start?

When does college football start? How do you get tickets? Find the answers to all your football season questions.

James Mielke

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What to Know About Being a College Athlete

You can gain many unique experiences from being a college student-athlete. Here's what to expect when it comes to playing a sport in college.

Min Shin

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Sports Can Nurture Bad Behavior Among Teammates If Unchecked

New study describes how social dynamics of college sports can frequently contribute to negative behaviors when oversight is lacking.

Dean Golembeski

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NCAA Calls for Special Convention to Overhaul College Athletics

After months of controversy, the NCAA announced that they will hold a special convention in November to propose sweeping governance changes.

Dean Golembeski

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College Athletes Already Cashing In on Name, Image, Likeness

Only a month into the NIL era in college sports, many student-athletes already have signed lucrative endorsement deals.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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Texas and Oklahoma Seek to Quit Big 12, Shaking Up College Sports

The University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma are seeking to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Southeastern Conference, a move that would shake up college sports.

Dean Golembeski

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How Colleges Can Support Trans Athletes

As institutions push biased measures to penalize trans youth, learn about different ways colleges can reaffirm their support for trans student-athletes.

T.J. Jourian, Ph.D.

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NCAA Decides Athletes Can Cash In on Name, Image, Likeness

Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision and the passage of several state laws, the NCAA suspended its rules preventing student-athletes from profiting off their name, image, and likeness.

Dean Golembeski

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Supreme Court Decision Allows Payments to Student-Athletes

The Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that the NCAA cannot bar universities from making education-related payments to student-athletes.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Top 10 Jobs in Sports

Read our list of the top 10 jobs in sports to find the sports career that fits your strengths and interests.

Stephen Gaffney

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Do Colleges Make Money From Athletics?

Although college sports play a big role in bringing in money for universities, they rarely generate a positive net revenue — especially in light of COVID-19.

Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.

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The Big Ten’s Decision to Resume Fall Football

The Big Ten's decision to reverse course and resume its 2020 fall football season has led to concern among students and public health experts.

Tyler Epps

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What Is the NCAA?

The NCAA provides support to student-athletes and oversees the rules and regulations that govern collegiate athletics at more than 1,000 member institutions.

Tyler Epps

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What Is Sports Medicine?

A sports medicine degree teaches you how to treat and prevent sports injuries and prepares you for a lucrative career as an in-demand healthcare professional.

Chinh Ngo