College Athletics

After months of controversy, the NCAA announced that they will hold a special convention in November to propose sweeping governance changes. Only a month into the NIL era in college sports, many student-athletes already have signed lucrative endorsement deals. When does college football start? How do you get tickets? Find the answers to all your football season questions. 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. 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. As institutions push biased measures to penalize trans youth, learn about different ways colleges can reaffirm their support for trans student-athletes. 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. The Supreme Court ruled on June 21 that the NCAA cannot bar universities from making education-related payments to student-athletes. Read our list of the top 10 jobs in sports to find the sports career that fits your strengths and interests. 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. 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. Sports is a booming industry that offers numerous professional paths. Discover today's top five careers in sports, from athletic directing to teaching. The NCAA provides support to student-athletes and oversees the rules and regulations that govern collegiate athletics at more than 1,000 member institutions. 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.