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Tag: athletics

‘We’re Really Athlete-Students’: Former College Players Open Up About Struggles and...

In 2021, great strides have been made to improve equity in college athletics. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that college players can receive additional...

University of Missouri Football Team Mobilizes for Black Lives Matter

Once the site of intense racial unrest, the University of Missouri (MU) campus took on a different air on June 3 when university system...

NCAA Hosts Annual Sports Diversity and Inclusion Symposium

On September 20 and 21, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) hosted the fifth annual Sports Diversity and Inclusion Symposium at its national office...

What’s Good for Baseball Is Good for Business: MLB’s Wendy Lewis...

Wendy Lewis, senior vice president of diversity and strategic alliances for Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Office of the Commissioner, is responsible for overseeing the...

A Sporting Chance: Experts Weigh in on Debate Over Student-Athlete Pay...

Having recently suited up for the last time as a linebacker for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)Bruins, Kene Orjioke, 20, looks forward...

Female Athletic Directors: A Scarce but Positive Influence

Although women continue to make progress toward better representation in college athletics, in the nearly 44 years since the passage of Title IX, the...

Q-and-A: NCAA Chief Inclusion Officer Discusses Equity in College Athletics

As the regulatory body for student-athletes at its nearly 1,300 member institutions, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) — formed more than a century...

Setting the Bar: Transgender Inclusion in College Sports

Renee Richards, Lana Lawless, Mianne Bagger, Fallon Fox, Michelle Dumaresq, and Caitlyn Jenner. These are a few of the names of transgender athletes from...

The Ever-Expanding Role of College Athletic Directors

When Ross Bjork — athletic director at the University of Mississippi, or Ole Miss — first got into college athletics about two decades ago,...