Articles by Torrey Hart

President Mark Emmert Says NCAA Would Prefer Federal NIL Legislation

At a Senate hearing this week, Emmert said he believes it’s “innapropriate” for the association to determine athlete compensation laws nationally.

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CIF Postpones All Fall Sports; Will Combine Boys’ & Girls’ Water Polo Seasons

Playoffs for all fall sports, including football, will happen in the spring. Individual sections will pick their own season start dates.


Top DIII Swim Programs Emory, UChicago Cancel Sports Through 2020

The announcements leave the upper ranks of Divison III scarce should any competition be happening around the country in the early winter sports season.


New Ryan Lochte Doc Paints Sympathetic Picture, But Raises Deeper Questions

“In Deep with Ryan Lochte” successfully paints him as a sympathetic figure. But, particularly in this current national moment, can we accept that?


All the Cuts and Cancellations to College Aquatics Programs for 2020-2021

SwimSwam’s running list of all the college swim & dive, synchronized swimming and water polo teams that have been cut or canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games Postponed to 2026

Senegal and the IOC have mutually agreed to postpone to 2026 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, IOC President Thomas Bach announced Wednesday.


ICE Rescinds Rule Barring Foreign Students From Online-Only School This Fall

The move walks back a July 6 ruling that said international students would have to transfer or leave the country if their schools went all-online this fall.


Former Cal Bear Breed Takes 45 Mins Off Angel Island Round Trip Women’s Record

The former U.S. National Team member Breed was just over 20 minutes shy of the fastest swim in history during her Monday morning swim.


Stanford to Cut 11 Varsity Olympic Sports, Including Synchronized Swimming

The school is eliminating the sports after the 2020-21 school year, an open letter to the community Wednesday said.


CSCAA Announces 2020 Scholar All-America Team Individual Selections

Louisville and Virginia led all Division I women’s teams with 16 First-Team Selections, while Texas led on the Division I men’s side with 17.


Ivy League Cancels Sports Until 2021; Fall Sports May Play in Spring

Fall and early-season winter sports competitions will not take place next semester, though the conference is considering holding fall sports in the spring.


Report: Ivy League Expected to Push All Fall Sports to Spring 2021

The league’s decision is expected to lead to a domino effect of other conferences making decisions about fall sports play.


ICE: Foreign Students Cannot Attend Online-Only School From the US This Fall

ICE announced that international students facing entirely online course loads must leave the country or transfer schools.


CIF-SS Considering Short Fall/Winter/Spring Sports Seasons in Spring Semester

A Southern California News Group journalist said he is hearing that the section is considering having three-month overlapping seasons in the spring.

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USC Will Move Undergraduate Instruction Primarily Online for Fall 2020

Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in California, USC walked back on its initial plans to bring students to campus in the fall.