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NCAA Exploring Unique Options for Holding Fall Championships

The NCAA has begun to explore options for holding its 22 fall championships after coronavirus forced the cancellation of all winter and spring championships.

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NCAA to Allow Voluntary Athletics Activities in All DI Sports Starting June 1

After okaying the return of voluntary activities for football and basketball earlier this week, the NCAA has expanded that policy to all sports.

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Mental Health Concerns Up 150% to 200% Among NCAA Student-Athletes

A new NCAA survey shows that mental health concerns among its student-athletes are currently 150% to 200% higher than usual during the coronavirus pandemic.

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NCAA Rejects ‘One-Time Transfer’ Waiver, Will Wholly Rewrite Transfer Rules

The NCAA’s Division I Council says it will adopt new rules regarding eligibility for transfers, rather than accepting the proposed ‘one-time transfer’ waiver.

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NCAA Reportedly Votes to Approve Voluntary Activities for Football, Basketball

The NCAA vote reportedly approves voluntary athletic activities in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball to start June 1 and go through June 30.

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NCAA Extends Division 1 Recruiting Dead Period for All Sports Through June 30

The Division I dead period was initially instituted in March to last through April 15 in the wake of winter NCAA championship cancellations.

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NCAA Division II Veers from Division I Plan, Moves into Recruiting Quiet Period

Several 2020-21 measures have been put into action, or entered consideration, by the NCAA’s Division II in the last few days.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 67% Predict More NCAA Sit-Outs In 2021 Than In 2020

Two thirds of voters said they expect even more athletes to sit out the 2020-2021 NCAA season, even after a huge number of redshirts in 2019-2020.

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NCAA To ‘Modernize’ Name-Image-Likeness Rules For Student-Athletes By 2021-2022

The NCAA announced that it would be “modernizing” its rules that currently prevent student-athletes from profiting from their names, images, or likenesses.

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22 More Conferences Ask For 2-Year Waiver on NCAA Minimum Sport Requirements

22 more conferences are asking the NCAA to relax rules on how many sports a Division I school must sponsor, perhaps paving the way for sports cuts.

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Arizona President Suggests College Football May Be Pushed To Winter/Spring

Robert Robbins said this week that he doubts the college football season will start on time, and said one option is to push all fall sports to early 2021.

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NCAA Updates Virtual Team Meeting & Recruiting Rules, Eligibility Requirements

Among the updates is that all NCAA Division I sports teams can now require up to eight hours per week of virtual meetings.

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Conference Commissioners Ask For NCAA To Relax Sponsored Sport Requirements

Commissioners of five mid-major conferences have asked the NCAA to temporarily relax its rules on how many sports a school must sponsor.

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Olympic Drain Returns: 16 of 26 NCAA Invite Times Get Slower In 2020

The slowest times invited to the 2020 NCAA Championships actually got slower in a majority of events than their counterparts from the 2019 NCAA invite list.

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NCAA Extends Recruiting Dead Period For All Sports Through May 31st

Previously set to expire on April 15, the NCAA has extended its in-person recruiting dead period through May 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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