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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a nonprofit organization that regulates student athletes from up to 1,268 North American institutions and conferences. It also organizes the athletic programs of colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and helps over 480,000 college student-athletes who compete annually in college sports. The organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.


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Northwestern, Oklahoma move forward in NCAA Re-Rank 1-127

Northwestern soared into the top 10 in the NCAA Re-Rank 1-127, and Oklahoma continued to rise in the rankings after beating rival Oklahoma State.
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NCAA moving March Madness to a "single geographic area" for 2021

The NCAA originally planned to host the tournament's early rounds at 13 sites across the country.
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NCAA to move men's basketball tournament from multiple cities to single site, likely Indianapolis

The NCAA men's basketball tournament will be held in one location come next March. The NCAA is in talks to hold the tournament in Indianapolis.
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Michigan, Penn State plummet in NCAA Re-Rank 1-127 after disappointing losses

Michigan and Penn State continue to plummet down the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-127 and the top remains the same after Week 11 of the season.
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Alabama takes over at No. 1 and Notre Dame rises to No. 2 in NCAA Re-Rank 1-127

There are major changes in the latest USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-127. Alabama jumps to No. 1 and Notre Dame climbs to No. 2 with Clemson's loss.
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Michigan takes major tumble in this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-127

Michigan falls way, way out of the Top 25 in the latest USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-127 after losing to rival Michigan State.
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Big Ten's debut weekend shakes up this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-127

The Big Ten's debut weekend shakes up this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-127 as Penn State, Indiana, Rutgers and others rise and fall.
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NCAA executive: College sports' financial woes could last into 2023

Chief medical officer Brian Hainline says make no assumptions NCAA championships, including the Final Four, will be held as scheduled.
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NCAA petitions U.S. Supreme Court in bid to preserve amateurism

A day after the NCAA announced rules change proposals to help athletes make money, it went to the Supreme Court to prevent athletes from getting more.
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Alabama jumping Ohio State for No. 2 among many changes in this week's NCAA Re-Rank 1-126

Alabama moves up to No. 2, Arkansas soars and there's a shakeup inside the Top 25 in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-126.
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Mississippi State makes major move up, while Oklahoma and LSU fall in NCAA Re-Rank 1-126

Mississippi State soars, while Oklahoma and LSU plummets in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank, which adds teams from the Pac-12, Mountain West and MAC.
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NCAA issues COVID-19 guidelines for college basketball season

The NCAA suggests testing for COVID-19 three times each week during the 2020-21 college basketball season, which is scheduled to begin on Nov. 25.
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Two members of U.S. House introduce bill regarding NCAA athletes' name, image and likeness

Congressmen, including former Ohio State and NFL player Anthony Gonzalez, address controversial way of allowing more money to reach college athletes.
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Central Florida among risers in latest NCAA Re-Rank 1-90

Clemson remains No. 1 and Central Florida cracks the top 10 in the final USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank before teams from the SEC begin play.
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Coronavirus updates: Robert Redfield touts masks again, this time on Twitter; NCAA basketball sets Nov. 25 start date; 196K US deaths

Donald Trump blames 'blue states' for U.S. coronavirus death toll. Big Ten football, NCAA college basketball to return this fall. Latest COVID news.
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NCAA basketball season starts Nov. 25: What to know about 2020-21 schedule

Six months after the coronavirus pandemic ended March Madness before it started, the NCAA announced parameters for the 2020-21 season.
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AG Barr, Pres. Trump asked foreign officials for help; NCAA athletes to be paid underway new California law
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Billions will be wagered on NCAA Tournament, American Gaming Association says

Billions of dollars in wagers are expected to be placed on the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Almost half of that money will be bet on bracket games. Bleacher Report staff writer David Gardner joins..
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I used to enforce the NCAA's exploitation of college athletes; now I fight for the players

In chasing athletic success and revenue, schools prioritize sports over education, and wins over health and safety. I saw it from the inside.
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Legendary Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson Jr. dead at 78

John Thompson Jr., first Black head coach to win the NCAA basketball championship, has died at the age of 78. CBS News special correspondent James Brown spoke to CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the legacy..
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Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78

John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men's basketball championship, has died. He was 78
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Hall of Fame college basketball coach Lute Olson dies at 85

Lute Olson, the Hall of Fame college basketball icon, coached for 35 years, leading Arizona to 1997 NCAA championship.
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Clemson, Alabama lead way in preseason NCAA Re-Rank 1-76

Clemson, Alabama and Georgia lead the USA TODAY Sports preseason college football rankings of all 76 teams set to play in 2020.
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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says NCAA can't go another year without NCAA tournament

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Tuesday he doesn't believe the NCAA can afford – literally – to go another year without the NCAA tournament.
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NCAA Division I fall championships postponed

With multiple conference shutting down sports, the NCAA acknowledged that fall championships could not be held this calendar year.
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College athletes 'bill of rights' unveiled by U.S. senators seeking to change NCAA systems

This effort is led by Sens. Booker and Blumenthal and outlines legislation that would assist college athletes beyond names, images, likeness.
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NCAA has hope for fall sports but says path forward will be 'difficult, to say the least'

NCAA President Mark Emmert and chief medical officer Brian Hainline hope schools that want to play fall sports can find way to comply with mandates.
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NCAA releases requirements for schools hoping to play fall sports, leading Division III to cancel fall championships

The NCAA on Wednesday released a set of requirements for all schools wishing to complete fall sports competition.
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Big Ten football players demand better COVID-19 safety protocols in a letter to conference, NCAA

More than 1,000 Big Ten football players expressed their concerns about COVID-19 safety protocols in a letter to the NCAA and league.
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NCAA will ask Supreme Court to take case about benefits that college athletes can receive

The case originally was brought on behalf of plaintiffs led by former West Virginia football player Shawne Alston.
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NCAA penalizes Texas A&M football program; Jimbo Fisher hit with six-month show-cause for violations

The Texas A&M football program and head coach Jimbo Fisher committed recruiting and countable athletic related activity violations, per the NCAA.
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Top recruit Cade Cunningham sticking with Oklahoma State: 'I'm loyal and true'

Oklahoma State has been handed a one-year postseason ban by the NCAA, but top recruit Cade Cunningham says he remains committed to the Cowboys.
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NCAA expands its policy on Confederate flags to all championships

NCAA's updated policy, announced Friday, will exclude championship events from states where the Confederate flag is prominently displayed.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci: Football players 'need a bubble,' season 'may not happen' with coronavirus second wave

Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN "unless players are essentially in a bubble" the NFL and NCAA season may not conduct their seasons as planned.
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Sen. Rubio to introduce bill allowing NCAA athletes to cash in on name, image, likeness

Sen. Marco Rubio will introduce a bill requiring the NCAA to make rule changes regarding athletes' ability to make money on name, image likeness.
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NCAA bans Oklahoma State men's basketball team from 2021 postseason over bribery scandal

Oklahoma State plans to appeal "unfair" NCAA penalties, which stem from FBI probe that found former Cowboys assistant Lamont Evans accepted bribes.
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Coaches, ADs cash in on academic success as schools brace for financial woes

Some Schools contractually owe coaches and athletics directors thousands based on academic performance figures the NCAA announced this week.
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Charles Barkley on voluntary workouts for NCAA football, basketball: 'I don't think it's safe'

Asked about voluntary workouts returning June 1 for some NCAA athletes by CNN's Anderson Cooper, Charles Barkley said "I don't think it's safe."
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Judge's ruling stands: NCAA can't limit college athletes' benefits that are tied to education

A 2019 ruling that the NCAA couldn't limit compensation related to education for college athletes in basketball or football was upheld Monday.
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NCAA medical chief explains what it might take for college football to return in 2020

NCAA chief medical officer Brian Hainline painted a complex path for how college football returns for the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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NCAA president: Sports won't return until campuses reopen

College sports will not resume until all students are back on campus, NCAA president Mark Emmert said Friday.
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NCAA's Mark Emmert says he can't see sports starting if schools are online-only

NCAA President Mark Emmert on return of college sports: "If a school doesn't reopen, then they're not going to be playing sports."
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Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing says his two Olympic gold medals, NCAA ring were stolen

Patrick Ewing revealed Tuesday for the first time his two Olympic gold medals and NCAA national title ring were stolen from his home years ago.
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NCAA adopts policy to vet college athletes for sexual assault, but lets them stay eligible

NCAA requires vetting athletes for sexual assault after USA TODAY investigation, but lets them stay eligible to play
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'Lost everything I worked for': Seniors vying for NCAA scholarships devastated after spring sports canceled

The loss of a spring sports season is devastating for high school athletes who pinned their 2020 NCAA scholarship hopes on a successful senior year.
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Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin: Managing NCAA athlete compensation 'scares me a lot'

Ole Miss football coach Lane Kiffin told Colin Cowherd that managing compensation for NCAA student-athletes scares him "a lot." Here's why.
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NCAA game-changer: What's next for athletes, schools, shoe companies and video games?

The NCAA Board of Governors has approved recommendations that will allow athletes to make money off their name, image, likeness. But it's complicated.
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NCAA takes step toward allowing athletes to earn income from endorsements, social media content

The NCAA Board of Governors approved broad set of recommendations that could allow college athletes to earn income.
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Tech companies seek to use college athletes in ads

Social media content delivery platforms are hoping to expand their businesses once NCAA rules are passed allowing athletes to get paid for use of their name, image and likeness. (April 27)  
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ESPN analyst Jay Bilas says Michael Jordan isn't the GOAT — in college, that is. It's Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

ESPN analyst Jay Bilas says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- and not Michael Jordan --- is hands down the best NCAA player in history.
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