Charlie Baker’s plan would let Division I colleges compensate players directly and give sports powers enormous latitude to set their own rules if they invest significantly in athletes. Read more
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Texas A&M University’s governing board agreed Sunday to pay $75 million to buy out the remaining years on the contract of Jimbo Fisher, the football coach it fired after winning 45 of 70 games over the six years he was its coach. Read more
Federal case, one of several threats to nation’s $16 billion college sports enterprise, could bring huge shift in power to students Read more
The University of California Los Angeles spent over $150,000 traveling to Republican-led states that were on the attorney general’s no-travel list. Read more
A photo is circulating on the internet of the scoreboard at Spartan Stadium that appears to show Adolf Hitler on the screen. Read more
Athletes have social skills that take them far in the world of business and finance, a study of US Ivy League alumni finds Read more
As the Atlantic Coast Conference snags Stanford and Berkeley, dealing potential death blow to Pac-12, could selfishness of sports powers raise legal and tax issues? Read more
The most honest thing that will be said about the ACC’s nonsensical expansion gambit that was formalized Friday comes from deep in the heart of Texas: Pony Up. Read more
Since the passing of California’s Fair Pay to Play Act in 2019 that allowed college athletes to receive monetary compensation on behalf of their names, images and likenesses (NIL), states were quick to begin considering similar legislation of their own. Read more
Lu Guowei is shy and has problems speaking comfortably with strangers, so this story is built on interviews conducted with those closest to him. Read more