Stanford University To Cut 11 Varsity Sports Over COVID-19 Financial ChallengesStanford University announced Wednesday that it plans to discontinue 11 sports from its athletics program due to financial concerns that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SF Federal Judges Rule NCAA Cannot Limit Educational Scholarships For College AthletesA federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association can't limit the compensation colleges can give to top basketball and football players for education-related costs and benefits.
Cal Star Evan Weaver Feeding Off Bland NFL Draft ProjectionsFormer Cal linebacker Evan Weaver fed off naysayers for four seasons in Berkeley and then proceeded to set records in a Bears uniform. He'll have to prove himself yet again in the professional ranks, and it all begins this weekend at the NFL draft.
Coronavirus Update: Cal, Stanford, USF Spring Athletes Awarded Extra Year Of Eligibility By NCAASpring athletes at San Francisco Bay Area colleges and universities have been awarded an extra year of eligibility by the NCAA after their seasons were wiped out by the current coronavirus outbreak.
Bay Area College Football Coaches Collaborate On COVID-19 PSASpring is in the air, but that doesn't mean the local college football teams are anywhere near the field. Instead of guiding their respective teams through spring practice; Stanford coach David Shaw, Cal coach Justin Wilcox and San Jose State's Brent Brennan teamed up on a COVID-19 public service announcement.
Bay Area Native Sabrina Ionescu Unanimous AP Player Of The YearThe Oregon and Miramonte High School star guard was a unanimous choice Monday as The Associated Press women’s basketball player of the year, receiving all 30 votes from the national media panel that selects the Top 25 each week during the season. Since the award was first given in 1995, the only other player to receive all the votes is former UConn star Breanna Stewart.
Amateur Bay Area Athletes Hoping to Stay Sharp Amid VirusThe virus has effectively leveled the playing field for all athletes who are trying to figure out how to stay in shape and keep their heads in the game at the same time.
Coronavirus Update: Pacific-12 Joins Other Major Conferences Cancelling Men's Post-Season Basketball TournamentsThe Pacific-12 Conference called off its post-season men's basketball tournament Thursday, joining the Big 10, Big 12, Southeastern Conference and several others as collegiate athletic officials address the growing fears of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
Bay Area Athletes, Recruiters Support NCAA Ruling For Players To Get PaidCollege athletes will now be allowed to make money from their names, images and likenesses, according to a new NCAA ruling. Some students, athletes and recruiters in the Bay Area said it's about time.
NCAA Board Approves Athlete Compensation For Image, LikenessThe NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious Concerns With California Law Paying Student AthletesPac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated.
Around The Pac-12, Coaches Cautious About California Law On Paying Student-AthletesAlmost all of the league's coaches responded that they were taking a wait-and-see approach to the issue when asked about it.
Bay Area Athletes React To Newsom Signing Revolutionary College Sports BillBe it football, basketball or any other major college sport, athletic programs mean dollar signs for universities. Soon, student athletes will be able to cash in as well.
Draymond On The NCAA: 'Someone Needs To Force This Dictatorship To Change'Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has never kept himself in check when it comes to whether or not college athletes should be allowed to make money from endorsement deals.
Newsom Signs Bill Letting College Athletes Make Money From Endorsements, Defying NCAACalifornia will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape U.S. amateur sports.