NCAA Approves New Rules Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Off CelebrityWith state laws forcing their hands, the NCAA Board of Directors approved a massive rule change for college athletes Wednesday, allowing them to start earning money based on their celebrity, which upended decades-old bylaws.
State Lawmakers Say It's Time To Pay College Athletes; Seek To Move Up California's Fair Pay to Play Act To Sept. 1
U.S. Supreme Court Sides With College Athletes In Key Compensation CaseRuling on an appeal of a decision by the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said the NCAA can’t enforce certain rules limiting the education-related benefits — things like computers and graduate scholarships — that colleges offer athletes.
Stanford Guard Anna Wilson Returning For A Sixth SeasonStanford guard Anna Wilson is returning to the university for a sixth season to help the Cardinal try to defend their national championship, while Alyssa Jerome is staying for a fifth year.
Stanford Student Athletes Protest Cuts, Call For 11 Varsity Teams To Be RestoredHundreds of student-athletes at Stanford staged a protest outside the school president's office Monday, hoping to convince the university to reverse its decision to cut 11 varsity sports programs.
NCAA Final: Baylor Wins 1st National Title, Denies Zags Perfection, 86-70Baylor is on top of the college basketball world, winning its first national championship while denying perfection for Gonzaga.
Stanford Performance Coach Slams NCAA Over Discrepancy Between Men's And Women's Tourney BubbleStanford Performance Coach Ali Kerschner's instagram post criticizing the NCAA for the discrepancy between the men's and women's amenities at the NCAA tournament has triggered a social media firestorm from Warriors star Steph Curry and others.
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.