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The Current State of NIL

Athletics officials will lobby lawmakers this week for a federal bill governing name, image and likeness as the NCAA and conferences contend with a patchwork of state laws.

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The Scandal-Proof Star Coach

West Virginia’s Bob Huggins kept his job after making blatantly homophobic comments earlier this month, reflecting the staying power of controversial coaches who deliver athletic victories.

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Biden Administration Hears From 132,000 and Counting on Title IX Rule

The rule would prevent blanket bans on transgender athletes participating in the sport that matches their gender identity, but some groups want the Education Department to do more to protect this group of students.

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Biden Administration Would Prohibit Blanket Bans on Transgender Athletes

Proposed Title IX rule would require colleges to set sport-specific criteria if they seek to limit or deny a transgender student from playing a sport consistent with their gender identity.

The NCAA Women’s Academic Bracket, 2023 Edition

Who would win the NCAA Division I women’s basketball tournament if academics determined the outcome? Our distinctive methodology picks the winner(s).

The NCAA Men’s Academic Bracket, 2023 Edition

Who would win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament if academic performance trumped athletic skill? An Inside Higher Ed tradition since 2006.

‘Disappointment’ and ‘Regret’

Recent allegations of hazing within New Mexico State University’s basketball program are being investigated. The program has been suspended and the head coach fired.

Raising a Flag on Colleges’ Sports Gambling Play

College leaders have been neglectful of moral and compliance-related risks in signing agreements with sports betting companies, John R. Thelin and Eric Thomas Weber write.