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Dawn Staley Makes History in NCAA Championship Victory 
April 7, 2022
Gamecocks head coach Dawn Staley has become the first Black coach, female or male, to win two national basketball championships  ... read more »
Staley leads South Carolina over UConn for second NCAA title
April 4, 2022
Dawn Staley hoisted the championship trophy high, strutted around the court and stopped for a brief victory dance. She handed over the hardware to South Carolina’s student band, then headed back to midcourt for more merriment. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Zaylon Thomas
March 31, 2022
Competing in track and field comes naturally for UCLA sophomore Zaylon Thomas. His athletic abilities allow him to excel without much formal or technical training. ... read more »
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College Football Player Provides Scholarships Through NIL Deal
March 3, 2022
Last summer, the NCAA created an interim policy that allowed college student athletes to benefit from their name, image, and likeness. Since then, student athletes have been earning up to seven figures from NIL deals. While there is money for the players to make for themselves, one Oregon State football player took this opportunity to help others. ... read more »
Trailblazing Black Coaches in the NCAA
February 10, 2022
Coaches who have made a lasting impact in the NCAA ... read more »
Pasadena’s Bryce Young Wins 87th Heisman Trophy Winner
December 16, 2021
First Quarterback in Alabama History to Win Award ... read more »
USC Suffers Embarrassing Loss to UCLA
November 21, 2021
USC football's legendary rivalry game against UCLA was a total embarrassment for the men of Troy.  Trojan fans came out wearing their gear in full support and on Saturday, USC fell to the Bruins, tying a record for the most points they’ve allowed in program’s history at 62. ... read more »
UCLA has the Skills and Unity to Contend in the Pac-12
August 26, 2021
The UCLA Bruins football team flaunt experience with 62 letter winners returning to compete for the 2021 season. UCLA can use their football wisdom to help bring younger players up to speed. ... read more »
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SoCal Legends: Jeanette Bolden
July 15, 2021
Jeanette Bolden is a well-decorated Track and Field athlete and coach. The Olympian and UCLA star helped bring out the talents of the runners, allowing them to reach national and international stages. Bolden is also the third-generation owner of the 27th Street Bakery in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Cali’s Push to Let Student Athletes Get Paid Gets Big Assists From SCOTUS, NCAA
July 8, 2021
But last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that the NCAA policy must fall in line with the country’s antitrust laws and that the organization does not have the authority to deny student athletes the right to receive compensation for their athleticism or fame. ... read more »
Supreme Court Win for College Athletes in Compensation Case
June 22, 2021
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday the NCAA can’t limit education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges can offer their sports stars, a victory for athletes that could help open the door to further easing in the decades-old fight over paying student-athletes. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shelbi Schauble
June 3, 2021
Shelbi Schauble recently finished her first season with the UCLA Bruins track and field team. She competed in the triple jump for the Rafer Johnson/ Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, getting 10.58m (34-8.50). Schauble noted she was feeling “a lot of emotions” during her Bruin debut. ... read more »
Commission Report Determines It’s Time for a Racial Reckoning in College Sports
May 28, 2021
The report, released by the independent Knight Commission, features a call to the NCAA and member schools to improve and enhance the academic performance and career chances of African American athletes who obtain sports-related jobs at much lower rates than Whites. ... read more »
Cal State Dominguez Hills Hires Dena Freeman-Patton to Lead Athletics Department
April 22, 2021
New California State University Dominguez Hills Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dena Freeman-Patton has a stellar career of service to the wellbeing of student-athletes. She began her tenure at CSUDH on April 12. ... read more »
College Standouts Compete for Spots in the WNBA
April 15, 2021
The WNBA Draft will take place on April 15 and the nation’s top talent will be vying to be one of the 144 players in the league.   ... read more »
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