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Sports: NCAA Moves Closer to Allowing Student Athletes to be Paid

Dan Hogan, Reporter

May 4, 2020

The NCAA Board of Governors voted this week to allow student athletes to be paid from their own sponsorships and endorsements, starting as early as next year, according to the NCAA.  The proposed rule changes were reviewed by college sports administrators during the week of April 20, 2020. The proposals were sent to the NCAA Board of Governors, who met on Monday, April 27 ...

NCAA Allows Second Year of Senior Eligibility

Kate Clark, Sports Editor

April 18, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council announced their decision on March 30, 2020 to allow another year of eligibility for spring-sport athletes whose seasons were cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak. Despite the good news that athletes will regain an additional season of play,  the decision is still...

Auburn Gymnast Dislocates Both her Knees

Auburn gymnast, Samantha Cerio, is competing at the NCAA Regionals gymnastics meet on April 8th, 2018. Cerio suffered a horrific injuries to both legs on Friday night. (Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire/AP)

Abbey Rogers and Abbey Massage

May 6, 2019

Auburn University senior Samantha Cerio ended her gymnastics career by dislocating both of her knees in a gymnastics meet as the team was trying to secure a spot for the NCAA regional finals. Cerio was anchoring on the floor event when she dislocated both her knees.. Cerio was doing a front handsprin...

From 8 to 68: How March Madness has Changed

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

April 20, 2018

The NCAA Division One Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of America’s most-watched sporting events, but it has taken years to become such a sensation. The March Madness tournament generates $10 billion wagered in bets, 70 million brackets made, and hundreds of thousands of attendees. Simply qualifyi...

Recap: Crazy 2018 March Madness Tournament Finishes with Epic Finale

Florida State guard PJ Savoy (5), celebrates after defeating Xavier in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, March 18, 2018. Florida State defeated Xavier 75-70. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Evan Spinney, Reporter

April 9, 2018

It’s the year of unexpected wins in college basketball. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) holds a single elimination tournament for division one colleges known as March Madness every year. It starts with a round of 64 teams, then a round of 32, that becomes the sweet 16, elite 8, f...

Holy Cross’ Unlikely Path to March Madness

Holy Cross' Robert Champion (22) celebrates after the team's First Four game against Southern University in the NCAA college basketball tournament Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Dayton, Ohio. Holy Cross won 59-55 (AP Photo/John Minchillo).

March 22, 2016

By: Eric Wood The chances to make the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball tournament with a 14-19 record are almost impossible, so how did the Holy Cross Crusaders make it? They made it by winning the Patriot League tournament and winning a play-in game. The Holy Cross Crusaders were 5-13 i...

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