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NCAA clears way for athlete compensation

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Directors approved one of the biggest changes in the history of college athletics Wednesday, clearing the way for nearly a half-million athletes to start earning money based on their fame and celebrity without fear of endangering their eligibility or putting their school in jeopardy of violating amateurism rules that have stood for decades….

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student-Athletes in NCAA Compensation Case

The Supreme Court has decided unanimously that the NCAA cannot enforce rules limiting education-related benefits that colleges offer to student athletes – things like computers and paid internships. Monday’s ruling will help determine whether schools decide to offer athletes tens of thousands of dollars in those benefits for things including tutoring, study abroad programs and graduate scholarships.

Alabama baseball earns NCAA Tournament bid

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama baseball earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014 as the Crimson Tide was selected as one of four teams that make up the Ruston Regional hosted by Louisiana Tech University. The Crimson Tide will be joined in Ruston by No. 2 seed NC State and No. 4 seed Rider long with…

Alabama Softball Earns No. 3 Seed, Qualifies for 22nd-Consecutive NCAA Tournament

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The 2021 NCAA Softball Tournament bracket was revealed Sunday evening, with the Alabama Crimson Tide earning its 22nd-straight postseason bid coming in as the No. 3 overall seed where they will be joined by Clemson, Troy and Alabama State this weekend at Rhoads Stadium for the Tuscaloosa Regional. NCAA Regional action at Rhoads Stadium begins Friday, May 21…

Alabama State draws No. 3 seed Alabama in Tuscaloosa Regional

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State, the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion, hits the road in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament facing No. 3 seed Alabama in regional play. The contest is set for 5 pm on SEC Network. Alabama State enters the tournament at 19-27 overall and have won five straight games and nine out of their last 11…

Tigers tabbed two seed in Tallahassee Regional

AUBURN, Ala. – Postseason bound for the 16th time in program history, the Auburn softball team was selected as the two seed in the Tallahassee Regional hosted by No. 7 Florida State.  Auburn (27-22) will face three-seeded UCF (39-17-1) on Friday, May 21. First pitch is slated for 1 p.m. CT on ESPN2. The host Seminoles (39-10-1) earned the overall 10th seed in…

ASU Soccer to face Penn State in NCAA Soccer Tournament

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State will be making their third appearance in the NCAA Tournament next week and will face Penn State in the opening round of the tournament. The two teams will meet on Wednesday, April 28 at 6 pm (CT) at a location to be determined. This year’s NCAA tournament (both men and women) being held in Cary…