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…