NCAA

Women’s NCAA S&D Championships start Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The time is almost here. The 2016 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will begin on Wednesday, March. 23, in Atlanta at the Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center. Auburn, which has won five titles in program history, will send 11 swimmers to the championships. Auburn is coming off of a fourth-place finish at the SEC meet, its…

NCAA to give $200 million to members for athlete benefits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The NCAA will distribute an extra $200 million to Division I schools in the spring of 2017 to be used by members for funding benefits for athletes. The NCAA announced Thursday that its board of governors had approved the one-time supplemental distribution. Athletics departments can use the money to help pay for full-cost-of-attendance scholarships and provide unlimited…