Tag Archives: NCAA

NCAA sued by attorneys they lost anti-trust suit to

Class-Action Attorneys Want $52.4 Million from the NCAA

The firm that won the Ed O'Bannon-led case against the league files to recover costs from lawsuit

The lawyers for Ed O’Bannon, who filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NCAA, has filed…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
bitcoin st. petersburg bowl

ESPN Will Have Bitcoin-Sponsored Football

Post-season NCAA game will be sponsored by a U.S. bitcoin payment startup

ESPN’s NCAA football game in St. Petersburg will be sponsored by startup Bitpay, making it…

By Patrick Austin

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
NCAA-will-offer-student-athletes-unlimited-meals-black-enterprise

NCAA Alters Rule on Student Meals, Now Unlimited

NCAA President, Mark Emmert says, 'I don't know how to describe it but dumb, rules about food"

It looks like the NCAA is coming to its senses

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , ,
adam-silver-says-the-nba-may-subsidize-ncaa-students-black-enterprise

NBA Commissioner Said The NBA May Subsidize College Athletes

Adam Silver says he is willing to work with the NCAA to fund college athletes

Do you think this is a good idea?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
kemba walker

Top Former UConn Players Now Playing in The NBA

Which one of these players is the best?

UConn won the NCAA Championship, so here are past UConn players who are NBA players

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
0129-KAIN-COLTER-sized

Why Critics of Historic NCAA Union Labor Ruling Are Missing The Point

Unions have a vital role in the health and safety of athletes, Bill Spriggs writes

Do you agree with the idea of a college basketball union for student athletes?

By BLACK ENTERPRISE

Posted: Tags: ,
obama march on washington speech

President Obama Picks Michigan St. to Win it All

Obama says Spartans will win it all

Tom Izzo and the Spartans are in the spotlight

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
build a more inspired and productive team in 2014

Survey Reveals 1 in 5 Workers Participate in March Madness Pools

Companies set to lose billions due to unproductive work hours during NCAA

Nineteen percent of workers participate in March Madness office pools, with financial services being top…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
nike-old-college-basketball-jerseys-remake

Nike Releases Photo of New ‘Old’ College Basketball Uniforms

Jerseys are already a big hit

Will you be checking out these contests?

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
Stronghorns: Texas is seeking to protect its name -- and that of its brand new football coach.

University of Texas Puts Stronghold on Coach’s Name

University official says it's trying to protect their 'Coach'

Strong, the first African American coach of a men’s athletic team at Texas, was hired…

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,
John Legend's rendition of the National Anthem at the BCS title game received rave reviews.

Watch John Legend Sing the National Anthem at the BCS Title Game

John Legend sings the National Anthem and kinda breaks the Internet

John Legend being John Legend

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Houston Texans’ Arian Foster Says he Took Money at Tennessee

Could groundswell of support lead to reform in college sports?

Will the college program, already on probation, face further investigation?

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: ,
adidas-college-uniforms-basketball

Adidas Blocked Out of Contracts by College Sports Programs

The cause of the issue between Adidas and the NCAA starts with the closing of a PT Kizone plant in Indonesia.

Now you know why Adidas is never seen on the uniforms of college athletes

By Michael Smith

Posted: Tags: ,
Kevin Ware is undoubtedly the face of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, and Adidas and the scissors company Fiskars are two major benefactors.

As Louisville’s Kevin Ware Cut Down Nets, Fiskars Scissors Gets the Big Stage

Iconic images at Final Four have little monetary benefit for players

Critics parse fairness of brand associations on the court at the Final Four.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags:
One of game's great players, the lovable Charles Barkley has done what seemed impossible three years: Become one of the faces of the NCAA Tournament.

In Year 3, Charles Barkley Is the NCAA Tournament’s Ubiquitous Face

In a conversation with BlackEnterprise.com, Barkley says he's enjoying his job as an analyst now more than ever

Sir Charles talks to BlackEnterprise.com.

By Darren Sands

Posted: Tags: , ,
Graudation-cap-300x232.jpg

Black College Athlete Graduation Rates Improve

African-American college ballers are scoring in the classroom.

The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports conduct annual report.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

Posted: Tags: , ,
CIAA Commissioner Jacqie Carpenter.

Jacque Carpenter Takes Over CIAA as New Commissioner

Jacque Carpenter becomes the first woman named Commissioner of Center Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA).

Jacque Carpenter named new CIAA commissioner and leads conference to another great tournament in Charlotte,…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , ,
iHoops 300x250 - 72

CEO Derrick Godfrey Scores a Slam Dunk at iHoops

CEO leads joint venture between NBA and NCAA to improve youth basketball

iHoops CEO Derrick Godfrey leads joint venture between NBA and NCAA to improve youth basketball

By Joel Lyons

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
The 21-year-old fencer is a two-time NCAA national title holder, three-time fencing world champion, and currently ranked #1 in the US and #12 in the world (Image: The Grio)

Young Black Fencer Daryl Homer Going for Olympic Gold

The senior marketing major at St. Johns University is the youngest member of the 2012 USA Olympic Men’s Sabre Team

Two-time NCAA national title holder, three-time fencing world champion Daryl Homer is preparing to compete…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: ThinkStock)

Is the NFL Draft Set up to Publicly Assault Potential Players?

Questioning whether the treatment of professional athletes coming into the League crosses the line

As fans gear up for the 2012 NFL draft, potential rookies have to prepare for…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: ThinkStock)

Decoding the Business of College Sports: Academics Over Athletics

Being a student athlete is about more than physical excellence but academic achievement as well

Student athletes are often seen as those who receive favoritism in the classroom, but professional…

By Kahliah A. Laney

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Why the Big Bowl Games Are Big Business

Washington DC official discusses economic impact the Military Bowl could have on the city

The University of Maryland Terps will face the East Carolina University Pirates in the 2010…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Liz Repella, Becca Bruszewski

West Virginia guard Liz Repella drives the lane as Notre Dame forward Becca Bruszewski, right,…

By Associated Press

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Renee Ladner, Bianca Thomas

Mississippi head coach Renee Ladner, second from left, hugs Elizabeth Robertson, left, as Bianca Thomas,…

By Associated Press

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Lindsay Schrader, Natalie Burton

Notre Dame guard Lindsay Schrader drives the lane as West Virginia center Natalie Burton defends…

By Associated Press

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Adam Highberger

Penn State’s Adam Highberger (15) shoots past Wisconsin’s Tim Jarmusz during the first half of…

By Associated Press

Posted: Tags: , ,

Rob Wilson, Cammeron Woodyared, Tim Jarmusz

Wisconsin’s Rob Wilson (33) and Penn State’s Cammeron Woodyared (24) tangle during the first half…

By Associated Press

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

News Roundup

VA system goes virtual, athletes get A+, Links honor legacy

President Barack Obama announced a virtual records system Thursday that should ease delays in healthcare…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Day 58

The president accepted blame for the bonuses paid to AIG executives with bailout funds while…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: ,