Recruiting in the NCAA
Recruiting in the NCAA
The race to court top prospects is more cutthroat than a Taylor Swift Ticketmaster queue, and a program’s very future can hinge on its incoming freshman class.
August 14, 2023
Who will claim the final two spots in the FIFA WWC semis?
Who will claim the final two spots in the FIFA WWC semis?
The two remaining semifinal spots will be booked before tomorrow’s brunch reservation — here’s your guide to the crucial Saturday morning soccer.
August 11, 2023
Spain and Sweden advance to the FIFA WWC semis
Spain and Sweden advance to the FIFA WWC semis
The FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) quarter-finals are off to a thrilling start, with No. 6 Spain and No. 3 Sweden set to face off in the semifinals after last night’s wins.
August 11, 2023
How does NCAA Division III work?
How does NCAA Division III work?
There are 438 DIII schools nationwide, and although it’s rare for DIII athletes to go pro, it’s certainly not unheard of, with recent grads doing so from fútbol to football.
August 11, 2023
The standouts in NCAA Division II
The standouts in NCAA Division II
About 14K athletes compete at the NCAA’s 313 DII schools, with top stars making the big leagues (particularly the NBA and NFL) — though that’s becoming rarer: With the transfer portal, it’s easier than ever for DII’s best to jump to a DI school.
August 11, 2023
This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records
This year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records
As this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) continues to smash attendance and viewership records, the time to invest in global women’s soccer is now. Here’s a breakdown by the numbers.
August 09, 2023
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer
Gaps in equal pay and level of play are closing in women’s soccer. This follows women’s sports’ circle of life: growing viewership and attendance numbers lead to more investment and ultimately better competition, with brand deals and sponsorships serving as the all-important middleman.
August 09, 2023
Cross country is the name of the autumnal racing game
Cross country is the name of the autumnal racing game
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Cross country (aka XC) is the name of the autumnal racing game. There are a whopping 1062 women’s and 992 men’s programs across Divisions I (DI), II, and III, making it one of the NCAA’s most popular sports. All that collegiate competition is fertile ground for breeding future pros, from Olympians to marathoners.
August 09, 2023
NCAA indoor track & field rundown
NCAA indoor track & field rundown
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No hibernation here — when fall gives way to winter, racers simply head indoors. The indoor track & field (T&F) season, featuring 875 women’s and 778 men’s programs, runs from just after winter break through mid-March.
August 09, 2023
The outdoor T&F season hit starting blocks
The outdoor T&F season hit starting blocks
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The outdoor T&F season and its 965 women’s and 875 men’s teams hit starting blocks mere days after indoor’s national champs hoist their hardware, and its late-May finish line means it’s one of the last ’ships to close out the NCAA season.
August 09, 2023