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SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league – in 2025

Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank. The latest move that has the potential to help reshape college sports came two days after Texas and Oklahoma requested to join the SEC in 2025. That’s when the […]

FGCU seeded 11th for NCAA women’s tournament, will face No. 6 Michigan

Florida Gulf Coast received a No. 11 seed for the NCAA women’s basketball tournament and will face No. 6 Michigan on Sunday. Despite winning its 25th straight game on Sunday, FGCU (26-2) finished out The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll at No. 24, unchanged from last week. The USA Today final coaches poll had […]

A year after pandemic pauses sports world, things are starting to improve

Thursday marks a year since sports were put on pause after a basketball player tested positive for COVID-19. Now, slowly but surely sports are starting to look like they did before that. There are some fans in the stands at local spring training games and there will be limited fans when March Madness tips off […]

FSW outlines COVID-19 protocols as spring sports get underway

Florida SouthWestern State College begins its spring sports season Wednesday, and the school on Tuesday outlined its COVID-19 protocols for teams and fans. All athletes are screened daily for symptoms, the school said. “FSW student-athletes fill out daily screenings before leaving their dorm rooms and are cleared by our athletic trainer,” said Roy Allen, sports […]

High court agrees to hear NCAA athlete compensation case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to review a court decision that the NCAA has said blurred “the line between student-athletes and professionals” by removing caps on education-related money certain football and basketball players can receive. The case will be argued in 2021 with a decision expected before the end of June. The high court’s […]

NCAA March Madness. (Credit: CBS News)

NCAA in talks with Indianapolis to host all of March Madness

The NCAA announced Monday it plans to hold the entire 2021 men’s college basketball tournament in one geographic location to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 and is in talks with Indianapolis to be the host city. The Final Four is already set to be held in Indianapolis next April and the NCAA has its headquarters […]