5:31 PM ET The vast majority of college athletic directors who responded to a poll do not believe the NCAA is capable of policing a potential future market for college athletes making money from endorsement deals. There is a growing consensus among college sports stakeholders that an independent oversight board will need to be created
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6:11 PM ET Notre Dame football players will begin moving into an on-campus hotel on Monday, where they will live all summer and be quarantined upon arrival for up to a week, and will each take COVID-19 tests before starting voluntary workouts on June 22. Athletic department officials informed players and their families on Thursday
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6:25 PM ET Associated Press ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has been given a one-year contract extension. The announcement came in a rare online video spring meeting of the University of Georgia athletic association’s board of directors on Thursday. The 65-year-old McGarity was named Georgia’s AD in 2010. His extension came in
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4:22 PM ET Associated Press NASCAR is set to run its All-Star race on a Wednesday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway and added one more weeknight Cup Series race as part of its latest revised schedule through July. NASCAR has revamped its schedule in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and announced even more changes
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5:33 PM ET Kyle Shanahan was not yet the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers when quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in protest of systemic racism and oppression in 2016. From afar, Shanahan said, he watched and understood the message Kaepernick was trying to convey. But now, nearly four years
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4:59 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings canceled all virtual team meetings on Thursday and ended the business day at noon to allow players, coaches and staff members the opportunity to view a local memorial service for George Floyd, who died while in custody of the Minneapolis Police Department on Memorial Day. Several Vikings
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2:58 PM ET The World Boxing Council has suspended super middleweight Alejandra Jimenez for a nine-month period and stripped her of her title, stemming from a positive doping result in January. Jimenez, of Mexico, defeated Franchon Crews-Dezurn by split decision on Jan. 11 in San Antonio to win the WBC and WBO belts. However, the
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2:53 PM ET Florida State star defensive lineman Marvin Wilson said he had to take a stand for college athletes and George Floyd when he disputed Mike Norvell’s account of how the coach responded to the team following Floyd’s death last week in Minneapolis. After a team meeting Thursday morning, Wilson released an Instagram post
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11:31 AM BST ESPN staff Two-time World Cup winner Dan Carter lobbed at Blues training on Thursday morning, five years after he left New Zealand and Super Rugby. Rumours of Carter’s impending return to New Zealand rugby emerged on Wednesday evening after a WhatsApp message from Blues coach Leon MacDonald was leaked. All that was
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