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North Carolina basketball players.

North Carolina Tops AP Men's Basketball Preseason Rankings

The Tar Heels are returning four of five starters after losing to the Kansas Jayhawks in the NCAA Tournament last season.

 | By Associated Press

Tennessee fans tear down a goal post after defeating Alabama.

SEC Fines Univ. Of Tennessee $100K After Fans Tear Down Goal Post

The Volunteers were fined following their 52-49 win over Alabama Saturday, when fans ripped up a goal post and heaved it into the Tennessee River.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud.

New NIL Benefits Turn College Athletes Into Millionaires

Name, image and likeness deals have taken hold at college campuses across the country, turning some student-athletes into millionaires.

 | By Associated Press

Connecticut guard Paige Bueckers passes the ball over Arizona guard Aari McDonald.

How College Athletes' Name, Image And Likeness Changed The Game

The rule allowing college athletes to earn money off their name, image and likeness has reshaped the game landscape, especially for women.

 | By Newsy Staff

Kansas guard Ochai Agbaji shoots over North Carolina guard Leaky Black during the first half of a college basketball game

Jayhawks Rally, Rock Tar Heels 72-69 To Win NCAA Title

It was the largest comeback in national championship history, surpassing the 1963 title game when Loyola overcame a 15-point deficit.

 | By Associated Press and Jay Strubberg and Alex Livingston

Kansas men's basketball team celebrates a win

March Madness: Kansas To Face UNC In Men's National Championship

The Kansas Jayhawks are seeking a fourth national title against the North Carolina Tar Heels — chasing a seventh — Monday night at 9:20 p.m. ET.

 | By Associated Press

South Carolina women's basketball players hoist the national championship trophy

March Madness: South Carolina Tops UConn For 2nd NCAA Women's Title

The Gamecocks beat UConn 64-49 — handing the Huskies the school's first ever loss in the women's national championship game.

 | By Associated Press

Louisville women's basketball players celebrate a win after a college basketball game in the Elite 8 round

First Look: NCAA Women's Final Four

There will be plenty of familiar faces at the women's Final Four with Stanford, South Carolina, Louisville and UConn heading to Minneapolis.

 | By Alex Livingston and Associated Press

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski

March Madness: Top Seeds Gonzaga, Arizona Fall In NCAA Tournament

Arkansas, Duke, Houston and Villanova are the first four teams advancing to the Elite Eight of the NCAA basketball tournament.

 | By Associated Press

Sports goods manufacturer Adidas

Adidas To Pay 50K Division 1 College Athletes To Endorse Product

Adidas is the first major sports brand to create a program for paying college athletes.

 | By Newsy Staff

Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe

March Madness: Saint Peter's Defeats Kentucky, Busts Brackets On Day 1

The 15th-seeded Peacocks took down college basketball royalty in an 85-79 overtime victory over the second-seeded Wildcats.

 | By Associated Press

NCAA March Madness logo

March Madness Tips Off: Tournament Begins With 16 Games Thursday

Here's a look at what's happening on day one of the NCAA tournament.

 | By Associated Press

Scene of fatal multi-vehicle crash

9 Dead In Crash Involving University Of Southwest Golf Teams

Authorities say nine people are dead after a bus carrying members of the men's and women's golf teams collided with a truck in West Texas.

 | By Associated Press

Man places a sports bet at a casino

Estimated 45M Americans To Bet On March Madness Basketball Tournament

According to the American Gambling Association, an estimated $3.1 billion will be legally and illegally wagered on the tournament this year.

 | By Newsy Staff

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young

Georgia Takes On Alabama In College Football National Championship

Kickoff is Monday night at 8 p.m. ET.

 | By Newsy Staff

Tim Tebow.

Tim Tebow-Led Company Hopes To Help College Athletes Through NFTs

Tebow joins Newsy to explain how his company Campus Legends can help current and former college athletes capitalize on their name, image and likeness.

 | By Newsy Staff

Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich.

Former Washington State Football Coach Plans To Sue University

An attorney for Nick Rolovich said he intends to take legal action after Rolovich was fired for failing to comply with the state's vaccine mandate.

 | By Associated Press

Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich.

Washington State Football Coach Fired For Refusing To Get Vaccinated

Nick Rolovich was fired with cause after being denied a religious exemption.

 | By Associated Press

Miami flags fly in the parking lot before an NCAA college football game.

Falling Cat Saved At Miami College Football Game

Some quick-thinking fans stretched out an American flag to break the cat's 30-foot fall from the upper deck.

 | By Associated Press

The Baylor University logo is displayed on the football field at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas.

NCAA Hands Baylor Probation, Fine In Sex Assault Scandal

The ruling came more than five years after the scandal broke.

 | By Associated Press

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Report: NCAA Fails On Gender Equity, Undervalues Women's Basketball

The 113-page report found the NCAA prioritized men's college basketball and said steps like a combined Final Four weekend would promote more equity.

 | By Associated Press and Simon Kaufman

James Madison softball player Odicci Alexander

How NCAA Athletes May Capitalize On New Name, Image And Likeness Rules

The move suspends NCAA restrictions on payments to athletes for things such as sponsorship deals, online endorsements and personal appearances.

 | By Austin Kim

College athlete standing near a NCAA logo during a softball game.

College Athletes Closer To Profiting Off Their Image

Leaders from the NCAA supported a temporary policy that will allow players to earn money while still playing for a college sports team.

 | By Austin Kim

College athlete stands near the NCAA logo during a softball game.

NCAA, Congress Work Toward National Law For Athlete Compensation

Almost 20 states have passed laws allowing college athletes to profit but the NCAA is urging lawmakers to create a standardized framework.

 | By Simon Kaufman

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski.

Reports: Duke Men's Basketball Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski To Retire

"Coach K" led the Blue Devils to five national titles and a dozen Final Four appearances in his 41 years at Duke.

 | By Newsy Staff

Kentucky's Terrence Clarke

Basketball Star Terrence Clarke Dies At 19

Clarke was a freshman guard at the University of Kentucky who recently entered the NBA draft.

 | By Eliana Moreno

Baylor celebrates with the trophy after winning the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Baylor Wins NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Over Gonzaga

Jared Butler and the Bears' dynamic backcourt blew past the Bulldogs to end Gonzaga's run at an undefeated season.

 | By Simon Kaufman

UCLA basketball player Tyger Campbell

Supreme Court Listens To NCAA Athlete Benefit Case

For years, the NCAA has restricted the benefits of its athletes despite schools bringing in millions. The Supreme Court could change that.

 | By Austin Kim

The NCAA logo is displayed at mid-court.

Supreme Court To Hear Case On NCAA Benefits

The NCAA says limits are needed to prevent an escalated bidding war for players.

 | By Simon Kaufman

Georgia Tech women's basketball head coach Nell Fortner.

Georgia Tech Coach: NCAA Sees Women's Basketball As 'An Afterthought'

Women's basketball head coach Nell Fortner thanked the NCAA for exposing its own disparities between men's and women's collegiate sports.

 | By Newsy Staff