college sports

Title IX: NCAA report shows stark gap in funding for women

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer The number of women competing at the highest level of college athletics continues to rise along with an increasing funding gap for men’s and women’s sports programs. An NCAA report examining the 50th anniversary…

As leaders lobby, NCAA searches for ways to rein in boosters

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - College sports leaders visited Capitol Hill, asking lawmakers to consider rules to govern name, image and likeness money for college athletes. Greg Sankey of the SEC and George…

Alabama softball falls in rankings as season finale nears

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jeremy Bryant The slump hangover continues to linger for the University of Alabama softball team after the NCAA rankings came out and gave head coach Patrick Murphy's squad a harsh grade. Alabama has sat at…