HIgh school and college stars on display as semifinals set in UWW U20 Freestyle Nationals in Las Vegas

Action image from the U20 Freestyle National by Robbert Wijtman. SOUTH POINT ARENA, Las Vegas, Nev. – The UWW U20 Freestyle division began its tournament this morning, setting up semifinal matches in the ten weight classes. The champion of each division will earn an automatic berth into the best-of-three finals for the U20 World Team … Read more

USA Wrestling names Ivan Ivanov to new position of General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs

Ivan R. Ivanov of Boise, Idaho has been named to the new position of General Manager, Greco-Roman Programs by USA Wrestling, the National Governing Body for wrestling in the United States. Ivanov was a World silver medalist as an athlete and is a highly-respected Greco-Roman coach at the Senior and age-group levels. He will be … Read more

Delay vote on NCAA Proposal 2019-50 which threatens RTCs and could set back women’s wrestling

UNITED STATES OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE1 Olympic PlazaColorado Springs, CO 8090 March 25, 2022 Mr. Shane Lyons Chair, NCAA Division I Council 700 W. Washington Street PO Box 6222 Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222 Dear Mr. Lyons, On behalf of the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee Collegiate Advisory Council and USA Wrestling leaders, we are asking the … Read more

College Football Recruiting: ACC Programs Bolster Commitment Lists with Out-of-State Talent

College football programs coast to coast have opened, or are set to open, spring practice slates and recruits continue to make visits for a fresh sample of their potential collegiate homes. The open period in the recruiting calendar has proved both fruitful and telling in some regard, with spring break windows, collegiate bus tours and … Read more

NCAA sets new COVID guidance on vaccine booster

The NCAA medical advisory group is changing its definition of a fully vaccinated individual as someone who has received the COVID-19 booster shot if they are eligible, sources tell Sports Illustrateda significant move that will trigger a rush from universities to get their players and staff boosted. The new definition only applies to previously vaccinated … Read more

NFL broadcaster changes; Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit, Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

1. It appears that the NFL broadcasting shuffle is just about over. Where do we stand? What have we learned? Here are some thoughts and answers to questions you may have about all the moving around that’s happened over the past few weeks. – Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit will call Thursday Night Football for … Read more

UConn wins an ‘ugly’ one to reach yet another Sweet 16

It was chippy, it was tense and it certainly wasn’t pretty. But No. 2 UConn pushed past No. 7 Central Florida to land a place in the Sweet 16 on Monday, extending its own NCAA record for the program’s 28th consecutive appearance in the women’s tournament’s second weekend. Monday’s second-round game was notably rough for … Read more

March Madness: Notre Dame pounds Oklahoma, returns to women’s Sweet 16

How Sweet It Is for the Fighting Irish Mitch Alcala / Associated Press As a Notre Dame player and assistant coach, Niele Ivey had participated in 17 NCAA tournaments. She had won national championships in both capacities, knowing full well what it felt like to thrive on the sport’s biggest stage. And yet, prior to … Read more

March Madness: First weekend upsets lead to diverse, unpredictable Sweet 16

When, at 12:37 am Monday EDT, Arizona survived a ridiculous game to close out the second round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, complete chaos was narrowly avoided. Had TCU been able to pull off the upset, this tourney would have nearly matched the record for unpredictability — which was set way back in 2021. … Read more