Change to pitching procedures proposed in softball

The NCAA Softball Rules Committee proposed changes to the components of the pitching position and the procedure for pitchers to take signals prior to releasing a pitch.

DI Council advances multi-team event proposal

The Division I Council on Wednesday introduced legislation recommended by the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Oversight Committees that would change the way multiple-team events are counted and incorporated into regular-season scheduling.

15-meter video review option approved in swimming

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved allowing the use of video review to determine whether 15-meter violations were called accurately in men’s and women’s swimming.

Wrestlers can compete in special shorts next season

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved allowing wrestlers to compete in shorts designed for the sport and removing all language in the sport’s rules book regarding the length of a wrestler’s hair.

School nominees for 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award named

A record 585 female college athletes have been nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Council adjusts transfer waiver guidelines, addresses other topics

The Division I Council received updates about several ongoing issues and made several decisions at a meeting this week in Indianapolis that illustrated the depth of their responsibilities for running Division I on a day-to-day basis.

DIII Championships Committee shifts approach to regional realignment

In response to feedback from Division III members and sport committees, the Division III Championships Committee has recalibrated its approach to regional realignment.

Savannah State failed to monitor its certification process

Savannah State did not monitor its certification process when it improperly certified 43 student-athletes in 10 sports, according to a Division I Committee on Infractions panel.

2019 NCAA CHOICES grant winners announced

Eleven schools recently were awarded 2019 NCAA CHOICES grants. The NCAA CHOICES program is an annual grant program that provides funding for NCAA member schools and conferences to integrate athletics into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse.

NCAA, NFL collaborate on football safety

Top medical and sport science experts from the NCAA and NFL gathered for a first-of-its kind meeting on football health and safety this week.

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