Dryden McKay, winner of Hobey Baker award as top NCAA men’s hockey player, suspended for six months for doping violation

Dryden McKay, the Minnesota State goaltender who won this year’s Hobey Baker Award as the NCAA’s Most Outstanding Player, has accepted a six-month ban from competition for an anti-doping rule violation, according to the United States Anti-Doping Agency. The suspension period began on April 14, when he accepted the sanction. McKay played his final NCAA … Read more

The WNBA, NBA and MLS Lead American Sports in Diverse, Fair and Inclusive Hiring

Editor’s Note: Richard Lapchick is a human rights activist, racial equality pioneer, sports expert, scholar and author. Over the past two years we have witnessed seismic shifts in the world following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and then the racial reckoning that began after the murder of George Floyd. And now the war in … Read more

Denver Pioneers hold on and rally in third period to claim school’s ninth NCAA Men’s Hockey crown

BOSTON — Denver scored five unanswered goals in the third period to claim the NCAA Men’s Division I hockey championship with a 5-1 win over Minnesota State at TD Garden on Saturday night. It’s the ninth title in program history for the Pioneers, which ties Michigan’s NCAA record for most ever. Denver had eliminated the … Read more

Former USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic convicted in college bribery case

BOSTON — A decorated former water polo coach at USC was found guilty Friday in the massive college admissions bribery scandal. A federal jury in Boston found Jovan Vavic guilty of fraud and corruption. He declined to comment after the hearing and left court with his family. Vavic, 60, who guided USC’s men’s and women’s … Read more

Denver Pioneers advance to Frozen Four final with 3-2 win over Michigan Wolverines in overtime

BOSTON — Denver beat Michigan 3-2 in overtime of the Frozen Four men’s semifinal on Thursday, advancing to Saturday night’s ice hockey national championship game at Boston’s TD Garden. Carter Savoie’s goal with 5:07 left in the first overtime won the game for the Pioneers. The Pioneers will face the winner of the other semifinal … Read more

Denver Pioneers advance to Frozen Four final with 3-2 win over Michigan Wolverines in overtime

BOSTON — Denver beat Michigan 3-2 in overtime of the Frozen Four men’s semifinal on Thursday, advancing to Saturday night’s ice hockey national championship game at Boston’s TD Garden. Carter Savoie’s goal with 5:07 left in the first overtime won the game for the Pioneers. The Pioneers will face the winner of the other semifinal … Read more

Federal legislation would create a commission to assess gender equity in the NCAA

A trio of congresswomen say the NCAA and college sports leaders are not doing enough to correct the inequality between men’s and women’s sports and introduced legislation on Thursday designed to assess the source of the problem and provide solutions. According to U.S. Representatives Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, Jackie Speier, D-California, and Mikie Sherrill, D-New … Read more

No. 1-seeded Michigan Wolverines show power to secure final Frozen Four men’s hockey bid

Michigan, with a star-studded roster that includes four of the top five picks in the 2021 NHL Draft, dispatched Quinnipiac, 7-4, to the NCAA Hockey Tournament on Sunday, securing the final Frozen Four bid for the next month. The Wolverines, seeded No. 1 overall, flexed their muscles in the Allentown, Pa. area, knocking out a … Read more

Michigan Wolverines settle student sex abuse lawsuit

The University of Michigan has reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought by students who sought to impose changes in how the school protects the campus from sexual misconduct. As part of the agreement, which was filed in federal court Thursday, the Ann Arbor school will create and fund a multidisciplinary standing committee designed … Read more

A vigil was held at Southwest University to remember the golfers and coach killed in the two-vehicle crash last week

1:21 a.m. ET Antoine OlivieriESPN.com HOBBS, NM – More than 100 people gathered for a vigil on a green behind a dormitory at Southwestern University on Monday night and remembered the seven members of the men’s and women’s golf teams who were killed in a Two-vehicle crash on a West Texas highway last Tuesday. Several … Read more