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A Different Route: The JUCO Experience

By Caelyn Elwin|September 15, 2021

Jenna was a talented softball player her entire career and she had hopes of playing at the Division I level. When the Division I offers were not coming in, she...

College Recruiting
An Advocate for Athletes: Meet Robert T. Green

By Katie Lever, M.A.|September 8, 2021

Robert T. Green is known as “#ThePlayerRep,” and it’s a title that he’s more than earned as an advocate for athletes of all ages. And it’s a role he’s always...

Types of Scholarships
What’s the Difference: Headcount and Equivalency Scholarships

By Keirsten Sires|August 31, 2021

When choosing a college team to commit to, it’s important to understand the difference between equivalency and headcount scholarships, and how this plays into how you will afford college. Equivalency...

NCAA Flaws
Flaws of the 20-Hour Rule

By Katie Lever, M.A.|August 31, 2021

Every prospective athlete understands that life as a college athlete is time-consuming. I remember during my time in the NCAA, telling recruits that they would have to learn time management...

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What You Need to Know When Considering the NAIA

By LRT Sports Staff|August 30, 2021

When it comes to college athletics, everyone’s first thought is often of the NCAA. However, there is another option for high school student-athletes: the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)....

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Millionaires or Minimum Wage: Hear from Maurice Clarett and Other Athletes on NIL

By Jaime Evers|August 29, 2021

LRT Sports partnered with The Drake Group to host a panel with current and former athletes to discuss the new NIL bill. First and foremost, our panelists see NIL as...

Life of a College Athlete
Redshirt | An Athletes Experience with being a Two-year Red Shirt, Transfer, and a Medical DQ

By LRT Sports Staff|August 2, 2021

Lindsay Sammis started her collegiate soccer career at Kansas University and then transferred to the University of Rhode Island after her freshman year. Not only was Lindsay a transfer, but...

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What it Means for Athletes to Profit off of NIL as of July 1st and What’s Next

By Katie Lever, M.A.|July 1, 2021

July 1st is a key date for college athletes and stakeholders in college sports. Today, name, image, and likeness laws from Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico,...

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NCAA v Alston: The “Death of Amateurism?”

By Katie Lever, M.A.|June 24, 2021

If there’s one thing that has the potential to unite people of all political affiliations, it’s the consensus that the NCAA’s breadth of control is getting out of hand. On...

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The College Athlete Right to Organize Act | Will it Help?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|June 1, 2021

Everybody seems to be against the NCAA these days, which, ironically, could turn out to be very good for college athletes. Last Thursday, Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Bernie Sanders...

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Are Disparities of Recruiting During Covid-19 Affecting Athletes?

By Jordan Alcon|May 17, 2021

Imagine this. You are nearing the end of junior year with the optimistic mindset that in the coming fall, you’ll soon be officially committed to attend your dream school with...

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NIL Update | What is Happening With the House Bill 617

By Keirsten Sires|May 10, 2021

Last week, the state of Georgia entered the name, image, and likeness conversation with the passing of House Bill 617, which will grant athletes limited rights to their NILs in...

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NCAA Gives Thumbs-Up to Student Athlete Level Playing Field Act. What Does That Mean?

By Katie Lever, M.A.|April 29, 2021

As we approach July 1st, which is the date that the name, image, and likeness laws in Alabama and Mississippi are set to go into effect, the NCAA has its...

News & Policy
What is the NCAA Doing in the Supreme Court? The Basics of NCAA v. Alston

By Katie Lever, M.A.|April 5, 2021

What is the case about and why is it in the news? NCAA v. Alston is not about name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights, athletic compensation, or athletic employment. The...

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NCAA Rules for Protecting Student-Athlete’s Eligibility While Raising funds for Social Justice

By Janice Shin|April 1, 2021

With the current pandemic and social climate, there is a call on student-athletes to use their platform to raise awareness and funds. And as groups like Athletes for Change. There...

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