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UNDATED (AP) — The NCAA earned reward final yr when it agreed to pay referees at its males’s and girls’s basketball tournaments equally. The gesture solely price about $100,000, a tiny fraction of the roughly $900 million networks pay yearly to broadcast March Insanity. Now, because the NCAA examines numerous disparities throughout males’s and girls’s sports activities, strain is rising to additionally pay referees equally in the course of the common season. Two Division I conferences informed The Related Press they plan to equalize pay, and one other is contemplating it. Others are resisting change, despite the fact that the impression on their budgets can be negligible.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Addison says he didn’t know Southern California was the varsity for him till the second he set foot on campus for his recruiting go to shortly after getting into the switch portal. The Biletnikoff Award-winning receiver says anyone who thinks he knew beforehand actually doesn’t know him in any respect. Addison realizes he left behind damage emotions at Pitt, the place he was the nation’s most prolific receiver final season. Panthers coach Pat Narduzzi has strongly urged star gamers like Addison have been swayed by large identify, picture and likeness offers at higher-profile colleges like USC. Addison says there’s no reality to these insinuations.

UNDATED (AP) — The NCAA could have a committee conduct extra analysis on a suggestion to permit Division I athletes to change colleges as many instances as they need with quick eligibility. The switch rule proposals had been amongst a number of that got here out of the NCAA’s Transformation Committee and had been moved alongside by the Division I Council two weeks in the past. The board did undertake Transformation Committee suggestions that may enable colleges to supply extra monetary advantages to athletes. The proposed modifications to switch guidelines additionally included implementing sport-specific home windows when athletes may enter their names within the switch portal and be instantly eligible the next yr.

UNDATED (AP) — Senators Tommy Tuberville of Alabama and Joe Manchin of West Virginia have requested suggestions from faculty sports activities leaders for use to craft a invoice to manage how faculty athletes may be compensated for his or her names, photos and likenesses. Tuberville is a Republican and a former faculty soccer coach from the state of Alabama. Manchin is a Democrat from West Virginia who’s pals with Alabama soccer coach Nick Saban. In a letter to Southeastern Convention Commissioner Greg Sankey, the senators mentioned their staffs have already begun drafting laws. Sankey and Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill throughout a lobbying journey in Might.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has added 6-foot-7 Abramo Canka of Italy to its basketball roster for the upcoming season. The varsity says Canka signed a grant-in-aid and can enroll as a freshman this fall. The NCAA cleared Canka after he just lately performed with an expert staff within the Russian Superleague. He averaged 10.9 factors and three.7 rebounds. The guard-forward has additionally performed on Italy’s nationwide staff at numerous age ranges.

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