Today the NCAA Division II and Division III Presidents Council voted to cancel fall championships in its sports. The cancellations affect football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, field hockey, women's volleyball and men's waterpolo at both levels.
On Thursday afternoon, the NCAA announced that Texas A&M football would be placed on probation for one year.
According to the NCAA Committee on Infractions, the violations took place sometime between January 2018 and February 2019.
The NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon the dead period for college athletics recruiting is being extended to July 31 just one week after announcing conferences could determine when athletes could return to campus.
Somewhere in Tuscaloosa today Nick Saban, Nate Oats and Kristy Curry are smiling. According to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports, the NCAA Division 1 Council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities in football and men's and women's basketball to start on June 1. This vote puts the power back in the hands of the individual conferences for when each school is allowed to begin offseason activities.
Due to the cancellations of the spring season amid the dangers of the COVID-19 coronavirus the NCAA has decided to grant an extra year of eligibility to seniors. According to Jeff Goodman the NCAA's Council Coordination Committee has agreed to grant relief to the spring sport athletes, the committee is still in discussions about the winter sports.
The NCAA has cancelled the remaining winter and spring championships on the schedule. NCAA President Mark Emmert along with the NCAA released a statement via Twitter announcing the cancellation of the men's and women's basketball tournament.