For the last two decades, the NCAA has had the honor of hosting the 2021 Sports Seasons. Every year the university’s flagship college is forced to deal with being a private institution and maintaining a competitive edge amongst its peers. The problem they have to face every year is keeping pace with the rapid advances in technology that have swept through the entire industry. These technological advances have changed everything from how people view college sports to how everything from the game is filmed to the programs themselves.
Just a few short years ago, a mere five years ago, the NCAA was able to streamline nearly all aspects of how the sport was being filmed. These changes included the streaming of the games via the internet. This new technology revolutionized how NCAA basketball seasons were filmed, offering fans the ability to follow their favorite teams without having to leave the comfort of their homes. This revolutionary new medium has altered not only how the NCAA produces their ballhorses, but the entire sport itself. No longer do fans need to worry about missing a game due to bad weather conditions.
One of the biggest changes made when it came to streaming is that the NCAA was no longer holding the rights to air any particular games. As a result, the power that was previously held by the sport’s powerhouses was suddenly residing in the students’ hands and student-athletes themselves. This shift represented a major shift in how the sport was being viewed by the casual fan and the young people who became patrons of the sport through high school, college, and beyond.
For a long time, the NCAA was able to charge fees to anyone wanting to broadcast their programs for any reason. They were charging fees based on the revenue that the events generated, not based on student-athletes’ revenue. As a result, these colleges and universities paid millions in television contracts every year and received little return. However, all that changed with the advent of streaming.
The NCAA was forced to change its definition of “physicals” because the power brokers that control the sport didn’t like it one bit. The power brokers did not like that student-athletes were using the Internet to leverage the revenue generated from live sporting events to make extra money independently. Therefore, to stop the power brokers from exerting their influence over the sport’s future, the association came up with the idea of creating a new term, “Covid-19.”
Covid-19 is an acronym that stands for “College-Level Interscholastic Program.” This term was created to help student-athletes leverage their revenue from playing college to make extra money off their live sporting events. The first event to be considered as the high school and the first sports physicals to be offered are girls’ basketball and volleyball.
It is important to remember that girls’ basketball and volleyball are separate entities from boys’ basketball and volleyball. Therefore, all competition and rankings are not reflected in the Covid-19 ranking system. A team’s performance is evaluated based on performance in games versus their opponents. Girls basketball and volleyball players can earn scholarship offers from the sport’s powerhouses such as the Florida Gulf Coast University, Seton Hall University, Valpo State University, and the University of Alabama. Additionally, many Division I schools such as North Carolina, Virginia, and Oregon offer girls’ basketball and volleyball scholarships.
The first season that girls basketball and volleyball player in the Covid-19 was in 2021. During that season, there were no real restrictions placed on the teams other than that each team could bring five players per team. The result was a total of seventy-three teams at the school. The teams were then ranked in order of the strength of every position on the roster. The teams ranked in the first four positions went on to play in the playoffs, while the teams ranked fifth through eight played in the quarter-finals.