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West Virginia University and the Brandr Group launch group licensing for student-athletes

West Virginia University and The Brandr Group (TBG) have established a group licensing agreement for the university's student-athletes covering all the Mountaineers' 18 varsity sports. This partnership creates new opportunities for West Virginia's student-athletes to profit off their Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) using the school's official trademarks and logos.

Mountaineer football legend Sam Huff passes away at age 87

Legendary West Virginia University linebacker Sam Huff died Saturday, Nov. 13, in Winchester, Virginia, following years of declining health. President Gordon Gee joined Director of Athletics Shane Lyons in paying homage to Huff.

Rural COVID patients in ICUs at higher risk of dying than urban counterparts, according to WVU researcher

In a new study, Sunil Sharma, a researcher in WVU's School of Medicine, found that rural COVID patients who end up in an intensive care unit face a greater risk of death than their urban counterparts do. He also discovered that rural patients with COVID-linked acute respiratory distress syndrome are more likely to die than patients with ARDS that’s due to another cause.

Carey Inks Three on National Signing Day

West Virginia University women's basketball coach Mike Carey announced the addition of three student-athletes for the 2022-23 season, as Imarianah "Mari" Russell (Reynoldsburg, Ohio/Reynoldsburg High School), Avery "Ace" Strickland (Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut High School) and Yonta Vaughn (District Heights, Md./Bishop McNamara High School) have signed National Letters of Intent.