7 sports the NCAA discontinued

Posted at 4:28 PM, Mar 03, 2015

It's a sweet time for the NCAA — and for college sports in general.

March Madness and the newly minted college football playoff system have become two of the nation's premier sporting events. But what about all the forgotten college sports?

Seven sports reside in the NCAA graveyard, meaning no new champions will be crowned unless the governing body of collegiate athletics decides to resurrect them.

Technically, the San Jose State Spartans have been NCAA boxing champions since 1961. That's a title run that puts even UCLA basketball of the 1960s to shame.

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Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.