Athletics

Big 12 Announces Landmark $2.6B TV Deal

The once-teetering Big 12 secured its future Friday by the approval of landmark TV deals with ESPN and Fox worth $2.6 billion dollars.

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Slow-Moving U of North Carolina Academic-Sports Scandal Unresolved

A two-year scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that's led to sidelined football players, NCAA penalties and the departure of a big-name coach has slowly built into questions of how widely academic fraud has spread at the elite public university.

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President Mason Unsure U Of I Beer Ad Deal Is Worth Flak

If she had it to do over again, University of Iowa President Sally Mason would likely not approve the university’s contract with Anheuser-Busch because of the backlash caused by the beer company deal.

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Report: Ex-Texas Tech Players Allege Violations, Mistreatment By Billy Gillispie

While Texas Tech men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie recovers from an undisclosed medical issue in a Lubbock hospital, allegations from former players and coaches continue to pile up.

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Sex Charges Cast a Pall on a College Town

Students are back in their classrooms this week, the heat of summer has cooled and new chalk lines have been placed on the football field as the University of Montana Grizzlies and their devoted fans prepare for the opening kickoff on Saturday.

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Another Legal Headache At Penn State: Title Ix

Among the legal questions still swirling around Penn State, one has drawn little attention but could pose a threat to the university: Did the school's handling of sex abuse allegations against assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky violate the federal Title IX gender discrimination law?

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University Of Kentucky, Louisville Flag Hundreds Of Words From Athletes' Tweets

Student-athletes at the University of Kentucky and most at the University of Louisville surrender their online privacy to their coaches under a social media monitoring system used by both schools and others across the country.

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Tennessee Athletics Posts $3.98 Million Deficit

Tennessee's athletic department posted a $3.98 million deficit for the2011-12 fiscal year that forced it to use a substantial portion of its financial reserves, department officials acknowledged Monday.

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Mississippi State Disassociates From Booster After Finding "Impermissible Contact"

Mississippi State has disassociated from an athletics booster because of "impermissible contact" with a prospective student-athlete.

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