Athletics

Endowments Grow From Chalkboards to the Sidelines

Joel Smilow, a former chairman and chief executive of Playtex, is a philanthropist whose name is attached to hospitals, Boys and Girls Clubs, and buildings at Yale, his alma mater.

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HSU Hazing Aftermath Spreads To Other Teams

In the wake of the decision to suspend the men's soccer season following allegations of hazing, the Humboldt State University Athletic Department will institute a new policy of random drug and alcohol testing for student athletes.

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Humboldt State Suspends Soccer Team For Hazing

The president of Humboldt State University on Tuesday suspended the school's men's soccer team for the coming academic year as a result of a new recruit hazing ritual involving most of the team's players.

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Clemson Says It Committed 10 NCAA Violations

Clemson reported 10 NCAA secondary violations including two that involved female athletes who received prize money for outside competitions while enrolled in school.

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Widening U.N.C. Scandal Prompts Independent Review

For the past two years, North Carolina officials have liked to talk about getting past the scandal that landed it in N.C.A.A. hot water, embarrassing a university that likes to believe it is one of the few doing things “the right way.”

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Hope College Will Pay $952,000 To Buy Holland Municipal Stadium

With Hope College’s first home football game on the new artificial surface of Holland Municipal Stadium a little more than two weeks away, the Holland City Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to sell the stadium to the college.

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U.N.C. Humiliated, but Eager to Return to the Field

The first football practice of a new season and a new era at North Carolina came mercifully this month, a much-needed respite in what has been a two-year nightmare for a once-respected program.

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Experts Say PSU Warning Appropriate

An accreditation warning issued to Penn State is serious and necessary given the issues raised by a recent child sex-abuse scandal, but the school is unlikely to lose the all-important designation, experts said Tuesday.

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Football Can't Save Texas' Oldest Junior College

Weeds crowd around the base of the goal posts. The football field, normally manicured to perfection, is unkempt with wide swaths of browning, uncollected grass amid patches of red dirt and chirping grasshoppers.

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