Athletics

Why Did NCAA Really Pile On Penn State?

Piling on is one of those things you're supposed to know when you see it.

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Pennsylvania Set To Sue N.C.A.A.

Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday that he planned to sue the N.C.A.A. in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

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U of North Alabama 'Deeply Embarrassed' By Ousted Footballer's Racist Obama Tweet During School-Shooting Address

University of North Alabama President William Cale condemned the use of a racial slur tweeted by one of its football players, saying today the school was "deeply embarrassed" by the incident.

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Ohio State’s Monitoring of Athletes’ Spending Raises Concerns

At Ohio State, one slice of an ambitious universitywide compliance department overhaul fostered something of a national debate last week on oversight in college sports. It did not involve study habits, training habits or dietary habits.

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Columbus State Committee To Consider Adding Football, Moving To Division I

Columbus State University has formed a committee and hired a consultant to study the direction of the athletic program, which could include adding a football team.

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Georgia College Turns Game Into Recruiting Pitch

Georgia Southern officials are hoping to return home with more than a victory after Friday's football game at North Dakota State.

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Barry Alvarez To Be Paid Additional $118,500 For Coaching In Rose Bowl

The effort to compensate Barry Alvarez for doing two high-profile jobs concluded Tuesday when the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents agreed to pay him a one-month salary increase of $118,500.

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Grand Canyon University Joins Western Athletic Conference

‘For-profit’ just a business model when it comes to college sports

Could the admission of Grand Canyon University (Ariz.) into the Western Athletic Conference help change the perception of for-profits among the higher education community?

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