Graduation rates among Division I football and men's basketball teams have risen to new heights (above 70 percent), but athletes over all are getting degrees at lower rates than last year.
Different groups are taking various actions as concern about concussions grows, but some say a more unified approach is needed to reduce number of injuries.
Governing boards should be more involved in athletics oversight, for financial, ethical and academic reasons, a new report argues.
Admissions directors at public flagship universities seek to define best practices for the potentially problematic area of admissions exceptions for athletics.
More colleges are getting on board with random drug testing of athletes, while others that already did it are testing more often.
An alternative method of measuring athletes' graduation rates shows football players lag behind their full-time, non-athlete peers in most conferences, with black athletes in many cases faring especially poorly.
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