Athletics

Well-Paid 'Assistants'

The days when the salaries of big-time football and men's basketball coaches would shock and surprise have probably long since passed for most observers. Several head football coaches blew past the $3 million mark years ago, and topped the $4 million a year barrier in 2007.

Progress in Combating Gambling

NCAA study finds declining numbers of college players with signs of problem wagering, though Internet gaming and casual sports betting grow.

Rates on the Rise

NCAA study finds continued progress in athletes' graduation success.

Northeastern Ends Football

After determining that it would cost millions more in spending to build a competitive program, university opts to kill team.

Just Like Everyone Else?

Penn fires its men's basketball coach midseason -- an unusual step for any college, let alone an Ivy League sports program.

Just Did It

Despite student criticism of Nike’s labor practices, University of Washington provost joins company’s corporate board, saying she'll be force for change.

Rubbing Shoulder Pads with Elites

For-profit college set to join unique football league and take on seemingly strange peers: Ivy League universities and military service academies.

Bowling on a Budget

College football programs look to save money by bringing fewer people to their postseason games.

Ball's in the NCAA's Court

Myles Brand and company have a homework assignment to complete. Call it what you want -- a term paper, a final exam, a thesis defense. It's due October 30 at a Congressional office building.

NCAA Debates New Rules

At annual convention, athletic association's legislative bodies to consider proposals on a wide variety of issues affecting recruiting, eligibility and institutional finances.

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