Athletics

NCAA rules allow boosters to help athletes accused of sexual assault

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Many universities provide lists of friendly lawyers to athletes accused of sexual assault and other crimes but don't provide the same help to victims or nonathletes with legal troubles. U of Tennessee settlement raises questions about the practice, which the NCAA permits.

Baruch College gave players more than $250,000 in impermissible aid

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College -- with a vice president playing a key role -- awarded thousands in financial aid based on athletic criteria, violating Division III's core principle. Such violations seem to be spreading.

Petition demands that NCAA ban athletes with violent pasts

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USA Swimming recently banned a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. A petition signed by 130,000 people urges the National Collegiate Athletic Association to adopt a similar stance.

Ivy League adopts new rules limiting time demands on athletes

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The Ivy League adopts new rules limiting time demands on athletes after growing impatient with National Collegiate Athletic Association attempts to address the issue.

Baylor administrator discusses sexual assaults, impact on university

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Amid scandal over mishandling of sexual assault cases involving football players, new senior administrator discusses how the university plans to move forward.

Breaking NCAA rules hurts -- and sometimes helps -- institutions' fund-raising efforts

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Study finds that high-reputation institutions stand to lose the most when breaking NCAA rules. But some loyal alumni are still there to help even in times of crisis.

More than half of athletes in study say they engaged in sexual coercion

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More than half of intercollegiate and recreational athletes in a new study say they have pressured women into having sex.

Knight Commission shifts stance on use of players' names and likenesses

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The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics says it may explore ways to allow players to profit off their names and likenesses, though some members argue too few athletes would benefit from such a change.

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