Submitted by Jake New on January 19, 2015 - 3:00am
In a debate-filled session involving athletes for the first time, the 'Power Five' conferences vote to increase financial aid, adopt a new concussion policy, and bar colleges from reducing aid for athletic reasons.
Submitted by Jake New on January 14, 2015 - 3:00am
At NCAA convention, "Power Five" conferences will demonstrate how powerful their new autonomy is, Division II will consider athlete representation on its council, and Division III may loosen recruiting restrictions.
Submitted by Jake New on December 17, 2014 - 3:00am
A professor is caught in the middle of an athletics scandal after he is encouraged by a swimming coach to admit a student into an independent study course as a last-ditch effort to maintain eligibility.
At academically competitive institutions with big-time college sports, a large gap exists between athletes and the average student -- leaving plenty of room for colleges to compromise their academic mission.