Athletics

Education groups reconsider hosting events in state after new 'religious freedom' law

Section: 
Smart Title: 

N.C.A.A., Educause, NASPA and other groups hosting events in Indiana say they're concerned about new law that critics argue gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay people. Thus far, no one is staying away -- and some wonder why criticism came too late.

Changes at Syracuse U. do little to hold officials accountable for academic fraud, critics say

Section: 
Smart Title: 

In wake of academic fraud case, Syracuse backs coach, gives A.D. a top administrative job and appeals harshest N.C.A.A. penalties. Is it taking the case seriously enough?

Q&A with authors of new book on UNC 'paper classes'

Smart Title: 

Authors of new book about academic fraud at UNC argue that big-time college athletes are being cheated out of an education.

Who would win the women's NCAA tournament if the games were decided by academic performance?

Smart Title: 

Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual academic bracket for the N.C.A.A. women's basketball tournament.

Who would win the NCAA tournament if the games were decided by academic performance?

Smart Title: 

Inside Higher Ed's 10th annual academic bracket for the N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament.

Conferences weigh freshman-ineligibility rule for basketball players

Smart Title: 

Some conference commissioners are pushing making freshmen ineligible to compete to try to stem the flow of players of leaving college for the NBA after one year.

Iowa players file Title IX complaint over dismissal of field hockey coach

Smart Title: 

Four field hockey players charge U. of Iowa fired a winning coach because her tough, demanding style -- standard for coaches of male athletes -- was viewed as inappropriate for women.

Academic requirements for coaching bonuses rare

Smart Title: 

U. of California tried to respond to concerns about academic performance of athletes by changing the rules about when coaches can earn bonuses. Why was nobody satisfied?

College athletes to have voting power in all NCAA divisions

Smart Title: 

With legislation giving athletes the ability to vote on NCAA rules, "the voice of the student-athlete" is a focus of several discussions at the group's convention.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Athletics
Back to Top