Submitted by Jake New on September 30, 2015 - 3:00am
New penalties over academic fraud are only the most recent in Southern Methodist's history of breaking NCAA rules. Among the guilty: the university's renowned basketball coach, and a former official responsible for compliance with the rules.
Baylor's successful football program is in crisis over questions regarding the handling of a sexual assault case involving an athlete -- a controversy that could damage the university's reputation, too.
Board says it won't assert jurisdiction over whether Northwestern University athletes are employees, effectively killing their union drive. The vague decision divides experts on the prospects for athlete unions generally.