Judge grants class action status for former and current players in challenging NCAA amateurism policies -- but rejects broadening of pool of athletes eligible for potential damages. Outcome appears to increase odds of a settlement.
Gordon Gee's retirement in wake of a controversy that got major attention from sports media raises this question: Are athletics issues at universities fundamentally different from others that presidents face?
Even before athletics scandals, Rutgers president faced criticism on several fronts. Given his limited background in athletics, observers said it’s no surprise sports got away from him, and some worry about the cumulative impact of events in the last year.