Athletics

More Than a Mascot

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U. of Illinois retires chief -- and considers how bitter debate affected tolerance, diversity and institution's reputation.

Room to Pray at the Game

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A Muslim student group at Northwestern wants space set aside at sporting events; athletics department decides on a compromise. 

Changing Duke's Culture

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For Duke University's lacrosse team, some semblance of normalcy -- if not closure -- came last weekend, when the team whose previous season had been canceled amid the now-infamous rape case that roiled the campus returned to action for the first time. Thousands of fans cheered and few (if anyone) jeered, according to published reports. 

Mulling Ways to Add Minority Coaches

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Lamenting lack of racial diversity in college coaching ranks, Congressional subcommittee says it would consider legislation.

The All-Academic NCAA Bracket

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Inside Higher Ed's 2nd annual look at how colleges would fare in the NCAA tournament if graduation rates ruled.

Controversial Penn State Coach Resigns

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Women's basketball leader had success on court but was accused of repeated anti-lesbian bias.

More Pressure to Protect Men's Teams

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An organization challenging the way the Education Department enforces Title IX has told James Madison University to either stand with them or face a lawsuit. The threat is the latest fallout from James Madison's September decision to cut 10 teams -- a move that has renewed criticism from advocates for men's athletics that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is being used to hurt their teams.

Hedging Its Bets on the Lottery?

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Commercial linking the University of Iowa to state gambling raises concerns for faculty members and the NCAA.

Coaches They Go Round and Round

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And the "carousel" goes up and down.... So what about the players left behind? 

Renowned Coach Faces Harassment Trial

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Female athlete's lawsuit against North Carolina women's soccer icon deserves jury hearing, U.S. appeals court rules.

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