Athletics

Making Room at the 'Big House' and Beyond

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The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor is being forced to play defense after the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights informed campus officials late last month that its football stadium lacks adequate access for people with disabilities.

In the wake of that finding, some are wondering what it means for college facilities across the country that have undergone recent renovations.

Football Diaries

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“Redshirts,” written by a Middlebury lecturer and playwright, tackles the rocky relationship between academics and athletics at a fictional Division I university.

When 'Not Gay' is 'Not OK'

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We come from old Virginia,
Where all is bright and gay.
NOT GAY!

Creating a Ruckus at Rutgers (Again)

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Reconstituted group of students, faculty and alumni says it has familiar targets and goals: Stopping university administrators from emphasizing football over academics.

Football Bowl Games: View From the Sidelines

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Who needs point spreads and passing statistics? The key information at this time of year: financial payouts for the teams and the graduation rates of the players.

The Power of Pink

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The controversy over the University of Iowa's locker room for visiting football teams -- painted pink -- resurfaces.

Settlement in Sexual Assault Case

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Ending six-year ordeal, U. of Colorado agrees to pay $2.85 million to two former female students who alleged that they were gang raped at a party for football recruits.

Fallout from Fresno State's Multi-Million Dollar Case(s)

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Just five months ago, a $5.85 million verdict in favor of Linda L. Vivas, the former California State University at Fresno women's volleyball coach, set a record for Title IX verdicts. On Thursday, a second Fresno jury blew that mark away, ordering the university to pay $19.1 million to Stacy Johnson-Klein in a case that involved alleged sex discrimination and retaliation for the former women's basketball coach's advocacy for female athletes.

College Sports and Spending

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In wake of Fresno State lawsuits, an evaluation of equity in expenditures for men's and women's athletics at Fresno -- and beyond.

Key President Pushes for a Playoff

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Georgia's chief, reversing course, urges NCAA to adopt four-team football playoff after major bowls to replace BCS system. (Not just because his team was left out this year, he says.)

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