Investigative report by Atlanta newspaper finds incoming academic credentials of football and basketball players badly lag fellow students.
Legislative bodies to consider proposals on a wide variety of issues affecting eligibility of athletes, the role of coaches and colleges' commitment to athletics.
Hoping to meet shrinking travel budgets, some lower division NCAA colleges ask athletes to supplement or entirely cover cost of travel to some away contests.
Among other decisions at its annual convention, NCAA clears way for 7th graders to be considered official prospects for Division I men's basketball.
Recruiting of athletes in NCAA's Division III -- best known for its ban on athletics scholarships -- is intensifying and increasingly important to its tuition-driven members.
With many prospective members waiting in the wings, the NCAA's middle child strives to create a unique identity for itself amid an economic crisis and after years of member flight.
Study suggests perceived threat of confirming negative stereotypes may cause some -- but not all -- of academic achievement gap between athletes and non-athletes.
In responding to football violations at Eastern Washington U., institution and NCAA limit the number of players who can be admitted despite failing to meet association's minimum standards.
The hot new trend in big-time college sports: Tap a key assistant as the head coach's eventual successor. Is that smart planning, does it diminish opportunity for minority candidates, or both?
Former head of Division I Committee on Infractions believes process for penalizing colleges' rule breaking should allow dissenting opinions and involve more nonpartisan judges.
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