Athletics

Bad News Binghamton

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Independent audit of scandal surrounding SUNY institution's basketball team reveals severe lack of oversight from outgoing president and former athletics director.

Family Values and the NCAA

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Amid criticism from gay rights advocates, athletic association pulls advertisements from pro-family group that sparked Super Bowl controversy.

Squashing Sportsmanship

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Elite game, known for its self-adjudication and players’ gentlemanly conduct, turns ugly at championship between Trinity and Yale.

Decline of Sportswomanship?

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Recent violent outbursts among female athletes garner lots of media attention and worry some educators. But many observers say the incidents are aberrations.

Play on Our (Political) Team

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Talking about race, politics or football can be a recipe for conflict. Talking about all three at the same time? That’s an engraved invitation to a duel, especially in South Carolina.

Cinderella Men

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After an extraordinarily upset-laden National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men’s basketball tournament, many colleges with Cinderella teams are scrambling to pony up the cash to hold on to their now in-demand head coaches.

Sickle Cell Testing, Unless Athletes Balk

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The Division I Legislative Council of the National Collegiate Athletic Association approved a new rule Tuesday mandating that all athletes be tested for the sickle cell trait.

Closing Argument

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With her nearly 20-year presidency at the State University of New York at Binghamton besmirched by a basketball scandal in recent months, Lois DeFleur is taking some subtle steps to answer critics and, perhaps, shore up her legacy.

Shifting Focus

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It’s been an interesting year in the life of a capital campaign for the State University of New York at Binghamton, which has seen its share of good and bad news.

Reversing Bush on Title IX (Update)

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WASHINGTON -- Undoing another legacy of its predecessor, the Obama administration today plans to withdraw a 2005 clarification of a federal anti-discrimination law that critics saw as weakening enforcement of gender equity in college athletics.

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