Athletics

At Knight Commission meeting, worries over spending and stability of Football Bowl Subdivision

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At meeting of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, sports leaders express concern about "out of control" spending among top conferences. So far, colleges don't appear to be trying to reverse course.

NCAA stances on social issues prompts mix of praise, scorn and skepticism

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NCAA stance against discrimination draws praise and raises questions about how association picks its battles and why it doesn't similarly challenge its own members.

East Carolina U says band will not permit taking a knee during national anthem

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East Carolina U bars band members from protest during national anthem. Stance differs from that of other public colleges and universities.

Big 12 commissioner tells sports departments not to accept athletes with histories of violence

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At a forum organized by the Big 12, the conference urged colleges to hold athletes accountable when they commit acts of sexual and domestic violence.

Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes

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Urging colleges to change a recruiting culture that targets middle schoolers, Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes.

Struggling with low attendance at games, colleges turn to beer sales

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For decades, beer sales at college football games were nearly unheard-of. Now many programs are turning to alcohol to help boost attendance and revenue.

Outrage over Penn State plan to honor Paterno

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University plans to commemorate 50th anniversary of his becoming head coach.

Q&A with director of new documentary about NCAA

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Director of new documentary about the National Collegiate Athletic Association argues that the organization places the profits of college sports programs ahead of the best interests of athletes.

Will U of North Carolina's challenge of NCAA's authority work?

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North Carolina tells the sports governance group that it does not have the authority to punish the university for academic fraud. Association may be heading for another fight with one of its high-profile members.

Despite long odds, universities start or resume big-time football programs

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Starting -- or reviving -- a Division I football team is an expensive and complicated process, with little obvious return on the investment. So why do colleges keep doing it?

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