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Growing 'stratification' of NCAA conferences concerns less wealthy Division I colleges

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With NCAA set to adopt new governance system designed to let wealthiest conferences give more benefits to athletes, critics fear growing gap between haves and have-nots.

NCAA settlement includes $70 million for concussion testing

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NCAA agrees to create $70 million fund to diagnose concussions and related ailments, but lawsuit settlement won't provide any money for those who need care.

Sports antitrust lawyer's latest target: NCAA scholarship limits

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Forget player unionization. The biggest legal threat facing the NCAA may be the lawyer who helped bring about free agency in professional football and basketball.

Mixed ruling in athletes' likeness lawsuit against the NCAA

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Judge grants class action status for former and current players in challenging NCAA amateurism policies -- but rejects broadening of pool of athletes eligible for potential damages. Outcome appears to increase odds of a settlement.

At NCAA convention, educators question academic reform measures

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Educators want higher NCAA academic standards -- but they're not so sure the association has gone about it in the best way.

Academic requirements for coaching bonuses rare

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U. of California tried to respond to concerns about academic performance of athletes by changing the rules about when coaches can earn bonuses. Why was nobody satisfied?

NCAA to discuss federal oversight of college athletics with White House

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Could a federal commission on college sports help slow down the athletics arms race? It's possible, some say, if an antitrust exemption is on the table.

Athletics directors hope Luck can bring hands-on campus experience to NCAA

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Athletics directors are thrilled to see one of their own take a leadership role within the NCAA staff, but it's unclear what sway the new position will have and which concerns will take precedence.

NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban two years early

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The NCAA has reduced some of its sanctions against Penn State, allowing the university's football team to participate in postseason games two years earlier than originally decided.

Despite ban, paid fantasy sports leagues still popular among NCAA athletes

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Eight of 10 college athletes don't think participating in paid fantasy sports leagues is a violation of NCAA rules. They're wrong.

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