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U. of Michigan's response to athlete's concussion renews regulation debate

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Would formal regulations and sanctions have helped prevent the University of Michigan's mishandling of a quarterback's concussion?

NCAA adopts structure giving autonomy to richest Division I leagues, votes to college athletes

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The members of the five high-revenue conferences make up 18 percent of all Division I colleges, but a new NCAA governance structure gives them nearly 40 percent of the voting power.

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.

21 of 24 Division I historically black colleges face possible postseason bans in 2016

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Many teams at historically black colleges and universities struggle to reach academic progress rate required by NCAA. Next year, the challenge will be even larger.

Education groups reconsider hosting events in state after new 'religious freedom' law

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N.C.A.A., Educause, NASPA and other groups hosting events in Indiana say they're concerned about new law that critics argue gives businesses the right to discriminate against gay people. Thus far, no one is staying away -- and some wonder why criticism came too late.

Changes at Syracuse U. do little to hold officials accountable for academic fraud, critics say

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In wake of academic fraud case, Syracuse backs coach, gives A.D. a top administrative job and appeals harshest N.C.A.A. penalties. Is it taking the case seriously enough?

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