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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?

Who would win the women's NCAA tournament if the games were decided by academic performance?

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Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual academic bracket for the N.C.A.A. women's basketball tournament.

Who would win the NCAA tournament if the games were decided by academic performance?

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Inside Higher Ed's 10th annual academic bracket for the N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament.

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.

NCAA hopes to create for-profit classification

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In a bid to protect its nonprofit status but not lose its for-profit members, the NCAA is trying to create a new classification for for-profit colleges.

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