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

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

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

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

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

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

Facing scrutiny, college sports organizations ramp up lobbying efforts

In December, an association representing the country's top athletics directors created a political action committee. It joins the National Collegiate Athletic Association's own lobbying efforts, which have more than doubled in the past five years.

Q&A with the author of new book on 'how to fix' college sports

A new book argues that the NCAA "has lost its way in the governance of intercollegiate athletics" and that the association is incapable of achieving reform.

At NCAA meeting, college sports leaders recommend supporting athlete protests

At NCAA meeting, college sports leaders say institutions should support athletes' right to protest and urge colleges to communicate better with their players.

Power Five leagues adopt new rules lessening time demands

NCAA's Power Five conferences unanimously adopt new rules lessening time demands on college athletes, though some programs would like to see exemptions made for recruiting activities.

Study: Infraction penalties consistent across NCAA conferences

New study finds that penalties for breaking NCAA rules are largely consistent across conference membership -- and that men's basketball and football account for the vast majority of violations.

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