NCAA finds two staff members at Georgia Southern committed academic fraud, completing assignments for three football players. The university joins more than a dozen others that have also committed fraud in the last decade.
Many universities provide lists of friendly lawyers to athletes accused of sexual assault and other crimes but don't provide the same help to victims or nonathletes with legal troubles. U of Tennessee settlement raises questions about the practice, which the NCAA permits.
USA Swimming recently banned a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. A petition signed by 130,000 people urges the National Collegiate Athletic Association to adopt a similar stance.
In a case showing the reach of college sports corruption, a former head men's basketball coach at the University of Southern Mississippi instructed his assistants to complete junior college course work for recruits.