Breaking NCAA rules hurts -- and sometimes helps -- institutions' fund-raising efforts

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Study finds that high-reputation institutions stand to lose the most when breaking NCAA rules. But some loyal alumni are still there to help even in times of crisis.

NCAA hesitant to condemn religious institutions that have requested Title IX waivers

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Association earned praise for condemning Indiana law that permitted discrimination against gay people. Why doesn't it take a similar stance against its own members?

NCAA finds Southern Mississippi basketball staff committed academic fraud

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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.

Dozens of Division III colleges violated financial aid rules in past decade

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Though it's a violation of the division's "bedrock principle," the number of Division III colleges that consider athletic ability when making financial aid decisions is increasing.

Team's academic success not likely to advance coach's career, study finds

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New paper finds little correlation between a coach's career advancement and the academic success of a team's players.

U of Michigan's spring break plans for football players prompt criticism

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University of Michigan's head coach scheduled a series of practices during a spring break trip to Florida, prompting outcry from those urging colleges to ease the time demands on athletes. Some say the controversy is overblown.

Athletes are more likely to be find employment, be engaged at work, study suggests

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New Gallup-Purdue study finds comparatively high levels of well-being and engagement among college athletes.

New NCAA rules allow athletes to interact more freely with professional sports

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New NCAA rules allow basketball players to enter the draft multiple times and let baseball players hire agents.

NCAA establishes 'best practices' for mental health of college athletes

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National Collegiate Athletic Association releases new guidelines on dealing with the mental health of college athletes, an issue that remains a top concern for the association's chief medical officer.

'Dysfunctional' relationship between coach, compliance director leads to NCAA violations at U of Hawaii

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U of Hawaii men's basketball team violated rules when it falsified financial forms for an international transfer student and failed to report that a player had driven a booster's car.


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