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Rich Get Richer in Athletics

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More big-time college sports programs are generating surpluses than last year, but gap between what they make and what average program loses is increasing.

Cash for Athletes' Classroom Success

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association plans to provide up to $7 million a year to member colleges whose athletes perform well in the classroom and another $3 million annually to help institutions improve the academic success of their athletes, association officials said Thursday.

The Faculty Role in Sports Reform

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Knight Commission hears from 3 groups that take divergent approaches to the problems in college athletics.

Changing Nicknames, Under NCAA Duress

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NCAA drops Carthage and Midwestern State from list of colleges with "hostile" Native American imagery.

Fox in the Henhouse at Arizona St.

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NCAA puts sports program on probation for violations committed by official charged with keeping the rules.

Administrators Break NCAA Rules at South Carolina

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Wrongdoing by an academic dean and a former senior sports official land university on NCAA probation.

College Sports' New Problem

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For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.

A New Way to Keep Score

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75% of Division I teams perform better under NCAA's reconfigured graduation statistic than under the federal rate.

NCAA to Study High School Policies

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As alleged 'diploma mill' closes, association plans review of nontraditional schools and other issues at secondary level.

Reforming Reform

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Some Division III colleges seek to turn back the clock on 2004 rules changes that imposed limits on their sports programs.

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