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Corruption In Sports

Match-fixer denies predicting result of a Cameroon World Cup game

Match-fixer denies predicting result of a Cameroon World Cup game

RIO DE JANEIRO | A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game.

July 01, 2014 5:01 pm

NCAA seeks dismissal of Paterno family lawsuit

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

July 23, 2013 6:45 pm
Increase in court cases could impact NCAA image

Increase in court cases could impact NCAA image

As the NCAA prepares to open its annual convention today near Dallas, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the body he governs are faced with more than a half-dozen lawsuits across the country in what could signal a new era of court activity.

January 15, 2013 4:29 pm
Increase in court cases could impact NCAA image

Increase in court cases could impact NCAA image

INDIANAPOLIS | The NCAA will open its annual convention this week with a host of reform measures on the agenda, part of President Mark Emmert's push to address several years of high-profile scandals.

January 15, 2013 4:29 pm

NCAA moves closer to sweeping penalties overhaul

INDIANAPOLIS | Nearly a year after promising to impose harsher sanctions on the most egregious rule-breakers, NCAA leaders endorsed a proposal Thursday that would make schools subject to the same crippling penalties handed to Penn State.

August 02, 2012 7:50 pm
Big Ten may give commish power to fire coaches

Big Ten may give commish power to fire coaches

In the wake of the scandal at Penn State, the Big Ten Conference is considering a plan to give its commissioner the power to punish schools with financial sanctions, suspensions and even the ability to fire coaches.

July 19, 2012 5:20 pm
Penn State to respond to NCAA demand within days

Penn State to respond to NCAA demand within days

The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.

July 17, 2012 5:29 pm
Penn State to respond to NCAA demand within days

Penn State to respond to NCAA demand within days

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Penn State said Tuesday it will respond within days to the NCAA's demand for information as the governing body decides whether the university should face penalties — including a possible shutdown of its storied football program — in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child s…

July 17, 2012 5:29 pm Photos

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Paterno, in letter, defended Penn St. football

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Joe Paterno defended his football program's integrity in a 7-month-old letter released Wednesday, a day ahead of a report that could forever mar his legacy.

July 11, 2012 6:15 pm

Review: 'Freakonomics' a mixed bag of data

Baby names, sumo wrestlers, crack prices and high school grades all collide in "Freakonomics," with mixed results.

October 01, 2010 12:00 am
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