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Panel of administrators agree NCAA system must change

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.

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Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

EAST LANSING, Mich. | Mark Dantonio wants to make it abundantly clear there is no lingering animosity between him and the coaching staff at Ohio State.

December 03, 2013 7:00 pm
Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

Dantonio: 'No issues' with Buckeyes

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, left, congratulates Kurtis Drummond following a 14-3 win over Minnesota on Saturday in East Lansing, Mich.

December 03, 2013 5:19 pm
Kelly's message: Notre Dame close to title caliber

Kelly's message: Notre Dame close to title caliber

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, right, dives into the end zone in front of Pittsburgh linebacker Joe Trebitz for a two-point conversion to tie the score late in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. Golson is expecting a lot more of himself and the Fi…

April 19, 2013 3:26 pm
Kelly's message: Notre Dame close to title caliber

Kelly's message: Notre Dame close to title caliber

SOUTH BEND | Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knows the importance of staying on message and he has been consistent all spring.

April 19, 2013 3:26 pm

Sports are a civil right for disabled, U.S. says

WASHINGTON |  Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options. The directive, reminiscent of the Title IX expansion of athletic opportunities for women, could bring swee…

January 24, 2013 4:51 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
Lembo turns around Ball St. fortunes with approach

Lembo turns around Ball St. fortunes with approach

MUNCIE | The last thing Ball State players figured they needed last season was more changes.

August 22, 2012 6:30 pm
Penn St fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11

Penn St fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11

Penn State Office of Physical Plant workers cover the statue of former football coach Joe Paterno near Beaver Stadium on Penn State's campus in State College, Pa., on Sunday, July 22, 2012. The university announced earlier Sunday that it was taking down the monument in the wake of an investi…

July 23, 2012 9:06 am
NCAA to punish Penn State; Paterno statue removed

NCAA to punish Penn State; Paterno statue removed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Shortly after Penn State tore down its famed statue of coach Joe Paterno, the NCAA announced Sunday it would impose "corrective and punitive" sanctions against the university in the wake of a devastating report that asserted top university officials buried child sex abus…

July 22, 2012 5:15 pm Photos

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Penn State president orders Paterno statue removal

Penn State president orders Paterno statue removal

FILE - The statue of former Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno stands outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., in this July 13 photo. Police and construction workers have barricaded both sides of street and the sidewalks near the Joe Paterno statue at Penn State Unive…

July 22, 2012 6:47 am
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
Presidents approve four-team playoff

Presidents approve four-team playoff

WASHINGTON | College football will finally have a playoff. Come 2014, the BCS is dead.

June 26, 2012 7:00 pm

As Title IX turns 40, women -- and men -- tell of opportunity, acceptance, intangible benefits

Title IX was initially intended to give women more opportunities in higher education, with access to athletics a mere side effect. By opening the gates to gyms, stadiums and playing fields, however, Title IX changed the way women in America see themselves. Here, in their own words, are what …

June 22, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Miami, Ohio St. football teams earn academic honor

INDIANAPOLIS | The NCAA just gave the football programs at Miami and Ohio State a big morale boost.

June 14, 2012 7:00 pm
Arkansas AD: Petrino review ongoing during weekend

Arkansas AD: Petrino review ongoing during weekend

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. | Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long made it perfectly clear what he expects from his staff as he put coach Bobby Petrino on leave for keeping him in the dark about a sordid-looking relationship with a female employee.

April 07, 2012 5:35 pm
Ex-Illini coach Weber hired by Kansas State

Ex-Illini coach Weber hired by Kansas State

Bruce Weber knows that Kansas State fans may not accept him right away. That much became clear when a small rally for another coaching candidate turned into a protest of his hiring.

March 31, 2012 4:20 pm

Big Ten exploring 4-team national playoff

The Big Ten, which helped squash the notion of a four-team playoff to crown a national champion in college football several years ago, is taking another look.

February 07, 2012 5:45 pm
Sandusky waives hearing on sex abuse charges

Sandusky waives hearing on sex abuse charges

BELLEFONTE, Pa. | Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky stunned a packed courtroom and backed out of a preliminary hearing at the last minute Tuesday, avoiding a face-to-face confrontation with accusers who his lawyer said were just trying to cash in by making up stories …

December 13, 2011 5:15 pm Photos

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