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Is Poaching To Blame For the High Number of Basketball Transfers?

Dan Hinxman of the Reno Gazette-Journal, quoting Nevada athletic director Doug Knuth: “The big-time schools have gotten so big, the pressure on them to win is so big that if they have a student-athlete leave early for some reason — … [Read More]

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To Fight Unions, Conferences Should Adopt Union Demands

In this article for SB Nation by Kevin Tranhan exploring the possibility that Northwestern football players vote against the union, Tranhan notes that the issue has already spread past one university: However, Huma said he has been contacted by players … [Read More]

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Georgia Swimming Allegations Offer First Glimpse into New Enforcement Program

Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: In the NCAA’s Notice of Allegation — received by the university Wednesday and released to the public Friday — [Georgia head swimming and diving coach Jack] Bauerle is accused of “severe breach of conduct … [Read More]

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Autonomy Request Includes Some Expansive, Foundational Bylaws

Earlier this week, Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports reported on a document which outlined which rules the power conferences want set aside for autonomous decision making. The request starts with well-worn territory: cost-of-attendance scholarships, lifetime education grants, and providing more … [Read More]

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Union Decision One More Push of the NCAA Off Its Fence

Today’s victory for the College Athletes Players Association in front of Chicago’s regional labor relations board will take a long time before it becomes final. It will likely end either in the Supreme Court or the halls of Congress. It … [Read More]

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NCAA Steering Committee Adds Details to Governance Overhaul

The steering committee focused on creating a new Division I governance model released a number of key details that are being considered before the April 24th Board of Directors meeting where the board hopes to forward the model to the … [Read More]

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Death to the At-Large Bid

In three weeks an era will end for many college sports fans. There is plenty of NCAA competition left after the Division I Men’s Basketball tournament is over, but for a large chunk of casual fans, the end of the … [Read More]

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No Saving the Spring Game

All over the country coaches are doing away with spring games. Texas A&M was forced to by renovations to Kyle Field. But Oklahoma State and Pitt did so voluntarily. This is becoming a trend and it will likely be a … [Read More]

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Many Reasons to Move the College Basketball Season, But Not Academics

Jon Solomon of AL.com has the latest in the annual cycle of articles asking whether the NCAA should move the college basketball season to the spring. The idea has support from a growing number of influential people in college sports … [Read More]

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Adding Early Football Signing Period More Complicated Than It Seems

ESPN’s Mitch Sherman on the possibility of an early signing period in football: Susan Peal, NCAA associate director of operations, said the continued acceleration of recruiting has led the Conference Commissioners Association to consider an earlier date to supplement the … [Read More]

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