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Texas HS Coaches Convention may move to accommodate new NCAA rule

A new NCAA rule passed this year caused the schedule for the Texas High School Coaches Association Convention to get shuffled at the last minute: According to the San Antonio Express News, the NCAA denied the waivers that it received … [Read More]

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Baker Mayfield highlights the worst side of the NCAA’s transfer rules

Stories about athletes battling with their former schools over transfer destinations is nothing new. It has become a regular feature of the college sports offseason. Most of the time the debate is over how much power schools should have to … [Read More]

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5% of football coaches cheating means a lot of cheating

Jake Trotter of ESPN.com, quoting Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby: “Enforcement is broken,” he said. “The infractions committee hasn’t had [an FBS] hearing in almost a year, and I think it’s not an understatement to say cheating pays presently. If … [Read More]

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Proposed College Soccer Changes Face Uphill Battle

From the Soccer Observer, run by Ian Thomson: Top college soccer coaches are finalizing plans and canvassing support for changes that would extend the men’s season over the full academic year. The proposals recommend a 25-game season split between the … [Read More]

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Reopening NCAA Investigations Rare but Not Unprecedented

At ACC Football Media Days, the NCAA’s reopened investigation into North Carolina’s academic scandal was discussed. Part of ACC commissioner John Swofford’s comments on the investigation touched on whether there was precedent for the NCAA reopening an investigation: Swofford says … [Read More]

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NCAA Proposes Sand Volleyball Championship

The NCAA Division I Legislative Council Administrative Committee has sponsored a proposal for the 2014-15 legislative cycle to make sand volleyball the NCAA’s 90th championship. Sand volleyball is currently an emerging sport for women, where the NCAA sanctions the sport … [Read More]

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Which Power Conference Football Teams Are At-Risk with the 2013-14 APR

Last week I looked at which power conference men’s basketball teams were in danger of receiving APR penalties in 2013–14. This week is football’s turn, although with two significant differences. First, football’s APR is less volatile than basketball’s so only … [Read More]

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Texas Football Players Facing Short Suspension After Agent Meal

Bryan Fischer for NFL.com: According to documents obtained by the Austin American-Statesman, the University of Texas reported to the NCAA enforcement staff on June 6 that two Longhorn football players received a meal paid for by an agent. It wasn’t … [Read More]

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OSU seems confident about NCAA investigation

Brett McMurphy of ESPN: "The inquiry continues and it is hoped that it will conclude within the next few months," a university spokesman told ESPN. "The university anticipates releasing a report after the NCAA concludes its process. Since it is … [Read More]

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Eligibility or hardship behind Mudiay’s move overseas

Yesterday Emmanuel Mudiay, one of the top players in the 2014 basketball recruiting class, decided to forego college basketball at Southern Methodist in favor of starting his professional career, likely in China or Europe. After it was confirmed that Mudiay … [Read More]

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