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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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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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Division II adds 8 new members, 5 start process

The Division II Membership Committee approved eight new full members who have completed the three-year transition period, bringing the division’s membership to 300. In addition, a total of 14 other institutions were accepted into the membership process or advanced along … [Read More]

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NCAA Allows Drake FB Player to Keep Crowdfunding Proceeds

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A football prospect grows up with an extremely disadvantaged background. Despite that, he excels on the field and in the classroom and has an opportunity to play go to college and play … [Read More]

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NCAA Eligibility Center Running at One Week Backlog

This year is the second that the NCAA Eligibility Center will put out regular reminders about the status of the case backlog at the NCAA Eligibility Center. Every summer, starting about mid-June, the EC experiences the summer rush. Prospects send … [Read More]

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Assessing Green-Beckham’s Waiver Chances at Oklahoma

Oklahoma more or less confirmed on Twitter that Dorial Green-Beckham signed a financial aid agreement thus enabling his visit to Oklahoma during a dead period after the school announced that the former Missouri Tiger would be joining the team. Joe … [Read More]

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