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St. Peter’s Severs Ties with Athletic Director ‘Boe’ Pearman

St. Peter’s Severs Ties with Athletic Director ‘Boe’ Pearman

by Jim Hague, Associated Press | December 21, 2016
JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Belinda “Boe” Pearman is out as St. Peter’s University athletic dir [...] Read more

University of Minnesota Football Team Ends Boycott Threat, Will go to Holiday Bowl

by Jon Krawczynski, Associated Press | December 18, 2016
The University of Minnesota football team’s boycott started with a bold demand for apologies [...] Read more
Lawsuit: University of Dayton Covered Up Football Team Hazing Claims

Lawsuit: University of Dayton Covered Up Football Team Hazing Claims

by Associated Press | December 8, 2016
DAYTON, Ohio  — A new lawsuit claims the University of Dayton covered up allegations of hazi [...] Read more

Athletics Forum Panelists Advocate Proactivity During Crisis

by Lois Elfman | December 7, 2016
From crisis management to fan engagement, the annual Intercollegiate Athletics Forum allowed le [...] Read more
Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

by Catherine Morris | December 5, 2016
A new report shows a 19 percent gap in the graduation rate of Black and White bowl-bound, NCAA [...] Read more
Liberty Names Former Baylor AD Ian McCaw New Athletic Director

Liberty Names Former Baylor AD Ian McCaw New Athletic Director

by Associated Press | November 28, 2016
LYNCHBURG, Va. — Ian McCaw, former athletic director at scandal-plagued Baylor, is the new at [...] Read more
NCAA: Notre Dame Must Vacate Wins After Academic Misconduct

NCAA: Notre Dame Must Vacate Wins After Academic Misconduct

by Tom Coyne, Associated Press | November 22, 2016
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brian Kelly’s worst season at Notre Dame took a embarrassing turn Tuesda [...] Read more
Former Rutgers Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault

Former Rutgers Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A Rutgers University student is alleging in a lawsuit that she was sexu [...] Read more
Group of Baylor Supporters Demand Change to Regents

Group of Baylor Supporters Demand Change to Regents

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | November 7, 2016
Some of Baylor University’s most prominent supporters, including a former Texas governor and [...] Read more
Before Election Day, Harvard Takes a Stand Against Sexist Locker Room Talk

Before Election Day, Harvard Takes a Stand Against Sexist Locker Room Talk

by Emil Guillermo | November 6, 2016
After discovering a salacious scouting report where men’s soccer team members rated women’s [...] Read more
Ex-Baylor Official Says She was Told to not Put Anything in Writing

Ex-Baylor Official Says She was Told to not Put Anything in Writing

by Associated Press | November 2, 2016
WACO, Texas ― The former Title IX coordinator at Baylor University says that a top school off [...] Read more
NCAA to Distribute Millions for Academic Performance

NCAA to Distribute Millions for Academic Performance

by Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | October 30, 2016
The NCAA will distribute millions of dollars in March Madness money to member schools as a rewa [...] Read more

Abdul-Jabbar: Poverty Biggest Barrier to Higher Ed

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 17, 2016
Author and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar cited poverty as the biggest barrier that threatens t [...] Read more
LeBron James’ Foundation Opens Institute to Aid College Students

LeBron James’ Foundation Opens Institute to Aid College Students

by Tom Withers, Associated Press | October 13, 2016
AKRON, Ohio ― LeBron James isn’t just helping kids afford college. He wants them to stay th [...] Read more
Ex-Baylor Official: School Undermined Sex Assault Probes

Ex-Baylor Official: School Undermined Sex Assault Probes

by David Warren, Associated Press | October 5, 2016
DALLAS ― The former Title IX coordinator at Baylor University said Wednesday that top campus [...] Read more