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Alumni-Based Penn State Group Blasts Freeh Report

A group of alumni and others with ties to Penn State issued a report Thursday critical of the Freeh report that detailed the university's response to complaints that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky had been behaving inappropriately with children.

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Gosselin: Pay For Play In College? It's Here For Players Who Realize It (Opinion)

For all those in the chorus singing that popular tune that colleges should pay their football players — I maintain they already are.

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ND State College Of Science Gay Football Player Removed From Team

North Dakota State College of Science freshman football player Jamie Kuntz has voluntarily withdrawn his enrollment at school on Tuesday according to a statement issued by school officials.

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College Football Owes Its Existence To Progressivism (Opinion)

With two extravagant entertainments under way, it is instructive to note the connection between the presidential election and the college football season: Barack Obama represents progressivism, a doctrine whose many blemishes on American life include universities as football factories, which progressivism helped to create.

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Big 12 Announces Landmark $2.6B TV Deal

The once-teetering Big 12 secured its future Friday by the approval of landmark TV deals with ESPN and Fox worth $2.6 billion dollars.

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Slow-Moving U of North Carolina Academic-Sports Scandal Unresolved

A two-year scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that's led to sidelined football players, NCAA penalties and the departure of a big-name coach has slowly built into questions of how widely academic fraud has spread at the elite public university.

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President Mason Unsure U Of I Beer Ad Deal Is Worth Flak

If she had it to do over again, University of Iowa President Sally Mason would likely not approve the university’s contract with Anheuser-Busch because of the backlash caused by the beer company deal.

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Report: Ex-Texas Tech Players Allege Violations, Mistreatment By Billy Gillispie

While Texas Tech men's basketball coach Billy Gillispie recovers from an undisclosed medical issue in a Lubbock hospital, allegations from former players and coaches continue to pile up.

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Sex Charges Cast a Pall on a College Town

Students are back in their classrooms this week, the heat of summer has cooled and new chalk lines have been placed on the football field as the University of Montana Grizzlies and their devoted fans prepare for the opening kickoff on Saturday.

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Another Legal Headache At Penn State: Title Ix

Among the legal questions still swirling around Penn State, one has drawn little attention but could pose a threat to the university: Did the school's handling of sex abuse allegations against assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky violate the federal Title IX gender discrimination law?

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