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FAMU Season-Ticket Sales Steady Despite Loss Of Band, President Says

Florida A&M University is selling almost the same number of football season tickets despite losing its famed band for the year, according to the school's interim president.

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Proposed UNI Fee Jump Would Benefit Athletics

The plan would double what students now pay in fees tied to sports.

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Faust: Harvard Cheating Not Just A Sports Problem

Harvard President Drew Faust said Wednesday that athletes should not be singled out for blame in what is believed to be the largest cheating scandal in the school's history. Nor are they being treated any differently in the investigation, she added.

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North Dakota State College of Science freshman football player Jamie Kuntz has voluntarily withdrawn his enrollment at school on Tuesday according to a statement issued by school officials.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