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Tennessee Athletics Posts $3.98 Million Deficit

Tennessee's athletic department posted a $3.98 million deficit for the2011-12 fiscal year that forced it to use a substantial portion of its financial reserves, department officials acknowledged Monday.

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Mississippi State Disassociates From Booster After Finding "Impermissible Contact"

Mississippi State has disassociated from an athletics booster because of "impermissible contact" with a prospective student-athlete.

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Penn State Trustees Agree On Campaign To Restore School's Image

Pennsylvania State University is going on the offensive to restore its battered image.

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Endowments Grow From Chalkboards to the Sidelines

Joel Smilow, a former chairman and chief executive of Playtex, is a philanthropist whose name is attached to hospitals, Boys and Girls Clubs, and buildings at Yale, his alma mater.

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HSU Hazing Aftermath Spreads To Other Teams

In the wake of the decision to suspend the men's soccer season following allegations of hazing, the Humboldt State University Athletic Department will institute a new policy of random drug and alcohol testing for student athletes.

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Humboldt State Suspends Soccer Team For Hazing

The president of Humboldt State University on Tuesday suspended the school's men's soccer team for the coming academic year as a result of a new recruit hazing ritual involving most of the team's players.

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Clemson Says It Committed 10 NCAA Violations

Clemson reported 10 NCAA secondary violations including two that involved female athletes who received prize money for outside competitions while enrolled in school.

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Widening U.N.C. Scandal Prompts Independent Review

For the past two years, North Carolina officials have liked to talk about getting past the scandal that landed it in N.C.A.A. hot water, embarrassing a university that likes to believe it is one of the few doing things “the right way.”

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Hope College Will Pay $952,000 To Buy Holland Municipal Stadium

With Hope College’s first home football game on the new artificial surface of Holland Municipal Stadium a little more than two weeks away, the Holland City Council on Wednesday approved an agreement to sell the stadium to the college.

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U.N.C. Humiliated, but Eager to Return to the Field

The first football practice of a new season and a new era at North Carolina came mercifully this month, a much-needed respite in what has been a two-year nightmare for a once-respected program.

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