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Soft-Drink Contract To Bring UCA Millions

A contract for beverage services at the University of Central Arkansas will bring in about $2.2 million, but some academic faculty want the money to fund academic needs — not athletics.

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NFL Players Union Funding $100 Million Harvard Study On Injury

Researchers with Harvard Medical School plan to spend a decade studying hundreds of former players

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It's Time For The NCAA To Make Sweeping Changes

Now that we know that some of the people who prosecute the cheaters in college sports are cheaters themselves, maybe it's time to reexamine the entire enterprise.

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The NCAA's Attack on Academic Freedom

It sounds like something you might hear on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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Most NCAA Division One Public Colleges Spend More Per Athlete Than They Do To Educate Their Students

According to a new report by the Delta Cost Project at the American Institutes for Research (AIR)

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NCAA Says Its Enforcement Staff Acted Improperly During U of Miami Investigation

NCAA president announces external investigation to review enforcement practices

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Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin Set To Get Significant Raise, Contract Extension

Sumlin is expected to earn a significant boost from the $2 million a year he initially agreed to a year ago

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Big Ten Schools Get More Money Than ACC Schools, But Just Barely

Big Ten's ability to negotiate new television deal will make it the more lucrative conference

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NCAA Says Penn State Fine Money In Special Account

The NCAA said Thursday it has no immediate plans to spend the $12 million already paid

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At Many Top Public Universities, Intercollegiate Sports Come at an Academic Price

Public colleges and universities that compete in N.C.A.A. Division I sports spend three to six times as much on each athlete as they do to educate each of their students, according to a new report by the Delta Cost Project at the American Institutes for Research.

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