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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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“Tartan Epidemic” Campaign Infects UCR Students with Highlander Spirit

Viral marketing campaign uses tweets, videos to promote student involvement

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Penn State: Lessons Not Learned

If it were possible to compound the reasons for outrage over the serial child rape committed at Penn State, Gov. Tom Corbett took a brazenly misguided step in that direction Wednesday.

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Money For College Athletes: Not If, But How

The head of the NCAA now supports a stipend for athletes to cover costs beyond tuition, books and fees

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Why Did NCAA Really Pile On Penn State?

Piling on is one of those things you're supposed to know when you see it.

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Pennsylvania Set To Sue N.C.A.A.

Gov. Tom Corbett said Tuesday that he planned to sue the N.C.A.A. in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

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U of North Alabama 'Deeply Embarrassed' By Ousted Footballer's Racist Obama Tweet During School-Shooting Address

University of North Alabama President William Cale condemned the use of a racial slur tweeted by one of its football players, saying today the school was "deeply embarrassed" by the incident.

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Ohio State’s Monitoring of Athletes’ Spending Raises Concerns

At Ohio State, one slice of an ambitious universitywide compliance department overhaul fostered something of a national debate last week on oversight in college sports. It did not involve study habits, training habits or dietary habits.

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Columbus State Committee To Consider Adding Football, Moving To Division I

Columbus State University has formed a committee and hired a consultant to study the direction of the athletic program, which could include adding a football team.

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Georgia College Turns Game Into Recruiting Pitch

Georgia Southern officials are hoping to return home with more than a victory after Friday's football game at North Dakota State.

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