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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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“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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