Dec 30, 2010 15:27 EST
Nebraska says nothing inappropriate about business deal with father of starting QB Martinez. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne says there is nothing inappropriate about his department having a business agreement with the father of the Cornhuskers' starting quarterback.
Dec 06, 2010 20:54 EST
Study: Grad rates between blacks, whites widening among bowl-bound college football teams. The disparity between graduation rates for white and black players at schools headed to bowl games grew again this year even as overall academic progress increased for both, a study released Monday found.
Nov 03, 2010 19:08 EDT
Transgender player on George Washington women's hoops team: 'It got too tough to not be me'. Kye Allums can't have the surgery, can't start taking testosterone ? not as long as he wants to keep playing basketball for the George Washington women's basketball team.
Oct 26, 2010 13:05 EDT
Not a 'free' ride: New study shows scholarships fail to cover all costs for college athletes. A new study suggests that the so-called "free ride" for college scholarship athletes isn't quite so free.
Oct 18, 2010 17:08 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court halted a lawsuit accusing the National Collegiate Athletic Association of running an illegal lottery in allocating seats to basketball's Final Four and other popular sports tournaments.
Sep 02, 2010 12:23 EDT
Instead of jumping right into games that count, some college coaches would like a warmup game. Coach Mike Riley and his No. 24 Oregon State players would like nothing better than to squeeze in a preseason tune-up before taking on No. 6 TCU Saturday night in Texas.
Jul 16, 2010 14:49 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court gave new life on Friday to a lawsuit accusing the National Collegiate Athletic Association of running an illegal "lottery" in how it had long allocated seats to popular sports tournaments, such as basketball's Final Four.
Jun 04, 2010 10:28 EDT
Move to give college athletes rights, money gains steam as NCAA, big-time sports keep growing. Led by a former UCLA linebacker, college athletes are demanding more from their schools in exchange for the long hours they put in and are poised for perhaps their biggest victory yet.
Apr 20, 2010 09:18 EDT
Study: Graduation rates for D-I football, basketball players trails other full-time students. A new study suggests that a statistical flaw relied upon by the NCAA means that graduation rates for major college football and men's basketball players lag behind those of other students ? not the other way around.
Mar 24, 2010 21:52 EDT
Masters week to start with Tiger Woods first press conference. Tiger Woods will speak before he plays in the Masters.
Mar 09, 2010 19:43 EST
NCAA gives Texas and Maryland 1-year reprieve on new coach recruiting rule. The NCAA has given Texas and Maryland a one-year reprieve from a new rule that limits off-campus football recruiting by a coach designated as the head coach-in-waiting.
Dec 07, 2009 16:07 EST
Study: Grad rates between blacks, whites widening among bowl-bound college football teams. The disparity between graduation rates for white and black college football players at schools headed to bowl games grew slightly this year, according to a study released Monday.
Sep 03, 2009 20:10 EDT
Long hours and no pay: NCAA survey data show Michigan players among many reporting long hours. If Michigan players complained about spending long hours on football, they were only voicing what many other student-athletes have told the NCAA.
Aug 25, 2009 03:12 EDT
Delaware gov. looks at ways to preserve sports betting plan after court rules it violates law. Delaware's governor is looking at ways his state can preserve its plan to balance the books by offering sports wagering now that a court has ruled its proposal violates a 1992 federal ban on such bets.
Aug 24, 2009 18:10 EDT
Federal appeals court rules Delaware sports betting plan would violate 1992 federal ban. A federal appeals court ruled Monday that sports betting in Delaware would violate a 1992 federal ban on such wagering, essentially halting the state's plans to start taking bets next month.
Apr 23, 2009 03:54 EDT
Class System: NCAA basketball champs show wins will not take backseat to academics. Scott Drew had a simple plan to fix the Baylor men's basketball program.
Apr 06, 2009 14:24 EDT
Graduation rates for black college athletes increase from past years. Black college athletes are graduating at higher rates than in the past.
Mar 25, 2009 17:09 EDT
Study: Women dazzle in classroom; perfect graduation rates for 4 NCAA schools still playing. The women's NCAA tournament has been played in the shadow of the men's event for years. When it comes to academics, however, the women own the spotlight.
Feb 05, 2008 04:20 EST
Bob Knight promised that when he finally decided to call it quits at Texas Tech it would be hard to find him.