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National runner-ups come up winners in grad rates

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last year’s national runner-ups in football and men’s basketball came out the big winners in the classroom. Of the 10 teams that reached the BCS football championship game and the men’s and […]

10/24/2013

Southern California running back Justin Davis, left, scores past Boston College defensive back Dominique Williams during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. USC won 35-7. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Football targeting calls get automatic review

Officials will now stop games immediately to review whether players should be ejected under the NCAA’s new targeting rule. This season, the NCAA changed the penalty for targeting defenseless players with a hit to the […]

10/04/2013

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NCAA trainers make mental health recommendations

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Athletic Trainers Association wants colleges to start treating the mental health of college athletes just as seriously as they do physical well-being. The organization outlined a set of broad guidelines […]

09/25/2013

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) scrambles for yards during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday,  Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Manziel throws 3 TDs to lead A&M over Rice 52-31

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s day began late because of the NCAA and ended early because of his mouth. In between he looked like Johnny Football at his best. After serving his first-half […]

08/31/2013

Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M University quarterback, with his 2012 Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo)

Johnny Football back for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the field and back to his brash ways for No. 7 Texas A&M after serving a suspension in the first half against […]

08/31/2013

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NCAA getting out of jersey-selling business

The NCAA is getting out of the memorabilia business. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday it would stop the practice immediately after reports this week that team jerseys and other items linked to individual schools […]

08/08/2013

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Court: College athletes can sue EA over images

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that video game maker Electronic Arts must face legal claims by college players that it unfairly used their images without compensation. The 9th U.S. Circuit […]

07/31/2013

President Barack Obama holds up a Louisville Slugger baseball bat presented to him by coach Louisville basketball Rick Pitino as he honored the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Champions Louisville Cardinals, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in the East Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama congratulates Louisville for bracket bust

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama congratulated the University of Louisville men’s basketball team on working toward a single goal — “to bust my bracket.” Obama picked Indiana to win the 2013 NCAA tournament, but […]

07/23/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno lawyer says estate to sue NCAA

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The family of late coach Joe Paterno will be joined by former players and others connected to Penn State in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the NCAA’s strict sanctions […]

05/30/2013

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Top-ranked amateur Williams ready for NCAAs

SEATTLE (AP) — When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he’s learned about many of the other accolades in his […]

05/23/2013

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