National Collegiate Athletic Association

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Louisville mayor bets bourbon on NCAA games

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is offering a bourbon and some other trinkets to back up his wager that the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball teams will advance to the NCAA championship games.

04/04/2013

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Final Four slate is set

(AP) – After a weekend of blowouts and another upset, the men’s NCAA Final Four is set.

03/31/2013

Joe Paterno

Paterno family ‘encouraged’ by lawsuit vs. NCAA

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Joe Paterno’s family says it’s encouraged by word that Pennsylvania’s governor is filing a federal lawsuit against the NCAA over its sanctions against Penn State.

01/02/2013

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

Governor: NCAA sanctioned Penn St. to weaken it

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it overstepped its authority by imposing hefty sanctions on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

01/02/2013

Suzy Favor Hamilton (AP Photo)

Seeking an outlet, Olympian turned to double life

(AP) – The Big Ten isn’t talking about the future of the Suzy Favor Athlete of the Year Award, named after three-time Olympian who revealed this week she lived a double life as an escort in Las Vegas.

12/21/2012

Jack Taylor scores 138 points, breaks NCAA record

Jack Taylor shatters a single-game scoring record that stood for over 50 years. Watch the shots in this ABC News report:

11/21/2012

Deflate-gate

USC hosts Arizona State. And apparently, all the footballs will be properly inflated.  Seems USC fired a student manager who allegedly let the air out of some balls in the Oregon game ’cause slightly under-inflated […]

11/09/2012

Groundbreaking for new USC aquatics center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today at USC for the Uytengsu Aquatics Center, a $16 million improvement to the McDonald’s Olympic Swim Stadium, which opened in 1983. The project will […]

11/02/2012

Bob Knight selling rings, medal at auction

NEW YORK (AP) – Hall of Famer Bob Knight is selling his championship basketball rings and Olympic gold medal. A collection of the former coach’s memorabilia will be auctioned by Steiner Sports Memorabilia. It’s part […]

10/16/2012

NCAA task force to oversee $60M Penn St. fine

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – A 10-member task force has been named to come up with guidelines for how to distribute the record $60 million fine that Penn State has agreed to pay in the […]

09/18/2012

NCAA investigating UCLA hoops recruits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA freshmen Kyle Anderson and Tony Parker are being investigated by the NCAA for potential basketball recruiting violations, according to a Scout.com report. Freshman Shabazz Muhammad has been the subject of […]

09/03/2012

Coach big brother is watching

Now most coaches are not big fans of social media. More and more players are sending out embarrassing tweets and Face Book posts … the kinds of things that coaches like to keep in-house.”  So […]

08/24/2012

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