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  • UW Chancellor Responds to Obama-in-Noose Costume

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank released a statement Sunday in response to a fan who wore a costume as President Barack Obama in a noose at Saturday’s Wisconsin-Nebraska football game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis.

  • NCAA Passes Revenue Distribution Policy for Academics

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    The NCAA approved a policy Thursday that will change its revenue distribution model and reward Division I schools for their academic success.

  • Accused U. of Minnesota Players Barred from Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    Five University of Minnesota football players barred from their home stadium after being served a restraining order are scheduled to appear again in court on November 2, just three days prior to the Golden Gophers’ next home game.

  • Knight Commission Pushes NCAA to Reward Academics

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    Ahead of a major vote by the NCAA, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics urged the body to pass a policy that would change the organization’s revenue distribution model and reward schools whose athletic teams meet academic expectations with revenue generated by NCAA events.

  • Athletic Trainers to Strike While Sporting Events Go On

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    Earlier this week, faculty at 14 universities owned by the State of Pennsylvania went on strike, and the impact of the walkout could extend beyond the classroom to the playing field.

  • Report: Louisville to Receive Notice of Allegations

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    The University of Louisville basketball program is expected to receive a notice of allegations from the NCAA stemming from a yearlong investigation into an alleged prostitution scandal.

  • Player’s ‘Broke Athlete’ Sign Drives Discussion

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    University of Wisconsin basketball star Nigel Hayes made waves when he appeared on ESPN’s College GameDay program Saturday with a sign soliciting donations to a Venmo account.

  • Baylor Faces Fourth Title IX Lawsuit, Refiled Suit

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    A new Title IX lawsuit was filed against Baylor University while another Title IX lawsuit was refiled to include former head football coach Art Briles (above) and former athletic director Ian McCaw.

  • NLRB: Private Schools Cannot Restrict Athletes’ Tweets

    by Jason Scott October 2016

    In an unprecedented move, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that Northwestern University must remove “unlawful” restrictions on football players’ expression, allowing them to post freely on social media or speak to media as they see fit.

  • Machete-Wielding Man Shot Dead in CU Athletics Center

    by Stuart Goldman October 2016

    Police officers fatally shot a man who had a machete with him Wednesday morning inside the University of Colorado's Folsom Field Champions Center, which houses the football team’s offices, locker rooms and a sports medicine and performance center.