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  • Anderson U. Campus Rezoning Clears Way for Athletics

    by Sarah Freishtat July 2014

    Anderson City Council members gave preliminary approval Monday to a proposal to change the zoning of Anderson University property, which would allow the school to construct new athletic fields and facilities.

  • Could KU Basketball Stress Study Be a Game-Changer?

    by Jesse Newell. jesse.newell@cjonline.com July 2014

    Trey Burke's heroics may not have been the only thing that led to Kansas' loss to Michigan in the 2013 Sweet 16. A scientific study by a group of KU researchers confirms what many might have already assumed: Stress - both on and off the court - affected the Jayhawks during the most crucial point of the season.

  • College Rec Centers the Key to a Higher GPA?

    by Michael Gaio July 2014

    Add this to the long list of benefits provided by a campus rec center: it may help students achieve better grades.

  • Secondary Market Blamed for Low Season-Ticket Sales

    by MIKE CASAZZA, DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER July 2014

    West Virginia University football season ticket sales are as low as they've been in nine years, but the Mountaineers are working with, as opposed to against, a supposed obstacle to boost future sales.

  • Athletes Bill of Rights Draws Criticism in Boston Area

    by MARIE SZANISZLO July 2014

    Local universities balked at a proposed College Athletes Bill of Rights, which they said would force them to pay for lifelong health insurance for players injured during games. Representatives from the area's Division 1 schools said the proposal would put them at a competitive disadvantage on the field and burden already money-losing athletic departments.

  • Senators Grill NCAA's Emmert, Accomplish Little

    by Steve Berkowitz, USA TODAY Sports July 2014

    Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., began a hearing on college athletics Wednesday with vigor, skepticism and the promise that this is the start of a campaign of NCAA oversight.

  • U. of Miami Dismisses Players Who Admitted to Rape

    by Matt Porter Palm Beach Post Staff Writer July 2014

    The University of Miami dismissed linebackers JaWand Blue and Alex Figueroa after both admitted to police they drugged and raped a 17-year-old girl last weekend.

  • Illini Eye Home Court Alternatives Amid Arena Reno

    by Mark Tupper July 2014

    CHAMPAIGN — While the State Farm Center renovation schedule is not changing, the University of Illinois now acknowledges that the Illini men’s and women’s basketball teams will be displaced from their home court for several games in November of 2015. The Illini men are looking to find a new, temporary home for one exhibition game and four "home" nonconference regular-season games to be played in November 2015 before the premium seating and lower bowl of the arena are ready for use by Dec. 1.

  • West Virigina to Revisit with Fan Experience Committee

    by Mike Casazza July 2014

    West Virginia's foray into the Fan Experience Committee was a success, so much so that the group of Mountaineer faithful will be called back again in August and November to keep the constructive conversations flowing.

  • College Presidents' Organization Against Athlete Unions

    by The Associated Press July 2014

    At its core, the players'union said,"this case involves the same questions that arise in every representation case: Do the players perform services for the university? Do they work under the university's supervision and direction? Do they receive compensation for their work? "