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Bill seeks to disclose finances of college sports

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Two congressmen have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports. Full story...
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UNC: NCAA to reopen probe into academic misconduct

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North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham says NCAA investigators will take another look into academic misconduct at the school. Full story...
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Former Laney swimmer earns honorable mention All-American status

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The 2014 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship concluded on Saturday night. Laney graduate Stephen Coetzer earned honorable mention All-American status for his performance in the 200 backstroke. Coetzer is a junior at NC State. As a team NC State finished in 15th at the NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship. That was the highest finish among the ACC schools. Full story...
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College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

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In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize. Full story...
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Local man says his invention could have eliminated chaos in UNC game

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video In a strange ending involving the game clock, UNC was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament Sunday night. One local man says his invention could have possibly helped change the end of the game. Full story...
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Duke 4th, UNC No. 12 in AP preseason basketball poll

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Duke is ranked fourth in the Associated Press preseason basketball poll. UNC is No. 12 in the poll. Full story...
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College Football Playoff selection panel unveiled

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Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne and Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning are among the 13 people who will be part of the College Football Playoff selection committee in 2014. Full story...
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Wake's Harris cleared by NCAA for senior year

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Wake Forest running back Josh Harris has been cleared by the NCAA to play this season. The school declared him ineligible last week and sought a waiver from the NCAA to restore his eligibility. Full story...
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NCAA getting out of jersey-selling business

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The NCAA is getting out of the jersey-selling business. On Thursday, NCAA President Mark Emmert acknowledged that it was "hypocritical" for the governing body to be selling jerseys of players and other college athletes on its own web site Full story...
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Alabama No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll

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Alabama is No. 1 in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll. The Crimson Tide was an overwhelming choice, receiving 58 of 62 first-place votes. Full story...
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Better grades mean UNCW eligible for postseason next year

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videoThe UNCW men's basketball team has made the grade. The NCAA released its academic report cards today. Eighteen Division I teams will miss the postseason next school year. That number does not include UNCW. Full story...
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NCAA gives ex-Wingate coach 2-year show-cause

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The NCAA has given former Wingate women's basketball coach Barbara Nelson a two-year show-cause penalty for providing players with money and prescription drugs. Full story...
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Questions on credibility surround NCAA on eve of tournament

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videoWhile the NCAA often makes headlines for passing down penalties against its member schools for violations, it recently admitted to wrong doing of its own that's drawing some harsh criticism. Full story...
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NCAA announces problems with Miami investigation

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The NCAA is revealing that it has found "an issue of improper conduct" within its own enforcement program during its investigation into the compliance practices of Miami's athletic department. Full story...
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UNC's athletics plan includes focus on compliance

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North Carolina's athletic department has released a three-year strategic plan for the 28-sport program, including a focus on concerns that developed following an NCAA investigation of the football program in 2010. Full story...
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