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NCAA approves tougher sanctions for rule-breakers

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The NCAA has passed a proposal that will impose tougher sanctions on programs and hold coaches more accountable for rule-breaking. Full story...
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UNC releases documents as part of settlement

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has released documents outlining violations by football players for receiving improper benefits as part of a settlement to end a public-records fight over information from an NCAA investigation into the program. Full story...
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UNCW basketball returning to postseason in 2013-14

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videoThere will be no postseason play for UNCW men's basketball this season, but the Seahawks will return to tournament play next season. Full story...
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Judge's order formalizes his decision in UNC case

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A judge has issued an order for North Carolina to provide media outlets with unredacted documents regarding football players who committed NCAA violations for receiving improper benefits. Full story...
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McAdoo appeals dismissed lawsuit against NCAA, UNC

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Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo wants to reinstate his lawsuit against the Chapel Hill school, its chancellor, and the NCAA. Full story...
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Penn State fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11

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Penn State's football team was spared the death penalty today but the university was fined $60 million and the school's legendary former coach Joe Paterno was stripped of 13 years of wins and the title of winningest coach in history, the NCAA announced today. Full story...
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Paterno statue is removed

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The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday as the NCAA announced it would be issuing sanctions against the university. Full story...
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Judge's ruling on UNC documents could take weeks

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A judge could take several weeks before ruling whether the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and former coach Butch Davis has complied with public records requests related to the NCAA investigation of the football program. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 17

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video On Tuesday night we featured game action from the Wilmington Sharks summer league baseball team.... We also checked out baseball action from the Dixie Youth state championship that's being held in Leland this week for 12 year olds.... Southport hosted the 13 year old state championship this week. Brunswick County emerged the winner. Full story...
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Syracuse, Big East agree on exit date: July 2013

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The Big East has reached an agreement with Syracuse University, allowing the Orange to leave the league a year early for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Full story...
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UNC spent $467K in legal fees on NCAA probe

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North Carolina amassed more than $467,000 in legal fees to outside firms from June 2010 through October 2011 due to an NCAA investigation into the football program. Full story...
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CAA may invade the SoCon

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UNC Wilmington will be the southern most school in the CAA when Georgia State leaves the conference next year. UNC Wilmington may end up with some southern neighbors with possible expansion in the south on the way. Full story...
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NCAA bans UNCW men's basketball team from postseason play

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video On Wednesday the UNCW men's basketball team received news it didn't want to hear. The UNCW men’s basketball team will not be allowed to compete in postseason play in the 2012-13 season due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The NCAA made that announcement on Wednesday. Full story...
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Media seek to force UNC to turn over records

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Lawyers for The Associated Press and other media outlets are asking a judge to force the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to hand over public records related to athletics violations by the school's football program. Full story...
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NCAA hits UNC football with 1-year postseason ban

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The NCAA infractions committee has hit North Carolina's football program with a one-year postseason ban, a reduction of 15 scholarships and three years of probation following an investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct. Full story...
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