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NCAA injury debate pits player privacy vs. gambling concerns

NEW YORK – Indiana safety Jonathan Crawford is very clear about what he thinks of colleges releasing information on player injuries. “No,” he said. “Especially if I have no say in it, I wouldn’t...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Complaint: New Mexico violated law in vote to cut sports

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico lawyer wants a state judge to toss out a University of New Mexico’s decision to eliminate four sports, claiming the school violated the state’s open meetings law Maria...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for agents, NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. – The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

University of New Mexico challenged over sports cuts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The attorney general of New Mexico announced Thursday that his office will take the University of New Mexico to court unless its board of regents reconsiders a decision to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Dahlberg: NCAA needs real reform, not quick repair job

The latest move by the NCAA to give athletes a few more rights highlights shows at least one thing about the people in charge of the cartel that runs college sports. They can move quickly when...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Urban Meyer defends himself and former assistant denies abuse

Urban Meyer defended himself Friday, admitting he was not forthright with reporters when questioned about 2015 allegations of domestic violence against one of his assistant coaches, but also...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer put on leave, investigation opened

Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2018: New redshirt rule in place for coaches

For years college football coaches have labored, even agonized, over whether to play a freshman who might be able contribute immediately or hold him out of games to preserve a year of eligibility...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango’s Mayberry joins Fort Lewis College for RMAC Kickoff

The Fort Lewis College football team will get its first glimpse at the rest of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference on Monday when head coach Joe Morris and three players attend the RMAC Kickoff,...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Decision to cut University of New Mexico men’s soccer spurs anger

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The men’s soccer team at the University of New Mexico has had a dozen NCAA tournament appearances and hopefuls from around the world have competed to play for the program. But...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal gambling

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools. The NCAA announced Thursday it will create a working group of...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Floundering athletic department at University of New Mexico cuts four sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Board of Regents at New Mexico’s flagship university voted Thursday to eliminate four sports teams and make other changes to its troubled athletic department to address...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports