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  1. NCAA graduation rates improve as critics cry foul

    College athletes are graduating at better rates than non-athletes, according to new statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  2. UConn coach Geno Auriemma says congratulatory call to Little Leag...

    Geno Auriemma told the Hartford Courant one of the Huskies' rivals took exception to the UConn coach's congratulatory call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  3. Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 commissioner, says 'cheating pays' in NCAA, '...

    Jake Trotter

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says "cheating pays" in the NCAA these days and doesn't foresee things getting much better in the future.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  4. The Deadest Sports Days of the Year

    With apologies to the and the WNBA, Wednesday was what has as the deadest day on the sporting calendar. That's because the day after Major League Baseball's All-Star Game (which was held Tuesday) traditionally sees no act...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  5. NCAA president Mark Emmert paid $1.7 million as revenues increase...

    NCAA President Mark Emmert received $1.707 million in compensation in 2012-13, a year in which the governing body turned a $32 million profit.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  6. #RE2PECT for Derek Jeter

    Adena Andrews

    On the eve of the All-Star Game, Nike has presented us with the best tribute so far in Derek Jeter's farewell tour. The commercial, which will air Tuesday night, shows fans and players around the country tipping their caps to the Yankees icon. Mi...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  7. Dave Joyner, Penn State Nittany Lions athletic director, retires

    Penn State athletic director Dave Joyner will soon resign -- possibly by the end of the week -- while a search for his successor remains ongoing, according to a report by PennLive.com.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  8. Oklahoma State Cowboys to lose practice days after APR falls belo...

    Jake Trotter and Mark Schlabach

    The Oklahoma State Cowboys will be practicing a little less this season because the program's Academic Progress Rate score has dropped below the NCAA's minimum standard.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  9. Mark Emmert, NCAA president, says unionization attempt is 'gross...

    Dana O'Neil

    The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting schools have been working to get athletes more involved in decisions that impact them.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  10. Oklahoma Sooners penalized for three student-athletes eating too ...

    Jake Trotter

    According to the The Oklahoman, three unnamed Oklahoma student-athletes ate more pasta than the NCAA rules allowed for during a graduation banquet.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  11. NCAA committee working to provide wealthier conferences with more...

    Heather Dinich

    A seven-member steering committee with the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors is working to provide wealthier conferences with "a range" of autonomy and hopes to have a new structure in place by August.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  12. Buzz That Was -- Chris Walker makes debut for Florida Gators, but...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Florida freshman Chris Walker made a slamming debut, but that's not enough: Gator fans want Justin Timberlake, too. Meanwhile, T-Mac wants to pitch and the Seattle Storm just want their proper recognition as champions.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  13. The growing rivalry between Scott Boras and Jay Z

    Jerry Crasnick

    Scott Boras vs. Jay Z. Call it baseball's newest rivalry of agents who have major star power.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  14. Jay Z's gift to Robinson Cano investigated

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Major League Baseball Players Association is investigating whether Jay Z might have violated the union's agent regulations for giving Robinson Cano a $33,900 watch during a recent birthday party for the New York Yankees second baseman in Belgium, sour

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  15. Methodology shows Bay Area is the best sports region in the count...

    Jeff Gold

    In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, Jeff Gold crunches the numbers to show why, since Sept. 1, 2012, life has been unusually golden by the Bay.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  16. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany discusses possible football, bask...

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said Wednesday that Division I football and basketball might be better served by following Major League Baseball's model, in that players are allowed to sign professionally right out of high school.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013