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  1. Talented Crystal Primm Takes Creative Approach To Signing Week

    Walter Villa

    Art, science, math ... Crystal Primm's skills go far beyond the basketball court, and the Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, Florida) senior guard is using her cerebral approach to choose from among her five college finalists.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  2. Prospect Swihart catching on quickly

    Rick Weber, Special to

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Blake Swihart seems to have all the angles covered in his bid to be a big-league catcher. Is it a matter of intellect? He had a 4.0 GPA at Cleveland High School in New Mexico, and his father, Arlan, was a nuclear physicist at ...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  3. College football - Northern Illinois Huskies out to prove they be...

    Adam Rittenberg

    Northern Illinois caused much consternation when it was selected to the Discover Orange Bowl. But try telling the Huskies they don't belong.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  4. Some high schools actually reducing GPA requirements for student-...

    Paula Lavigne

    Students with less than a C average have been able to compete on Rockford, Ill., teams since last year, when the district dropped its rule requiring athletes maintain a 2.0 GPA.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  5. Kalambayi commits to Stanford

    Dave Hooker

    Peter Kalambayi has committed to Stanford, according to his high school coach, Brian Hales. The decision is hardly a surprise. Kalambayi had long said he'd weigh academics heavily. The linebacker with a4.3 GPA was also considering Duke and Virgini...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  6. Lunch links: Former Poke faces two felonies

    David Ubben

    Good Job, Good Effort: The John Blake Story. Former Oklahoma State running back Herschel Sims was charged with two felony counts of forgery. Kansas' jump to a team GPA of 3.0 was pretty remarkable. Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World explai...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  7. USF sets academic record

    Brian Bennett

    USF has set a program record in the classroom, the school announced Monday. Thirty-seven student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better this spring. USF also set a new record for semester GPA, as the team combined for a mark of 2.7...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  8. Parker Brown winning addiction battle

    By Walter Villa Parker Brown's GPA had sunk to 0.9, his weight had plummeted from 205 pounds to 147 pounds and he was coughing up "black tar and other gross stuff." Brown's stamina was down, he was missing practices and he was neglecting hi...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  9. Two-star DE pledges to UAB

    Defensive end Roderick McKinney (Birmingham, Ala./Woodlawn) has always been able to play football, but that success has not exactly translated to the classroom. UAB coach Garrick McGee wanted McKinney to boost his GPA before offering, however, aft...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  10. George Farmer: eligible, eager

    Pedro Moura

    George Farmer sees the opportunity being presented to him, and he knows what he has to do to seize it. The first key to his success in 2012 at his new position of wide receiver: Staying academically eligible. The sophomore to-be recorded a GPA bel...

    Blog | January 28, 2012
  11. Spiders snare versatile athlete

    David Jones (Saint Petersburg, Fla.), who maintains a 4.2 weighted GPA, was looking for a school with a great academics and a competitive football team. He found both at Richmond and decided to become a Spider, according to the Tampa Bay Times. "...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  12. espnW: Ayded Reyes fighting to stay in only place she knows as ho...

    Jamie Reno

    Ayded Reyes seems like she's living the American dream. She's a star junior college runner with a solid GPA and an extensive connection to her community. There's just one catch: She is living in the United States illegally.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  13. Study ties Oregon Ducks' successes to students slacking

    On campus, a successful football team is a cause for celebration.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  14. Millbrook's Keith Marshall wins Gatorade POY

    Brandon Parker

    Millbrook running back Keith Marshall has been named Gatorade North Carolina Football Player of the Year. As a senior, Marshall racked up 1,891 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns to go with a 4.29 weighted GPA in the classroom. The 2012 Under Armour ...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  15. It's all academic for 13 Bruins

    Peter Yoon

    UCLA running back Malcolm Jones heads a list of 13 Bruins football players who earned Pac-12 all-academic honors, the conference announced Thursday. Jones, a sophomore with a 3.20 GPA, was named to the first team. F-back Anthony Barr and punter Je...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  16. Academics sold Cermin on Purdue

    Damon Sayles

    Cameron Cermin (College Station, Texas/A&M Consolidated) gets it. Not every good football player makes it to the NFL. As good of an athlete he is, Cermin has built a solid reputation as a student-athlete. He has a 3.7 GPA and is an academic q...

    Blog | October 11, 2011