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Colleges

  • NCAA president suggests system changes
    NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports “scholarships for life” and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him:
  • NCAA urges football practice contact limits
    The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.
  • NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice
     The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.
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Congressmen want Penn State scholarhips restored

Congressmen want scholarships back

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Two Pennsylvania congressmen, Reps. Charlie Dent and Glenn Thompson, want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State, saying in a letter Monday those sanctions unfairly punish student-athletes for the child sex abuse scandal involving retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

A spokeswoman for college sports’ governing body said the NCAA was looking into the letter.

– Associated Press

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