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  • Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias

    Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias
    Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage intellectual interactions rather than just social ones. But this year, some of the reading selections are coming...
  • Former players applaud NCAA Penn State ruling

    Former Penn State corner Stephon Morris recalls July 23, 2012, the day the sanctions were laid down on the program, as if it occurred just yesterday. "I remember we were in the players' lounge, and when they announced it, you just saw so many faces...
  • Bob Ford: NCAA played the bully because it could

    The NCAA, which enjoyed the view from its holier-than-thou pedestal when sanctioning the Penn State football program in 2012, completed its self-serving exacta on Monday as it patted the program on the head and assumed the part of merciful overlord....
  • New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop

    New UCF TV ad redeems last year's flop
    At long last, UCF's chance at redemption is here. It's finally game day. And the Knights have the potential to make up for last year's embarrassment. Not on the field. The 2013 football season was the best in school history. The team went 12-1 and...
  • How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?

    How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?
    Q: My child is beginning kindergarten this year, but I am having second thoughts about his readiness. I want him to be successful in school and I am not sure what to do. How can I tell if he is ready? A: Kindergarten readiness is not just about...
  • College football roundup: Penn State's bowl ban lifted

    The Sports Xchange College football roundup: Penn State's bowl ban lifted The NCAA Executive Committee lifted Penn State's postseason ban, effective immediately, and restored the football program's full complement of 85 scholarships beginning in 2015-...
  • Postseason play given back as NCAA accepts new report on Penn State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. The Nittany Lions scored big Monday as the NCAA accepted recommendations from George Mitchell's latest report on Penn State's progress, restoring postseason play this year and scholarships next year. In his second annual report, issued...
  • NCAA to ease sanctions on Penn State imposed after scandal

    NCAA to ease sanctions on Penn State imposed after scandal
    (Reuters) - The NCAA Executive Committee said on Monday it would ease sanctions imposed in 2012 on Pennsylvania State University's football program as punishment for the school's involvement in the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal. The governing board of...
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships

    The Sports Xchange NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships The NCAA Executive Committee lifted Penn State's postseason ban, effective immediately, and restored the football program's full complement of 85 scholarships beginning in 2015-...
  • NCAA restores Penn State's postseason bowl eligibility, scholarships

      The NCAA has immediately restored bowl elibility to Penn State, citing the school’s progress in ‘ensuring department functions with integrity,’ and will restore the program to its full scholarship allotment starting in 2015-16. The...
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...