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  • NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy

    NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy
    The NCAA board of directors voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest college football conferences more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. Although the outcome was widely anticipated, the 16-2 decision...
  • NCAA Board Votes To Allow Autonomy For Power Five

    Power Five conferences got what they wanted Thursday, autonomy to make some new rules. Now comes devising and implementing any changes, which would not be made until the 2015-16 season. The NCAA Division I Board of Directors approved a new governance...
  • NCAA approves autonomy for the 'Power 5' conferences

    The "Power 5" conferences will have more control in how they run their athletic programs after an historic vote by the NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday. A preliminary proposal for a new governance model for the ACC, Southeastern Conference,...
  • NCAA approves more autonomy for 'Power Five' football conferences

    The NCAA board of directors, as expected, voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest conferences in college football more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. The shock would have been if the NCAA had not approved...
  • Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen

    Collins gives scouting report on NU's five freshmen
    Last year, Northwestern introduced a new basketball coach in Chris Collins. This year? A new team. Seven of the 13 players on the roster never have suited up for Northwestern, including transfer Jeremiah Kreisberg (Yale) and walk-on Nick Seguara....
  • On eve of Hall of Fame induction, Gary Williams still emotional about Maryland career

    On eve of Hall of Fame induction, Gary Williams still emotional about Maryland career
    A few months after Maryland men's basketball star Len Bias died from a cocaine overdose in June 1986, and a few days after Dunbar High coach Bob Wade was named to replace Lefty Driesell as coach, a reporter called Gary Williams to ask whether he would...
  • Loyola, Terps lacrosse to play April 8 in College Park

    Loyola, Terps lacrosse to play April 8 in College Park
    Loyola Maryland announced Thursday that it will play at Maryland next season in a rematch of the 2012 national title game, giving the Greyhounds' schedule a needed boost in the absence of perennial rival Johns Hopkins. The Greyhounds and Terps will meet...
  • Pac-12's Larry Scott preaches patience for conference's TV networks

    The grin on Larry Scott's face seems hard to explain. The commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference has come to talk television and, right off the bat, he must concede that not all the news is good. Entering their third year, his Pac-12 Networks still...
  • ECU is Virginia Tech's most intriguing nonconference game

    This week's American Athletic Conference preseason football gathering reinforced two thoughts: The league's annual Newport, R.I., clambake towers above all media days, and East Carolina is Virginia Tech's most intriguing non-conference game. Not the...
  • Except for his limp, Minnesota's Kill fit for preseason camp

    CHICAGO � Jerry Kill has worked hard to get his epilepsy in check heading into another football season. Now, about that leg injury... The Gophers coach walked with a slight limp this week at Big Ten Media Days, still hobbling from an ill-advised...
  • Maryland will start charging for tickets to wrestling, volleyball home matches

    Maryland will start charging for tickets to wrestling, volleyball home matches
    Following the lead of several Big Ten members, the University of Maryland will begin charging for tickets to home volleyball games and wrestling matches this year. The athletic department began advertising the sale of tickets for fall and winter...