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  • Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

    Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern
    Jelani Roberts remembers watching Northwestern's Venric Mark a couple years ago. The speedy three-star receiver who will be a senior at Gilman this fall saw how Mark torched his opponents for more than 1,300 rushing yards and more than 600 combined return...
  • Harrison caps Jr. Olympic career with national championship

    As 18-year-old Taylor Harrison ventured on to the mat at Mississippi's Jackson Convention Complex last month to compete in her final gymnastic match as a Junior Olympian, she did so with a sense of calmness. True, the World Class Gymnastics team...
  • 1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress

    1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress
    TALLAHASSEE -- Curt Clawson, a Republican businessman from Bonita Springs whose renown six months ago was limited to his hard-court days at Purdue University, is heading to Congress. Voters in the Republican-leaning Southwest Florida district...
  • Football | Downers North QB Edwards has a future on the line

    Football | Downers North QB Edwards has a future on the line
    Because of his size, David Edwards was always put on the offensive and defensive lines of his youth football teams. It just made sense. Until he started his freshman year at Downers Grove North, that is. He was one of only two volunteers when coaches...
  • Tim Brando Joins Fox Sports, Referee Mike Carey to CBS Sports in New Football Roles

    Fox Sports and CBS Sports have added key pieces to their football television coverage this fall, with the former tapping Tim Brando to call college games and the latter gaining the services of longtime referee Mike Careyas a rules expert for its NFL...
  • In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

    In his second day of testimony in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as a plaintiffs’ attorney sought to show that purported ideals of collegiate athletics have already been...
  • Amateur status necessary to college sports, NCAA head contends

    OAKLAND, Calif. NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday offered a full-throated defense of the amateur status of college athletes, insisting that any form of paying student football and basketball players would destroy the popularity of college sports....
  • Delany driven on Madison Square Garden move

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany rarely loses a battle of wills.   After enriching the conference by creating the Big Ten Network and a conference title game, are university presidents and chancellors in any position to rebuff him?   Delany continues to...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Big Ten presidents endorse reforms

    The Sports Xchange Big Ten presidents endorse reforms The Big Ten's 14 presidents and chancellors issued a letter Tuesday calling for expanded benefits for athletes to meet their needs while rejecting the idea of compensation for those who participate...
  • Big Ten presidents continue push for athletic reform

    Big Ten presidents continue push for athletic reform
      Officials from the 14 member institutions of the Big Ten Conference released a statement Tuesday backing sweeping NCAA reform including four-year scholarships, cost of attendance and medical insurance for athletes. The letter comes on the heels of...