| Sep 27, 2013
After the NCAA announced Tuesday that it was restoring scholarships to Penn State's football team, USC sought to address its own sanctions. The NCAA rejected the school's proposal. In a statement provided Friday to USA Today and ESPN, the NCAA......
| Jul 23, 2013
On the one-year anniversary of its sanctions against Penn State, the NCAA responded to a lawsuit headlined by the Paterno family with this advice: Sue the university. The governing body of college sports Tuesday asked for a dismissal of the......
| Aug 12, 2013
Penn State ranks 19th in the country in college merchandise sales, a drop of seven spots over last year, according to a new report. Collegiate Licensing Company on Monday released its annual rankings (read them here) of the nation's top-sellers......
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:55 AM
CORAL GABLES — Miami's long-running NCAA investigation took another strange twist Wednesday afternoon.
This time, it could very well be good news for UM.
The NCAA announced it uncovered "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:57 AM
From Penn State to football’s playoff, from an enforcement restructuring to higher academic standards, Nathan Hatch’s leadership of the NCAA Division Board of Directors arrives at a turbulent time for college sports.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Two days before opening the season against defending national champion Kentucky, the Maryland basketball team scored its first significant victory Wednesday when transfer Dez Wells was declared eligible by the NCAA.
Wells, a 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Kevin Anderson has taken his share of criticism since coming from Army to Maryland 27 months ago.
The athletic director got off to a rocky start with Maryland fans – and many in the local media – for the clumsy way he handled the firing of...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Frank Beamer received the first Joseph V. Paterno Award in 2010, emblematic of college football coaches who not only win games but also mold young men. Last week, Beamer moved the plaque from his Virginia Tech office and into storage.
“I thought it...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:43 AM
In the spring of 1989, an up-and-coming Division I basketball coach returned to his alma mater, leaving a prestigious job and a burgeoning national reputation behind. The coach was aware that his new program was about to be sanctioned by the NCAA for...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Penn State deserved to be punished. There is no questioning that.
But the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctioning of the football team – doled out by president Mark Emmert himself – solves nothing. If anything, it reinforces the wrong message:...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The NCAA has done more than hammer the Penn State football program with crippling sanctions. It has entered the crime business.
In past situations where athletics and criminal activity intertwined, the NCAA got involved only after its rules had been...