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  • NCAA restores wins to Penn State, Joe Paterno

    Joe Paterno once again is the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA board of governors and the Penn State board approved Friday a settlement with Penn State that restores mores than 100 football victories for the Nittany Lions,...
  • UC coaches' financial bonuses may be tied to athletes' grades

    Coaches are among the most highly-paid employees in the University of California system, with hefty bonuses if their teams have good seasons and win championships. On Wednesday, UC officials debated how to add another factor to coaches' compensation...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Delaware erases 16-point deficit to upend W&M

    William and Mary’s chances of taking sole possession of the Colonial Athletic Association lead evaporated along with a 16-point lead Wednesday night as Delaware rallied for an 84-80 home victory. Omar Prewitt scored a career-high 30 points for the...
  • Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless

    Easing NCAA sanctions doesn't mean Penn State is blameless
    I'm a reasonably popular guy until I write about Penn State, so if I were smart, I'd keep my mouth shut. But as the NCAA backs off on its sanctions against PSU, I sense an interpretation that I think is unhealthy, and I can't resist speaking up again....
  • Led By Nwakamma, Hartford Starting To Find Its Groove

    Led By Nwakamma, Hartford Starting To Find Its Groove
    Midway through a 15-minute conversation about his team Wednesday morning, Hartford senior forward Mark Nwakamma found himself going back and forth between what is frustrating and what is encouraging. It was probably fitting. The Hawks, a team with a...
  • UC coaches could get bonuses based on athletes' grades

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The University of California is moving to link student athletes’ academic grades and graduation rates to the bonuses of team coaches, but some UC regents on Wednesday expressed concerns that the bar would be set too low. Most UC...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We've Got To Fight A Lot Harder' ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – The Huskies are back at square one, back to the drawing board, hitting the reset button … Did I miss anything? They have to beat Central Florida on Thursday night. Everybody has practiced this week, so there are no injury...
  • Limited by NCAA no more, sky is the limit for USC's recruiting class

    Limited by NCAA no more, sky is the limit for USC's recruiting class
    USC assistant coach Keith Heyward posted a photo to his Twitter account this week, showing Trojans coaches seated in a private plane before taking off for a recruiting trip. "It's closing time!" Heyward wrote. With two weeks remaining until national...
  • Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize

    Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize
    The legislator who has proposed a bill that would allow certain college athletes to unionize said Tuesday that he thinks a union would at least get students "a seat at the table." Rep. Matthew Lesser, D-Middletown, said he was partly inspired by...
  • Evan Spencer's our first NCAA football champ since ...

    Points pondered after watching TV for 3 hours 43 minutes as Ohio State dismantled Oregon in the college football championship game last week Monday, and not once seeing Buckeyes QB Cardale Jones throw a pass to our own Evan Spencer, the Buckeyes’...
  • Virginia Tech basketball searches for hope amid extended ACC spiral

     Virginia Tech basketball searches for hope amid extended ACC spiral
    Virginia and ESPN confirmed Wednesday that the network's College GameDay carnival will encamp in Charlottesville for the Cavaliers' Jan. 31 collision against Duke. Suffice to say, the show's only other basketball appearance in the state was memorable....