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  • Gene Collier: Penn State shouldn't rush to restore Joe Paterno's legacy

    Can't say I was surprised the Penn State community celebrated heartily over the weekend on news of a settlement that would restore all 111 of Joe Paterno's NCAA-hijacked victories. Yet I hope that was mostly because they'll celebrate almost anything in...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Gators TE Jake McGee gets 6th year of eligibility

    Gators TE Jake McGee gets 6th year of eligibility
    GAINESVILLE — Jake McGee will return to UF next season. The graduate transfer tight end announced via Twitter that the NCAA granted him a sixth year of eligibility. “Lets try this college thing one more time! thanks @NCAA see you in the...
  • Bianchi: Just like Paterno, Bobby Bowden wants his wins back, too.

    Bianchi: Just like Paterno, Bobby Bowden wants his wins back, too.
    After the NCAA's unthinkable decision to restore Joe Paterno's 111 victories that were rightfully stripped away during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, Bobby Bowden says he'd like to have his 12 vacated victories back as well. "I'm all...
  • Big Ten men's lacrosse outlook for 2015

    Big Ten men's lacrosse outlook for 2015
    Team on top: League championships are unfamiliar territory for Johns Hopkins, which had been an independent until agreeing to join the Big Ten as an affiliate member in men's lacrosse. But the Blue Jays' first year in the conference could be a fruitful...
  • Loyola, Lewis ranked 1-2 in volleyball rankings

    Loyola, Lewis ranked 1-2 in volleyball rankings
    Chicago area volleyball fans should circle March 9 on their calendars. That's when the two top-ranked Division I men's teams in the country are to meet at Loyola for the first time this season. And for the first time ever in the same season, No. 1 and...