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January 18, 2015

NCAA Approves Full Cost-of-Attendance Scholarships for Student-Athletes

In a historic move, student-athlete and faculty representatives from the 65 schools in "Power Five" conferences voted 79-1 Saturday to expand the scope of athletic scholarships for NCAA athletes.

June 13, 2013

Eighth Grade Football Players Racking Up College-Scholarship Offers

Within the past week, two 8th graders have been offered college football scholarships by universities in California.

October 02, 2012

New Calif. Law Protects Student-Athletes With Career-Ending Injuries

A new law requires four major California universities to continue providing scholarships to student-athletes who suffer career-ending injuries.

May 31, 2012

S.C. Coach Speaks Out in Favor of Student-Athlete Stipends

University of South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier voiced his support yesterday for paying collegiate student-athletes in revenue-producing sports an additional $3,500 to $4,000 a year.

April 13, 2012

What Recruits Can Learn From Robert Upshaw's Scholarship Situation

Recruits can use the example of Upshaw when only wanting to sign a financial aid agreement instead of an National Letter of Intent with their future schools.

February 29, 2012

NHL, Thurgood Marshall Fund Launch HBCU Scholarship Initiative

The scholarship initiative, scheduled to launch in January 2013, will be open to any child who participates in the NHL's Hockey Is for Everyone program.

January 25, 2012

Football Recruit Expelled for Vulgar Tweets Commits to Colorado

Yuri Wright, who was expelled last week for vulgar content on his Twitter account, committed to the University of Colorado on Tuesday.

January 23, 2012

High School Football Player Gets Expelled for Vulgar Tweets

Yuri Wright, a highly-ranked cornerback for Don Bosco Prep (N.J.) High School's football team, was expelled from the school this past Wednesday for vulgar content on his Twitter account, according to multiple media reports.

January 17, 2012

NCAA Delays 'Full Cost' Athletic Scholarships, Advances Multiyear Ones

The NCAA board of directors decided Saturday to delay the implementation of the $2,000 expense allowance for student-athletes until April, but moved ahead the proposal allowing schools to offer multiyear athletic scholarships to a full vote.

January 11, 2012

Student-Athlete Reforms Face Uncertain Future at NCAA Convention

High school student-athletes would be wise to pay close attention to the fate of two proposals that will be reconsidered by the Division I board of directors at the NCAA annual convention.

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