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August 10, 2011

NCAA: Full-Cost, Multiyear Athletic Scholarships Possible

At the NCAA presidents retreat on Tuesday, attendees discussed an opt-in policy for full-cost, multi-year athletic scholarships, among other proposed reforms.

August 09, 2011

NCAA Presidents to Discuss Fundamental Changes at Retreat

Some of the proposed reforms will significantly impact incoming student-athletes, if eventually enacted.

August 08, 2011

NCAA Progresses on Recruiting Changes for Men's Basketball

The NCAA Division I Leadership Council reached a consensus on opening the doors for earlier recruitment and deregulating certain types of communication between coaches and prospects (including text messaging).

August 03, 2011

Big 12 TV Networks Delay High School Sports Broadcasts

The conference's athletic directors put a minimum one-year moratorium on using any university-branded media platform to broadcast any sort of high school athletic footage after a meeting in Dallas on Monday.

July 28, 2011

The High School Effect of Paying NCAA Student-Athletes

If the NCAA enacts a pay-for-play system, high school sports could see an increase of competitiveness, a higher presence of agent runners, and even more emphasis on athletics over academics.

July 26, 2011

NCAA to Discuss Televising High School Sports on College Networks

The NCAA will host an educational summit on August 22 to discuss the concerns of how collegiate television networks airing high school games could cause recruiting advantages.

July 21, 2011

SEC Commissioner Proposes Reforming NCAA Scholarships, Academics

Commissioner Mike Slive proposed multiyear athletic scholarships, raising minimum initial eligibility requirements, and paying for student-athletes' living expenses.

July 08, 2011

Arne Duncan Talks School Sports, Phys. Ed., NCAA Cheating

If the Ed. Sec. had his way, schools would be adding phys. ed. programs, the NCAA would rule with a much more iron fist, and the NBA would change its one-and-done rule to a two-and-done rule.

June 27, 2011

State Laws Force Full Disclosure on Athletic Scholarships

Thanks to new legislation passed in California and Connecticut, student-athletes in those two states will have a much clearer sense of exactly what colleges are promising them in their athletic scholarships.

June 01, 2011

SEC Addresses Oversigning High School Athletes for Scholarships

During the SEC's annual meetings this week, conference officials are addressing the processes of over-signing and grayshirting, where football coaches offer more scholarships to student-athletes than the team has available.

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