If Franklin decides to swim at the collegiate level, she'll be barred from accepting potentially millions in endorsements due to National Collegiate Athletic Association rules.
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August 15, 2012
August 08, 2012
Colleges are still not allowed to count competitive cheerleading as a sport when trying to satisfy compliance standards of Title IX, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
August 02, 2012
The NCAA named former U.S. Senator George Miller as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor for Pennsylvania State University on Wednesday, with a five-year term beginning immediately.
July 23, 2012
For current Penn State football players and incoming recruits, the NCAA's penalties opened the door for a massive exodus of talent over the next few years.
July 20, 2012
Under a proposal currently being considered by Big Ten Conference leaders, commissioner Jim Delany and the conference's council of presidents and chancellors (COPC) would have the power to fire athletic coaches who damage their school's reputation, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
July 18, 2012
The Ivy League announced new rules Monday designed to limit the amount of student-athlete concussions in both men's and women's soccer and men's and women's lacrosse, effective this coming school year.
July 06, 2012
Three Amateur Athletic Union basketball teams will be ineligible to compete in NCAA-certified events this July due to prohibited ties with a sports agent, and a fourth must disassociate with its coach to remain eligible for competition.
July 03, 2012
A new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research estimates that each extra win from a major football program results in an increase of alumni athletic donations of $136,400.
June 21, 2012
These postseason bans carry the implicit message that the NCAA isn't messing around when it comes to student-athlete academics, which should draw the attention of all future college athletes.
April 27, 2012
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors decided Thursday to give limited-resource institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) more time to implement new academic reforms.