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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.

December 29, 2011

Court Upholds Limit on Merit-Based Scholarships for Ky. Athletes

A federal appeals court upheld a Kentucky rule last week that prevents private school student-athletes from receiving merit-based scholarships that cover more than 25 percent of the cost of their tuition, dismissing claims about the rule's unconstitutionality.

December 28, 2011

Multiyear Scholarships in Jeopardy for NCAA Athletes

More than 75 colleges and universities have signed onto a request asking the NCAA to override a recently approved proposal that would allow schools to offer multiyear scholarships to student-athletes, putting the fate of the new rule at risk.

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.

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.

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