Monday, July 13, 2020

College Athletes and Criminal Charges

http://player.espn.com/player.js?playerBrandingId=4ef8000cbaf34c1687a7d9a26fe0e89e&adSetCode=91cDU6NuXTGKz3OdjOxFdAgJVtQcKJnI&pcode=1kNG061cgaoolOncv54OAO1ceO-I&width=576&height=324&externalId=espn:13064678&thruParam_espn-ui=false&thruParam_espn-ui=true As a University of Florida running back, Chris Rainey was named a suspect in five crimes in Gainesville. He faced charges once. Rainey's experience as...

GOALS Survey: Student-Athletes Say Sports Have Positive Impact on Lives

Across all three divisions, 90 percent of student-athletes who responded to the NCAA Growth, Opportunities, Aspirations and Learning of Students in College survey, credit...

Athletes Outperform Fellow Graduates on Key Measures of Success

Nearly two-thirds of former college football and men’s basketball players who graduated from college like what they do every day and are motivated to...

Athletics and Academics Can Be a Winning Partnership

By Therese A. McCarty When I became dean of the faculty, nine years ago, I think I knew as little about intercollegiate athletics as it...

Students Charged With Cheating in Ethics Class at Dartmouth

More than 60 Dartmouth College students have been accused of cheating in a sports-ethics class designed for athletes, according to a local newspaper. The Valley...

Pac-12 Gives Athletes A Vote

The Pacific 12 Conference will now feature athletes as a subgroup in its voting governance structure, the Pac-12 Council, the conference announced Tuesday. The...

State System universities accused of violating Title IX by not letting enough women play

By Jeff Frantz | jfrantz@pennlive.com  April 17, 2014 An advocacy group has filed a Title IX complaint against nine Pennsylvania State System universities, saying the schools have failed...

College Conferences Try to Block Athletes Who Have Violent Pasts

As colleges struggle to control the public-relations damage caused by athletes’ criminal behavior, prominent conferences have begun measures to keep players with troubling pasts...

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

In an endless cycle of perpetuating stereotypes, college athletes care a great deal about academics, a recent paper suggests, but some purposefully underperform academically in...

Renewing the Ideal of the Scholar Athlete

On August 3, 1852, the Harvard and Yale rowing clubs raced on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee in the first American intercollegiate athletic competition. (Harvard...