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North Carolina‘s athletic director came to football coach Larry Fedora’s defense a day after Fedora was widely questioned for saying he doubted the connections between football and CTE. Bubba Cunningham told reporters during a break in Thursday’s UNC board of trustees meetings that Fedora’s point was “poorly communicated.” “You know, I think Larry was really
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While some universities look into possible revenue from legalized sports betting, the NCAA says it remains opposed to that and is focused on protecting student-athletes and the integrity of the games through education and consistent national guidelines. The NCAA announced Thursday that an internal team of experts has started examining the long-term effect legalized sports
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett says the review launched by a legal firm after the school’s sexual-assault scandal included an interview he describes as a “fraud.” Bennett told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in a question-and-answer segment published Wednesday that he met in early 2016 with two investigators from the Pepper
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford expects an eventual new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players for game day following the recent Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law barring gambling on college sports. Swoffford doesn’t anticipate the rule will be established until the 2019
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WHEATON, Ill. — A fourth former member of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago who faced felony charges in a 2016 hazing incident has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. James Cooksey of Jacksonville, Florida, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor count of attempted unlawful restraint. The 23-year-old ex-Wheaton College player was sentenced to
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