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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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07/29/14
Big Ten's Delany Addresses Push For Autonomy

See the listing for the BIG TEN CONFERENCE Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany yesterday at the conference's media days delivered a message that was "measured in tone and tact ... unlike some of his fellow league leaders," according to Todd Jones of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Delany said t ...

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07/29/14
Q&A With Michigan AD Dave Brandon

Univ. of Michigan AD Dave Brandon last week sat for a Q&A with Bob Wojnowski of the DETROIT NEWS, who wrote Brandon "seemed at ease, explaining in confident, measured tones why he pushes so hard to reshape Michigan athletics, and how he handles pushback." Below are excerpts from the Q&A: ...

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07/28/14
Barbour The First Female AD At Penn State

Penn State on Saturday announced the hiring of former Cal AD Sandy Barbour to the same position after a "national search that began just four weeks ago," according to Travis Johnson of the CENTRE DAILY TIMES. Barbour will replace Dave Joyner on Aug. 18. PSU President Eric Barron said Barbour was th ...

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07/25/14
UNC Unveils Plan For Former Athletes To Graduate

The Univ. of North Carolina announced a new program Thursday called "Complete Carolina" that will "give scholarships and counseling to help former athletes finish their degrees," according to a front-page piece by Jane Stancill of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. UNC Chancellor Carol Folt said ...

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07/24/14
C-USA Set To Offer Full Scholarships To Athletes

Conference USA schools are "prepared to pay their student-athletes a full cost-of-attendance beyond their athletic scholarship, following the lead of the Power Five conferences pushing for autonomy within the NCAA," according to Adam Sparks of the Murfreesboro DAILY NEWS JOURNAL. C-USA Commissioner ...

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07/24/14
NCAA Removes Cap On Player Payments In EA Case

A revised NCAA video game settlement proposal filed yesterday has "removed a $5,000-a-year cap for current and former college football and men's basketball players who appeared in the games," according to Jon Solomon of CBSSPORTS.com. Former Arizona State QB Sam Keller's attorney Rob Carey said ...

Tags: Colleges, EA Sports, Collegiate Licensing Co., NCAA

07/24/14
Tennessee Sees Increase In Football Ticket Sales

Tennessee appears "on the verge of snapping a prolonged stretch of declining ticket sales in its football program, already establishing a new high in the five-year history of the Tennessee Terrace area and improving in other premium seating areas," according to John Brice of VOLQUEST.com. UT al ...

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07/23/14
Mountain West Can Coexist With Power Five

Mountain West Conference Commissioner Craig Thompson yesterday admitted that his league "has no leverage in stopping" the Power Five conferences "from doing as they please, but doesn't foresee any problems as long as any changes don't include increasing scholarship limits, allowing penalty-free tran ...

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07/22/14
Bowlsby Speaks Of Bleak College Landscape

In his annual state-of-the-conference address yesterday at Big 12 media days, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby "painted a bleak picture of the college landscape, a world where 'cheating pays,' 'enforcement is broken' and attention has shifted from stadiums to courtrooms," according to Stephen Nesbitt of the ...

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07/21/14
Swofford Confident In Autonomy Vote

ACC Commissioner John Swofford is "hopeful" a proposal for autonomy among the five power conferences that will "strengthen the league's voting power in NCAA matters will be adopted Aug. 7," according to Sammy Batten of the FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER. Swofford said, "I find the steering committee's report ...

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