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NCAA OKs Proposal Giving Unlimited Meals, Snacks To All Division I Student-Athletes

04 / 16 / 14

The NCAA D-I Legislative Council yesterday "enacted legislation allowing unlimited meals and snacks for athletes," according to Rachel Bachman of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Before the change, NCAA rules "allowed three meals a day for athletes on full scholarship but limited snacks, and limited me...

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