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Jim Delany Argues For Freshmen Ineligibility In Football, Basketball

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany in a 12-page letter sent Friday to media members wrote that "making freshmen ineligible in college football and basketball could help correct the imbalance between athletics and academics." Delany said that the letter "is not a proposal," but he did "lay out a plan ...

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MEDIA NOTES

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06/08/99
THE INTERLEAGUE DILEMMA CONTINUES: SHOULD IT STAY OR GO NOW?

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Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

06/08/99
IS ESPN SEC-OND TO NONE? NET EXTENDS DEAL WITH CONFERENCE

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06/08/99
DISNEY'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS WANTS YOU!

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06/08/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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06/08/99
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ASCENT SHAREHOLDERS FILE SUIT AGAIN TO BLOCK SALE OF TEAMS

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