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2014-09-09 16:24:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid mounting pressures on college sports, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics vowed it would intensify its efforts to promote changes that better align athletic programs with institutions' educational missions. The Commission again emphasized its commitment to efforts that address health and safety, athletic opportunities and financial issues that are putting at risk what is known as the collegiate model. Concerned that...

2014-09-03 08:31:09

Schools with Nine Powerhouse Programs Help Fans 'Do Game Day Right(TM)' Whether Tailgating on Campus or Staygating at Home ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, official corporate partner of the NCAA and NCAA Football, is inviting college football fans to show their school spirit this fall as it embarks on a nine-school tour, giving fans a unique opportunity to experience LG's newest Ultra HD and OLED TVs featuring the Smart TV+ webOS platform, as well as a...

2014-08-31 23:04:11

Sports Conflict Institute’s Joshua Gordon and Dr. Ken Pendleton explore the world of NCAA college football with Yale University’s Associate Athletics Director Steve Conn. Discussed in the interview are the types of issues that are unique to college football, and unique features of Yale’s program, as compared to other college football programs. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 With the NCAA set to undergo significant change, the Sports Conflict Institute hosted an interview with...

2014-08-18 12:24:26

New Weekly Social Challenges Give Fans Fun and Creative Ways to Vote for Their Favorite Mascot MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen university icons are preparing to suit up and go beak-to-paw, fruit-to-nut and stinger-to-hoof in the 2014 Capital One Mascot Challenge. Driven exclusively by fan voting, the last mascot standing will be named the Capital One National Mascot of the Year at the conclusion of college football season....

2014-08-08 23:06:50

Personal injury lawyers at Flood Law Group have been following new developments surrounding the recent NCAA settlement which changes association guidelines regarding the management of concussions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 A settlement reached last week in the highly monitored NCAA concussion lawsuit "(case: 1:13-cv-09116), District Court for the Northern District of Illinois" has been a major topic of conversation recently. Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally...

2014-07-23 23:20:41

Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event Sustainability and Partnerships” on Wednesday, July 23 at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Connor Sports will host a blue-ribbon group of long-time industry partners for a roundtable discussion: “NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship: Collaboration of Event...

2014-06-29 23:05:03

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has approved Oaks Christian’s online courses for the 2013-2014 school year and going forward. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has approved Oaks Christian’s online high school courses. All courses that are referenced with an OCO, designating Oaks Christian Online High School, before the transcript course name can now be used towards high school athletes’ NCAA eligibility...

2014-06-19 08:25:18

National Championships in Gymnastics and Softball help Gators hold off UCLA and Stanford MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's athletics program at the University of Florida has achieved one of the highest honors in college sports, earning the 2013-2014 Capital One Cup. The Gator women finished first in the final Capital One Cup standings, claiming their first Capital One Cup title and $200,000 toward student-athlete scholarships. The Capital One Cup trophy, which is awarded...

2014-06-11 12:25:29

SAINT LEO, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By a three-to-one margin, most Americans oppose paying college athletes, according to a new national survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. The survey comes as a U.S. Federal Court in California hears arguments in a class action suit brought by former UCLA star Ed O'Bannon, and after Northwestern University football players conducted a vote to be recognized by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) as a union...

2014-06-10 23:13:46

Kathleen Klouse recently joined the administrative team at CompuHigh online high school bringing over 15 years of experience in education. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 CompuHigh online high school recently welcomed a new administrative staff member, Kathleen Klouse. Klouse brings over 15 years of experience in educational support services to her role of Dean of Students and NCAA Coordinator at CompuHigh. CompuHigh's Whitmore School is one of a limited number of online high schools approved...


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