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Bowl payouts surpass half a billion dollars, NCAA report says

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The post-Christmas tradition of college football bowl week probably won't be going away anytime soon.

No NCAA Showdown Over Academic Penalties

When the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced its penalties for poor athlete academic performance this week, it let many high-profile Division I college basketball and football teams off the hook. After four years of collecting...Show More Summary

What Braxton Miller's NCAA Violation Really Means for Him and Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Permitting he's healthy, Braxton Miller will be able to play college football in 2015. That's the ruling the NCAA made on Thursday when it was revealed the Ohio State quarterback's eligibility will not be affected by a minor violation he committed two weeks ago on social media. Show More Summary

NCAA Rules Former Homeless Football Player Is Permanently Ineligible For Accepting Food, Housing

Former Baylor running back Silas Nacita, who pulled himself out of homelessness to earn Academic All-Big 12 honors last year, has told The Bleacher Report that he has been ruled permanently ineligible for NCAA football after receiving...Show More Summary

THE READ OPTION: ACC and Big 12 shaking up conference championships?

Welcome to your daily dose of college football stuff. Do with it as you like, because it's THE READ OPTION. Rules, they are a changin': The Big 12 and ACC have proposed legislation that would change NCAA rules on how conferences can determine their champions. Show More Summary

Ex-Homeless Baylor Football Player Finding Himself After Losing NCAA Eligibility

Editor's note: According to former Baylor running back Silas Nacita, a school compliance official met with him on February 24 and informed the formerly homeless walk-on that he would no longer be a part of the Baylor football program, pending a full investigation, because he accepted improper benefits, including housing. Show More Summary

A rules change could allow the 10-team Big 12 to play a championship game

The Big 12 is taking action after Baylor and TCU were left out of the College Football Playoff last year. The Big 12 and ACC have partnered to draw up legislation that would change NCAA rules on how conference champions can be determined, according to Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports. Show More Summary

Big 12 could hold football championship game by 2016 if NCAA deregulates 12-team rule, as expected

As it currently stands, any NCAA conference that wants to hold a football championship game must have at least 12 teams. This rule only affects the Big 12, which has just 10 members. The lack of a conference title game was seen to have hurt Baylor and TCU last season, as they tied for the […]

If the ACC goes to 3 football divisions, it could look like this

The NCAA will reportedly change its rules on conference championship games, allowing some changes in two of the big conferences. The ACC and Big 12 have developed legislation that would change NCAA rules on how football conference champions can be decided, Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports is reporting. Show More Summary

Paying College Athletes From the Profits They Generate

With NCAA basketball wrapping up this week, and spring college football practice under way most everywhere, the subject of fair treatment of athletes remains on many tables. Here's Paul Glastris...

Caroline Wozniacki & J.J. Watt Hang Out Together at NCAA Title Game

Caroline Wozniacki sits next to football player J.J. Watt while attending the NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday (April 6) in Indianapolis, Ind. The 24-year-old tennis player and the 26-year-old football player cheered on the Wisconsin Badgers, who lost to the Duke Blue Devils by a final score [...]

J.J. Watt, Caroline Wozniacki Shown Sitting Together at 2015 NCAA Championship

Aaron Rodgers isn't the only NFL star in Indianapolis to cheer on the Wisconsin Badgers as they vie for the national championship. Also in attendance is J.J. Watt, who played a starring role for the Wisconsin football team in 2009 and 2010 before joining the Houston Texans: As 247Sports noted, sitting next to Watt was Caroline Wozniacki, the No. Show More Summary

Which Final Four team will miss the playoffs in 2015?

This weekend, the NCAA’s Final Four will gather in Indianapolis.  Which provides the perfect PFT Planet poll question for Friday’s Pro Football Talk on NBCSN. Which of the 2014 NFL Final Four teams is most likely to not make it back to the playoffs in 2015? Make your choice below, and we’ll provide the answer…

The NCAA Final Four: Kentucky Shooters Beware, the Road Ends in a Football Stadium

When Kentucky tries to finish the season undefeated, the Wildcats will have to solve more than just the competition in Indianapolis. Playing in a football stadium is challenging for shooters and could impact UK's chances of completing a dream season.

NFL Is Reportedly Hiring Its First Female Full-Time Official

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Sarah Thomas has officiated football games in the NCAA and for the NFL's preseason and training camps; for the 2015 NFL season, she'll reportedly work full-time at the game's highest level.

THE READ OPTION: NCAA not responsible for athlete education, safety, etc.

Welcome to your daily digest of college football stuff. You can read it or just click on stuff, because it's THE READ OPTION. The NCAA has no responsibility. Remember when the NCAA responded to a lawsuit over an athlete's death by, in...Show More Summary

Yes, Flying Parents To The Final Four Is Paying Players

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Back in January, less than a week before the college football championship game, the NCAA announced that parents of players who made this year's College Football Playoff or Final Four were eligible to receive $3,000 in travel expenses. Show More Summary

Grant Hill: 'There's Something Un-American' About NCAA System

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Former Duke basketball star Grant Hill has joined the small but growing number of former NCAA men’s basketball and football players who say it’s time to ask whether the NCAA should pay student athletes. In a phone interview with TheShow More Summary

BYU Football: Biggest Storylines so Far This Offseason for the Cougars

BYU is still months away from its opener at Nebraska, but the Cougars have already been receiving plenty of attention. With the basketball squad's early exit in the NCAA tournament, fans are already getting excited and ready for football...Show More Summary

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