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BCS Booster Bowlnew

It’s Phil Knight vs. Bobby Lowder for the national championship of college football.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alan Pittman  |  01-10-2011  |  Sports

Head Casenew

Experts say ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal justice system. Former USC lineman Chris Brymer is exhibit A.
SF Weekly  |  Peter Jamison  |  10-01-2010  |  Science

NCAA Puts Alabama Football Back on Probationnew

The NCAA has levied a three-year probation against the University of Alabama athletic department and forced the school's football team to vacate 21 past victories as punishment for a wide-scale scandal involving student-athletes and textbooks.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Matt Hooper  |  06-23-2009  |  Sports

SF's Academy of Art Enters the World of NCAA Athleticsnew

This month, the art school kicks off an intercollegiate sports program, fielding 12 teams in the NCAA Division II Pacific West Conference. And if the notion of an art school recruiting players for NCAA competition and doling out athletic scholarships strikes you as odd -- it is. The Academy of Art is the only one.
SF Weekly  |  Joe Eskenazi  |  08-28-2008  |  Sports

Arizona State University Dives Into the Firenew

Dennis Erickson is a frightening choice to lead a college football program plagued by murder and NCAA violations.
Phoenix New Times  |  John Dougherty  |  09-11-2007  |  Sports

The Zealots Run Amoknew

An NCAA committee shows that efforts in the name of gender equity can go too far.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tom Danehy  |  12-20-2006  |  Commentary

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