Athletics

NCAA Considers Easing Demands on Athletes’ Time

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"The value of the student-athlete stretches far beyond what they do on the playing field, and coaches have to see that," says Kendall Spencer, chair of the NCAA’s Division I athlete-advisory committee.
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Leaders of the five most powerful athletics conferences, responding to players’ concerns that they spend too much time on their sports, are weighing ideas to limit the hours athletes are required to devote to their teams.

One idea calls for a ban...

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