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Female Athletes’ Concussion Symptoms May Be Overlooked

A new study finds that, after a concussion, female athletes often have symptoms that can be mistaken for other conditions.

As TCU Joins the Big East, the Conference Shuffle Continues

Conference realignment reshapes college football as the Mountain West and the WAC lose, and gain, members (with an exclusive interactive graphic showing changes since 1989).

9 Athletes Are Among Newly Named Rhodes Scholars

Of the 32 award winners from the United States, nine are college athletes, including two first-time honorees at their institutions.

NCAA Will Not Rush to Judgment on Cam Newton, Emmert Says

The media frenzy around the Auburn quarterback may be intense, but the NCAA has a responsibility not to rush its investigation of him, says the association’s president.

Southeastern Conference Coaches Travel in Style

TV exposure gives the Southeastern Conference a big lift in recruiting, but my colleague Paul Fain found another way that SEC programs keep a leg up on the competition: owning their own airplanes.

Georgia Athletics Pays for Professorship

The university’s athletic association agrees to underwrite a professorship in biological sciences.

Mark Emmert on NCAA Rules, Online Courses, and Telling the Division III Story

In one of his first major speeches since becoming the NCAA’s new president last month, Mark Emmert commented to faculty athletics representatives about some of the pressing issues in college sports.

Leaders in College Sports Remain Largely White and Male

Of the 120 athletic directors at the nation’s most-competitive college sports programs, all but 19 are white men, a new report says.

At Williams-Amherst Matchup, Making History of a Different Sort

Aaron Kelton, the first African-American head football coach in the New England Small College Athletic Conference, gears up for the Williams-Amherst game.

NCAA Puts U. of Michigan on Probation for Rules Violations in Football Program

The association says the university failed to monitor the program.
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