BOSTON (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes’ concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.
Tags: Basketball, By AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO, College basketball, College football, College sports, Crime, Education, Football, Fraud and false statements, General news, Higher education, Men's basketball, Men's college basketball, Men's sports, North America, North Carolina, School athletics, Social affairs, Sports, Sports governance, United States
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.
Tags: By DAVID PORTER, Coaching, Crime, Criminal investigations, Education, Education issues, Football, General news, High school football, High school sports, Law and order, New Jersey, North America, School administration, School athletics, Social affairs, Social issues, Sports, United States, Violence, Violent crime
ATLANTA (AP) — In the wake of the suspension of Georgia running back Todd Gurley, state legislators are considering ways to punish people who jeopardize college athletes’ eligibility.
Tags: Athlete compensation, Atlanta, By NICHOLAS FOURIEZOS, College football, College sports, Education, Education issues, Football, General news, Georgia, Government and politics, Legislation, Legislature, North America, School athletics, Social affairs, Social issues, Sports, Sports business, Sports governance, State governments, State legislature, United States
POWELL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school football coach has been suspended amid an investigation into whether he unnecessarily put students at risk of injury.
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