CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Hattiesburg High School will not face any penalties for its part in a fight that occurred moments after the Tigers’ 38-31 victory over Gulfport last Friday at Hattiesburg.
Tags: By STAN CALDWELL, Education, Football, Hattiesburg, High school football, High school sports, Mississippi, North America, Primary and secondary education, School athletics, Social affairs, Sports, United States
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.
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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.
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