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AP-NORC Poll: 66% Favor Endorsement Money for NCAA Athletes

As the NCAA grapples with how to provide athletes opportunities to be compensated for their fame, about two-thirds of Americans support college players being permitted to earn money for endorsements. That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for the NCAA allowing...

Anti-Doping Agency Imposes 4-Year Ban on Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its athletes will still be able to compete if they can show they are clean competitors. The ruling by the World Anti-Doping Agency's executive...

Fresno State Suspends Sigma Chi Fraternity for Underage Drinking, Assaults at 'Cinco de Drinko'

Fresno State has suspended the Sigma Chi fraternity chapter due to underage drinking, physical assaults, and noise complaints at a fraternity-sponsored event on May 5, the university announced Friday. The suspension will end Feb. 3, 2020, and the fraternity will be allowed to resume most activities if it satisfies conditions...

Semenya Case: A Clash Over Ensuring an Even Playing Field

NEW YORK — A court ruling requiring Olympic running sensation Caster Semenya to lower her testosterone levels goes to the heart of a dilemma facing the sports world: How to avoid discrimination against intersex or transgender athletes while ensuring that competitions are fair. The challenges faced by Semenya — a...

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