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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 Pr...
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Alabama Governor Apologies for Wearing Blackface in College

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized Thursday for wearing blackface decades ago, becoming the latest politician to face scrutiny over racially insensitive photos and actions from their university days. "I offer my heartfelt apologies for the ...
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A Modest Proposal to Deregulate NCAA Sports

With every new college sports scandal or revelation of an assistant coach who makes more than a CEO, the term “student athlete” becomes even quainter than raccoon coats, goldfish swallowing or phone booth stuff...

Soul-Crushing Cost of College in California, Explained

It’s not your grandparents’ — or even your parents ’— higher-ed system. A young Californian of the Baby Boomer generation, bolstered by the post-war economic boom and the state’s investment in public higher education, could often emerge from college with littl...
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Arizona Cardinals Sign Top Pick Kyler Murray to Four-Year Deal

TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp. Arizona signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a four-year contract Thursday worth about $35 million with a team option for a fifth. It includes a signing bonus...