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More than 3,100 students – nearly half of them athletes – enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a ”shadow curriculum” that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.
The British government wants an NFL team based in London.
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the ”gross negligence” he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday there is no talk about allowing compensation for autographs and signed memorabilia but also expressed confidence that NCAA members would adopt a new model in January that would allow for larger scholarships that included miscellaneous expenses, broader insurance coverage and multiyear commitments
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