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University of Maryland to Guarantee Athletic Scholarships

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to student-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance. 220 more words

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Federal Judge In San Francisco Rules Against NCAA In Student Athletes’ Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over. 985 more words

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ACC, Maryland Settle Legal Dispute for $31 Million

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Atlantic Coast Conference and the University of Maryland have settled their legal dispute over the Terrapins’ exit from the league.

Under terms of a settlement announced Friday, the ACC will keep the roughly $31 million it had previously withheld from Maryland and the school will not owe the conference any more money. 316 more words

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Gary Williams Savors Entry Into Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — All the hard work and yes, sweat, was worth it for Gary Williams.

Williams will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday in Springfield, Massachusetts. 688 more words

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5 Best College Football Games Coming to D.C. Area in 2014

College football season is almost upon us, and there’s a long list of good games taking place in the D.C. area.

If you’re a big-time college football fan, here are some must-see games that will be kicking off just down the road this season: 464 more words

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Emma: NCAA Change Can't Come Soon Enough

By Chris Emma-

CHICAGO (CBS) — Change is coming within the world of college athletics.

It may work within the current NCAA model, or it could reconstruct an entirely new governing body. 565 more words

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One of the trending subject in sports is whether or not college players should be paid to play. The reason this subject is coming up so often is because of the amount of revenue generated by college sports. 333 more words

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