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Multiple NCAA rules adjusted for upcoming season

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Drawing charges perhaps just got easier for the game’s premier defenders.

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved moving the restricted area arc Wednesday to four feet in front of the basket, extending the arc a foot from the previous three feet. 213 more words

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Central Florida kicker ruled ineligible over YouTube videos

Donald De La Haye, the Central Florida kicker who got into some hot water with the school over his YouTube videos, has been ruled ineligible. 359 more words

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Getting a college offer at 10—the effects of early recruiting on youth

USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the college recruiting process. Here, you’ll find practical tips and real-world advice on becoming a better recruit to maximize your opportunities to play at the college level. 968 more words


New NCAA rule threatening to shut down 20-year Cincinnati HS football tradition

A new NCAA rule threatens to shut down a 20-year high school football tradition around here, and I’m told from all corners I’m supposed to be outraged at the NCAA by that. 679 more words


Brother of Texas basketball signee Mo Bamba alleges recruiting violations

In a profanity-laced Facebook video, the brother of Texas signee Mo Bamba alleges the five-star recruit accepted gifts and money from a financial advisor. 440 more words


VIDEO: Pros and cons of new NCAA football recruiting rules

New NCAA football recruiting rules — an early signing period and earlier official visits among them — have come under scrutiny.

Scout recruiting analyst Brian Dohn breaks down the pros and cons in the video below and you can read more about the rules and their potential impact… 17 more words

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Alabama’s Saban blitzes NCAA about its new rules

TUSCALOOSA — For the most part, Nick Saban has had a fairly calm spring.

Outside of a brief blowup in the news conference immediately following the team’s first spring practice, the sometimes-volatile Alabama head coach has maintained his cool through most of his interactions with the media over the last month. 954 more words

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