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NCAA president Mark Emmert speaks during a press conference at the NCAA's headquarters to announce sanctions against Penn State University's football program on July 23, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The sanctions are a result of a report that the university concealed allegations of child sexual abuse made against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who was found guilty on 45 of 48 counts related to sexual abuse of boys over a 15-year period. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA President Mark Emmert Defends College Amateurism In Student Athletes Lawsuit

NCAA President Mark Emmert has taken the witness stand and is defending his organization’s role in college sports. He calls such a role vital for both students and the colleges themselves.

06/19/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

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Vanderbilt Beats Stanford 12-5 To Advance In College World Series

Vince Conde and John Norwood had three hits and two RBIs each and Vanderbilt combined for six runs in the seventh and eighth innings to beat Stanford 12-5 Sunday to advance to the College World Series.

06/08/2014

The California Golden Bears rush with the ball against the Oregon Ducks  in 2012's game. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley, Other Pac-12 Schools Look To Overhaul Student-Athlete Model With Or Without NCAA

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks met in Newport Beach Friday with his Pac-12 counterparts to work out a joint plan for major changes in the way universities treat student athletes in order to get them more focused on academics.

06/06/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rumored New NBA Minimum Age Would Be A Good Thing

Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.

04/25/2014

Kentucky 54 v UConn 60

How To Win The CBS National Bracket Challenge? Listen To Dad, And Trust Your Gut

The second place national winner for the CBS Local Bracket Challenge in the NCAA Tournament had actually never done any kind of brackets before, but Lija Koch listened to her dad growing up, and apparently had the instincts to win the second biggest prize in the nation.

04/15/2014

Derrick Gordon #2 of the Massachusetts Minutemen reacts to a play in the second half against the George Washington Colonials during the Quarterfinals of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament. (Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

UMass Basketball Player Gordon Becomes 1st To Come Out As Gay

Gordon made the announcement in interviews with ESPN and Outsports on Wednesday. Gordon said he gained confidence by seeing an NBA team sign Jason Collins, who became the league’s first openly gay player when he joined the Brooklyn Nets this season.

04/09/2014

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Daily Madden: ‘Hungry’ Huskies Make A Statement

Guard Shabazz Napier led the Connecticut Huskies to the men’s NCAA Championship Monday night, beating Kentucky 60-54. Before a packed house and a national TV audience, Napier took the mic during the emotional post-game celebration.

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NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 06: A general view in the second half of the game between Connecticut Huskies and Stanford Cardinal during the NCAA Women's Final Four semifinal at Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Fall To UConn In Final Four

The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.

04/06/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

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