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Getting ready for some football

By Brian Hendrickson NCAA student-athletes faced off against their first opponents of the fall season in the last two weeks. They’ve lined up against intense August heat, following a game plan of proper hydration and rest periods to avoid...

NCAA statement on Penn State’s fine and the endowment that will be established

“The endowment will benefit external programs across the country that help prevent child sexual abuse or assist victims of abuse. We are currently finalizing the details on how the endowment will be administered. We will post details to...

DI Board approves process to fill football bowls in case of shortfall

By Greg Johnson A new selection process to be followed only in the event that bowl-eligible teams in the Football Bowl Subdivison are exhausted was approved Thursday by the Division I Board of Directors. The board was concerned that...

Former Sen. Mitchell selected as Penn State athletics integrity monitor

The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State. Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately. As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn...

Central Florida cited for recruiting violations, lack of institutional control

The University of Central Florida exhibited a lack of institutional control and was responsible for impermissible recruiting activities and extra benefits, according to a decision announced today by the Division I Committee on Infractions...

Penn State football student-athletes allowed easier transfers

Due to the unprecedented nature of the Penn State sanctions, the NCAA will provide appropriate and immediate relief of some NCAA rules for all eligible football student-athletes who wish to transfer to another school. Several Division I...

Press Conference Q&A

Q. The Paterno family issued a statement yesterday calling the Freeh Report pretty much an indictment, a charging document, not necessarily a verdict. Don't you usually conduct your own investigation, and why did you rely so heavily on the...

Press Conference Remarks

The historically unprecedented actions by the NCAA today are warranted by the conspiracy of silence that was maintained at the highest levels of the university in reckless and callous disregard for the children. There is incredible...

NCAA Constitution References

2.1 Scope of Responsibility. The institution's responsibility for the conduct of its intercollegiate athletics program includes responsibility for the actions of its staff members and for the actions of any other individual or organization...

Penn State Press Conference Remarks

Executive Committee Chair, Oregon State President Ed Ray The historically unprecedented actions by the NCAA today are warranted by the conspiracy of silence that was maintained at the highest levels of the university in reckless and...

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