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NCAA Grants Additional Eligibility to Spring Athletes Affected by COVID-19

The NCAA Division I Council has voted to allow schools to permit spring sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their five-year period of athletic eligibility on account of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While it had previously announced that it would consider and potentially adopt modifications, changes, or waivers to current … Continue Reading

NCAA Hands Down Historic Penalties Against Penn State Football Program

Called the “darkest day in Penn State history,” on July 23, 2012, the the NCAA imposed unprecedented penalties on the Penn State football program. Dr. Mark Emmert, President of the NCAA, loudly and clearly told Penn State and all other member institutions across the country:  sports cannot erode the real morals and values for which … Continue Reading