Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.
A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.
Michigan State University plans to kick off the public phase of its largest fundraising effort with news of a major financial gift, a piece of music composed for the occasion and an appearance by basketball coach Tom Izzo.
The KC Live “living room” in the Power & Light District was packed Tuesday evening with fans who watched the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants meet in the first game of the 2014 World Series.
North Carolina's football program had become so dependent on Deborah Crowder, the former manager of UNC's African and Afro-American Studies department, and her use of irregular classes to keep a stream of players academically eligible over 18 years that her retirement in 2009 caused a panic among the program's academic counselors.
After setting a school record for victories and winning the Big East regular-season title while finishing with a 29-5 mark last season, Villanova is preparing for an encore that conference coaches, at least at the ballot box, expect the Wildcats to achieve.
This is the last weekend the Super 16 can impress the College Football Playoff selection committee before it releases its first top-25 poll Tuesday. Note the big surge for Alabama, which proved in a 59-0 romp over Texas A&M that it is definitely the nation's best home team. Too bad the Crimson Tide can't move the title game to Tuscaloosa or the back patio of Nick Saban's summer home. Kansas State checks into the Super 16 after a big win at Oklahoma. Coach Bill Snyder's team also outplayed Auburn.
Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.
Bill Snyder could soon join the College Football Hall of Fame. The Kansas State football coach was among 162 players and 31 coaches listed on the National Football Foundation’s 2015 ballot, released Wednesday.
Roy Williams has returned to Kansas many times during the last 11 years. But more than a decade after Williams hopped a plane for North Carolina in the spring of 2003, he’s never once stepped foot back in Allen Fieldhouse.