Forest Trail Sports University has no faculty members, is not accredited, and isn’t offering any of its own courses. Experts say it exists in a gray area of regulation, raising questions about who oversees it.
A new rule allows more players to get full scholarships in the summer. Critics worry that the change could put many programs at a recruiting disadvantage.
A new proposal would allow players to take a reduced schedule during their competitive playing season, letting them focus on their studies when they have more time.
Players want more downtime following road trips, at least two weeks off after the season, and more chances to participate in internships and study-abroad programs, an NCAA survey finds.
A recent expulsion highlights questions about how colleges handle such allegations and whether the process is impartial.
At dozens of colleges, men’s basketball coaches are eligible for bigger academic bonuses than are their counterparts in women’s basketball. Legal experts say the discrepancies could expose colleges to discrimination claims.
An influx of students with learning disabilities has led to greater academic support for players. But some medical officials question why diagnoses are higher among athletes than other students.
A push for new facilities and increased aid for athletes has fueled a boom in gifts. But some donors are growing weary of the appeals.
Athletic departments cover millions of dollars in scholarships for players, but set aside a tiny share of their revenue for academic programs.
Hint: Rewarding academics isn’t one of them. Coaches have negotiated for new facilities, bigger budgets, and increasingly generous perks.
The question now for many is whether the Missouri players' example will inspire athletes at other colleges to start protests on their own campuses.
Two years ago, Will Collier landed his dream job, overseeing academic services for one of the country's premier programs. His experience illustrates the challenge of protecting academic integrity in big-time college sports.
A federal appeals court finds the NCAA violated antitrust laws, but strikes down a prior ruling that would allow for annual $5,000 payments to athletes.
Cheating allegations involving former Texas athletes raise questions about the Longhorns’ enforcement of academic-misconduct policy.
The group convened a panel of experts to discuss how some of the looming challenges for intercollegiate athletics could be resolved.
North Carolina State University weighs reallocating money from the NCAA’s Student Assistance Fund to stay competitive in recruiting.
The University of Tennessee is tops among the 65 wealthiest programs, offering players an extra $5,666 each to cover their expenses.
The association still faces questions about academic problems, but at this year’s Final Four the focus is on the game, not on whether athletes go to bed hungry.