Higher education

August 14, 2017 - 12:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's Board of Governors will discuss electronic sports at its next scheduled meeting in October after holding a preliminary conversation last week. University administrators want to better understand what role the NCAA can or should play in the popular video gaming sports...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2011, file photo, flags fly over The Hall of Champions at NCAA headquarters is shown in Indianapolis. The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators. Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to attest that athletes, coaches and administrators have been educated on sexual violence each year. The move follows a number of high-profile assault cases, including Baylor.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
August 10, 2017 - 5:45 pm
NCAA member schools will be required to provide yearly sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators under a policy announced Thursday by the organization's board of governors. Campus leaders such as athletic directors, school presidents and Title IX...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2011, file photo, flags fly over The Hall of Champions at NCAA headquarters is shown in Indianapolis. The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators. Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to attest that athletes, coaches and administrators have been educated on sexual violence each year. The move follows a number of high-profile assault cases, including Baylor.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
August 10, 2017 - 2:35 pm
NCAA member schools will be required to provide sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators under a police announced Thursday by the organization's board of governors. Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2011, file photo, flags fly over The Hall of Champions at NCAA headquarters is shown in Indianapolis. The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators. Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to attest that athletes, coaches and administrators have been educated on sexual violence each year. The move follows a number of high-profile assault cases, including Baylor.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
August 10, 2017 - 2:25 pm
NCAA member schools will be required to provide sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators under a police announced Thursday by the organization's board of governors. Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to...
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FILE - Int his July 11, 2017, file photo, from left, Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo gesture during a press conference after the IOC Extraordinary Session at the SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. One of the beautiful things about the Olympics is that some of the runners-up get prizes, too. Which brings us to Los Angeles. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP, File)
August 01, 2017 - 9:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade of NFL games. The seemingly intractable problems of Southern California — traffic and homelessness — might get better or grow worse. So much can change in 11 years. Los...
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2015, file photo, Mike VI, LSU's tiger mascot rests in his habitat before an NCAA college football game Between LSU and Florida in Baton Rouge, La. The university said in a statement Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, that a 9-month-old, 160-pound tiger at a rescue facility in Okeechobee, Fla., could become Mike VII and arrive on campus later this month. LSU says the sanctuary plans to donate the tiger. Mike VI died in October 2016, following months of treatment for a rare form of cancer. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
August 01, 2017 - 7:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Is Louisiana State University getting its roar back? A Florida tiger could be its next mascot. The university said in a statement Tuesday that a 9-month-old, 160-pound tiger at a rescue facility in Okeechobee, Florida, could become Mike VII and arrive on campus later this...
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July 27, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A judge has ordered Baylor University to turn over to plaintiffs' attorneys records of all cases of sexual assault and harassment since 2003 in a lawsuit against the nation's largest Baptist school. A group of women is suing Baylor, claiming the school in Texas mishandled or...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:38 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers president Danny Morrison is heading back to college. Morrison, the onetime athletic director at Wofford and TCU, will teach at the University of South Carolina's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sports Management starting next month. The school...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham speaks with a fellow board member during a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Cunningham is scheduled to attend UNC's hearing with an NCAA infractions committee panel in its long-running academic case next month. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
July 25, 2017 - 6:19 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel next month in its multiyear and oft-delayed academic case. Responding to records requests, UNC on Tuesday released a June 9 letter from the NCAA setting Aug. 16-17 for the hearing in Nashville,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham speaks with a fellow board member during a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Cunningham is scheduled to attend UNC's hearing with an NCAA infractions committee panel in its long-running academic case next month. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
July 25, 2017 - 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is scheduled to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel next month in its multiyear and oft-delayed academic case. Responding to records requests, UNC on Tuesday released a June 9 letter from the NCAA setting Aug. 16-17 for the hearing in Nashville,...
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