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  1. Boise State dismisses guard from team following arrest

    Aug 20, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

    Dezmyn Trent, Rashad Muhammad

    Earning playing time was expected to be tough for Dezmyn Trent, but this incident lead to his being dismissed from the program.

  2. Maryland women’s assistant suspended indefinitely following misdemeanor sexual abuse charge

    Aug 14, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT

    University of Maryland

    The incident in question occurred less than two weeks after Bryce McKey was hired at Maryland.

  3. Appeals court grants stay of injunction in O’Bannon lawsuit

    Jul 31, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT

    ed o'bannon

    The injunction would have allowed current and future players to be compensated for the uses of their names, images and likenesses.

  4. Niagara forward sidelined indefinitely due to legal issues

    Jun 17, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT

    Niagara v Iona

    The MAAC All-Freshman Team selection’s had some issues off the court during his time at Niagara.

  5. Auburn center Trayvon Reed receives 15-day jail sentence due to shoplifting arrest in Maryland

    Apr 22, 2015, 5:50 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Reed’s arrest ended his chances of joining the Maryland program last summer.

  6. Junior forward one of two Kansas athletes arrested early Sunday

    Dec 7, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

    Jamari Traylor (AP Photo)

    Jamari Traylor’s averaging 3.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 19.1 minutes per game.

  7. ULM freshman forward won’t be charged with rape

    Nov 8, 2014, 10:16 PM EDT

    keith richard

    Roderick Taylor was charged with forcible rape on October 22.

  8. Suspended Texas guard withdraws from school

    Oct 9, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

    Big 12 Tournament - UT vs. Baylor

    Walker was suspended indefinitely in mid-September following his arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge.

  9. Judge grants joint request to expedite O’Bannon v. NCAA appeal process

    Sep 24, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT


    Both sides would like a final verdict before August 1, 2015, the day in which the changes are due to be enacted.

  10. NCAA still dealing with lawsuits regarding scholarships, cost of attendance

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT


    The NCAA is hoping to have two lawsuits dismissed, with the plaintiffs in those suits arguing otherwise. And three U.S. senators voiced their displeasure with the lack of progress being made by the NCAA.

  11. Texas suspends reserve guard indefinitely following assault charge

    Sep 12, 2014, 9:19 AM EDT

    Big 12 Tournament - UT vs. Baylor

    Martez Walker averaged 4.7 points and 2.3 rebounds as a freshman.

  12. NCAA, 11 conferences ask that scholarship lawsuits be dismissed

    Sep 5, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

    NCAA Men's Final Four - Practice

    The NCAA is arguing that the verdict in the O’Bannon suit they’re currently appealing should lead to the dismissal of two other suits involving scholarship benefits.

  13. NCAA takes next step in appeal of Ed O’Bannon lawsuit ruling

    Aug 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT


    Having stated their intention of appealing the ruling in the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit, the NCAA filed a notice of appeal on Thursday.

  14. Creighton’s logos draw ire of Major League Baseball franchise

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Creighton University

    The Toronto Blue Jays aren’t thrilled with Creighton filing an application to trademark its logo, which was unveiled last September.

  15. Legal questions remain in aftermath of College of Charleston’s firing of Doug Wojcik

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:37 PM EDT


    There’s still a possibility of the former head coach filing a wrongful termination lawsuit.

  16. Freshman center Trayvon Reed no longer in Maryland’s plans following arrest

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:26 PM EDT

    Mark Turgeon

    The 7-foot-1 center was arrested on charges including resisting arrest and second-degree assault.

  17. Rhode Island grand jury won’t indict Brandon Austin, Rodney Bullock following sexual assault investigation

    Jul 16, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

    Oregon Athletics

    Bullock will be eligible to play at Providence in 2014-15 after being suspended for the entire 2013-14 season.

  18. Senate Commerce Committee grills NCAA president Mark Emmert

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    Mark Emmert

    Sen. Claire McCaskill asked the president of the NCAA an attention-grabbing question during Wednesday’s hearing.

  19. Report: Senate committee to hold hearing on college athletics July 9

    Jul 3, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Mark Emmert

    The hearing was originally scheduled to take place in May.

  20. Georgia Southern forward Eric Ferguson arrested on drug, weapons charges

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Ga Southern Virginia Tech Basketball

    After redshirting last season to get healthy, Ferguson’s expected to be a key player for the Eagles in 2014-15.

  21. Need for new revenue streams could lead to more schools selling alcohol at games

    Jun 22, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

    Whit Babcock

    With the option to sell beer and wine available, more schools are considering going that route.

  22. Former Tulsa basketball player J.R. Cunningham sues NCAA over handling of concussions

    Jun 21, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT


    Another former college athlete sued the NCAA on Friday, alleging that the governing body hasn’t done enough to protect possibly concussed athletes.

  23. Former UConn star Richard Hamilton would have returned for senior season had he been paid by NCAA

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Richard Hamilton, Ray Allen

    Believe it or not, the 1999 Final Four MOP would have returned to school for his senior season if athletes were paid by the NCAA at the time.

  24. Duquesne guards Jeremiah Jones, Micah Mason arrested Sunday morning

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT

    Micah Mason

    A fight led to the two starting guards being arrested early Sunday.

  25. Alleged victim in Oregon sexual assault case writes letter to school community

    Jun 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    Michael Gottfredson, Rob Mullens

    The alleged victim criticized the athletic department’s prioritization of “winning over safety of our students.”