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

    Nov 8, 2014, 10:16 PM EST

    keith richard

    Roderick Taylor was charged with forcible rape on October 22.

  2. Suspended Texas guard withdraws from school

    Oct 9, 2014, 6:45 PM EST

    Big 12 Tournament - UT vs. Baylor

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

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

    Sep 24, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

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

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

    Sep 19, 2014, 10:55 AM EST

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    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.

  5. Texas suspends reserve guard indefinitely following assault charge

    Sep 12, 2014, 9:19 AM EST

    Big 12 Tournament - UT vs. Baylor

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

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

    Sep 5, 2014, 10:12 AM EST

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    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.

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

    Aug 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EST

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

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

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:45 PM EST

    Creighton University

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

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

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

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

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

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:26 PM EST

    Mark Turgeon

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

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

    Jul 16, 2014, 4:22 PM EST

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

  12. Senate Commerce Committee grills NCAA president Mark Emmert

    Jul 9, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Mark Emmert

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

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

    Jul 3, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

    Mark Emmert

    The hearing was originally scheduled to take place in May.

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

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

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

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

    Jun 22, 2014, 7:02 PM EST

    Whit Babcock

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

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

    Jun 21, 2014, 8:30 PM EST

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

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

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:35 PM EST

    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.

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

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:01 PM EST

    Micah Mason

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

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

    Jun 5, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

    Michael Gottfredson, Rob Mullens

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

  20. UAB starting point guard Chad Frazier charged with third-degree domestic violence

    Jun 5, 2014, 8:39 PM EST

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    The first team All-Conference USA point guard was arrested Thursday for his role in an April incident.

  21. SEC administrators discuss autonomy at league meetings in Florida

    Jun 1, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Mike Slive

    The “Power Five” wants autonomy, and there were warnings of what could happen if they didn’t receive that leeway at the SEC meetings last week.

  22. Report: Initial decision to ban Brandon Austin from Providence campus was overturned

    May 17, 2014, 5:24 PM EST

    Oregon Athletics

    According to the Providence Journal, the initial decision to ban Brandon Austin from campus until the spring of 2015 was overturned.

  23. Oregon releases timeline of actions after learning of sexual assault investigation March 9

    May 14, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Michael Gottfredson, Rob Mullens

    Tuesday night the University of Oregon released a timeline of its actions after being notified of a sexual assault investigation on March 9.

  24. NLRB rules in favor of Northwestern football players hoping to unionize

    Mar 26, 2014, 4:56 PM EST

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    The National Labor Relations Board ruled in favor of Northwestern football players, granting them the right to form a union.

  25. Indiana’s Hanner Mosquera-Perea arrested early Friday morning, suspended indefinitely

    Feb 14, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

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    According to multiple media reports, Indiana sophomore forward¬†Hanner Mosquera-Perea was arrested early Friday morning on charges of operating (a vehicle) while intoxicated and operating with a blood alcohol content of 0.15 or greater. According to the Indianapolis Star, both charges are misdemeanors in Indiana. An officer noticed that his car had its left turn signal…