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    AUTONOMYGovernance Reform Will Cause Division I to Shrink, Not Split Autonomy [sic] could widen divides among have-mores, haves and have-nots.
    FANDOMIntense Interest in College Football ContinuesImpressive ratings and attendance figures signal sport’s relevance nationwide.
    RACESupreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban At 6-to-2 the vote was not close.
    AUTONOMYShared Governance Process to Receive an Overhaul Are shared governance and autonomy a "never the Twain shall meet?"
    AMENDSWhen sorry seems to be the hardest wordClips Guest CommentaryIn this first-person essay, a parent reflects on the Rutgers/Mike Rice basketball incident.
    NON-REVNone dare call it “ping pong” Has anyone ever suggested ping pong, er, table tennis as an NCAA emerging sport? Are we the first?
    LONG FORMThe ubiquitous Sonny Vaccaro is an NCAA IconoclastThe great crusader for student-athletes rights has been giving the NCAA headaches for nearly 40 years.
    TITLE IXFailure to Enforce Title IX? A complaint filed last week with the U.S. DOJ alleges that more than 120 California institutions are failing to provide sufficient athletic opportunities for women.
    FUNDRAISINGTop Colleges Pay Fund Raisers Top DollarFrom the Chronicle of Philanthropy comes a look at the 132 top-paid fund raisers at colleges and universities.
    ACADEMICSA Decade On, APR is Showing Its Age The NCAA D1 Management Council proposed a number of changes to the NCAA’s academic rules but none more significant than the APR.
    ACADEMICSSchool Wars 2014: Conflicts over K-12 Education Technology, CCSS, and VAMClips Guest CommentaryThis commentary is an extension of the author’s remarks that were prompted by the widespread criticism leveled at Common Core State Standards and Value Added Measures that have continued after posting of his CLIPS Guest Commentary, “Revisiting ‘A Nation Still at Risk’”
    "ACCOMMODATION"Autonomy defined! NCAA board's agenda for change Clips Guest CommentaryOur perceptive and all-knowing guest author breaks down the recently-issued 82-page “manifesto of autonomy” (Clips words) into understandable tidbits.
    HAVESThe 65ClipsGraphicsLately we’ve heard a lot about the autonomy issue regarding the Power 5 conferences and the 65 schools in those conferences. Here’s a list of “The 65,” tacked on top of the award-worthy Clips Conference Realignment Chart.
    LEADERSHIPPrinceton Roast and Toast Clips Eyewitness Report Longtime Princeton AD Gary Walters is stepping down after an illustrious career, and a very impressive caliber of people gathered to salute their friend and colleague.
    GOVERNANCESEC's Slive: Future of college sports must be all about student-athleteClips InterviewCommish asks the questions; reporter gives the answers.
    SPORTS LAWCollege Sports' Antitrust Vulnerability Litigation over likenesses, concussions and unionization notwithstanding, an unfolding antitrust lawsuit by Jeffrey Kessler could possibly top them all.
    AMATEURISMTime to challenge concepts underlying college sports NCAA president Mark Emmert said unions “would blow up everything about the collegiate model of athletics.” Would that really be so bad?
    CONFERENCESMost Valuable Conferences A Forbes analysis includes bowl revenues, NCAA Tournament payouts and TV deals; but not radio broadcast rights, advertising and non-basketball NCAA distributions.
    FOODUnlimited food?NCAA ruling could add fascinating layer to recruiting.
    INSPIRATIONBoston Marathon: "We Run As One"Sports Illustrated devoted about half of this week's issue to the profoundly inspirational permutations of "Boston Strong."
    DRUGSGoing to pot? No, NCAA gets it right by reducing standards on marijuanaThe NCAA no longer considers marijuana to be in the same category as steroids.
    ENFORCEMENTNCAA’s New Enforcement Chief Sees Colleges as Customers“We’re professional service providers working for our clients—the colleges and universities in the membership,” says Jonathan Duncan, the NCAA’s new enforcement chief.
    NCAAThe New NCAA Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author suggests that the NCAA may be entering a period of “reconception.”
    ACADEMICSNCAA Looks to Redefine Its Policy on Academic Fraud Among the ideas, say people familiar with the process, are more clearly identifying who should be held accountable for academic misconduct.
    CONFERENCESLook back, look ahead: American The league that “seemed little more than the safe landing pad for teams that didn’t quite fit anywhere else,” ended up on top in both the men’s and women’s tournaments.