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Commission Recommendations Endorsed by NCAA Leadership

By Jon Sauber | @JonSauber

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The independent Commission on College Basketball recommended that the National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association abolish the “one-and-done” rule in a 60-page report designed to preserve the traditional amateur status of athletes while addressing the factors that have led to highly-publicized […]

Analysis: Return of Undrafted Players a Significant Step Forward for NCAA

By Maurice Kirby | @MoKirby_31

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – One of the most interesting options explored by the independent Commission on College Basketball is the recommendation that student-athletes could maintain their eligibility if they are not selected in the National Basketball Association draft.

The Commission, chaired by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, […]

Commission Urges Oversight of Summer Basketball

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The development of young basketball players for competition in college, the professional level and international play is an initiative that may soon become influenced significantly by the NCAA.

When an independent Commission on College Basketball led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced […]

In Changing Times, Emmert Defends Amateur Model

By Aidan Wilkins | @AidanJWilkins

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN ANTONIO — The world of college basketball seemed to be bound for cataclysmic changes. The FBI was probing into programs across the country. The question of student-athlete compensation seemed to be raised more frequently. A national conversation that once asked “Will college athletes be paid?” was […]

Weekly Roundup: February 20 – February 26

Pat Forde and Pete Thamel (@YahooForde, @PeteThamel) of Yahoo Sports expose several potential NCAA violations that include several big name college basketball players.

Mark Kiszla (@MarkKiszla) of The Denver Post writes about Tim Fletcher and how he’s enjoying the Olympics with his sons as he battles ALS.

Mark Schlabach (@Mark_Schlabach) of ESPN details how an […]