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Board of Regents approves policy linking academics to coaches' bonuses
Board of Regents approves policy linking academics to coaches' bonuses

The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents unanimously approved a policy Friday — believed to be among the first of its kind — denying bonuses to coaches and athletic directors whose players don't measure up academically. The policy applies to the University of Maryland and all other schools in the university system — including Towson, Coppin State and UMBC — that field Division-I athletic teams. It was approved during a regents meeting at Frostburg State. "I think this is another step for Maryland to be in the vanguard on issues of intercollegiate athletics," said former U.S. Rep. Tom McMillen, a member of the Board of Regents....

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