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  • The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]

    The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]
    So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy brethren. Presidents of some of the less powerful football schools are protesting, but if they truly care about the academic missions of their schools, they should welcome the change.
  • Getting their due [Commentary]

    Getting their due [Commentary]
    Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time. On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...

    Terps coach Randy Edsall says power-conference vote is 'one step closer' to splintering of NCAA

    Terps coach Randy Edsall says power-conference vote is 'one step closer' to splintering of NCAA
    COLLEGE PARK — In a historic move, the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors voted Thursday to grant its five power conferences the right to make many of their own rules. The decision has to survive a 60-day override period. If it does, changes...

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse

    NCAA union, subdivision storylines could have domino effect for lacrosse
    It was a tumultuous spring off the field for the NCAA, and the effect could change college lacrosse in substantial ways. The consensus to this point, however, is that there’s still so much to be determined that it’s impossible to project how...

    McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet

    McDonogh grad Giles Smith aims to make a splash in his final NCAA swimming meet
    On the bulletin board in Giles Smith's bedroom in Woodlawn hangs a list with with two sets of goals: one for Smith in the pool, the other for life outside. "You can't just say you want to be an Olympic swimmer and a gold medalist and not have a plan,"...