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NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s golf, and men’s and women’s tra...

Sports vs. school: Student athletes must balance academics with athletics

DePaul sophomore R.J. Curington is a student-athlete and supports his team at Allstate Arena against Marquette. (DePaulia File)

Danielle Harris

February 1, 2015

Two former University of North Carolina student-athletes have filed a lawsuit against the Chapel Hill institution, as well as the NCAA, claiming academic fraud. Rashanda McCants, who played for the women’s basketball team, and Devon Ramsay, a former football player, argued that the university and the NCAA have failed their student-athletes by not provi...

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