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Hold That Tuba!
Like coaches looking for promising football players, college bandmasters scout the high schools for tuba players and trumpeters
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it
Eyes Of The Storm
When Tennessee's whirlwind of a coach, Pat Summitt, hits you with her steely gaze, you get a dose of the intensity that has carried the Lady Vols to five NCAA titles
The Loneliest Losers
Fifteen years ago SMU's powerhouse football program was obliterated by a pay-for-play scandal and the NCAA's first "death penalty." Since then 20 other college programs--including Alabama football this year--have qualified for the ultimate sanction, but all have been spared. Why hasn't the NCAA dropped the death bomb again? Much of the answer lies in the athletic rubble at SMU.
The College Try Some high school athletes are hiring professional scouting services to help them land scholarships
Wesley Swafford wasn't the best swimmer on her Cincinnati club team, and she considered herself a long shot to earn a scholarship at her ...
U.S. colleges are recruiting so many foreign athletes in nonrevenue sports that their rosters now resemble the roll at the United Nations
Shadow Of A Nation
The Crows, once proud warriors, now seek glory—but often find tragedy—in basketball
Remember His Name
Even as a boy Pat Tillman felt a destiny, a need to do the right thing whatever it cost him. When the World Trade Center was attacked on 9/11, he thought about what he had to do and then walked away from the NFL and became an Army Ranger ...
PURE AND SIMPLE
Given that credo, NESCAC schools adhere to some basic guidelines. They follow the letter of Division III rules and give no athletic scholarships.