Topic: Gordon Gee
The Penn State scandal isn't the only injustice to plague college football. In fact, that damaging lack of transparency is endemic. The NCAA should continue to clean house by taking control of the Bowl Championship Series, which, driven by greed, uses college players like gladiators.
On Feb. 20, 1962, Glenn piloted NASA's Mercury capsule, known as Friendship 7, three times around Earth, matching the groundbreaking achievement of the rival Soviet Union, which launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin into orbit 10 months earlier.
The resignation of Ohio State coach Jim Tressel holds lessons for the university, college football programs elsewhere, and the NCAA, say sports analysts. But few expect rule-breaking to abate.
05/31/2011 08:37 pm
09/17/2009 01:00 am
Readers write about why professors should not be called upon to rescue newspapers, why the US should teach its students to think critically, and what universities should really spend their money on.
03/17/2009 01:00 am
Schools must break out of their insular mind-set.
03/13/2009 01:00 am