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NCAA should suspend Baylor

John Suozzo, Staff Writer

March 12, 2017

Filed under Columns, March Madness, Sports

The NCAA should punish Baylor University’s football program by suspending the team for multiple seasons. Baylor’s football team has been under a prolonged investigation over Title IX violations, where numerous members of the team were cited as aggressors in sexual assault. The coaching staff and administration have also come ...

NCAA playoff schedule affects ratings negatively

John Suozzo

January 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

The NCAA needs to adjust their playoff schedule if they want to receive media coverage and television ratings comparable to those of the National Football League. The new College Football Playoff, used to determine the NCAA national champion, is a new format which concluded its third season in 2017. This short trial period ...

NCAA’s actions send a message

John Suozzo

September 25, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Collegiate athletic championships will need to find a new home this season after the NCAA removed all championship games from North Carolina, in response to the HB2 “bathroom bill.” HB2 is a law mandating that all people must use the bathroom of the gender they were assigned at birth, as opposed to the gender ...

Seawolves end UVM’s run

Seawolves end UVM’s run

March 16, 2016

Stony Brook University’s three-time America East conference player of the year Jameel Warney scored 43 points, helping the Seawolves deny UVM an NCAA Tourname...

Textbook resale violates UVM student athlete policy

John Suozzo

January 28, 2016

Filed under Sports

Recently, student-athlete compliance with NCAA scholarship eligibility rules has affected a UVM athlete. On Dec. 16, the men’s basketball team’s junior guard Dre Wills was suspended for violating the student-athlete code of conduct, according to the original report from the Burlington Free Press. In late December, ...

Web service, UVM clash over cash for NCAA athletes

April 7, 2015

Filed under Sports

A new website with a mission to fund NCAA athletes was asked by UVM athletics to stop funding their athletes.FanPay, which has raised about $1,300 since its launch, is designed so that fans can donate money to college athletes. The athletes will receive these funds when they graduate. The NCAA rules prohibit any form of comp...

Board of trustees set for meeting

Hannah Kearns

February 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The board of trustees will be holding a meeting Feb. 5-7 on the fourth floor of the Dudley. H Davis Center. “The board of trustees has full legal responsibility and authority for the University of Vermont, including entire management and control of property and affairs of the University,” according to their website. Th...

Vt. board battles NCAA

February 3, 2015

The UVM athletic advisory board voted “no” despite the recent NCAA autonomy ruling, where it was ...

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