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  • Fans: Threat of Southern post season ban isn't fair Play Video

    February 13, 2014 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA could ban all Southern University teams from post season play over a paperwork problem. Individual sports teams like football and basketball have received post season bans in the past, but this time, all athletic teams are at risk. "It's devastating to the school,... more »
  • Southern athletics face eligibility crisis Play Video

    February 13, 2014 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University athletics officials announced Thursday that all their teams are banned from post-season play, until they can correct paperwork for athletic eligibility. Southern athletics officials said they were notified about the issues in December and had been working to supply the NCAA with more and... more »
  • Eligibility shakes up 4A girls basketball semifinal Play Video

    March 1, 2013 3:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The girls basketball team from St. Michael the Archangel in Baton Rouge is taking part in the Southeast Regionals of the state championships today. Who they're playing, though, has been in flux. The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said late this afternoon that Salmen High School... more »
  • NCAA denies 6th year for ND safety Slaughter

    February 14, 2013 10:37 AM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The NCAA has denied Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter a sixth year of eligibility. Slaughter, who did not play as a freshman, tore his left Achilles tendon in the third game of the season, a 20-3 victory over Michigan State. He started 19 games in four... more »
  • Central Schools keeping eligibility tight Play Video

    August 3, 2012 6:11 PM

    CENTRAL - Officials are purging the rolls to ensure students in the Central Community School District all live in the community. "They're looking out for what's best for their kids," said Superintendent Michael Faulk. "They want their child to have a good education, and they hear from other parents,... more »
  • NCAA rules Newton eligible to play

    December 1, 2010 12:11 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is eligible to play in the SEC title game, even though the NCAA says his father broke rules by shopping his son to another school. The NCAA released its finding in a statement on Wednesday. The college sports governing body had concluded on Monday... more »

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