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NCAA Urges Schools To Discuss Pitfalls Of Unions

The NCAA has provided school leaders with a set of talking points about the potential for a college athletes’ union.

04/14/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To End NCAA’s “Unlawful Cartel”

A new federal lawsuit claims the National Collegiate Athletic Association should allow college football and basketball players to get some of the money they make for their schools.

03/17/2014

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Yu Darvish Donates $42K To Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Texas pitcher presented the check Wednesday to Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson and founder of the foundation, during her visit to Tokyo.

10/16/2013

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High School Students Surprised With 4-Year Scholarships

Millions of dollars in college dreams came true in DeSoto Tuesday. Officials with Texas Christian University (TCU) surprised seven DeSoto High School students with full, four-year scholarships.

CBS 11–03/19/2013

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Community Hero: “Retail As Art”

A unique scholarship program for students in Dallas is growing — and it’s all thanks to a North Texan and former educator himself who’s always been passionate about supporting children’s’ education.

02/28/2013

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NCAA Poised To Make Sweeping Changes

Issues like scholarships, recruiting and academic performance are on the agenda of the NCAA’s Division I board of directors, which is meeting Thursday and is expected to act quickly.

10/26/2011

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Scholarship Value A Hot Topic At Big 12 Meetings

Why not increase the value of athletic scholarships to include the total cost of school attendance? On one hand, it seems fair. On the other hand, it’s an administrative nightmare.

06/02/2011

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Texas Group Increasing Amount Of ‘Whites Only’ Scholarships

Applications are reportedly piling in for a controversial college scholarship available for white men only. The group, who says the money isn’t about race, hopes to increase scholarship amounts from $500 to $5,000.

04/29/2011

Letters May Have Been Sent Directly to Grandsons

Apparently Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson asked for a thousand dollar scholarship from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation be sent directly to her grandsons and great-nephews, and not to their colleges.

09/07/2010

More Improper Scholarships Reported

The Dallas Morning News reports in its Saturday edition that her relatives weren’t the only ineligible recipients Dallas Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson chose for scholarships paid for by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

09/04/2010