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NCAA eyes new academic misconduct rules

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(AP) -- A group of 20 university presidents and college athletics administrators is crafting a proposal to better define when the NCAA should investigate cases of academic cheating by student athletes.

Ohio University President Rod McDavis, the chairman of the NCAA's Committee of Academics, says the group plans to have a proposal ready by the end of June.

NCAA head of enforcement Jon Duncan said in January academic misconduct is on the rise and his department was handling 20 open academic-misconduct investigations.

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NCAA lifts Idaho's postseason ban

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Idaho says the NCAA has lifted the football team's postseason ban imposed for failing to meet academic standards for the 2009 through 2012 seasons.

The school said in a statement Monday that efforts by coach Paul Petrino, who took over in December 2012, resulted in grade-point averages of 2.55 in his four semesters as head coach. The ban started in the 2014 season.

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CBS hires Neuheisel to be studio analyst

NEW YORK (AP) CBS has hired former UCLA coach and Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel to be a studio analyst on its Saturday college football pregame show.

The network announced Tuesday that Neuheisel, who had been working as an analyst for the Pac-12 Network, will appear on "College Football Today," which airs Saturday afternoons before the network's weekly Southeastern Conference game.

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Andersen opens practice at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Coach Gary Andersen opened spring practice at Oregon State with questions swirling around his new team, including how the Beavers hope to replace prolific quarterback Sean Mannion.

Andersen got his first live look at his players on the field on Tuesday. Practice this year is unusual because it will be interrupted for two weeks for finals and spring break. The spring game is set for April 18.

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Slive leery of freshman ineligibility

(AP) -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA's new initial eligibility standards take effect in 2016 before considering whether to keep freshmen off the field.

Slive said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday that if the goal is to improve graduation rates and grade-point averages, "we have to remember that each college student has his or her own academic challenges."

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Irish coach Kelly taps Sanford as new OC

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he hired Boise State offensive coordinator Mike Sanford to shake things up a bit.

"I think we came to the agreement that we're going to get somebody in here that it's going to keep us on our toes, is going to bring that room up to a level that is going to create such synergy and energy on a day-to-day basis that it's going to make everybody better," Kelly said Monday during a news conference.

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South Carolina's Spurrier joins Twitter

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) The Head Ball Coach has new forum for his one-liners: South Carolina's Steve Spurrier has joined Twitter.

Spurrier sent his first social media Tweet from the handle (at)SC-HBC on Monday. Spurrier's first message included thanking all the past players he coached while at Duke, Florida and at South Carolina. Spurrier's son, Gamecocks receivers coach and recruiting coordinator Steve Jr., Tweeted a picture of his father using his phone to post with the words, "It's true."

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Ex-Minnesota QB won't serve jail time

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson apologized in court Monday to a former Minnesota State football player who suffered a serious brain injury in a beating outside a nightclub last year.

Nelson, 21, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and won't have to serve jail time for his part in the May 11 attack on Isaac Kolstad. Nelson pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fifth-degree assault under a deal reached in January in which felony charges were dropped. Another man still faces more serious charges in the attack.

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Splitting of $60M Sandusky fine begins

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use.

"There's certainly a tremendous need," said Linda Rosenberg, executive director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. "In the area of child sexual abuse, I don't know if there's ever enough money to help support the need."

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Ex-Duquesne, Gators DB commits suicide

PITTSBURGH (AP) A Duquesne University football player who also played for the University of Florida has killed himself.

The Allegheny County medical examiner's office in Pittsburgh says 22-year-old Chris Johnson died Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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