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C. Fraser Smith: Culture change comes hard in big-time sports

When Len Bias died of cocaine intoxication in 1986, then-University of Maryland football coach Bobby Ross called it a “distraction.” Others, after lamenting the star basketball player’s loss, quickly moved on to worrying that it would damage UM’s intercollegiate athletic ...

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Moody’s may downgrade Penn State’s credit

NEW YORK — Moody's Investors Service said Monday it may cut its rating on Penn State's credit as the university deals with the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual-abuse case and sanctions against the school's football team. The agency ...

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Hopkins, U.Va. to offer free online courses

Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia plan to offer free online courses under an agreement announced Tuesday. Online platform Coursera said that the two schools are among 12 institutions that plan to offer the free, non-credit courses through ...

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