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Maryland to guarantee scholarships

Updated: August 19, 2014, 4:29 PM ET
Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.

Maryland announced Tuesday that the guaranteed scholarships will begin this November. They will go to athletes in all spots, not just the so-called revenue sports of football and basketball.

NCAA rules allow scholarships to be renewed on a year-to-year basis and reduced or canceled for any reason. Critics ...

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