UNC panel pushes reforms

Updated: September 3, 2013, 6:32 PM ET
Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- A panel created by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says the Tar Heels and other schools should require academically at-risk students to sit out of games during their first year.

The panel was reviewing the balance between academics and athletics at UNC, which has faced a series of athletics-related scandals over the past three years. Its report, released Tuesday, issued 28 recommendations to the school covering everything from improved oversight and ...

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