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 ITHACA, NY — The NCAA’s March Madness is an annual men’s basketball tournament that will be held this year from March 11 to April 2. Why do people skip work to watch it? What would prompt an employer to think that a good way to promote employee morale during March is to set up multiple television sets in the employee lounge? And why would fans at the tournament games...

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 ITHACA, NY — According to a 2010 study by Ithaca College researchers and the National College Players Association, an athlete advocacy group, the average Division I athlete on a “full scholarship” ends up annually paying $2,951 worth of school-related expenses not covered by grants-in-aid. Earlier this week, more than 300 Division I football and men’s basketball...

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ITHACA, NY — In April, the NCAA will invite members of the higher education community to a summit in Indianapolis to develop strategies to prevent and intervene in acts of campus violence committed by college athletes.

“Some say this summit is a long time coming,” said Ellen Staurowsky, professor and graduate chair of sport management and media at Ithaca College, in...

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