. After a hiatus of more than 10 years, during which time the National CollegiateAthletic Association (NCAA) refused to hold championship events in South Carolina because the Confederate flag was notremoved from the statehouse grounds in Columbia, an NCAA-sponsored event was held in Greenville, South Carolina. Thestate was finally taken off the NCAA's "bad list" when the "offending" Confederate flag was removed in from the grounds ofthe South Carolina Capitol in July 2015. [...] Ironically, the NCAA games were originally slated to be held in neighboringNorth Carolina, in Greensboro, but the NCAA has now blackballed that state for political reasons. In the North Carolinacase, the Confederate flag was not the issue, but rather a North Carolina law drew the ire of the NCAA. The law required"transgender" people to use public restrooms corresponding to the sex found on their birth certificate.
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Some other reasons why college athletes should not get paid are because, if they were to get paid they may focus more on their sport rather than their school work and studies.
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On Tuesday evening, Principals, Chaplains, and students gathered with Bishop Helen-Ann at Southwell School to mark the end of the school year and to offer our deep gratitude and say farewell to Steve Robb who for the last 20 years has led St Peter's School, Cambridge. This is the first time in recent memory such a dinner has been held and came as a result of the Anglican Schools' Conference held in Christchurch in September. At that conference, it was agreed that the intentional work that the Bishops have done to support the work of our schools invited further opportunities for gathering and sharing our common lives and work in education. Southwell School in Hamilton offered wonderful hospitality and in a relaxed atmosphere there was much joy and laughter as we reflected on the year past, and paid special tribute to Steve, and to his wife Claire for the commitment and leadership they have shown in their time at St Peter's. Bishop Helen-Ann offered words of thanks to Steve before presenting him with some gifts on behalf of the Diocese. This was followed by heartfelt tributes from Royce Helm, Headmaster of Southwell, Vicki McLennan, Head of Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, Ainsley Robson, DP at St Paul's Collegiate who also spoke on behalf of the students present (Ainsley had himself been taught by Steve!), and the Rev'd Canon Neale Troon, chaplain at Southwell and Warden of the College of Chaplains, on behalf of the chaplains present.
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. The N.C.A.A. may restrict colleges from compensating athletes beyond the cost of attendance, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Wednesday [9/30/2015] in an apparent victory for the college sports establishment as it fights back efforts to expand athletes' rights. The ruling upheld a federal judge's finding last year that the N.C.A.A. "is not above antitrust laws" and that its rules have been too restrictive in maintaining amateurism. But the panel threw out the judge's proposal that the N.C.A.A. set a ceiling for members at paying athletes $5,000 per year in deferred compensation, stating that capping compensation at the cost of attendance was sufficient.