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Inequality in cost of attendance has some worried in SEC

DESTIN, Fla. — The cost of attendance boost to an athletic scholarship is about to become a reality and some coaches are uncomfortable with the new economic reality of college sports: Athletes will be able to get more at some schools than at others. In the Southeastern Conference, Tennessee and Auburn will be giving their athletes about $5,500 more on ...

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Non-BCS conferences receive record payments

WASHINGTON — The five college football conferences that don’t get automatic bids to the Bowl Championship Series will receive a record $24 million from this year’s BCS bowl games, according to BCS figures obtained Monday by The Associated Press. The distribution of money has been a main point of contention for congressional critics of the Bowl Championship Series system. Lawmakers ...

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