Audie Cornish talks with the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carol Folt, about Wednesday's report on the school's varsity athletes taking phony classes.
At one of the most prestigious state universities in the country, there's new detail on a very dark chapter. An independent investigation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals new details of a long running scandal that involved thousands of students, phony classes and bogus grades.
An independent investigation found that the school's African and Afro-American Studies Department used the "paper classes" to inflate grades for more than 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes.
Bushwacker is retiring at the end of October. There have been a lot of top bulls in the sport, but none has reached Bushwacker's level of superstardom.
Butler, Perez and Infante each knock in two runs, and Kansas City's powerful bullpen shut out the Giants in the final four innings of a 7-2 win over San Francisco. The series resumes Friday.
Ever since the giant Shuttlecocks art exhibit was installed in the 1990s, Kansas City professional sports teams haven't been able to win a national championship. And there are some who believe the exhibit is to blame.
The Giants won 7-1 against the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night. San Francisco snapped Kansas City's streak of eight-straight wins.
Country music isn't the only American cultural institution rallying in the South. Commentator Frank Deford says the region has triumphed in college football, taking over where Big Ten had ruled.
A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.
Game one of the World Series begins tonight between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Relief pitching and scrappy play by both teams are expected to make the series close.
The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory.
Georgia running back Todd Gurley and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston are under investigation after an autograph-authentication business certified their signatures on thousands of items. But, as Michael Weinreb tells Bill Littlefield, it’s the image of the NCAA that’s taking the biggest hit from the scandal.