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Friday, November 2, 2012
NCAA tweaks transfer guidelines


INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA is putting a restriction on athletes who want to play immediately after changing schools to be closer to an ailing or injured family member. The NCAA said Friday the athlete must choose a new school within 100 miles of the family member if it wants to play right away. Otherwise, the athlete will need to sit out a year as usual. The NCAA said it was making the changes amid concerns that waiver decisions were not consistent from case to case.