REPORT: AAC Among College Conferences Seeking Relief


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Pete Thamel of Yahoo! Sports reported that the commissioners of the Group of Five conferences — the AAC, Conference USA, MAC, Mountain West and Sun Belt — sent a letter to president Mark Emmert seeking relief from the NCAA.

This report via NBCSports.com

@YahooSports obtained a letter from Group of 5 Commissioners to NCAA President Mark Emmert asking for “temporary relieffrom several regulatory (NCAA) requirements for a period of up to 4 years.” Among them are sports sponsorships minimums, which hints at more sports cuts.

The “regulatory requirements” that Group of 5 Commissioners are looking from relief from include: Sports Sponsorships,Football Attendance requirements, Football Scheduling requirements, Additional Financial Aid Requirements and minimum contests that sports must play.

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