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    NCAA Tweaks Rules Amid FBI Investigation

    The college athletics association has unveiled policy changes aimed at minimizing “the leverage of harmful outside influences” and giving players more flexibility. The new rules — announced amid an FBI probe into several college basketball programs accused of corruption and bribery during the recruitment process — will allow NBA-bound student athletes to return to school if undrafted and provide “elite” high school and college athletes with an NCAA-certified agent, among other measures. Meanwhile, the NBA was reportedly caught off guard by the announcement and said it needs to assess the new rules.

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