The lawsuit against the Indianapolis-based gymnastics governing body, filed Thursday, is the first to name renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi, alleging they turned a blind eye to molestations.
The Knight Commission, a watchdog group that promotes reforms in college athletics, said it applauded the NCAA's decision to reward academic performance with revenue. The commission first called for a similar policy 15 years ago.
Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences said sales and operating earnings rose in the third quarter, thanks in part to strong demand for products in Latin America. Meanwhile, the massive merger between parent Dow Chemical and DuPont has been delayed.