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Eye black messages banned

The National Collegiate Athletic Association banned the use of eye black with messages, a practice prominently used by former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow to display Bible verses.

The NCAA's Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a policy in April that players can't place symbols or messages on the black strips under their eyes, which are used to reduce glare from the sun.

The association denied that the rule was influenced by Tebow's biblical messages.


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