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September 09, 2014

College Quarterback Retires Due to Concussions

UConn quarterback Casey Cochran's decision to retire from football could be yet another sign of an evolving culture surrounding concussions in sports.

September 04, 2014

UConn Coach Reported for Congratulating Little League Sensation Mo'ne Davis

University of Connecticut women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma found himself in hot water for congratulating Mo'ne Davis on her mesmerizing run through the Little League World Series.

August 12, 2014

U.S. Reps. Form 'Student-Athlete Protection Caucus' for Collegiate Athletes

U.S. Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) and Charles W. Dent (R-Pa.) created the bipartisan Congressional Student-Athlete Protection Caucus to ensure the fair treatment of collegiate student-athletes.

August 09, 2014

Future NCAA Athletes Stand to Benefit From O'Bannon Ruling

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken may have significantly altered the fate of future college athletes by ruling against the NCAA on Friday in a long-standing lawsuit over the likeness rights of student-athletes.

August 07, 2014

NCAA Alters Governance Structure, Grants Autonomy to 'Big Five' Conferences

The NCAA made drastic changes to its governance structure on Thursday, granting voting autonomy to its "Big Five" conferences in certain areas of Division I rulemaking.

August 06, 2014

Georgia Football Coach Dropped Recruit Due to Twitter Activity

During the University of Georgia's media day on Friday, head football coach Mark Richt revealed that he rescinded a scholarship offer because of what the recruit was posting on Twitter.

July 30, 2014

NCAA Settles Concussion Lawsuit, Establishes $70M Screening Fund

Current high school athletes who hope to continue their athletic careers once they arrive at college will not be eligible for concussion screenings under the terms of the proposed settlement.

July 09, 2014

New NCAA Guidelines Recommend Limiting Live-Contact Football Practices

New guidelines released by the NCAA and the College Athletic Trainers' Society on Monday recommend limiting live-contact football practices to two per week during the regular season, postseason, and bowl season.

June 09, 2014

Lawsuit Over College Athletes' Image Rights Finally Goes to Trial

A lawsuit over the usage of college athletes' images goes to trial beginning today, and the ramifications could reach far and wide if U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken rules in favor of the plaintiffs.

May 14, 2014

U.S. Senators Urge NCAA to Protect Student-Athletes From 'Exploitation'

The NCAA "defers to member institutions on most matters potentially leaving student-athletes vulnerable to the very abuses the NCAA was created to protect against," the senators wrote.

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