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August 18, 2015

NLRB Rejects Northwestern Football Players' Attempt to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board unanimously declined jurisdiction Monday in the case involving Northwestern University football players attempting to unionize.

July 20, 2015

Houston Texans Star Warns Youth-Athletes About Social-Media Presence

J.J. Watt warned student-athletes to be extremely wary of what they post on their social-media accounts, given how quickly a poorly conceived post can spiral out of control.

July 18, 2015

Arkansas Football Coach Monitors Recruits' Social Media for Red Flags

During Wednesday's SEC media days, University of Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema told reporters that he monitors recruits' social-media accounts as part of the recruiting process.

June 03, 2015

SEC to Begin Requiring Independent Medical Observers at Football Games

The Southeastern Conference passed a regulation requiring an independent medical observer for all SEC and home non-conference football games beginning this fall.

May 21, 2015

Alabama Coach Concerned About Colleges Manipulating Cost-of-Attendance Figures

University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is concerned about some schools reworking their cost-of-attendance figures to get a leg up in recruiting student-athletes.

April 28, 2015

For College Athletes, Concern About Balancing Sports, Academics

The average student-athlete reported loging roughly 50 hours per week on athletics, which often adversely affects their academic work.

April 16, 2015

Which Colleges Are Offering Extra Aid to Student-Athletes Under New NCAA Rules?

It's becoming clearer just how much future student-athletes at the Power Five colleges and universities stand to benefit from new NCAA rules regarding athletic scholarships.

April 11, 2015

Sixth Grader Wins ESPN's Bracket Challenge, Donates XBox to Charity

A 12-year-old who tied for first in ESPN.com's Bracket Challenge used part of his winnings to donate an XBox One to the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

April 10, 2015

Sports Stars Salute College Hoops Player Lauren Hill, Who Died of Brain Cancer

The sports world paid tribute Friday to Lauren Hill, a freshman basketball player at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, who died after a year-and-a-half-long battle with a rare form of inoperable brain cancer.

March 17, 2015

Who Would Win the 2015 Men's NCAA Tournament Based on Academics?

While the University of Kentucky is the overwhelming favorite to win the 2015 NCAA men's basketball tournament, an academically based tournament would produce a far different outcome.

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