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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.

April 24, 2014

NCAA to Stop Accepting Coursework From Two Dozen K12 Inc. Virtual Schools

The NCAA won't accept coursework completed by student athletes at two dozen virtual schools operated by K12, Inc., as of 2014-15, at any Division I or Division II college or university.

April 02, 2014

Americans Mixed on the Prospect of College Athletes Unionizing

The public split right down the middle, 47-47, when asked whether they support or oppose "allowing college athletes to form a union, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll.

March 26, 2014

Northwestern Football Players Are University Employees, NLRB Rules

In a landmark decision, the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players with scholarships should be considered employees of the university instead of primarily student-athletes.

March 23, 2014

Arne Duncan Wants College Coaches' Pay Tied to Athletes' Academic Performance

On Sunday's edition of NBC's Meet the Press, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for college coaches' and athletic directors' pay to be tied to the academic performance of student-athletes.

March 19, 2014

New Class-Action Lawsuit Challenges NCAA's Amateur Model

A new class-action lawsuit against the NCAA argues that capping student-athlete compensation at the value of a scholarship constitutes an antitrust violation.

March 18, 2014

Who Would Win the 2014 Men's NCAA Tournament Based on Academics?

If the 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament was based solely on academic performance, we'd be hearing no shortage of "Rock...Chalk...Jayhawk!" chants across the country over the coming weeks.

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