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During the University of Georgia's media day on Friday, head football coach Mark Richt revealed that he rescinded a scholarship offer because of what the recruit was posting on Twitter.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

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.

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