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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.

February 12, 2014

NCAA to Begin Allowing SnapChat as Means of Communication With Recruits

College coaches will soon have yet another social-media platform to worry about.

February 07, 2014

National Signing Day Brings Out Best and Worst of High School Football

College football's National Signing Day came and went with a bang on Wednesday, highlighting the highs and lows of high school football.

January 29, 2014

Northwestern Football Players Attempt to Unionize, Much to NCAA's Dismay

On Tuesday, for the first time in the history of college sports, a group of football players from Northwestern University began the process of attempting to become unionized.

December 11, 2013

Subconcussive Hits Found to Affect Memory, Learning in Some Youth-Athletes

Certain brain regions in a subgroup of both contact- and non-contact-sport athletes were altered by repetitive head impacts within a single season.

December 06, 2013

New Database Tracks Collegiate Athletic, Academic Spending Per School

Athletic spending per athlete expanded far more rapidly than academic spending per student at NCAA Division I schools from 2005 through 2011.

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