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Landmark CTE Case Might Bring Liability to NCAA

Landmark CTE Case Might Bring Liability to NCAA

by Chloe Clifford, Staff Writer Many Americans find football to be a focal point of their autumn and winter, with Thanksgiving pick-up games to fantasy leagues. While football may be a positive hobby for some, for others it is a terrifying reminder of what caused their loved ones to change […]

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Foul on the Play: The Federal Government Signals They May Examine the NCAA’s Compensation Practices to College Athletes

Foul on the Play: The Federal Government Signals They May Examine the NCAA’s Compensation Practices to College Athletes

By Edward Walsh, Staff Writer  The push for college athletes to be considered employees got a huge boost this past month. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) could soon begin an investigation looking into whether NCAA Division I schools are discriminating against unpaid college athletes by failing to fairly […]

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Scandal, Wire Fraud, Bribery and Taxpayer Money: The Foundations of College Basketball

By Elizabeth Fitch, Staff Writer   “College basketball has been dirty for a long time, and now here is the proof. In devastating detail.”[1]Just how dirty? The current NCAA basketball corruption trial is working to expose the worst-kept secret in college sports: coaches, players and multi-billion-dollar corporations engaging in federal […]

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NCAA Amateurism Rules Promote Integrity at a Price

  By Katherine Mannion, Staff Writer A cornerstone of NCAA athletics has been the staunch enforcement of the amateurism of its athletes. The NCAA’s Division I handbook dedicates almost 30 pages to the concept, defining the ins and outs of where athletes can and cannot be paid before and during […]

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Pay to Play Scandal a Foul on College Sports World

  By Joe Baublitz, Staff Writer A dark day in college sports, September 26th saw the FBI charge college coaches and Adidas shoe executives with corruption for bribing coaches and high school athletes. This “pay to play” scandal has fans facing a harsh reality that college sports may not be […]

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NCAA Avoids Major Transformation in Amateur Athletics

  By Nick Frost, Staff Writer The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) could have been in for a major destabilization of its amateur system — and it was not because of the landmark 2015 Ninth Circuit decision O’Bannon v. NCAA.[1] (The U.S. Supreme Court declined[2] to pick up petitions from […]

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