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One of the trending subject in sports is whether or not college players should be paid to play. The reason this subject is coming up so often is because of the amount of revenue generated by college sports. 333 more words

College Sports

Senator to NCAA President: 'I Can't Tell Whether You're in Charge or Whether You're a Minion'

WASHINGTON — NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports “scholarships for life” and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: “I can’t tell whether you’re in charge or whether you’re a minion.” 661 more words

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Two-a-Days: Too much of a Good Thing?

Two-a-days are fast approaching for the fall sporting season; and the question that pops up is how effective are the week and a half, two weeks prior to the first game of the season? 325 more words

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“Backspin” Takes the ‘Spin’ Out of What it Takes to Be a Scholarship-Athlete

Backspin” is a highly entertaining memoir of basketball player Pete Strobl a scholarship athlete turned professional, playing for several European leagues between the years 2000 and 2008. 1,240 more words

Academics And Athletes

Big Ten Advocates For Guaranteed 4-Year Scholarships For Athletes

The Big Ten said Tuesday that it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes.

The league announced in a statement signed Tuesday by its 14 presidents that it proposes working within the NCAA structure to provide greater academic security for its athletes by guaranteeing scholarships for four years, even if an athlete can no longer compete or has left for a professional career. 342 more words

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NCAA President Mark Emmert Defends College Amateurism In Student Athletes Lawsuit

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert supports a plan to allow the five biggest college conferences to give athletes more money to cover school costs, but draws the line at paying them beyond that for what they do on the basketball court or football field. 473 more words

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Understanding Athletic Recruiting in the 21st Century

I attended an outstanding seminar yesterday:  Understanding Athletic Recruiting in the 21st Century.

The seminar will be offered again, Sunday, June 14 in Lawrenceville, NJ.  I highly encourage student athletes, parents, coaches and counselors to attend.   42 more words

Sandy Aprahamian