MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The St. Thomas softball team is once again one of the best in the nation, ranked number 19 in the latest Division III poll. 348 more words
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On April 9, 2014, Northwestern University filed an appeal to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) regarding the decision of the agency’s district office, which determined the institution’s scholarship football student-athletes are employees who can unionize. 272 more words
Fox Sports.com reported National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver, who “is an advocate for raising the league’s age limit,” believes “his latest idea may help players want to stay in school a little longer.” Specifically, according to the April 9, 2014, article, Silver is “open to dialogue with NBA players and NCAA officials about the possibility of subsidizing college athletes.” 10 more words
From The New York Times: "Colleges Increasing Spending On Sports Faster Than On Academics, Report Finds"
Tamar Lewin reported in the New York Times (April 7, 2014) on a recent study released by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP)which reported that from 2001-2011, “…while spending on instruction, research, and public service declined or flattened, most colleges and universities rapidly increased their spending on sports…” 153 more words