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Dear NCAA, the Senate Wants to Ask You a Few Questions

The United States Senate has suddenly expressed an interesting in what is going on in the college sports industry. The Senate’s Committee on Commerce,...

NCAA Elects to Require Certification of Strength and Conditioning Coaches

On Thursday, April 24, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted to require strength and conditioning coaches to be certified from a nationally...

New Mental Health Recommendations Made for Student-Athletes

Will Heininger suffered in silence. The 2011 Michigan graduate was a defensive tackle on the school’s football team and a four-time Academic All-Big Ten winner....

Student Athletes and Their Reactions to Sustaining a Concussion

It is normal behavior for student-athletes to express frustration and anger when they are unable to compete due to a concussion. This behavior is...

Can it Be True? Georgia College Discontinues its Athletic Teams

Spelman College in Atlanta is a historically black college and university for women only. It has a long and rich history as an academically...

The Financial Grim Reaper is Knocking on the NCAA Door

California recently became the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation designed to provide some legal rights and protection for college athletes. The...

NCAA Hammer Comes Down Again

On Feb. 1, the NCAA announced penalties against the University of Nebraska for rules violations relating to a textbook and study supplies situation that...

Long-Running Battle Against Alcohol Abuse on College Campuses Continues

In early May, 2011 the University of Wisconsin-Madison announced that it was considering a new alcohol intervention program designed to combat problem drinking by...

Failing NCAA drug tests: who’s to blame?

When people think about college athletes testing positive for use of banned substances everyone thinks about performance-enhancing drugs or illegal substances such as cocaine...

Has the Bar Been Lowered Too Far for College Student-Athletes?

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has been grappling for over 50 years with the minimum requirements for first-year student-athletes who want to compete...

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