Tackling a six foot linebacker is best done in style.
College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business.
The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.
Two congressmen have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports.
NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports “scholarships for life” and other reforms in how athletes are treated.
The Big Ten says it supports guaranteed four-year scholarships and improved medical coverage for its athletes.
It was double the celebration at the White House for the University of Connecticut.
Duke will seek its third national title and Notre Dame will vie for its first Monday at M&T Bank Stadium.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
The NCAA’s Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.