Sunday, September 20, 2020

New Benefits for Athletes Trigger Talks of Cutback in College Sports

After years of rapid spending increases in major-college athletics, a series of large new outlays, including more scholarship assistance for players, has Division I...

Notre Dame Lineman Will Forego Final Year for Job in Washington DC

Like college football players, Notre Dame's 6-foot-5, 315-pound offensive lineman Steve Elmer has decided to forego his final year of eligibility. However, unlike those who leave with...

Intercollegiate Athletics Crucial to Academic Values

Every so often, I am asked — by students, faculty and, on occasion, alumni — what I really think about the place of intercollegiate...

Athletes Outperform Fellow Graduates on Key Measures of Success

Nearly two-thirds of former college football and men’s basketball players who graduated from college like what they do every day and are motivated to...

IU Implements ‘Bill of Rights’ for Student-Athletes

BLOOMINGTON – As the debate over athletes' rights and the NCAA's amateurism model burns hot across college athletes, Indiana is preparing to introduce sweeping reforms. The...
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Colleges Discuss Ending NCAA Initial Eligibility Standards

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby has spent lots of time recently talking and thinking about what he calls an “upside down” NCAA academic model. Instead...

Why Student-Athletes Continue to Fail

The problem’s not the NCAA. It’s players’ expectations of their peers Seventy-four college underclassmen have been declared eligible for the NFL’s upcoming draft, but Ohio...

Voices: What It’s Like to Be A Division III Student-Athlete

  Roomel Reese remembers putting on his Waynesburg University football uniform and stepping out onto the field for the first time during his sophomore year. But, as a Division...
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What to Know About Student-Athlete Compensation

http://player.espn.com/player.js?playerBrandingId=4ef8000cbaf34c1687a7d9a26fe0e89e&adSetCode=91cDU6NuXTGKz3OdjOxFdAgJVtQcKJnI&pcode=1kNG061cgaoolOncv54OAO1ceO-I&width=576&height=324&externalId=espn:13355618&thruParam_espn-ui=false&thruParam_espn-ui=true Last August, a federal judge ruled against the NCAA in the O'Bannon case, contending that the NCAA broke antitrust laws and that football and...

Athletes and Group Culture

Do athletes from different cultures react to competitive anxiety the same way? Emilia Flint, associate professor of psychology at Black Hills State University, studied Special...