College Sports

FILE - In this April 6, 2014, file phot, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference in Arlington, Texas.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NCAA president: Pay could destroy college sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert stuck to his contention that amateurism is the core of college athletics, saying any effort to pay players would destroy a framework that has been in place […]

06/19/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. Five years after the former UCLA star filed his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, it goes to trial Monday, June 9, 2014, in a California courtroom.   (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

NCAA begins making its case for amateurism

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NCAA began making its case for keeping the current model for college sports, with the women’s athletic director at the University of Texas testifying Tuesday that paying basketball and football […]

06/17/2014

In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, right, speaks while College Athletes Players Association President Ramogi Huma listens during a news conference in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes. The decision by […]

03/26/2014

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