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College Athletes Attempt to Form a Union With The NLRB

In case you missed it, on January 28th current and former NCAA student-athletes filed a petition in Chicago with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in attempt to be recognized as employees of the NCAA and its institutions. ESPN’s Outside The Lines first reported that Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athlete Players Association (CAPA), filed…

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NFL Concussions Settlement Halted

On August 29, 2013, the National Football League and more than 4,500 retired football players agreed to settle the NFL concussions lawsuit that former players filed against the NFL back in July of 2011. The former NFL players alleged that the league failed to conceal the risks created by concussive and sub-concussive head injuries. The retired…

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HGH In Sports: Should It Be Legal?

I previously wrote about a possible issue of human growth hormone (HGH) use in the NBA. About two months later, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban stated that he thinks that HGH should be regulated in the NBA, as a step in an athlete’s recovery process. As an NBA owner and an entrepreneur, Cuban has every…

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Jameis Winston Off on Sexual Assault Charges: But It Doesn’t End There

On December 5, 2013, Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs announced on national television that Florida State quarterback, and Heisman hopeful, Jameis Winston would not be charged with sexual assault. The allegations surrounding this situation were hazy to begin with, and ended uncomfortably with laughter at the final press conference with Meggs. The alleged assault occurred…

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