DOD, NCAA Team Up to Change Attitudes About Concussions

As part of the effort, up to 10 research grants of $400,000 each will be awarded to colleges and universities and others studying factors that could help to change the behaviors of student-athletes.

Panelists Debate Whether Student-Athletes are Employees

The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV’s Dennis Ting has the story.

NCAA President Calls for Student-Athlete Stipends

The idea that NCAA student-athletes are employees that deserve to be paid to play is “silly,” NCAA president Mark Emmert said Wednesday at an event at the University of Maryland.

Law Experts: Stalking Student-athletes’ Twitter, Facebook Presence Increases Universities’ Liability

A university that stalks or bans student-athletes’ Facebook and Twitter accounts may be legally out of bounds, sports law experts say.