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The threat of a football union has the NCAA talking

Apr 24, 2014
The NCAA and big-time football colleges have been rethinking the way they treat athletes.
Posted In: NCAA, college football, non-union workers

Are college football players employees?

Mar 26, 2014
An NLRB ruling that Northwestern football players are technically employees of the school.
Posted In: NCAA, Northwestern University

NCAA bracketeers cried today

Mar 20, 2014
ESPN says Warren Buffett's $1 billion bet is almost certainly safe.
Posted In: NCAA, Warren Buffett

NCAA to debate paying college athletes a stipend

Jan 15, 2014
As the NCAA gathers for its annual meeting, is it considering a first step toward paying players?
Posted In: NCAA, Alabama, Duke, student athletes

NCAA policy hits poor, minority neighborhoods hardest

Jul 8, 2013
An ongoing lawsuit between former and current collegiate athletes and the NCAA bring to light the inherent unfairness in the amateur system.
Posted In: NCAA, college sports, lawsuits, basketball

College athletes team up on a different court

Jun 20, 2013
We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
Posted In: NCAA, Sports, college

NCAA barred Louisville men's team from supporting women's team

Apr 9, 2013
The 2013 NCAA men's basketball championship team from Louisville were told that going to see Louisville's women's championship game would be "an improper benefit."
Posted In: NCAA

March Madness and the big business of college sports

Apr 2, 2013
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby runs the Big 12 and sees major changes in college sports ahead.
Posted In: college athletics, NCAA, conferences, Big 12, March Madness, college sports

How much TV money does March Madness make?

Mar 21, 2013
The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
Posted In: NCAA, March Madness, business of sports, Super Bowl, Super Bowl commercials

Weighing the high cost of college athletics

Jan 16, 2013
NCAA Division I universities continue to spend big money for sports programs, according to a new study. Does the investment pay off?
Posted In: college athletics, NCAA