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Here's the outrageous list of things Virginia Tech apparently planned to fine football players for

The NCAA redefined athletic scholarships in the past year, providing athletes with a "cost-of-attendance" stipend that gives them a small amount of money that doesn't go directly towards school-related costs like tuition and board. With...Show More Summary

Illinois to broadcast NCAA football games in Mandarin

There are 43,603 students at the University of Illinois. Around 10 percent of those students hail from China. So what better way to get those students excited about Fighting Illini football than by broadcasting home games in Mandarin. That’s exactly what Illinois will do this year with David He, a sophomore majoring in recreation, sport […]

How Virginia Tech Football Fines Undermine the NCAA

3 days agoSports : Vice: Sports

When Virginia Tech assistant football coach Bud Foster proposed fining players, his real mistake was telling the truth about "amateur" NCAA sports.

Asshole College Football Coach Comes Up With New Way To Screw Over His Players

3 days agoSports : Deadspin

Earlier this year, NCAA member institutions voted to redefine athletic scholarships so that they covered not only the cost of tuition, room and board, books, and fees, but also incidental expenses. Essentially, it gives players a bit...Show More Summary

Steve Sarkisian will seek treatment in wake of 'irresponsible' conduct at USC rally

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

USC's football team had returned to prominence. After laboring under NCAA sanctions that limited scholarships and the school's ability to attract top talent, the Trojans were back in the national top 10 in preseason polls. Excitement was building with the opening game two weeks away.

Rutgers football coach could be in hot water over e-mail to player’s professor

Rutgers is investigating whether Scarlet Knights football coach Kyle Flood sent an impermissible e-mail to a player’s professor, in violation of school and possibly NCAA policy. According to Keith Sargeant of, who broke the story, the school’s investigation “is focused on an e-mail Flood allegedly sent from a personal account to a faculty member […]

Check Out This Incredible One-Handed Catch from Canadian College Football (Video)

Wanna see an incredible one-handed catch? Of course you do. And you’re in luck, too. We’ve got one for you right here. It’s not by Odell Beckham, though. In fact, it’s not by anyone in the NFL, the NCAA, or even the CFL. The catch is by a kid named Aaron Baker of the McMaster […]

Oklahoma Football: QB Baker Mayfield Gives Sooners Offense Its Swagger Back

If you think about it, it all started with a dance. Sitting out the 2014 season to satisfy both NCAA and Big 12 intraconference transfer rules, Baker Mayfield wasn't eligible to play for the Oklahoma Sooners. The former Texas Tech starting...Show More Summary

Why the NCAA May End Up Embracing College Athlete Unions

6 days agoSports : Vice: Sports

The NCAA celebrated last week's NLRB punt on Northwestern football players' unionization push, but if college athletes are ever recognized as employees, the association likely will reconsider.

Preseason College Football Rankings 2015: Twitter Reacts to AP NCAA Top 25 Poll

The second major college football preseason poll has been released, and the Associated Press has declared the Ohio State Buckeyes are the nation's best team before the 2015 season begins. Ohio State has been a near-unanimous No. 1 coming...Show More Summary

Preseason College Football Rankings 2015: Predictions for Initial AP NCAA Top 25

Official rankings continue to roll out as the college football season creeps toward kickoff. Up next after the release of the Amway Coaches Poll is Sunday's official unveiling of the Associated Press NCAA Top 25. Like all others, itShow More Summary

Legal showdown looms over the NCAA's ban on paying athletes

Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

What Kain Colter Really Learned At Northwestern

last weekSports : Deadspin

When Kain Colter called for Northwestern football players to unionize in early 2014, he cited his experiences in my class, “Field Studies in the Modern Workplace,” as the turning point in his thinking on the status of NCAA “student-athletes” (or “workers,” depending on one’s interpretation). Show More Summary

USC Football: 2015 Game-by-Game Schedule Predictions

USC is favored to win not just the Pac-12 South Division, but also the entire conference in 2015 based on a vote of the league's media members last month. The Trojans won the South in 2011, but because of NCAA sanctions, they weren't...Show More Summary

Notre Dame was already loaded, and now the NCAA's cleared its best cornerback

Good morning! Here's what you missed from college football while sleeping or whatever. Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell is officially cleared by the NCAA and fully reinstated, coach Brian Kelly announced. Russell, a former four-star...Show More Summary

College Athletes Just Lost a Big Battle. Here’s Where the NCAA Pay War Is Headed Next.

On Monday, a labor board decision put an end to the unionization bid by a group of Northwestern football players hoping to gain benefits through collective bargaining. But the National Labor Relations Board's move to dismiss the case by deferring judgment on narrow, jurisdictional grounds was, for some experts, a surprising result. Show More Summary

Chris Webber says NCAA must change: ‘It’s slavery now’

Chris Webber believes the NCAA’s current way of doing things is akin to slavery. When asked by TMZ about the NCAA’s decision to refuse Northwestern’s football players the right to unionize, Webber didn’t hold back. “Oh, yeah, I saw that come out today. Show More Summary

Northwestern football players may not be allowed to unionize, but college sports still need a change

After hearing the ruling from the NLRB denying Northwestern football players the chance to unionize, the NCAA released a statement (...)

The End Has Come for Northwestern Football Players’ Unionization Bid

The National Labor Relations Board ruling is a victory for the NCAA amid a tide of legal challenges to its business model.

Virtual reality gets football players in the game from afar

The weather is always perfect on this training field. The University of Mississippi is one of a growing number of football programs in the NCAA and NFL that think the flexibility of virtual reality technology could give their team a competitive edge.

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