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Obama Calls On NCAA To Rethink The Way It Protects And Punishes Athletes

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Weighing in on the growing debate over amateurism in college sports, President Barack Obama said on Friday that universities bear "more ...

The College Olympics: How to Choose the Right College and How to Get the Right College to Choose You

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 01.11.2015 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

Finding the right fit for college is a complex process requiring considerable effort. While not for everyone, higher education will not only expand your earning power by developing your skills and intellect, but also open the doors and windows to the pleasures of reading and the joy of learning.

Is It Time to Pay Student-Athletes?

Alexandra Rice | Posted 04.13.2014 | College
Alexandra Rice

Today there are close to 500,000 student-athletes competing in the U.S., but only around 1 percent of them will ever go pro. Some would argue, though, that student-athletes are already professionals, and that the idea of amateurism is a misguided one.

Athletic Scholarships Carry More Benefits Besides A College Degree

AP | EDDIE PELLS and NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

Playing football at Michigan got Joe Holland more than an education. It got him a job. Two, in fact....

Let's Put the 'Youth' Back in Youth Sports

Ken Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

Let's relax, and more importantly, let our kids relax. Research shows that nearly 80 percent of all children who play adult-organized youth sports drop out by the time they're 12. The reason most often cited is that it's no longer fun.

The Emerging Youth Sports Dilemma: Selecting the Right Club Team

George White | Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports
George White

Young athletes and their parents will inevitably be confronted with the decision and related pressures of whether to pursue club team participation and moreover, how to approach the inevitable decision of choosing a team.

Teachers Strike Threatens College Dreams For Young Athletes

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education

CHICAGO — Deandre Welch understands how a teachers strike might cause him to miss a few high school football practices and even a scheduled game...

Ralph Nader Calls For Ending Athletic Scholarships

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — Consumer advocate Ralph Nader is calling for the elimination of college athletic scholarships, saying the move is necessary to "de-...