Across America, there are traditions at schools large and small that many people have never seen, or even heard of.
What if a coach's potential athletic incentives were tied to the team's APR or graduation rate benchmarks?
So instead of simply denouncing unionization, the NCAA should address the underlying concerns and present a plan for compensating athletes with more than just sweat-suits and athletic shoes.
Of all the years for Warren Buffet to offer $1 billion for a perfect bracket, he made a really good choice. As hard as it is to go perfect any year, 2014 proved to be the most difficult of all time.
I had the pleasure of recently becoming friends with Derrick. In my initial meetings, I knew that he would be ready to make this historic move. Derrick knew he needed to make this move and along the journey wanted to let others like him know, they could be a successful athlete and be gay.
When the University of Wisconsin won its first and only NCAA basketball championship, the U.S. had yet to enter World War II, my parents were early in their courting phase, and only eight collegiate teams competed for the title.
The NCAA sells and wants college athletes to be a team everywhere except in a room where they can talk about the issues they care about. The truth is that they do not want a team that demands a response from a system that makes millions from their play.
I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.
If the NCAA is smart, they'll come to the table and do whatever it takes to avoid a union. If they're not smart, it could be the end of college athletics as we know it. Your move, NCAA.
Ramogi Huma, president of the College Athletes Players Association, and former Wildcat quarterback Kain Colter -- leaders of the movement to union...
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The University of Virginia basketball team fell short of a national title. But these young men, at the urging of Coach Tony Bennett, will not fall short in life. They will have their ups and downs for sure. But if they practice passion, wisdom and compassion in their life pursuits, they will always be champions.
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