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National College Players Association

Administrators Tell College Athletes: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Leo W. Gerard

These young people place their health in jeopardy every time they step on the field. They know that. They love the game, and they're willing to take necessary risks. But they shouldn't be exposed to unnecessary risks. No amount of scholarship money justifies endangering young people needlessly.

Northwestern University Football Players Form Their Own Team

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports
Leo W. Gerard

For decades, college football players absorbed some pretty cheap shots from their schools and the NCAA.

The Significance of College Athletes Signing Union Cards

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

In a player-centered attempt to organize, Northwestern football players have done what the college sport system and American higher education have failed to do over the span of more than a hundred years.

Colleges Must Stop Killing Student Athletes' Dreams

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Over the past year, 169 players have "disappeared" from the rosters of the teams in the men's basketball tournament. This means they disappear from enrollment rolls at the same time.