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University Of California Ties Coach Bonuses To Academic Performance

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 01.18.2015 | College

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The academic performance of student athletes will be a factor in how coaches and athletic directors at University of California ...

'It's OK to be different': Sports Illustrated'sSportsKid of the Year Nominee Overcomes Challenges

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 12.10.2014 | Good News
KidsInTheHouse.com

While Ezra's differences have never stopped him from pursuing his dreams, the strength he's had to demonstrate throughout his young life is apparent.

Sport and Society for Arete: The NLRB Northwestern Decision

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

What is really at stake in this new world is how to redefine the intercollegiate athletic enterprise outside the outdated parameters of such archaic terms as "student athlete." Unless that happens, the continuing regime of corruption, decay, and commercial greed will render the entire enterprise a total and complete farce.

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.

Celebrate Division III Athletics

Daan Braveman | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Daan Braveman

When the media discusses college sports, it seems to focus much of the attention on NCAA Division I athletics. Quite often, too little attention is paid to the important role of Division III athletics at campuses all over the country.

The Life of a Student Athlete

Uloop | Posted 06.10.2013 | College
Uloop

Being a student-athlete is a full-time job, it's not easy. But in the end team comradery and a scholarship check at the beginning of the quarter or semester makes it all worthwhile.

Teen Makes Thousands In This 'Sweet' Summer Job (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.15.2012 | Teen

Breanna Simon has a sweet summer job. Thanks to an idea from a friend, she bought an old FedEx delivery truck on Craigslist and turned it into her own...

This Star High School Basketball Player Isn't Who He Says He Is

AP | By BETSY BLANEY | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education

LUBBOCK, Texas -- A former star athlete who posed as a teenager to play high school basketball in West Texas was sentenced Wednesday to three years in...

Why Is This Man Secretary of Education?

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

Arne Duncan must know that the "student-athlete" is a joke, a very bad joke. College professional athletics are indefensible. They should be abolished immediately.