Monday, December 7, 2015

Chipping Away at the Student/Athlete Notion

From the Chronicle of Higher Ed:

A federal judge granted class-action status on Friday to two lawsuits asserting that the National Collegiate Athletic Association and 11 major conferences unlawfully cap the compensation of college athletes at the value of a scholarship. The cases directly challenge the current business model behind intercollegiate sports, and the class-action status exposes the NCAA and the conferences to huge financial losses because of the number of athletes who could profit from a final decision in their favor...

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